Back Porch Decision

© Susi Lawson

Back Porch Decision

July 09, 2006

This gentleman is also very photogenic and your portrait is very powerful. I actually expected his face to come out of the screen and look right at me! Exquisite photograph, Susi! #480539

Melissa G. Meiselman July 09, 2006

Yes...I agree...he is very photogenic, however your portrait is a winner...absolutely fantastic in every way!!! #3004116

William C. Raco level-classic July 09, 2006

Wow, fantastic light, detail and composition
Outstanding portrait, Susi

Bill #3004133

Ugur Erkmen level-deluxe July 09, 2006

Beautiful portrait.Great lighting. #3004195

Chastity Abbott July 09, 2006

WOW O WOW!!!!
Love the detail in this. His eyes gently speak, and his heart sings! Wonderful lighting & clarity!! Great job! #3004208

Susi Lawson July 09, 2006

Thank you all so much! As soon as I saw his face I had to get some pictures! He was sitting at the edge of the stage here watching another performer and chewing on tabacco. I asked if I could take his picture and he gave the customary,"Don't break ya camera " comment:)A character for sure.. I think I will go back next Friday and take more!
Thanks again! #3004244

Jane M July 09, 2006

Superb! Wonderful light and detail. I hope to see this one again! #3004524

Ronald Balthazor level-addict July 10, 2006

Very well done, Susi. Great character and lighting. #3006241

Pat Gamwell July 10, 2006

Superb portrait, Susi! A winner for sure! #3007648

Peggy J. Maguire July 23, 2006

Great Portrait... #3066348

Lavone Vannoy August 26, 2006

YAY YAY YAY!!! WAY TO GO MY FRIEND! I AM SOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!! :) #3218512

Robert Mann level-classic August 26, 2006

Great to see this one in finals, susi. I've a feeling he will be gold of some sort. Good Luck! #3218879

Kristi A. Howson August 26, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist Susi and Best Of Luck in the next round! Very artistically & beautifully expressed. #3218905

Kaye Burazin August 26, 2006

This face is haunting no matter where I see it.. Congrats on an outstanding win Susi. #3221021

Susi Lawson August 26, 2006

Thank you judges for the honor of being in the finals and thank you members for your kind support! #3221318

Jane M August 26, 2006

Well done Susi! My pick to figure in the next round! #3222437

Donna J. Eaton August 27, 2006

A big congratulations on your finalist Susi! #3225158

Gerda Grice level-classic August 27, 2006

Good to see this wonerful portrait among the Finalists here, Susi! Many congratulations and best of luck in the final round! #3226984

Sherry S. Boles August 27, 2006

Wonderful lighting...A very powerful portrait! Congrats, Susi! #3229086

Melissa G. Meiselman August 27, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist!!! #3229536

Carolyn Foster Spano August 28, 2006

Brilliant finalist Susi! #3231577

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Susi, on your win for this wonderful portrait! #3235186

Jill Flynn level-classic August 28, 2006

Hey Susi .... a big congratulations on your win! No surprise to see this here as it should be. OUTSTANDING! #3235244

Lorri Shank August 28, 2006

Wow--what a great face and portrait, Susi. Congratulations on your fine win!Lorri #3235392

Wende Trew August 28, 2006

Big congrats on this wonderful image!!! #3235442

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Susi, great portrait; excellent detail, lighting, clarity and textures; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3236315

Lynn Crawford August 28, 2006

Congrats on this Second Place Win Susi, it is wonderful :) #3236435

William C. Raco level-classic August 28, 2006

Very fine photo and win, Susi
Congratulations!

Bill #3236695

Kenneth Mucke August 28, 2006

Congrats on this superb portrait #3236853

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 29, 2006

Awesome winner, congrats, Susie!! #3237573

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Congrats Susi on your well deserved Win! Jeff #3238882

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 29, 2006

Susi...no surprise to see this wonderful portrait here! #3239545

Abhijit Nandi August 29, 2006

Congratulations .wonderful portrait. #3240436

MARLON IGNACIO level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Happy to see this again! Congratulations on your second place win, susi! #3240488

Jane M August 29, 2006

Well deserved second! #3242150

Evy Johansen level-classic August 30, 2006

Big congratulations on your awesome win, Susi! #3243952

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 30, 2006

Congrats, Susi! Very well done! #3244301

Charlene Taylor September 01, 2006

This is a wonderful picture Susi, congratulations on your well deserved win for this. #3256168

Ronald Balthazor level-addict September 11, 2006

I was just reading Popular Photography & Imaging and noticed this excellent image on p.29 of the Ocotber 2006 issue with it's 3rd place award. Very well deserved recognition, Susi. #3297731

Susi Lawson September 12, 2006

Thanks so much, Haven't got the issue yet. They had called me and said that it either got 1st or 2nd,as they were still deciding.. but 3rd is good! Looking forward to the issue! Thanks for the congrats!! #3299195

Dennis Flanagan September 12, 2006

It's actually on Page 28, and is the 3rd place finisher. Congratulations. #3301812

Susi Lawson September 12, 2006

Thanks Dennis! #3301818

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 12, 2006

Great job and wonderful photo..It has so much character. Congrats on the picture being in the magazine!! #3301846

Chastity Abbott September 12, 2006

Congrats on this being in the Popular Photography Magazine!!!! AWESOME AWESOME!!!! :o) #3301850

Dennis Flanagan September 13, 2006

I got a kick out of your explanation in the magazine about his with a mouth full of chew and ready to spit. Sure made for a wonderful photo. #3302979

Gary A. Meier September 19, 2006

I just saw this photo in popular photography! I loved it there and I love it her. AWESOME work! #3330786

Melissa Olsen June 06, 2010

Just saw this for the first time. Wonderful potrait! #8668886

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Description

Canon 20D and the canon 200 f/2.8 prime. Natural light. This gentlemen is a blue grass singer and picker for the Virginia City Gems

Uploaded on July 09, 2006

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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