Citified Country

© Jennifer Ralston Philips

Citified Country

Kevin S. Lewis July 31, 2003

I think this is great Jennifer! Like the soft look and composition. #49460

Shirley L. Carpenter July 31, 2003

Excellent image and composition Jennifer........ #154371

Jennifer Ralston Philips July 31, 2003

Thank you both very much for the kind words! I must say that I'm thrilled with the compliments, since this is now my favorite picture of all. This is my little one, and she never ceases to amaze me when I look at her through the lens :) This shot was a lucky one, as most of mine are with her, and I only get about 1 or 2 good ones out of about every 50 since she never stops moving.

Again, many thanks.

Jennifer #154404

Jennifer Ralston Philips July 31, 2003

Oh, and here is the original photo in color.... I'm torn between the two!

#154405

Kevin S. Lewis July 31, 2003

I can see why you're torn - they are both great. I do prefer that B&W though...there is a lot of texture within the background, the grass, her dress etc.
Anyway - looks great! #154431

Jennifer Ralston Philips July 31, 2003

You know, I agree with you Kevin. The more I look at the color the more I'm convinced that all of the color takes away from the texture of the background...particularly with what she is wearing....Thanks for the input!

Jennifer #154436

Susana Matos August 15, 2003

congrats, very beautiful!
cheers from POrtugal, Su #167399

Kevin S. Lewis August 15, 2003

Congrats Jennifer! Im really pleased to see this is a finalist. #167528

Jennifer Ralston Philips August 15, 2003

Thank you Su! #167772

Jennifer Ralston Philips August 15, 2003

Kevin - Thank you very much! I was thrilled and somewhat shocked, and I really appreciate(d) your words of encouragement. I've only just begun photography (took my first picture in May) and I have a new love and obsession. It is nice to think maybe I am doing something right. Again, many many thanks! #167775

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 15, 2003

Very soft and lovely! It looks like you've aetherized it?? Congrats! #167830

Jennifer Ralston Philips August 15, 2003

Being new to this, I have no idea what that means! But thank you for the kind words! #167892

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 15, 2003

Excellent portrait, Jennifer! You caught a great pose, the composition is just right and the exposure is perfect. Congratulations and good luck in the finals! #168266

Jennifer Ralston Philips August 15, 2003

Thank you Gary!!!!!! #168494

Connie L. Carpenter August 16, 2003

Beautiful shot and congratulations to you... I can't believe you are a beginner.. you have a natural eye for composition. Oh, yes... your daughter is adorable. #169057

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Digital photo, take midday, natural lighting

Uploaded on July 31, 2003

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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