BILLY R. PARKER 12/6/2007 4:17:13 AM


Nikki McDonald 12/6/2007 4:53:10 AM

It's very, very nice, Kara. This will get the EP, I think. #5174690

John Caruso 12/6/2007 5:07:34 AM

It's all about the eyes! I love this version, too, Kara! #5174747

Autum Rhoades 12/6/2007 5:15:52 AM

WOW! This is beautiful! I love the crop and the intense expression. Beautiful! #5174772

Les Rhoades 12/6/2007 5:20:20 AM

Loves it!
The eyes are extremely nice, but I alsolike that litle bit of shine on the lower lip. Does she have an agent yet? #5174794

Dr Silly 12/6/2007 6:19:31 AM

Beautiful. :O)

Sharon Perkins 12/6/2007 9:00:08 AM

Beautiful!!!! Outstanding job !! #5175441

Teri Soares 12/6/2007 11:49:47 AM

So dramatic! It made me think of "Lawrence of Arabia" for some reason. Very mysterious!

Teri #5175905

Erika Haight 12/6/2007 11:49:48 AM

She is amazing! I love these portraits! Nicely done Kara~ erika #5175906

Michelle L. Frick 12/6/2007 3:49:14 PM

Beautiful Kara!! She has beautiful eyes! #5176706

Laurence Saliba 12/6/2007 5:04:22 PM

Very beautiful portrait Kara!!!! #5176959

Kara L. Hendricks 12/7/2007 4:17:17 AM

Thank you all very much!!! #5178277

Amber Kennedy 12/7/2007 5:51:07 AM

Your children are gorgeous and you are an artist at capturing thier essence. Wonderful image, I love her eyes....amazing. #5178630

Kara L. Hendricks 12/7/2007 6:03:52 AM

Thank you Amber...:) #5178713

Corinne M. Thompson 12/9/2007 1:42:30 PM

Excellent impage Kara...I bet this one goes all the way! #5188065

Kara L. Hendricks 12/9/2007 1:47:33 PM

Thank you Corinne... I hope so too!! #5188088

Cesar J. La Rosa 12/9/2007 2:52:37 PM

Beautiful, once again. I'm sure I commented on the previous version, which I also liked, but now that I see this one I think I like it better, Kara. Love the crisp detail and the way her beautiful eyes seem to be enhanced by the red of the shawl and the beautiful black background. Awesome work, Kara!!!
Cesar #5188314

Susan Fox 12/9/2007 2:53:08 PM

I thought for sure I commented on this one. It's one of your best Kara! I am so glad to see it's moved on in the contest. I have my fingers crossed for finalist and gold!!! #5188318

Kara L. Hendricks 12/9/2007 2:54:28 PM

Thank you both sooo much!!! #5188324

Janine Russell 12/9/2007 3:32:24 PM

Kara, excellent colors, clarity and lighting.

Kara L. Hendricks 12/9/2007 3:36:25 PM

Thanks Janine! #5188493

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/15/2008 8:47:05 PM

Beautiful eyes, captivating portrait Kara. Best of luck!! #5346423

Kara L. Hendricks 1/16/2008 8:33:08 AM

Thanks Donna! #5348346

Susan M. Smith 1/17/2008 6:44:31 AM

Kara, this is so stunning! I love that you chose a scarf with an open weave, it just makes this look even more seductive. I have my fingers crossed for your gold :) #5352892

Kara L. Hendricks 1/17/2008 6:50:29 AM

Thank you Susan!!! #5352919

Mary K. Robison 1/18/2008 12:24:48 AM

Marvelous portrait, Kara!
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #5356464

Photographer 1/18/2008 12:32:41 AM

Beautiful job and clarity, Kara - love it!
Congrats on your POTD! #5356478

Susan M. Hembree 1/18/2008 12:34:29 AM

WTG, Kara! Congratulations on the POTD! #5356485

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/18/2008 12:38:04 AM

AWSOME portrait Kara, BIG congrats on a well deserved POTD! #5356493

Su Sana E. P 1/18/2008 12:38:36 AM

Kara, huge Congratulations on this beautiful POTD!! #5356494

Susie Peek-Swint 1/18/2008 12:45:17 AM

Many congrats on POTD Kara ~ I love this shot of Emy! #5356501

Katarina Mansson 1/18/2008 12:55:02 AM

Big congratulations on the POTD Kara!!! #5356511

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/18/2008 1:00:36 AM

Very beautiful potd, huge congrats Kara!! #5356514

Sherry K. Adkins 1/18/2008 1:03:51 AM

Congrats, Kara, for your POTD! #5356517

Akari Kanzaki 1/18/2008 1:20:23 AM

photoshop effects on skin are too obvious imo #5356530

Ray Clarke 1/18/2008 1:20:47 AM

Wonderful, great POTD. Kara!!!(R)


