© Gena L. Talbot


Uploaded: August 29, 2008


(My Sweet and Beautiful Neice Stephanie)!

Outdoor: Exposure 1/100s at f/5.6, ISO 200, Software: Adobe PSCS2...
(background created with filters)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Erin Kirsten August 29, 2008

Very sweet shot - what a beautiful young girl with a wonderful smile. #988810

Susie Peek-Swint August 30, 2008

Beautiful portrait Gena ~ she has a very warm natural beauty you have captured perfectly. #6387154

Keith Butler August 30, 2008

great capture and treatment used on this beauty Gena! #6387267

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 30, 2008

Lovely portrait here, Gena.

Dominick #6387334

Vicki L. Filippin August 30, 2008

Gorgeous portrait and lovely model, Gena!
Great light and colors! Well captured! #6387374

Dr Silly level-classic August 30, 2008

You have captured a great smile from this beautiful young lady. :O) #6387493

Joy Rector August 30, 2008

gorgeous shot and young lady #6387554

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 30, 2008

This is gorgeous, Gena. I love her casual pose and open expression -- definitely looks like someone I would like to know. Love the light, colors and effects, too. #6387644

Kevin Kelly August 30, 2008

beautiful portrait and model. caught at the perfect moment. #6387744

Gena L. Talbot August 30, 2008

Susie, Keith, Dominick, Vicki, Dr.S, Joy, Nikki, and Kevin.... :)
Thank you ALL VERY much for your very kind and wonderful comments on this photograph! I greatly appreciate it!!! #6388590

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 30, 2008

What a captivating image, Gena! Totally wonderful! #6389891

Gena L. Talbot August 31, 2008

Thank you Terry so much for your wonderful comment! Really means a lot :) #6392234

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 31, 2008

Captivating portrait, Gena.
Wonderfully titled

Les Rhoades level-classic September 01, 2008

Well done! #6394797

Jean E. Hildebrant September 01, 2008

What a beautiful girl with a sweet smile! Wonderful model and portrait, Gena! #6395790

Daniella Puente September 01, 2008

Love the natural and fresh look on this Gena, very good edition also in color contrast, GREAT portrait!!! #6396282

Gena L. Talbot September 01, 2008

Lisa, Les, Jean and Daniella THANK YOU all for your wonderful comments! I really appreciate it! :) #6396911

Michelle L. Frick September 02, 2008

Beautiful job Gena! This is my favorite of your August BP entries. Good luck with it! #6401924

Gena L. Talbot September 02, 2008

Thank you VERY much Michelle for your wonderful comments! :) It really means a lot! :) #6402250

Max Aureli September 04, 2008

Beautiful beauty in this compositions Gena! #6411623

Gena L. Talbot September 04, 2008

Thank you VERY much Max, very nice to have your comments! :) #6413117

Dawn M. Schneider September 13, 2008

what fantastic portraits you have, I love this one, what a natual pose and smile. very nice. #6450451

Susan Fox September 18, 2008

Beautiful portrait! #6471538

Gena L. Talbot September 18, 2008

Dawn and Susan... Thank you both VERY much! I really appreciate your wonderful comments! :) #6471549

Dawn M. Schneider September 22, 2008


Michelle L. Frick September 22, 2008

Congratulations Gena! Look, my favorite of your made it to the finalists! Good luck in the next round - it's a beautiful shot! #6489154

Kimi A. Phillips September 22, 2008

BIG CONGRATS!!!:) #6489204

Elida Gutierrez September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489319

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 22, 2008

WTG on this fabulous finalist!!!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6489365

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 22, 2008

Well Gena, I'm so VERY happy for you!!! A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful finalist!!! WTG!!! #6489459

Kara L. Hendricks September 22, 2008

Congratulations Gena!!! #6489879

Jean E. Hildebrant September 22, 2008

Love this one, Gena! So glad to see it is a finalist!!! Big congrat's to you!!! #6490143

Jeana Clark September 22, 2008

Congratultions on your fantastic finalist Gena!!!
She is a doll!!!!
Way To GO!!!!

~J~ #6490917

Max Aureli September 22, 2008

Gena CONGRATULATION for this Beautiful beauty capture!!!! #6491735

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic September 22, 2008

Way to Go Gena!!!! This is gorgeous!!! Congrats!!!! #6492065

Shannon D. Miller September 22, 2008

WOOOOHOOOOO!!! CONGRATULATIONS Gena! This is a GORGEOUS portrait and very much deserved! Shannon~ #6492626

Stephanie Frey September 22, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist, Gena! She is gorgeous! #6492797

Datha Y. Thompson September 22, 2008

Congratulations Gena!!! BEAUTIFUL!!! :0) #6495105

Gena L. Talbot September 22, 2008

Thank you all for your sweet congratulations! Words can not express the joy that I feel... Being my VERY FIRST Finalist!!! It is such an amazing feeling to see that little silver metal below the picture, and to know that I earned A FINALIST!!! WHOOP WHOOP DOING THE JIGGY DANCE WOOOOHOOOO!!! okay steppin down ofF the table! phewwww lost it there for a bit, please forgive me!!! Once again THANK YOU ALL!!!!
SMILES :) FOREVER GENA :) #6496192

Vicki L. Filippin September 23, 2008

OMG! Woo-Hoo!!!!!! I'm SO glad to see this with a silver, Gena.
That first one tastes SO sweet doesn't it? You've EARNED the right to do that Jiggy dance, girlie!
WTG! #6497364

