summer joy

© Megan p

summer joy

Uploaded: September 03, 2006


I look at this and wish I was a child again.

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Linda L. Ruiz level-classic September 03, 2006

This is a great shot. I would frame it. She looks like she is having a ball. The black and white really adds to the shot. #515395

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 03, 2006

Beautiful and carefree shot!

Erica #3261125

Datha Y. Thompson September 03, 2006

OH I LOVE this Megan!! I LOVE how she is holding her little dress not paying attention to the camera and well EVERYTHING about it.. It makes me wish the same!! BEAUTIFUL.. :0) #3261159

Megan p September 03, 2006

Thank you for looking and your comments. I have know this cutie for years and this is so her. #3261334

Tressie Davis September 03, 2006

Beautiful!!! The comp is super, and you've totally captured her expressing herself - perfect in BW! #3261371

LENA U. FRIEDMAN September 03, 2006

A wonderful, childlike photo! You captured it beautifully! #3261401

Aimee S. McMaster September 03, 2006

...really precious portraiture Megan...Aimee #3261581

Chastity Abbott September 03, 2006

Gorgeous!!!! I would have to buy a HUGE one of this!!! Great work!!! ( I esp love how she has ahold of her dress) too sweet!!:o) #3261800

Cheryl E. Davis September 03, 2006

Love this shot, Megan! What an adorable little girl, she reminds me of my 2 yr old great niece, Trinity. She looks like she is having so much fun. Nice capture and this works so well in black and white. #3261862

Megan p September 03, 2006

THANK YOU!!!! :):) #3262476

Kim McCloud September 03, 2006

Priceless capture, Megan! I love the shots of kids simply being "themselves" and you have captured that beautifully. I think these are the ones we will cherish in the years to come. Great job!! #3262615

Tonya Shackelford September 03, 2006

Gorgeous, Megan!! I love this cute how she's holding her dress and just having fun!! Awesome job!!! :) #3262645

Sharon King September 03, 2006

Oh, this is just adorable! What a perfect capture! #3262744

Lavone Vannoy September 04, 2006

I love this image as a whole. Plus the conversion is soft and beautiful...just like the little doll dancing on the beach! Glorious capture Megan!! :)
Such a beautiful image and lovely soft tones. #3267104

Michelle R. Johnson September 05, 2006

AWWWW, so precious! I bet her mother loves you to pieces! Really fantastic shot Megan! #3267723

Megan p September 05, 2006

Tahnk you so much everyone!!! :):) #3268614

Megan p September 05, 2006

Whoops I mean THANK YOU!! #3268618

Melissa G. Meiselman September 05, 2006

Beautiful capture works well in black and white. Just adorable, Magan!!! #3269227

Melissa G. Meiselman September 05, 2006

Beautiful capture works well in black and white. Just adorable, Magan!!! #3269237

Dale Ann Cubbage September 06, 2006

Ok, so two in a million!! This is just as wonderful as the other one!!

da #3275081

Cindy Wong September 06, 2006

This is priceless! What a beautiful capture! #3275379

Cristi Bastian September 06, 2006

Wow! This is FANTASTIC! #3275536

Megan p September 12, 2006

Thank you!!!:) #3300327

Elizabeth Beaudoin September 17, 2006

So sweet Megan! Nice conversion!!! #3321925

Jessica Hughes September 18, 2006

Oh, I love it! So sweet! Makes me wish I was there with my kids. #3326519

Megan p September 24, 2006

thank you Elizabeth and Jessica!! :):) #3355464

Terrill Province October 03, 2006

Add me to the list of admirers!

Great shot ~ love the motion across the frame and her exuberance. I do the same thing at the beach! #3402895

Lavone Vannoy October 26, 2006

I am a HUGE fan of this image girlie!!!! LOVE IT! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #3501574

Elizabeth Beaudoin October 26, 2006

Sooooo happy to see this one again! Congratulations Megan! #3502057

Denise M. Snyder October 26, 2006

Such a fantastic image Megan!!!! Congrats and good luck in the next round!!!! #3503183

Chastity Abbott October 26, 2006

I was so happy to come to your gallery again to see this one!!!!!! :o) even more gorgeous with the stamp!!!!!!! :o) #3503365

LENA U. FRIEDMAN October 26, 2006

Congrats on this photo! This is a wonderful, carefree photo. Glad to this one again. #3504043

Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic October 26, 2006

Congrats, Megan...A wonderful finalist! #3504048

Datha Y. Thompson October 26, 2006

Congratulations Megan, I too am a HUGE FAN of this and SOOO Happy to see again!!!! :0) #3504670

Laura Stetser October 26, 2006

Congrats Megan!! :) #3504743

Megan p October 26, 2006

Thank you everyone and Thank you Judges!! :):) #3505009

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3505120

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Megan!!!

Erica #3505637

Michelle R. Johnson October 27, 2006

YAY! Congratulations Megan!!!!!! #3506338

Tonya R. Boles October 27, 2006

Congratulations Megan. #3507194

Cliff & Patti Smith October 27, 2006

Adorable! Congratulations Megan! #3508550

Lynn Crawford October 27, 2006

This is great Megan, Congrats on being a Finalist :) #3509355

Candy Avera October 27, 2006

Hooray for you Megan! Congratulations. #3509365

Sharon King October 27, 2006

I am so glad to see this again Megan! I am so happy for you! #3510500

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 27, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!! A stunning finalist!! I am so glad for you, Megan!!!! #3510693

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 27, 2006

This is absolutely adorable!! Congratulations!! #3511255

October 27, 2006

Yay Megan congrats on this wonderful finalist! I love the joy here! #3512041

Megan p October 28, 2006

Thank you all so much!!! I appreciate your kind comments! #3514274

She-She Killough October 28, 2006

It has such an old world feel to it!! Love it!! Awesome winner here Megan!!! :) #3515381

Brianne Norgaard October 30, 2006

Great capture Megan! Congrats! #3525662

Olivia Navarro May 02, 2007

Megan, this is STUNNING!!!!!!! I love everything about it!!!! The movement, her dress, and the absolutely gorgeous conversion! Would you mind sharing your method? The tones are beautiful! #4238992

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