Beauty (III)

© Jean E. Hildebrant

Beauty (III)

Uploaded: August 11, 2008


This is the third version of this photo that I have entered. Wanted to improve on it a bit. PSCS3 for lowering saturation, painting in details, Gaussian blur and brushes to add text and flourishes.


Mary E. Zilles August 11, 2008

Simply stunning and captivating... Well done. #977705

Daniella Puente August 11, 2008

Very beautiful as the title said, excellent work on this Jean! #6299432

Joy Rector August 11, 2008

excellent #6300223

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic August 11, 2008

What a beauty! #6300588

Bill Knaps August 11, 2008

Jean this is extremely beautiful. A winner I think. Bill #6300624

Lisa A. Townsend August 11, 2008

This is sooooo beautiful!!! I love what you've done. WOW!!!! #6300802

Jean E. Hildebrant August 11, 2008

Wow! Thank you all for your wonderful comments! Gee, Bill what a nice thing to say! I'd be excited to get my first finalist! :-) #6300835

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 11, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous. Best of luck Jean!!!! #6300988

Guy D. Biechele level-classic August 11, 2008

Beautiful image. Well done!! #6301322

Paul Goodman August 11, 2008

Love it! great lighting and comp, great setting!

Michelle L. Frick August 11, 2008

Beautiful for sure Jean!! #6302007

Datha Y. Thompson August 11, 2008

No matter what you do to this I will ALWAYS LOVE it!! Gorgeous/So classy/colors/light/model/Love her hair/ and well everything!! just perfect in every way!!! #6302176

Les Rhoades level-classic August 12, 2008

I sure hope you get GOLD on one from the series...they are all fantastic. #6303716

Amy JACKSON August 12, 2008

Beautiful portrait, Jean! #6303723

Jean E. Hildebrant August 14, 2008

Oh my, I'm so far behind on thanking you all for so many wonderful comments! Datha, Thank you so much! I'm so glad you love it!
Les, what a generous thing to say! Thank you so much! I can't imagine ever getting gold, I'm still waiting for finalist :-) #6313379

Corinne M. Thompson August 19, 2008

The third time's a charm so they say, I think you did fantastic! #6333052

paola A. Jofre August 20, 2008

Beautiful !!! love the softness..the muted did a wonderful job :) #6339032

Jean E. Hildebrant August 20, 2008

Thank you, Corinne and Paola! I appreciate you wonderful remarks! #6339234

Leslie McLain level-classic August 21, 2008

Beautiful portrait. Love the soft colors. #6342502

Chastity Abbott August 24, 2008

Oh my gosh...this is stunning! I love the colors..everything beautiful!! WOW! #6361441

Jean E. Hildebrant August 24, 2008

Leslie and Chastity, thank you for the fantastic comments! Coming from you two with your wonderful skills and talent, I am very encouraged! #6361860

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 02, 2008

Beautiful capture and effects!
`Lisa #6403538

Jean E. Hildebrant September 03, 2008

Thanks so much, Lisa! #6405417

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 15, 2008

Good luck with this beauty Jean, your treatment is remarkable! #6457591

Maria Warren level-classic September 18, 2008

wow so beautiful I love it good luck:) #6471747

Richard P. Lussier September 19, 2008

Jean, you have such a classy and beautiful gallery. This is one of my favorites that really shows your unique creativity. Excellent!

Richard #6475765

Erin Tyler September 22, 2008

Congrats on your finalist! #6488990

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 22, 2008

huge congrats Jean! #6489186

Elida Gutierrez September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489364

Kara L. Hendricks September 22, 2008

A HUGE congratulations Jean on this beauty...:) I know you really love these shots!! It's wonderful to see it among the finalists!!

Good luck!! #6490238

Jean E. Hildebrant September 22, 2008

Richard, I'm sorry that I haven't got to thank you before now! Such a wonderful comment from you!!! Thank you so much!!! #6490260

Jean E. Hildebrant September 22, 2008

Erin, Stefania and Elida-Wow, I so excited that this one made it this far! It was the one I had hope for! Gotta send it to my daughter :-) Thanks for you kind congrat's to me! That really does mean a lot!!! #6490299

Jean E. Hildebrant September 22, 2008

Kara, thank you so much!!! I am happy to see this one make it! Thanks to you and the 101'ers for helping me to learn and grow!!! #6490343

Karen Slagle September 22, 2008

Congrats, Jean on this fantastic finalist. #6492341

Stephanie Frey September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Jean!! #6492971

A P September 22, 2008

You picked it and you were right. Congratulations Jean #6494055

Michelle L. Frick September 22, 2008

Congratulations Jean!! #6494582

Jennifer L. Alder September 22, 2008

Congrats, Jean, on your beautiful finalist image :) #6495552

Bill Knaps September 22, 2008

Congrats Jean. Well deserved. Bill #6495602

Katarina Mansson September 23, 2008

Happy to see this beauty getting a finalist. COngratulations Jean! #6497325

Vicki L. Filippin September 23, 2008

I'm THRILLED for you, Jean!
Super duper Kewl congrats! #6497455

Susan Fox September 23, 2008

Congratulations Jean :-) #6498025

paola A. Jofre September 23, 2008

Whoo hoo!!! Congratulations Jean!!! #6498197

Datha Y. Thompson September 23, 2008

Oh you know this is a FAV for me!!!! And I sooooo want to see it with GOLD!!! Gorgeous work Jean!! CONGRATULATIONS :0) #6498451

Jean E. Hildebrant September 23, 2008

Thank you all so much! Your congratulatory remarks make my day! :-) #6498469

Jean E. Hildebrant September 23, 2008

Datha, I think we were leaving messages at the same time. How sweet of you!!! Such kind and thoughtful words! #6498484

Corinne M. Thompson September 23, 2008

Big Congrts to you Lady, I was rooting for this one from the start! ;) #6499176

Jessica Jenney September 23, 2008

Congratulations, Jean on your gorgeous finalist! #6499206

Daniella Puente September 23, 2008

Congrats and good luck Jean!!! #6499519

Jean E. Hildebrant September 23, 2008

Corinne, Jessica and Daniella- thanks so much! All you kind thoughts and words make me very happy :))) #6499546

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 23, 2008

I'm truly pleased to see this among the finalists Jean!! I love this and hope it moves on!! Congratulations!!!!!! #6499637

Pat Gamwell September 25, 2008

This DEFINITELY belongs in the winners' circle, Jean! LOVE it! Big congrats, girl! #6513788

Mitch Spence level-classic September 28, 2008

Belated congratulations on your finalists, Jean. Way to go! #6523678

Jean E. Hildebrant September 28, 2008

Donna, Pat and Mitch- Thank you so for your congrat's and such generous and kind remarks! Thanks!! #6523775

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