The Artist

Uploaded: August 15, 2004 14:21:36


hand held, 28-70 mm lens,daylight film,one flood...


Isabel L August 15, 2004

Nice shot, very interesting.
The warm lighting on this shot is very nice and so is the angle at which you took this. I really like the look on this guys face and the composition. #158551

Peggy Wolff August 15, 2004

This is an AMAZING photograph Wanda! I love everything about it. I love the painting as the drop back, his arms and pose, his wonderful look, the soft warm lighting...the 18th century feel. Beautiful! #712997

Wanda Judd level-classic August 15, 2004

Isabel and Peggy, thanks for the kind remarks... #713007

Stanley J. Contrades August 15, 2004

This one has "Winner" written all over it. Amazing texture and composition, Wanda. Superbly done!!
Stan #713089

Kristen McKain August 15, 2004

WOW! Excellent shot!! #713326

Amy N. Cappelli August 16, 2004

this is an exquisite work of art! in every sense it is inspiring and beautiful! I agree with a comment from above, this is a winner! #714488

Wanda Judd level-classic August 16, 2004

Stan, Kristen and Amy...does that ever make me feel good...thanks. #715104

Paula Showen September 08, 2004

What an awesome portrait! Beautiful! #762439

Alan L. Borror September 14, 2004

Very beautiful, Wanda!!! Congratulations. #779094

Karen Beri September 14, 2004

This is the first time I saw this Wanda, and it is absolutely exquisite! It's a winner in my book!!!! #779462

Wanda Judd level-classic September 14, 2004

Paula,Alan and Karen, thank you..I truly appreciate it. #779487

LJ Corliss level-classic September 14, 2004

Congrats :) #779628

Nancy Grace Chen September 14, 2004

A masterpiece. He looks like he could be part of the painting. I sincerely hope this becomes a winner... it's oustanding. Congratulations on your finalist.

Nancy #781126

Stanley J. Contrades September 15, 2004

I bet you even feel way better now, Wanda!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd place win on this WINNER of a shot!!
Stan #781556

Alan L. Borror September 15, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Wanda! Great work. #781588

Janet Detota September 15, 2004

Outstanding work!! Congratulations!! #781982

Karen Beri September 15, 2004

I am so delighted for you Wanda!This is superb piece of work and I'm thrilled it was recognized as such!!! #782490

Mary K. Robison September 15, 2004

Congratulations, Wanda! This beautifully composed work of art deserves its Second Place win (and any/every other award it ever receives)! #782807

William C. Raco level-classic September 15, 2004

Beautiful work, Wanda.
Very deserving of the recognition.

bill #783171

Ronald Balthazor September 15, 2004

This is simply superb, Wanda. You've captured an essence here that makes one feel they are looking at Michelangelo in 1503 as he is contmeplating his painting of the Sistine chapel. Truly excellent work. #783349

Heather L. Jacks September 15, 2004

This is fantastic! My favorite. Congrats! #783533

Nancy Grace Chen September 15, 2004

Congratulations on a spectacular portrait and absolutely deserved win. I can't say enough good things about this photo.

Nancy #784242

Wanda Judd level-classic September 16, 2004

L J., Nancy, Stan, Alan, Janet, Karen, Mary, Bill, Ron & Heather: This is new to me...being the one to say thank you. I have seen and admired all of your work, so I am humbled by your kind words...As , David Middleton says; when someone compliments you...the best response is to simply say Thank Thank You. #784735

Kerry Halasz September 16, 2004

What a great character study. It really evokes another time and place. Congrats! Well deserved. #785376

Susana Matos October 15, 2004

Congratulations, this is wonderful!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #843532

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Congrats on your Second Place finish, Wanda. Well done! #853405

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Congrats on your Second Place finish, Wanda. Well done! #853406

Patricia A. Kuniega November 01, 2004

Spectacular Wanda! I couldn't believe it wasn't a painting! Marvelous work with light, color and composition. A well-deserved win! I agree that it is a masterpiece! #882576

Wanda Judd level-classic November 01, 2004

Kerry,Susana,Brenda & Pat...thank you for the nice compliments,it has a way of making my day. #882724

November 01, 2004

Very nice !! composition and viewing angle. The artist is quite a character, at first I thought he was part of the painting. #882789

Wanda Judd level-classic November 01, 2004

He was inded a character...unbelievably nice and talented..thanks #882800

Carolyn J. Connolly November 26, 2004

VERY beautiful image you've achieved here, Wanda - I agree with others that it's hard to believe that it's not a painting!! Many congratulations on your Second Place win with it recently - it was MOST deserved! :) #938893

Diane Epstein February 01, 2005

Dear Wanda,

I just now have seen that you have won a second prize for this picture/painting. I thought it was the BEST photo of every photo in our Creative Photo class, and I can only say that I think it deserves to have a First Prize. It is simply divine! How have you printed and framed it? I think it would be beautiful large and on canvas. A real winner! #1077295

Lewis P. Church October 31, 2005

What a wonderful portrait, it looks like a painting and your subject is fantastic. I especially like how the subject blends in so well with the background. Just Excellent! #2019037

Wanda Judd level-classic November 02, 2005

Thanks for such nice words...

Diane how have you been? #2026586

Diane Epstein November 02, 2005

Dear Wanda,

Yes, it is nice to connect with you again. I am doing well and taking more and more shots. I just took a four day trip to Venice and you can see some of the shots on my better photo website. I am taking my second class at BP on Mastering Light with Jim Zuckerman which has been really nice. How about you? Did you ever frame and print that beautiful photo of the artist? #2026674

Wanda Judd level-classic November 02, 2005

I am taking a printing course right now on I have not printed anything yet...I have missed seeing your my next stop is to view your site....I took Jim's class a couple of years ago and loved every minute of it...because of his class I started doing people. #2026909

Helen N. McHugh November 01, 2006

Checked out your gallery, Wanda, when viewing your POTD today & found this amazing capture! I honestly thought it was a photograph of an old painting!!It could be Michaelangelo! What a find & what a capture! I am amazed... it should have been FIRST prize winner!!! #3530568

Wanda Judd level-classic November 03, 2006

Helen, you are too kind...thanks #3540437

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-classic November 03, 2006

somehow I missed this one! so many photos.... soooo little time-

congrats on the win! this is fantastic! well deserved medal! #3540453

Wanda Judd level-classic November 03, 2006

Kathryn...Thank you...I know what you mean,( "so many photos so little time" ) if I could sit here at my job and do photography all day instead, I'd be very happy. #3540750

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 24, 2009

This looks like Leonardo da Vinci to -ME-! But whose work is that in the BG? HA!

This is awesome! Congrats on your big win! Great capture and well deserving indeed, Wanda!

-Laura Swan #8161467

Wanda Judd level-classic November 24, 2009

Thanks Laura...the BG was painted by the artist in front of the BG painting...a truly fascinating fellow...he also rides a big shinny Harley... #8162089

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