Uploaded: October 04, 2006


This is Elke, our dog, waiting for her family to come home. Taken handheld, auto setting, available light, late afternoon, only slight adjustments made.

Category: Animals



Bonnie C. Lackey October 04, 2006

Wonderful lighting for this handsome, handsome dog. #533896

Joy Rector October 04, 2006

well done, love it #3405472

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 04, 2006

One beautiful dog portrait! #3405540

Adilson F. Ferreira October 04, 2006

Wonderful portrait Nadine!!!
I love the pose and lighting!!! #3405576

Denise M. Snyder October 04, 2006

GORGEOUS Nadine!!! What a beautiful dog - very regal looking! Love the lighting. #3405618

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2006

Great lighting for this wonderful portrait!! Jeff #3405649

Carla Metzler October 04, 2006

Wonderful portrait, Nadine! #3405792

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 04, 2006

Love the lighting...she looks like a loyal family member! #3405821

Anita Hogue October 04, 2006

Very beautifully captured, Nadine! #3405928

Sharon King October 04, 2006

Beautiful lighting, great capture. #3405975

Lorraine A. Cook October 04, 2006

Elke! You are gorgeous!<:))

"Cousin Draco" says Hi!!

Wonderful lighting in this canine portrait, Nadine!<:)) #3406155

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 04, 2006

Awesome lighting!! Beautiful dog..great portrait! #3406160

eileen bedford October 04, 2006

BEAUTIFUL Lighting and capture, such concentration he shows, well done Nadine... #3406291

Ray Thoms October 04, 2006

Nadine...I love this, Elke is a gorgeous dog and you have captured everything very very well! #3406294

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 04, 2006

Wonderful portrait Nadine!!
Great pose and lighting!! #3406446

Autum Rhoades October 04, 2006

Ooooh, I like this! The lighting is terrific - love those pointy ears and that black background! GREAT work! #3406559

Evy Johansen level-classic October 04, 2006

What a beautiful dog and a wonderful shot, Nadine! #3406582

Revonda L. Gentry October 04, 2006

Just superb!! #3406621

Tarun Bose October 04, 2006

Outstanding portrait of Elke. Fantastic lighting. Great work my dear Nadine. #3406669

Sam Britt October 04, 2006

Terrific portrait of Elkie. Excellent lighting and detail.
sam #3406723

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 04, 2006

Lovely portrait Nadine!! #3406724

October 04, 2006

Nadine, Elke is so beautifully posed here! I love the lighting effects and clarity! #3406756

Roxanne M. Bubar October 04, 2006

Spectacular portrait of this gorgeous dog. #3406868

Jenny Bosmans October 04, 2006

Fantastic lighting and superb profile portrait, Nadine! What a great looking model too! :) #3406909

Stephen Zacker October 04, 2006

Really super profile and lighting #3406980

Datha Y. Thompson October 04, 2006

Elke is Beautiful.. Perfect lighting Nadine, Love it :0) #3407012

Hendrik Storme October 04, 2006

Wonderful pose and lighting! Very beautiful Nadine! #3407113

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 04, 2006

Beautiful dog and lighting, well done. #3407119

Derek D. Dafoe October 04, 2006

Beautiful dog and shot Nadine !! Love the lighting !! #3407153

Manuel Barrera October 04, 2006

wonderful lights and an excellent animal portrait, Nadine. #3407466

Kathy Reeves October 04, 2006

She is so beautiful!! The lighting and that expression are fantastic Nadine! #3407512

Tressie Davis October 04, 2006

Great lighting, and wonderful capture of her anxiously waiting...beautiful pet portrait. #3407520

John Connolly October 04, 2006

Wow! Awesome lighting, Nadine! This is an impeccable portrait of Elke! #3407567

Melissa G. Meiselman October 04, 2006

The lighting is exquisite on this beautiful dog...he is soooo handsome and your portrait is really wonderful, Nadine!!! #3407728

