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Uploaded: October 22, 2007 23:59:12


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Melanie with a rose :)
Editing done in PS Layers.


Evy Johansen level-classic October 23, 2007

WOW... Simply beautiful, Jennifer!! #768553

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 23, 2007

Such a standout portrait this is!! Jen, love your tight crop and the details of this little sweetheart's eye. #4964578

Pat Gamwell October 23, 2007

INCREDIBLE shot, Jennifer! A true work of art! #4964589

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful, Jennifer! #4964595

Rob Bishop October 23, 2007

What a fantastic image you have created here, Jennifer. Excellent work! #4964598

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful work,Jennifer! I could immediately make out from the thumbnail list that is it is Melanie! #4964607

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 23, 2007

Jen... what can I say... all your images are winners in my opinion... this one is absolutely out of ordinary... the angle, the sc... just WOW girl! #4964609

David L. Luchowski October 23, 2007

Awesome image,Jennifer. #4964652

Stanley J. Contrades October 23, 2007

Excellent work and use of the tight crop, Jennifer! Stunning color in that eye! Beautifully done!!
Stan #4964658

Mary K. Robison October 23, 2007

Certain photographers on this site have established themselves as the King of waterfalls, or the Queen of macros, et. al.
Jennifer, I think you are the undisputed Queen of Eyes!
Another fantastic capture of Melanie's gorgeous blue window to the soul! #4964664

Chua Wee Boo October 23, 2007

I totally agree with Mary,Jennifer! #4964696

Renee Doyle level-classic October 23, 2007

Queen of Eyes is the perfect title for you Jennifer!!!! All I can say is WOW!!

Margaret R. Barry level-classic October 23, 2007

Wow! Incredible portrait, Jennifer! #4964716

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic October 23, 2007

Simply Gorgeous! #4964727

Jennifer L. Alder October 23, 2007

WOW-- Well, thanks soooooo much guys and gals! I thought this eye was rather mellow with the almost nonexistant color, LOL! Thanks very much for the kind words
:) #4964744

Silvio Grech October 23, 2007

WOW...fantastic image you have created here, Jennifer. Excellent work!! well done!! #4964771

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 23, 2007

Absolutely FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!! #4964782

Paul E. Earl October 23, 2007

Breathtaking Jennifer! #4964824

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautifully done Jennifer - Melanie is such a pretty model that she may get her own fan club! :-) #4964852

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 23, 2007

I see a winner's tag here Jennifer, a wonderful portrait...Dominick #4964884

Tiia Vissak October 23, 2007

Very beautiful! I like the softness of and the diagonal "line" of the picture... the rose adds to it. #4964900

Anna Diederich October 23, 2007

Jen this is wonderful! Love what you've done here! #4965003

Brett Dolsen October 23, 2007

Another outstanding Portrait Jennifer.
I love the softness and the focus and colour of the eye.
Brett #4965029

Deb Koskovich October 23, 2007

Ok, Jennifer, now just stop it! You are waaaay too good, and you're making my efforts look bad LOLOL! This is amazing! #4965120

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

This is SO beautiful!!! #4965203

Steven E. Ray October 23, 2007

Wow... how much closer can one get! This is serious proximity and wonderful detail. Great capture on this one Jennifer. #4965250

Alan L. Borror October 23, 2007

WOW!!! Amazing image and PS work, Jennifer! #4965313

Marcie A. Fowler October 23, 2007

wonderful portrait work and fabulous PS work combined to make one truly beautiful image!! #4965450

Glenn E. Urquhart October 23, 2007

Stunning Work, Brilliant color, lighting, tones, clarity, WELL COMPSOED... Beautiful Portrait, Jennifer!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4965470

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 23, 2007

This is Terrific Jennifer! Very nice work! Jeff #4965477

Melissa G. Meiselman October 23, 2007

This is absolutely fantastic with a dramatic full frame partial portrait with great effects, Jennifer!! #4965517

Christopher G. Jamison October 23, 2007

awesome image! LOVE the post processing! great mood as well! love it! #4965701

Michael Umbreit October 23, 2007

Jennifer - Stunning!!! - Mike #4965737

Jennifer L. Alder October 23, 2007

Thanks very much all-- I appreciate your supportive comments! :))))) #4965880

Jessica Jenney October 23, 2007

Stunning image and crop, Jennifer! Love the strong eye and rose against the pale skin tone! #4965918

