Loads of Fun

© Dianna Murphy

Loads of Fun

Uploaded: December 04, 2009


My daughter and family, sledding in Tahoe over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Theme entry "Family"

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Robyn A. Terrell December 04, 2009

Hey Girl,
This simply could not be any more AWESOME!!! This is everything that a family portrait embodies. Wonderful, fun expressions, beautiful color and terrific clarity...WTG! #1212632

Nina Shields level-addict December 04, 2009

Dianna, you've totally capture the great fun of this family outing; the lighting could not be better; amazing keepsake image to be cherished forever! #8191057

Randy A. Myers level-classic December 04, 2009

I looked at all the "Family" entries and this is the best image by far. Good job!!!! #8191253

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 04, 2009

Look at those faces...well, the little guy is a bit hidden under that cap (so cute!) but his smile is OUT THERE along with everyone else's...Great sense of family fun and love displayed here, Ms. Dianna...your usual excellent job and a super great MT entry! (And yep, Austin got a real honest-to-goodness, like up-north, first in 5 years, snow shower that lasted a whole 20 minutes!!) #8191268

Amy M. Wilson December 04, 2009

What a fun and fantastic family portrait, Dianna! Excellent capture of expressions, colors and clarity... beautifully done! #8191308

Renee Doyle level-classic December 04, 2009

This is such a wonderful fun family capture Dianna!! Excellent pov !! #8191668

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 04, 2009

It does look like lots of fun was had by all :-) #8191877

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 04, 2009

ha! wish I were doing that...!!! wonderful fun capture! #8192242

frank w. degenhardt level-classic December 05, 2009

Diane- Now this is a winning pictue for the MT. What a fun filled adventure they are all enjoying and you can see the happiness on their faces. I love the pile on look. Beautiful colors and extra sharp details. Fun and fantastic work my friend.
Have a wonderful weekend my friend, enjoy. #8192887

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic December 05, 2009

What a wonderful portrait of your beautiful daughter and her family, Dianna. Love their expressions and the fun you have captured here! #8193345

Pamela L. Moore December 05, 2009

I love this picture because it is so neat to see a dad having so much fun with his kids!!! Great family photo and Im sure we will see this as a winner. #8194424

Daniel Ruf December 09, 2009

Great timing and pov. Well done. #8202999

Lynn M. Whitt December 09, 2009

Oh, that looks like so much fun, fantastic capture... #8204112

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 23, 2009

Browsing EP's and spotted this wonderful capture -- what fun they are having! Great MT entry, Dianna #8243041

Tommy E. Burgess December 26, 2009

Huge congratulations on your fantastic and well deserved POTD Dianna!! #8246812

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 26, 2009

Great timing and expressions Dianna - a top notch and fun candid! Congrats on your POTD - well deserved!!! #8246813

Karen Engelbreth December 26, 2009

Wonderful capture - big congrats on your POTD, Dianna.... #8246815

Susie Peek-Swint December 26, 2009

Wonderful family holiday capture Dianna ~ great light and they're all smiling ~ a treasure! Many congrats on your festive POTD! #8246817

Heather Thorsen December 26, 2009

A cheerful family picture. Congratulations Dianna.
Heather #8246818

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 26, 2009

How SWEET Diana! Everyone looks so very happy!

Huge congrats on your huge POTD honor!!!

-Laura Swan :) #8246820

MELODIE C. ROBERTS December 26, 2009

I Hope They got a bigger sled for Christmas!! ;0

This is Outstanding Dianna!!
A Fantastic Family Portrait of a Beautiful Family!!
Very nicely Done
A Great Monthly Theme Entry
Congratulations on Your POTD!! #8246827

Lynne Morris level-classic December 26, 2009

This is a fantastic capture Dianna, Huge Congratulations on your POTD. #8246835

Kim Andelkovic December 26, 2009

Congrats on your POTD its just beautiful.....great job Dianna #8246838

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 26, 2009

on your very deserving POTD!

beautiful family memories forever!!! perfect! 8o) #8246874

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 26, 2009

congrats on your gorgeous POTD! #8246937

ROLAN NARMAN December 26, 2009

Congrats on this fantastic POTD Dianna! #8246956

Courtenay Vanderbilt December 26, 2009

Big Congrats on your POTD, Dianna! Looks like so much fun! #8246996

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 26, 2009

Terrific capture, Dianna. Congrats on your POTD. #8247004

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 26, 2009

Wonderful family fun photo. Perfect for the MT. CONGRATZ on the POTD Award, Dianna!

UB. #8247048

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 26, 2009

What a treasured memory this will be for the kids when they grow up, and family too!