Janine Russell 1/18/2008 1:36:43 AM

Kara, big congratulations on your POTD. #5356546

Dr Silly 1/18/2008 1:39:19 AM

The combo Kara and Emy. WTG Kara. Congratulations on this beautiful POTD. :O)

Karen Engelbreth 1/18/2008 1:50:03 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Kara! #5356570

Les Rhoades 1/18/2008 1:53:24 AM

BiG congrats to you on this wonderful POTD!
What an honor #5356585

Denise Denomy 1/18/2008 2:04:51 AM


Michelle Alton 1/18/2008 2:15:22 AM

Wow!!! This is amazing and gorgeous. The clarity, and color are superb and the expression in her eyes is captured with aplomb. The editors were wise to pick this pic as POTD. Congratulations, KARA!
Michelle #5356656

Nikki McDonald 1/18/2008 2:19:34 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD, Kara. I know this one will be very special to you. #5356666

Joy Rector 1/18/2008 2:30:49 AM

congrats on the POTD #5356706

Wally Orlowsky 1/18/2008 2:31:09 AM

Congratulations on this mesmerizing POTD and on your perserverance in recognizing its potential, Kara!!! #5356707

Kate Jackson 1/18/2008 2:35:31 AM

Congratulations Kara on this wonderful POTD! #5356720

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/18/2008 3:05:40 AM

Gorgeous work Kara. Congratulations #5356794

Kara L. Hendricks 1/18/2008 3:11:46 AM

Thank you all so much!!!!!

:))))) #5356826

Bill Houghton 1/18/2008 3:13:48 AM

Beautiful job on this portrait Kara. Congratulations on your win. Bill

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Carla Metzler 1/18/2008 3:27:12 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Kara! #5356944

Diane Dupuis 1/18/2008 3:47:20 AM

Congrats Kara on having this lovely one recognized!!! #5357065

Sylvia Rossler 1/18/2008 3:47:31 AM

congrats on your wonderful POTD Kara :O) #5357066

Joan Kocak 1/18/2008 3:48:39 AM

CONGRATS Kara on POTD....this is gorgeous! #5357071

Renee Doyle 1/18/2008 3:50:14 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD Kara!! #5357080

Tonya R. Boles 1/18/2008 4:15:29 AM

Congrats Kara. #5357220

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/18/2008 4:22:45 AM

Stunning portrait, Kara! Congrats on your POTD!
-Debby #5357274

Cesar J. La Rosa 1/18/2008 4:25:57 AM

A very well-deserved recognition to your EXCELLENT work, Kara!!! I'm so happy to see this beautiful portrait as the POTD!!! Congratulations!!!
Cesar #5357296

Jessica Jenney 1/18/2008 4:49:13 AM

Congratulations, Kara on your beautiful POTD! #5357469

Megan p 1/18/2008 5:09:12 AM

What a BEAUTIFUL POTD!!! Congratulations to you!!! :):) #5357584

Corinne M. Thompson 1/18/2008 5:14:32 AM

Well, I guess there is NO doubt now that they LIKE it! Congrats on your well deserved POTD! :) #5357617

Shawn Jennings 1/18/2008 5:21:23 AM

Fantastic image, Kara! Congratulations on your POTD! #5357655

Ronald F. Fischer 1/18/2008 5:40:32 AM


Michelle R. Kovach 1/18/2008 5:45:48 AM

Congratulations Chica! Wonderful POTD! #5357770

Robert Baer 1/18/2008 5:47:52 AM

congratulations for this wonderful POTD. I love the clarity and the colors! #5357778

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/18/2008 5:49:11 AM

Congratulations on this awesome BP POTD Kara!