Emily E. Bem October 23, 2007

I love how you can count her eye lashes! Very well done...so dramatic and well executed! #4965919

Ray Clarke October 23, 2007

Stunning Jennifer!!!(R) #4966022

Girish Vaghela level-classic October 23, 2007

Stunningly creative, great, Jennifer! #4966091

Sharon King October 23, 2007

Fantastic PS work, this is an Amanzing portrait image! #4966094

Amanda Chapman October 23, 2007

Looks like a WINNER to me Jennifer!!!!! #4966231

Danielle Fuller October 23, 2007

Jen, This one is just great...love the detail, and of course the usual effects....nice job! #4966533

Sam Britt October 23, 2007

Terrific portrait, Jennifer. Excellent job! #4966535

Angie Sidles level-classic October 23, 2007

Yep, this one definately has that WOW factor and I agree that you are definately the Eye Queen! Excellent work and absolutely gorgeous image Jen! Nice job. #4966560

October 23, 2007

Outstanding portrait!!! Melanie is adorable!!! #4966576

Erin Appelbaum October 23, 2007

Great composition, lighting and use of effects, Jennifer. Peter #4966631

Judy A. Lawhon October 23, 2007

Jennifer, this is just amazing!! Your effects are always so fabulous! Is this difficult? #4966767

Melissa Olsen October 23, 2007

What can I say about this one Jen except that it is PERFECTION!!! #4966769

Yulianto Soeroso October 23, 2007

nice design Jennifer #4966774

Carol Sawyer October 23, 2007

Very beautiful, Jennifer! #4967054

Beverly A. Wright October 23, 2007

Very beautiful image Jennifer! I love the high-key and the SC on the flower
it all comes together so well!!!!!!!! #4967068

Derek D. Dafoe October 23, 2007

Wonderful work Jenn!! Love the composition and flower color!! Super Job!! #4967167

Sinta D W Plock October 23, 2007

WOW Jennifer, NO words to describe this,I N C R E D I B L E !!!!!
Your works are AMAZING :) #4967439

Lynne Morris level-classic October 23, 2007

Awesome Jennifer, fantastic work as always! #4967621

Tarun Bose October 23, 2007

Mind blowing shot. A winner Jennifer. Outstanding work. #4967652

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 23, 2007

Jen, AWSOME job once again! I told ya you were "QUEEN" SUPER portrait girl! #4967700

Shannon D. Miller October 23, 2007

WOW! GORGEOUS as always Jennifer, love the colors just perfect with the high key. STUNNING! Shannon~ #4967919

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 23, 2007

Very pretty, Jennifer!!!!! Super DDR image!!!! ♫ k #4968115

Michelle L. Frick October 23, 2007

GORGEOUS Jennifer!!! Love it, love it!!! #4968201

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful closeup, love the high key and sc here Jennifer! #4968230

Jennifer L. Alder October 23, 2007

Thanks very much everyone!! :) #4968256

Debra R. Harder October 23, 2007

WOW, Jennifer! Another BRILLIANT masterpiece! And talk about not ever taking a bad picture! You're AMAZING! Deb #4968431

Mollie Kendall October 23, 2007

Stunning Stunning!!
Amazing as always :) #4968641

Angela Azzinnaro October 23, 2007

OUTSTANDING image Jen!!!!! I ALWAYS LOVE your captures of sweet Melanie!!!! :0) #4968792

Cassie L. Woodlee October 23, 2007

WOW AMAZING portrait Jennifer!!!! GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!! #4968816

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 23, 2007

Gorgeous, jennifer!
Love this!!!
--Lisa #4969456

virafoto - October 23, 2007

Everybody here make pictures...
This photographer also makes pictures... But she transforms everything in dream and art.
I see this picture and all in her gallery as pictures transformed in dream and art.
The framing of this picture "Flora" is perfect. As well as the cut.
Congratulations... My Favorite picture...Of course!