Bill Wyatt October 04, 2006

Fantastic lighting and wonderful details, Nadine!!!! #3407838

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 04, 2006

Beautiful dog, colors and lighting! #3407970

William C. Raco level-classic October 04, 2006

Very proud pose and excellent portrait, Nadine

Bill #3408050

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 04, 2006

Nadine, awesome doggy portrait; excellent lighting, colors and pose. #3408450

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic October 04, 2006

Bonnie, Joy, Gail, Adilson, Denise, Jeff, Carla, Agnes, Anita, Sharon, Lorraine, Cyn, Eileen, Ray, Rakesh, Autum, Evy, Revonda, Tarun, Sam, Claudia, Joyce, Roxanne, Jenny, Stephen, Datha, Hendrik, Tamara, Derek, Manuel, Kathy, Tressie, John, Melisa, Bill, Shelly, Bill, Janine, thank you so much for such wonderful comments!

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Leonard Pierce October 04, 2006

Fantastic portrait of Elke, Nadine! Very beautifully captured!! #3408977

Lani J October 05, 2006

Awesome portrait, Nadine! Fantastic lighting and detail. I hope we see this one again!! :o) #3409203

Carol Sawyer October 05, 2006

What a beautiful dog and portrait, Nadine!!!! #3409643

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic October 05, 2006

Thank you for looking and commenting, Douglas, Len, Lani, and Carol!!!

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Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 05, 2006

Very Regal Elke! Oh yes Nadine an excellent profile portrait as well. #3410742

Pamela Shane October 05, 2006

LOVE this Nadine!! You can see the intense look in her eyes - Elke is so
very gorgeous, & might I add - VERY noble looking. Outstanding portrait.
:) #3410866

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic October 05, 2006

Thank you so much, Emile and Pamela!

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Nancy L. Green level-classic October 05, 2006

Wonderfu canine portrait Nadine!! Superb comp and lighting!! <>< #3412902

Bill Wyatt November 23, 2006

Congratulations Nadine!!!!! #3619978

Sherri Gorman November 23, 2006

Congratulations!!!!! #3620126

Paul E. Earl November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3620667

Revonda L. Gentry November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #3620689

Karen Slagle November 23, 2006

Congrats, Nadine... #3621029

Colette M. Metcalf November 23, 2006

Congratulations to you, Nadine!!! #3621133

Ray Thoms November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Nadine... #3622030

Sam Britt November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Nadine. Good luck next round!! #3622174

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Beautiful dog. Good luck in the next round. #3622194

Kenneth Mucke November 23, 2006

Wonderful finalist Nadine...WTG...congrats #3622639

eileen bedford November 23, 2006

Congratulations Nadine #3622825

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Nadine!! #3623163

Ross Throndson November 24, 2006

This is a Wonderful Finalist, Nadine...Congratulations!! #3623684

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Nadine! #3623704

Anita Hogue November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful protrait of Elke! #3624850

Kathy Reeves November 24, 2006

Fantastic fianlist Nadine!!! This is one of my favorites!! #3624869

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic November 24, 2006

Nancy, Bill, Sherri, Paul, Revonda, Karen, Colette, Ray, Sam, Kay, Kenneth, Eileen, Susana, Ross, Barbara, Anita, and Kathy, thank you for taking the time to congratulate me! <>< #3624892

Marijana Fajgl level-classic November 24, 2006

Big congratulations Nadine and good luck! #3625437

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Nadine, congratulations on your finalist. #3625899

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 24, 2006

STUNNING portrait of your beautiful dog, Nadine. Absolutely gorgeous. The posture, the lighting, the details - everything - - - fantastic capture!!
Congratulations on both you very well deserved finalists - and good luck on the next round. #3626082

Melissa G. Meiselman November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful and most deserving finalist, Nadine!!! #3626447

Judyann Plante November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Nadine! I just love this one.