Congrats on POTD!

jo ann c. #8247055

Janet McNeil level-classic December 26, 2009

Great capture and congrats!!! #8247059

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 26, 2009

Wow, Dianna, this would make a great book or magazine cover! Congratulations on your POTD award!

Debby #8247060

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic December 26, 2009

This has a Norman Rockwell feel to it. Outstanding, Dianna. Huge congrats on this beautiful POTD. #8247090

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 26, 2009

WOW! WOW! WOW! This is a family treasure for sure Dianna!!! Beautiful capture - congrats on your well-deserved POTD!! #8247093

Joy Rector December 26, 2009

congrats on the POTD #8247096

Jessica Jenney December 26, 2009

Congratulations, Dianna on your fun and fabulous POTD! #8247164

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 26, 2009

Huge congratulations on the POTD for this joyous image -- opening it was the perfect way to greet the day. #8247170

Stephen Zacker December 26, 2009

Such a fun moment you have captured. Congratulations #8247175

Ken R. Frischkorn December 26, 2009

Beautiful photo with beautiful crisp whites and color, what a wonderful way to spend time with the family. Congratulations on your “Pick of the Day” well deserved for such a beautiful photo. #8247182

Linda Blair December 26, 2009

Beautiful fun photo of family.....Congrats on POTD!!!!!!!!!! #8247190

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 26, 2009

Hi Dianna....wonderful capture...looks like so much fun I wish I were there....Congratulations on the POTD!!!Cheers & a Happy Holiday Season to you & your family.... #8247192

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 26, 2009

WTG on this AWESOME POTD, Dianna!!! :-) k #8247200

Les Rhoades level-classic December 26, 2009

Congrats on your POTD selection!

Great title too #8247228

Christine Pentecost December 26, 2009

What a wonderful photo! Congrats on your POTD. #8247286

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 26, 2009

Outstanding in Every way - Congrats Dianna on your POTD!! Jeff #8247288

Debra R. Harder December 26, 2009


Robyn A. Terrell December 26, 2009

I'm not surprised to see a POTD badge on this, Dianna. I won't be suprised when I see another gold badge on it at the end of the month. Outstanding in every way. Huge congrats on your POTD, my friend! #8247316

Christine Lobsinger level-classic December 26, 2009

A wonderful family fun photo and an excellent POTD!!! CONGRATS TO YOU DIANNA!!!

SMILING BIG #8247332

Cathy Barrows December 26, 2009

congrats on the funnest potd I have ever seen #8247368

Julianne Bradford December 26, 2009

Terrific POTD. I hope this wins for the best Family shot!! Just wonderful! Congratulations! #8247395

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 26, 2009

THis sure looks like fun Dianna, congratulations! #8247440

Dianna Murphy December 26, 2009

Thanks everyone. It was a wonderful week with the family. At the time there wasn't alot of snow but it was perfect for the little ones as they could still get around pretty well on their own. #8247470

Margie R. Kirby December 26, 2009

Wow! Congratulations on your POTD! I'm not sure that I can say anything that hasn't already been said. You captured a grand moment in time! The whole family is having a blast! Great lighting and extreme clarity and color. BEAUTIFUL! #8247523

Cary Rogers December 26, 2009

Congrats, Dianna! Great POTD! #8247545

Kelly S. Cavanaugh December 26, 2009

Wonderful capture, Dianna! Congratulations on your POTD! #8247554

Kathy Cline level-classic December 26, 2009

Congratulations!! #8247593

Amy M. Wilson December 26, 2009

HUGE congratulations on your OUTSTANDING POTD, Dianna!!! #8247667

Phyllis H. Burchett December 26, 2009

That is a LOAD of fun! Great shot, congrats on your POTD! #8247707

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 26, 2009

This looks like so much fun!!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #8247858

Kim Andelkovic December 26, 2009

Beautiful looking family Dianna.....huge congrats. #8247862

Daniella Puente December 26, 2009

Great capture Dianna! congrats :))) #8247926

Lisa B. North December 26, 2009

I absolutely love this! What a great feeling - winter family fun shot with lots of smiling faces! Great color & comp too! Lisa #8247967

Evy Johansen level-classic December 26, 2009

What a wonderful image, Dianna! Congratulations on your POTD! Happy New Year to you and yours! #8248262

Nancy J. Locke December 27, 2009

Beautiful and creative, and what a treasure!!!

Super congrats, dear.

Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8248505

December 27, 2009

Cute! Perfectly titled. Congratulations on your POTD. #8249237

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic December 27, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD!! #8249797

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 27, 2009

Impossible to look at this capture and not smile!! Congratulations, girlfriend, not only on this wonderfully awesome POTD but also the blessing of such a warm and loving family...Life is Good! Best to you and yours in 2010 and may your grape vines flourish like never before!! :) #8250447

Mark Dodge December 28, 2009

Congratulations, Dianna! Way to go!