Roxanne M. Bubar October 23, 2007

Jennifer, this is just Magnificent.
A masterpiece and a winner. #4969757

Raymond Pauly level-classic October 24, 2007

Lovely composition and selective coloring, Jennifer! Beautiful work! #4969944

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

thank you all!! :) #4970002

paul parent level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Outstanding work #4970405

Joan Kocak October 24, 2007

SPECTACULAR!!! #4971175

October 24, 2007

Stunning picture #4971284

Bill Knaps October 24, 2007

What can I say Jen, but agree with Mary. You are the Queen of Eyes.....Bill #4971494

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 24, 2007

GORGEOUS Jen, that eye and the beautiful splash of color, FANTASTIC capture dear freiand!! <>< #4971554

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 24, 2007

Hi Jen! wow, this is an artistic shot! great presentation and tones here! will try to have shots like these in the future! great work! #4972093

Aimee S. McMaster October 24, 2007

.....magnificent Jennifer...Aimee #4972670

Debra P. Chenault October 24, 2007

Love everything about this shot! Great work! #4973947

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 24, 2007

Outstanding work, Jennifer!! #4975631

Jennifer L. Alder October 25, 2007

MANY THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) #4976291

Nemil B. Chabebe October 26, 2007

A fantastic portrait, love the tones, great compostion. #4983781

Brett Dolsen April 20, 2008

Wonderfull crop and beautifull effects as usual Jennifer!!
Brett #5809766

Carol Sawyer April 20, 2008

Gorgeous portrait, Jennifer!! #5809878

Deb Koskovich April 20, 2008

Fabulous crop -- I love the emphasis on the eyes, which I have come to consider your trademark, Jen. So lovely! #5810058

Bill Wyatt April 20, 2008

Killer work the sc and that beautiful eye are awesome! #5810242

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 20, 2008

A beautiful close up, Jennifer, and yes, those eyes...your trademark for sure! #5810262

Daiana Kelly April 20, 2008

This is a beautiful capture and great composure. I’m pretty sure all the adjectives are used up. I didn't think I'll get to the bottom of this list :) #5810430

Michael Umbreit April 20, 2008

Jennifer - I still love this capture and treatment! Good luck with it in the macro category! - Mike #5810446

Marina Moore April 20, 2008

Can you believe it? No EP???? This is awesome!!! Beautiful simplicity yet striking! :) #5811047

Beverly A. Wright April 20, 2008

This is more than a pick for me this is
a winner!!! Great macro shot Jennifer!!! #5811343

Tiia Vissak April 20, 2008

good luck this time! #5811374

Debra R. Harder April 20, 2008

I definitely remember this one, Jen. It was a winner then and it's a winner now! Love the comp, colors, lighting...GORGEOUS! I'm off again...will be back in a week to catch up. Deb #5811666

Nancy (Peaches) Harker April 20, 2008

Fantastic Jennifer, love the eye and color, Best of luck this time! #5811778

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 20, 2008

Love it, great colors and design. So awesome!!!! #5812252

Jennifer L. Alder April 20, 2008

You all are so sweet... thank you! #5813188

Kristy A. Keene April 21, 2008

This is OUTSTANDING!!! A Winner!!! #5813707

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 21, 2008

SPECTACULAR Jen!!! #5813759

Danielle Fuller April 21, 2008

This shot is INSANE Jen!!!! Love it. Great tones and vivid color...I love it. Good luck with it this time around... #5815310

Shannon D. Miller April 21, 2008

What a GORGEOUS capture Jennifer, I just love the high key and beautiful colors. EXCELLENT work girl! Shannon~ #5815423

Jennifer L. Taranto April 21, 2008

I'm sure you'll get it this time around - this rocks!! Excellent full frame, with beautiful comp & wonderful tones!! #5815549

Melissa Olsen April 21, 2008

AWESOME!!!! A winner for me Jen! #5815722

Angie Sidles level-classic April 21, 2008

Amazing deatil and POV Jen! I love your tones and SC!! Good luck this time around. This one is definately deserving! :) #5815974

Kimi A. Phillips April 21, 2008

So glad you re-entered this one, as I missed it the first time! GORGEOUS! #5816152

