The Big Surprise

Uploaded: February 07, 2009 09:06:28


1/250 sec
ISO 100
Studio Strobes
Category: People

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II


Carrie M. Groseclose February 07, 2009

Absolutely adorable expression! Love the red hat
and lighting! Carrie #1080098

Michelle Alton February 07, 2009

Babies in adult hats can be this one, Susana. Great lighting! #7137717

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 07, 2009

Too cute and funny Susana, those eyes~! #7137786

Dale Hardin February 07, 2009

Stunning image Susana. Love the composition, the color, tones and of course the eyes and expression. Couldn't be better. #7137937

Linda L. Ruiz February 07, 2009

I just love the lighting. You caught this on perfectly. #7137963

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 07, 2009

Nice capture, Susana. She is adorable. Love that hat. #7138000

Melissa Olsen February 07, 2009

Outstanding clarity, color and light. Your composition is wonderful! #7138232

Susana Ms Heide February 07, 2009

Thank you Carrie, Michelle, Donna, Dale, Linda, Kay and Melissa! She had so many cute expressions but also lots of smiles :o) #7138333

Ron Jones February 07, 2009

Nicely composed, Susana. The expression and color are outstanding but it is the framing that makes this image exceptional. #7138378

Joy Rector February 07, 2009

how precious #7138425

Lynne Morris February 07, 2009

Haha, this is so adorable Susana, great light, tones and comp. #7138541

Melissa G. Meiselman February 07, 2009

OHHH that red hat is really something, Susana!!! Her expression is simply priceless and your photo is terrific!!! #7138590

Mitch Spence level-classic February 07, 2009

Great, Susana. She'll either love this when she's grown or hate it and hide it from perspective suitors. :) #7138608

Dianna Murphy February 07, 2009

Well I think you have a winner. Wonderful! #7138974

Susana Ms Heide February 07, 2009

Many THANKS to each one of you (Ron, Joy, Lynne, Melissa, Mitch and Dianna) for responding with such positive comments! Mitch, lol on your comment... no kidding :o) #7139291

Sheila D. Robertson February 07, 2009

Too Cute! Your timing, pov, light and comp are beautiful #7139577

Jane Holestine February 08, 2009

Gorgeous! Adorable expression, great comp, lighting and color. #7140741

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 08, 2009

Terrific expression you caught here, Susana, and the angle of presentation is just right. Great lighting and color. #7140960

Susana Ms Heide February 08, 2009

Sheila, Jane and Nikki: Thanks for the wonderful messages!! #7141770

February 08, 2009

A adorable and cut expression on this one,Susana beautiful work #7142095

Eva Pastor February 08, 2009

I love it! Great expression on the little girl's face ... and the red hat ... perfect! #7142871

Susana Ms Heide February 08, 2009

I'm glad you liked it Walter and Eva! THANK YOU! #7143528

Nancy J. Locke February 09, 2009

How precious and adorable. This will be one happy baby when she grows up and has this pic to treasure. :D

Cheers! Nancy L #7145894

Gena L. Talbot February 10, 2009

So adorable and with perfect lighting! Love this image Susana :) Great work!!! #7151939

Susana Ms Heide February 11, 2009

Thank you very much Nancy and Gena!! #7155673

February 14, 2009

What a fun portrait! And you really achieved clarity in those eyes! #7166126

Susana Ms Heide February 15, 2009

Thank you very much, Deborah!! #7169943

Corinne M. Thompson February 27, 2009

Her expression is pricelss, fabulous portrait! #7223932

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe February 28, 2009

Inspires me to want mine better
Well done #7226658

Datha Y. Thompson March 01, 2009

P E R F E C T ! ! ! ! #7231050

Susana Ms Heide March 09, 2009

Corinne, Chuck and Datha: It means a lot to get your positive reviews! THANKS! #7263090

Howard B. Cheek March 10, 2009

This is wonderful Susana..
And that's an understatement :)
Very well done!
Howard #7266676

Susana Ms Heide March 11, 2009

Thank you Howard for your compliments! #7272150

Max Aureli March 23, 2009

he he ... It just make me laugh this portrait!!! :-))
What expression and what hat on this gorgeous baby!!! Great lights and the moment was captured very well, Susana!!
Hope to see this one gorgeous portrait ... in a few days by now!!!
Fantastic work and you do a great portraits photography, my friend!! #7320683

Susana Ms Heide March 23, 2009

Max, I really appreciate your generous compliments on my work! Thank you for taking the time to look! #7321084

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 25, 2009

It doeosn't get any cuter than this. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist Susana. #7329010