:o) #8251588

Richard D. Love December 28, 2009

Congratulations, Dianna. Very well done.

Rick #8252013

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 31, 2009

Love the faces and the vivid colors! Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD, Dianna! #8258606

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 06, 2010

Congratulations Dianna on your POTD Win!

Dominick #8274992

Freddy Bland January 18, 2010

Congratulations, Dianna, on your FINALIST and POTD!! Outstanding image!! :}} #8306379

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 18, 2010

congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #8306670

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 18, 2010

I had to believe this would score big -- a great photo that could not be more perfect for the Family theme. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round, Dianna. #8306839

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 18, 2010

Congrats on your awesome finalists, Dianna! Best luck!!! #8307283

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 18, 2010

Congrats on the POTD, too.......!!!!!!! #8307401

Carol L. Fowler January 18, 2010

Congrats! WTG! #8307410

Courtenay Vanderbilt January 18, 2010

Congrats on your Finalist, Dianna! #8307445

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 18, 2010

HUGE Congrats, Best of luck in the next round :) #8307670

Amy M. Wilson January 18, 2010

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Dianna!! #8307959

Debra R. Harder January 18, 2010

This is a wonderful moment you've captured, Dianna!! Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist!! Deb #8308229

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 18, 2010

Glad to see this again, Dianna! Congratulations on your finalist award!

Debby #8308317

Renee Doyle level-classic January 18, 2010

Big congratulations to you Dianna for this excellent finalist! #8308930

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 18, 2010

on your wonderful FINALIST! 8o)

Photobucket #8309058

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 18, 2010

WTG on this awesome finalist, Dianna!!! :-) k #8309068

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 18, 2010

THE PERFECT capture for the Family Theme..knew this would have a Finalist Badge attached under that POTD - Next, (fingers crossed!) GOLD! WTG, Dianna - Huge congratulations, my friend! ~Val #8309093

Graham Robards level-classic January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalists Dianna~Pat #8309143

ROLAN NARMAN January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Dianna! #8309371

Beverley Scott January 19, 2010

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Dianna! #8310331

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Beautiful. CONGRATZ.

UB. #8310672

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 19, 2010

Congrats on your terrific finalist, Dianna. This is such a wonderful family portrait. #8310842

Marcel J. Fernandez January 19, 2010

Great fun and a beautiful capture. Congratulations Diana! #8311052

Linda Blair January 19, 2010

Congratulations!!!!!!!!! #8311204

Jessica Jenney January 19, 2010

Congratulations, Dianna on your terrific finalist! #8311215

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 19, 2010

Beautiful!! Congrats!! #8311447

Hendrik Storme January 19, 2010


Margaret R. Barry January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Dianna! #8311920

Kaye Burazin January 19, 2010

What fun! Congrats #8312046

Julie Burnett January 19, 2010

I missed this, Dianna!! What a fabulous capture of a family fun day!! Congrtats on both the finalist, and POTD!!!! #8312483

Dianna Murphy January 19, 2010

Thanks for all the wonderful support. #8312549

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe January 19, 2010

Great action capture, congratulations on your finalist POTD. Well done. #8313199

Sam Britt January 19, 2010

Congratulations on this finalist, Dianna! #8313720

Robyn A. Terrell January 19, 2010

Whoooo Hooooooo! No suprise here, this is awesome! Congrats, my friend!!! #8313876

Renata Gusciora January 20, 2010

Huge congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Dianna!!!:-) #8316859

Kim Andelkovic January 21, 2010

Almost at the finish line for a Win Dianna.....lol I knew this would go far....its beautiful.....congrats again :-) #8317959

Christine Lobsinger level-classic January 21, 2010

Right on Dianna...


Jojie F. Alcantara January 24, 2010

A deserving POTD for this heartwarming image, Diana! #8325484

Mitch Spence level-classic January 24, 2010

Dianna, congratulations to you both on the POTD and on the finalist. It's a delightful winter scene and a perfect one for the theme. #8326133

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 26, 2010

HUGE COngrats on POTD and finalist!! #8332144

Dennis Gay March 22, 2010


What an absolutely wonderful, happy, colourful family-fun-in-the-snow photograph! Everyone is playing a great role and showing pure joy.
A nice tight composition, excellent depth and focus and a good point of view have delivered a lovely piece of work.
My hearty congratz for the awards this has won for you and you can now add a big shiny Aussie G'DONYA to your collection.

Dennis #8473526

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