Bill Knaps April 22, 2008

This is beautiful Jen. Bill #5824161

Judi Morrissey April 22, 2008

I love this, Jen!! Stunning work. One of my favorites. #5825115

Raquel J. Ruiz April 22, 2008

WOW this is stunningly beautiful, great job! #5826900

Jennifer L. Alder April 22, 2008

THANK YOU ALL!!!!!!!!!! :) #5827967

Sherri Gorman April 23, 2008

Beautiful!!! Excellent composition and tones!!!! #5829583

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 24, 2008

Fantastic portrait! Lovely color, tones, composition and eye. #5835858

Erika Haight April 25, 2008

This has to win Jennifer!!! OMG!! I can't believe it was passed up the first time!!! EXCELLENT!!!

Dianna Murphy April 26, 2008

Forget the EP its a winner. Beautiful work #5844871

Amanda Cass April 27, 2008

love this! :) #5846773

Jennifer L. Alder April 29, 2008

Again--- many thanks everyone! :) #5856992

Joan Powell May 07, 2008

gorgeous !! #5897902

kurt Anderson May 07, 2008

Superb detail and color, incredibly well balanced, you nailed it for sure!! #5898077

Tiia Vissak May 19, 2008

Congratulations! #5942722

Elida Gutierrez May 19, 2008

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #5942738

Jessica Jenney May 19, 2008

Congratulations, Jennifer on your gorgeous finalist! #5943035

Margaret R. Barry level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Jennifer! #5943175

Erin Appelbaum May 19, 2008

Congrats again Jennifer. Peter #5943181

Angie Sidles level-classic May 19, 2008

Another big congrats Jen! BEAUTIFUL FINALIST! #5943485

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 19, 2008

YESSSSSSSSS!!! Congrats again Jennifer!!! #5943642

Melissa McCabe May 19, 2008

I missed this both times around - stunning, fantastic shot!! -mm #5943671

Jeana Clark May 19, 2008

Way to go Jen!!!!!

~J~ #5943962

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 19, 2008


Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Jen! #5944656

Marina Moore May 19, 2008

Yay!!!! This is sooooo beautiful, congratulations Jen! :) #5944859

Daniella Puente May 19, 2008

Superb finalist Jen :))) #5945323

Michelle L. Frick May 19, 2008

Gorgeous finalist Jen! Congratulations! #5945682

Eugenio Diaz May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!
Well done!!! #5946112

Debra R. Harder May 19, 2008

This is one of my FAVS, Jen!!! A HUGE CONGRATS on this amazing perfect finalist!!! Deb #5946257

Stephanie Frey May 19, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist! #5946896

Raymond Pauly level-classic May 19, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist! #5947167

Mary K. Robison May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this lovely "macro" making finalist, Jennifer! ;)

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this amazing finalist,Jennifer!!! #5947624

May 19, 2008

Congrats girl! #5948214

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 19, 2008

So beautiful, Jennifer!
Congratulations on your finalists!
~Lisa #5948230

Laura L. Gonzales May 19, 2008

Fantastic finalist Jen!!!!! Congrats! Laura #5948302

Pat Gamwell May 19, 2008

LOVE it, LOVE it, LOVE it! WTG, girl! #5948493

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 20, 2008

Yeah, WTG, Jen! #5949327

Jennifer L. Alder May 20, 2008

Thanks all very much!!!! :) #5949708


A GOOD Lesson
Congratulations Jen!!! #5950039

Mukesh Srivastava May 21, 2008

Great Macro. Huge congrats Jenni!!!! #5955410

Katarina Mansson May 21, 2008

Gorgeous presentation Jennifer! Congratulations! #5955788

Colleen Farrell May 21, 2008

Awesome work, Jennifer!! Fantastic! Congratulations on your finalist! #5959911

Kathy L. Clark May 21, 2008

Congratulations again Jennifer. #5959965

Holly Shao May 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Jennifer! Lovely work!

Holly #5962009

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 23, 2008

Congrats, Jennifer, on your great finalist...glad you tried again! #5968089

Michael G. Marshall May 26, 2008

Wonderful finalist Jennifer! It's magnificent! Michael #5978761

Lisa Kryschuk June 04, 2008

Simply Stunning!!! #6017519

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