Nicole Granville September 23, 2008

congrats friend on the silver. you deserve this beauty.......... #6497371

Susan Fox September 23, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful first finalist! #6497998

September 23, 2008

Congrats. on this beautiful portrait! I really loved it as well!!! #6498926

Gena L. Talbot September 23, 2008

Thank you everyone, I absolutely appreciate your kind words and fantastic congratulations on this image!!! It’s great hearing from you all... Smiles Gena :)

(still on cloud nine) :) #6499162

Daniella Puente September 23, 2008

Congrats Gena!!! #6499475

Dianna Murphy September 23, 2008

Fabulous Portrait! #6499894

Gena L. Talbot September 23, 2008

Hi Daniella and Dianna.

Thank you for wonderful compliments on my image! And for your awesome congratulations! Smiles Gena :) #6500504

Dr Silly level-classic September 23, 2008

Congratulations Gena on your first finalist. And it is a wonderful potrait. :O) #6500567

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 23, 2008

I would never ever have believed this was your first -- it is absolutely the work of a seasoned professional with many wins under her belt. I loved this the first time I set eyes on it -- so fresh and natural!! And I am so very happy to see it recognized for the wonderful portrait it is. Really good luck in the next round, Gena. #6500687

Gena L. Talbot September 24, 2008

Doc and Nikki... It is so great hearing from you two! Thank you SO much for stopping by and leaving such wonderful warm congratulations on this image!
You really made me feel GREAT!
Smiles Gena :) #6505491

Kristy A. Keene September 24, 2008

I am so Happy for you, Gena! Well Deserved Finalist! I am sure it won't be long before I see Gold under one of your Outstanding Photos! Congrats!!! #6508778

Stan Kwasniowski September 25, 2008

Gena, a congratulations, excellent portrait #6510227

Gena L. Talbot September 25, 2008

Kristy and Stan I would love to thank you both for your super comments! I truly appreciate them :) #6510707

Pat Gamwell September 25, 2008

I agree with Nikki! Very professional and beautifully presented, Gena! So you just WooHoo..jiggy dance and and everything in between! This is just the 1st in a long line of awards and recognition! BIG CONGRATS, girl! #6513783

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2008

what a spectacular finalist.... love the pose, the open smile and the model.... congratulations, it's a beauty! #6515362

Gena L. Talbot September 26, 2008

Thank you Pat for such inspiring words! To read such positive compliments ROCKS!!! Thank you VERY much :) Have a fantastic Friday :) #6515370

Gena L. Talbot September 26, 2008

Stefania, THANK YOU SO MUCH! :) #6515386

anonymous September 26, 2008

Congratulations Gena on your Beautiful finalist! B- #6516080

Gena L. Talbot September 26, 2008

Thank you VERY much Barbara for your wonderful comment! :) #6516395

MELODIE C. ROBERTS September 26, 2008

Well I Must Agree with NiK
It is hard to believe this is your First Finalist
There definately will be More to Follow
Doesn't the First One Feel Great!!??? ;0)
Congratulations to You Gena
It Is a Beautiful Portrait #6516622

Remi Trepanier September 27, 2008

Beautiful capture here! Well done. #6518837

John Connolly September 29, 2008

Huge congratulations on your first finalist, Gena! A beautiful image and well deserving of its award! #6529668

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton October 20, 2008

Superb! Congratulations, Gena!! #6627696

Gena L. Talbot October 21, 2008





Thank you all so much for all the wonderful comments on this image you all have left! I had been a little under the weather and am so sorry that I have not sent out my MANY THANKS TO YOU SOONER!!! Please forgive me... You are all wonderful and I truly appreciate the amazing messages!
Smiles Gena :) #6635215

Stan Kwasniowski October 22, 2008

Gena, congratulations #6640927

Max Aureli October 23, 2008

Congratulations for this beautiful Finalist, Gena!!! #6642797

anonymous October 23, 2008

Beautiful finalist Gena! Congratulations! B- #6643252

Dianna Murphy October 23, 2008

Yeah, so glad to see this, Congratulations!!!!!!! #6645607

Nicole Granville October 23, 2008


Gena L. Talbot October 26, 2008

I truly want to thank you all for such wonderful, kind words on this image! Truly means so much to hear from you all... Smiles and Huge Hugs Gena :) #6661147

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 26, 2008

Missed it somehow....another beautiful portrait of your beautiful niece. Congrats on this wonderful second Finalist, Gena.

UB. #6661248

Leslie McLain level-classic October 26, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #6661573

Gena L. Talbot October 26, 2008

Usman and Leslie...Thank you both so much for stopping by and leaving such sweet and wonderful comments on this image! Take care and have a super sunday :) #6662732

Cheryl E. Davis October 31, 2008

Wow, what a gorgeous niece you have! You did an awesome job on this shot. Love the filter you used! #6689649

Gena L. Talbot October 31, 2008

Thank you VERY much Cheryl :) #6691222

Susana Ms Heide February 12, 2009

She looks so at ease in front of the camera!! The effect here is TOP NOTCH!! Amazing work, Gena!! #7157901

Gena L. Talbot February 12, 2009

Hiya Susana... Thank you so much for the wonderful comment on this image. Truly is appreciated! :) #7159030

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