Judyann ><> #3626560

Denise M. Snyder November 24, 2006

Congrats again my friend!!! #3626579

Datha Y. Thompson November 24, 2006


Nadine A. Lewis level-classic November 24, 2006

Thank you so much, Marijana, Janine, Kirsten, Melissa, Judyann, Denise, and Datha!!! <>< #3627450

Holly Shao November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Nadine, for your wonderful finalistS!! Love the lighting in this excellent capture.

Holly #3627451

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this great finalist, Nadine! #3627687

Rakesh Syal level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Nadine!! #3627968

Z. Banu November 25, 2006

Congratulation!!!!!!!Nadine Great....... #3628166

RC Fritz November 25, 2006

Beautiful lighting. Grat portrait Nadine. Congrats on your finalist! #3628970

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic November 25, 2006

Thank you very much Holly, Arnie, Rakesh, Zaanat, and RC for congratulating me!!! <>< #3630275

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 25, 2006

Beautiful portrait Nadine!! Congratulations again!!!!! #3630355

Lorraine A. Cook November 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadine! Good Luck in the next round, my friend!<:)) #3632398

Pamela Shane November 26, 2006

I'm SOOO happy this was chosen a finalist Nadine! There' nothing quite
as beautiful as a GSD!! :) #3633291

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic November 26, 2006

Thank you so much Donna, Lorraine, and Pam!!! <>< #3635065

Karen Bacon November 27, 2006

Congrats on your finalists this month!I just love this image,such a beautiful dog! #3638413

Sandy Driscoll level-classic November 27, 2006

This is just a beautiful portrait. Congratulations! #3638590

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2006

Congrats on finalist, Nadine. #3651279

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic December 02, 2006

Thank you soooo much, Karen, Sandy, and Emile!!! <>< #3659479

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 29, 2006

Beautiful dog! I like lighting, clarity! #3750444

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett January 02, 2007

Nice shepard ... has nice points and color ...

Steve Hurkett

Have a wonderfull and productive year! #3773160

Jeana Clark January 05, 2007

Nadine ~ What an awesome friend!! You've captured her so very well! This image is a well deserved win of finalist! The anticipation on her face is wonderful!! My Mom would absolutely LOVE her!! VERY WELL DONE!!
~Jeana~ #3785319

William Johnson January 14, 2007

Great portrait Nadine. Nice exposure, POV, and expression. Bill J. #3817615

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic January 16, 2007

Thank you for such wonderful comments, Vladan, Steve, Jeana, & Bill! <>< #3828046

paul parent level-deluxe February 01, 2007

What a great photo.

You have a superb gallery. #3901483

Marta J. Baldwin February 26, 2007

She is GORGEOUS!!! Great shot Nadine! Beautiful light and shadow, She reminds me of my girl, Vala.

Marilyn Flanagan March 27, 2007

What a beautiful portrait of your dog! #4103998

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe July 19, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous portrait of this handsome fellow! Excellent detail and love how you captured the light on him. Looked at your gallery, great work. #4527736

Melissa Olsen September 19, 2007

Absolutely Perfect. I wish I could get my Old English Sheepdog to sit this still. She reminds me of Kai a German Shepard I had years ago.
PS. I will work on getting Winston to sit still...although I don't think it will happen...he is too much of a clown. #4811739

Donna R. Wageman January 03, 2008

I want your dog - just a beautiful proud beastly looking animal.
Just visited your gallery, as you are one of my favorites. So varitable and lovely, thank you for sharing with all of us Better Photo friends!
Happy New Year! #5288088

Susan M. Smith level-classic February 28, 2008

Beautiful Nadine! She looks just like my Shepard, Lola. They are very keen about keeping track of their people :) #5567681

Indrajit Hajra March 22, 2008

German Shepard...Magnificient..that's really a stunner. Great capture Jessica. Awesome composition and lighting on this photograph. Your gallery is really a viewers paradise. Congrats... #5675738

Amy E. Schneider June 26, 2008

Beautiful portrait Nadine...
Your entire gallery is absolutely amazing. Amy:) #6110754

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