David M. Montero March 25, 2009

Beautiful!!! Congratulations Susana!!! #7329735

Elida Gutierrez level-classic March 25, 2009

Cute, cute, cute, CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7329750

Susan Fox March 25, 2009

Congratulations Susana! #7330791

Michelle Alton March 25, 2009

Brilliant finalist, Susana. I have loved this from the start! #7331177

Leslie McLain level-classic March 25, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7331500

Pat Gamwell March 25, 2009

I can see a 'gold' coming! SUPERB finalist! #7331584

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 25, 2009

An exquisite finalist, Susana! A joy to view! Congratulations! #7331603

Debra R. Harder March 25, 2009

OMGOSH, Susana! This put a huge smile on my face. Absolutely PRECIOUS!! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist! Deb #7331722

Michelle L. Frick March 25, 2009

Tee hee - I knew we'd see this again! Congratulations Susana! #7331780

Sherran Andersen level-classic March 25, 2009

Congrats on your finalist. Sherran #7332391

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 25, 2009

ADORABLE!!!!!!! Congrats again Susana!!!! #7332472

Gena L. Talbot March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this WONDERFUL finalist Susana! Huge Favorite of mine for sure :) Great Work!!! #7332565

Susana Ms Heide March 25, 2009

All of your messages have been so encouraging! THANKS so much, everyone!!! #7332591

Nick Lagos March 25, 2009

One can't help but smile when you see this..perfect timing..well done Susana.. good luck with it #7332620

Susie Peek-Swint March 26, 2009

This is so adorable Susana ~ congrats on a well-deserved finalist! #7334390

Angie Sidles level-classic March 26, 2009

Absolutely ADORABLE!! So well deserved Susana. Congrats! Hope to see it again! :) #7335717

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 26, 2009

You already know I love this Susana! Congratulations on your finalist! #7336252

Susan Fox March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your win Susana! #7336478

Max Aureli March 26, 2009

Congratulations Susana for this fantastic Winner!!!!! :-)))) #7336485

Larry L. Redmon level-classic March 26, 2009

Fantastic portrait, Susana! Congratulations! #7336487

Erin Kirsten March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your finish!! This is so phenomenally done and so amazingly cute!! #7336582

A P March 26, 2009

So cute


Evy Johansen level-classic March 26, 2009

Love it, Susana!! Big congratulations on this wonderful and well deserved win!! #7337181

Wendy Moghadam March 26, 2009

This is priceless!! Congratulations on your win! #7337328

Pat Gamwell March 26, 2009

A perfect GOLD WINNER, Susana! Not at all surprised! Big congrats! #7337818

Kate Baumgartner March 26, 2009

Innocence and simplicity. Congratulations. Looking forward to seeing more of your work. #7337863

Susana Ms Heide March 26, 2009

Many THANKS to each one of you for the kind messages (Nick, Susie, Angie, Donna, Susan, Max, Larry, Erin, Ann, Evy, Wendy, Pat and Kate)!! I truly appreciate all the support! :o))) #7338005

Tiia Vissak March 27, 2009

Congratulations! #7338569

Max Aureli March 27, 2009

he he he :-))) I was not wrong, Susana!!! :-))) #7338582

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 27, 2009

A BIG Congratulations!!!! #7339494

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 27, 2009

This is adorable!
Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Susana!

jo ann c. #7339940

Judi Morrissey March 27, 2009

Congrats! What a wonderful expression! #7340566

Mitch Spence level-classic March 27, 2009

No surprise here, Susana. A great portrait. #7340758

Rhonda Burger March 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340963

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 27, 2009

Huge congrats on bringing home the Gold, Susana. #7341138

Cora Miller level-classic March 27, 2009

Simply delightful. You can't help but smile looking at this cute expression and the hat frames it perfectly. Congratulations on your win, Susana. #7342296

Walter Graziano March 28, 2009

Wonderful capture of a fabulous expression!!! Congratulations on your WIN! #7343084

Susana Ms Heide March 28, 2009

WOW!! I'm in AWE of all the support!! THANK YOU so very much everyone!!! #7344705

Wanda Judd level-classic March 28, 2009

Susana, congratulations...I love the bight red hat and clarity in this shot... #7345238

Candy Avera March 28, 2009

Quite adorable! Congrats! #7345289

Renee Doyle March 28, 2009

This really is simply superb!!! Big congrats to you Susana!!! #7345830

Michael Umbreit March 28, 2009

Susana - Congratulations on your win! Wow, what a shot! - Mike #7345918

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 28, 2009

Brings a huge smile to my face everytime I see it. Congratulations, Susana! A sensational win! #7346500

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 28, 2009

Congratulations on your win Susana, so cute! #7346689

Christian Rosito March 29, 2009

Congratulations on your win Susana! #7347418

Anna Diederich March 29, 2009

How adorable! Congratulations, Susana!! #7349232

Susana Ms Heide March 30, 2009

I apprecite each one of your messages!!! THANKS guys!!! #7352866

Katarina Mansson March 31, 2009

YEAH lovely to see this with a yellow badge - congratulations Susana! #7355407

Les Rhoades level-classic March 31, 2009

Congrats on your selection for the BP SNAP-SHOT newsletter #414 #7355811

Dr Silly level-classic March 31, 2009

WOW, Awesome portrait. Congrats on the Gold and the selection for the BP Snap-Shot news letter. :O)

Datha Y. Thompson March 31, 2009

OMG I love this soooo much!!! Everything about it is just PERFECT!!!
A belated Congrats on the GOLD!!! (no suprise) and another CONGRATULATIONS for being Featured in Snap-Shot!!! YGG :) #7355900

Loan Tran level-classic March 31, 2009

Love the baby's expression and the red hat, so precious, so adorable. #7355930

Corinne M. Thompson March 31, 2009

Congrats on both, the win and your SnapShot feature! #7355935

Susie Peek-Swint March 31, 2009

Many congrats Susana ~ both the gold and snap-shot feature .. adorable capture! #7356146

Mitch Spence level-classic March 31, 2009

You bet, big congratulations on both! #7356248

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 31, 2009

Congratulations on your SNAPSHOT gallery feature Susana!!!! This image makes me smile every time!! #7356302

Colleen Farrell March 31, 2009

This is SO cute--great title. She's saying, "But I'm too young for the Red Hat Society!" lol Big congrats on a most well-deserved WIN and feature in Snapshot! #7356343

Susana Ms Heide March 31, 2009

Now I'm the one who got a "Big Surprise" by having BP choose this for the SNAP SHOT newsletter! Thank you so much for the honor, BP!! And a BIG THANK YOU to all of you, my wonderful friends here at BP, for the congrats!! You better believe that I'm smiling today :o) #7356398

Cesar J. La Rosa March 31, 2009

Big Congratulations on your SnapShot Gallery Feature, Susana!!! I was so happy to see those familiar eyes when I opened my inbox this morning. You're an excellent photographer and this recognition is very well-deserved.
Congratulations, my friend!!!
Cesar #7356451

Max Aureli March 31, 2009

he he he :-))))
Yahooooo Susanaaaaaa!!!!! :-))))
Where is the snap-shot feature??? Where I can find it??? :-)) #7356457

Susana Ms Heide March 31, 2009

I believe that link should work, Max! You can subscribe to receive BP's newsletters and mailings. Thanks for the enthusiastic cheer Max and thank you Cesar for your constant support! #7356491

Max Aureli March 31, 2009

Thank you Susana. Yes, your image of the surprised red hat baby girl is in that link!!! LOL!!! :-))
Really happy for you... great shot and great achievements!!!! Brava :-))) #7356522

Susana Ms Heide March 31, 2009

Glad you found the newsletter, Max and thanks agan for your kind words!! #7357668

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 01, 2009

CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman. #7358439

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 02, 2009

Congratulations Susana on your 2nd Win!!!

Dominick #7362618

Elida Gutierrez level-classic April 02, 2009


"Cup Full of Daisies"

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Kathy L. Clark April 02, 2009

Susana congrats on our absolutely fabulous winner and snap shot of the day. What a beautiful baby and wonderful portrait. #7365212

Susana Ms Heide April 02, 2009

Thank you very much Usman, Dominick, Elida and Kathy! And a special THANK YOU to Elida for that special gesture of creating these beautiful trophies every month! :o)) #7365424

Susan Jane Allen level-classic April 04, 2009

SO AMAZINGLY SWEET! Congratulations! #7372697

Thomas E. Hinds September 10, 2009

This is simply a stunning, precious image! What a beautiful little one and what an expression captured! I have so enjoyed my visit to your gallery! Awesome stuff everywhere! #7933379

Susana Ms Heide September 11, 2009

Thank you so much Susan!! Thomas, I truly appreciate the time you took to check out my gallery! Thank you for the generous compliments :o) #7935540

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 26, 2010

Outstanding baby portrait and HAT and LIGHTING!!!
I can't seem to get out of your gallery Susana!
Chris #9065539

Susana Ms Heide December 14, 2010

Christina, it has been an honor to have you stop in my gallery and shower me with such wonderful compliments!!! You've been very encouraging! THANKS a mil!! #9102299

Cynthia j. Lesley December 21, 2014

Wonderful photo and what a great job taking this photo. #11210717

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