Absolutely gorgeous, such beautiful skin tones, the eyes are wonderfully done and generally overall winner!

jo ann c. #5357784

Daniella Puente 1/18/2008 5:50:22 AM

They saw this beauty!!! congrats Kara, the photo worth this POTD and much more.... :)) #5357789

Susan M. Smith 1/18/2008 5:54:06 AM

Wow Kara! Did crossing my fingers really work?!?!? You got a GOLD! I am so happy for you. This wonderful image certainly deserves it! Congratulations :) (now, I'm going to go cross them on one of mine..lol) #5357812

Josselyne Klecanda 1/18/2008 5:59:50 AM

WOW! Very attractive and Beautiful. #5357849

Evy Johansen 1/18/2008 6:00:30 AM

Simply beautiful - the shot and the model!!! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Kara!! #5357853

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/18/2008 6:14:54 AM

wow! congrats! #5357965

Jody Goldstein 1/18/2008 6:50:55 AM

Mesmerizing. I'm in awe! #5358204

Jill Flynn 1/18/2008 7:15:28 AM

Beautiful eyes, beautiful model and beautiful image Kara. A big congratulations on your POTD!!!!! #5358329

Mitch Spence 1/18/2008 7:17:13 AM

Congratulations, Kara, on the POTD. Hooray for you! #5358337

Christine Czernin 1/18/2008 7:23:40 AM

Big congrats, Kara.
POTD is a big achievement, in my opinion at least a first place worth.
Wonderful. #5358375

Kara L. Hendricks 1/18/2008 7:47:25 AM

Thank you all so very much!!!!!!!!!!

SMILES!!!!! #5358469

Casey A. Hanson 1/18/2008 8:07:13 AM

Beautiful!!! Congrats Kara! :0) #5358553

Susan Fox 1/18/2008 8:23:48 AM

You know I love this one :-) A big congrats on your POTD!!!!!!!!! #5358621

Colleen Farrell 1/18/2008 8:42:39 AM

Great shot, Kara! Congratulations on your POTD! #5358688

Christopher Budny 1/18/2008 8:56:13 AM

Congratulations, Kara, on the POTD for this great image! #5358758

Michelle L. Frick 1/18/2008 9:13:53 AM

Congratulations Kara! I was thrilled to open up my mail and see you got the POTD!! #5358846

Pamela E. Hubbard 1/18/2008 9:15:49 AM

Beautiful!!! Congrats on your POTD!! #5358858

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/18/2008 9:19:17 AM

Photography at its finest. congratulations! #5358876

Debra Booth 1/18/2008 10:43:14 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Kara! #5359228

Stephanie Laird 1/18/2008 12:38:19 PM

Congratulations Kara on this beautiful POTD! #5359594

Bob Cournoyer 1/18/2008 5:09:02 PM


Bob #5360420

Datha Y. Thompson 1/18/2008 6:25:03 PM

GORGEOUS Kara!!! One of my Favs!!Congratulations on your POTD :0) #5360753

Theresa C. Tyree 1/18/2008 7:00:23 PM

Look at you! You go girl! SO proud of you for getting POTD!!!
Woohoooo!!! #5360904

Kara L. Hendricks 1/18/2008 7:38:25 PM

Thank you soooooo much!!!! #5361078

Milan Banik 1/19/2008 2:10:02 AM

Kara beautiful work.congratulations #5361659

Molly E. Baldwin 1/19/2008 4:28:26 PM

Congrats on the POTD! Great detail and clarity! #5364507

Laurie Daily 1/20/2008 5:35:49 AM

Beautiful work, Kara...congrats on your POTD! #5366138

Kara L. Hendricks 1/20/2008 7:35:44 AM

Thank you! #5366601

Carol Teal 1/21/2008 8:26:55 AM

Kara, I saw this the day it was chosen, but didn't have time to comment at the time. I am so happy this made POTD! It is so gorgeous, and the eyes are stunning!! A HUGE congrats!! #5371800

Kara L. Hendricks 1/21/2008 4:27:06 PM

Thanks Carol!! #5373701

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 4:45:50 AM

WOW! Outstanding POTD, Kara! Congrats! :) #5391037

Kara L. Hendricks 1/25/2008 6:03:09 AM

Thanks Jennifer #5391431

Michelle L. Frick 1/25/2008 10:37:37 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Kara!! #5392830

Carla Metzler 1/25/2008 10:38:56 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! I'm so glad to see this here! :D #5392841

Susie Peek-Swint 1/25/2008 10:50:34 AM

Many congrats Kara ~ a well-deserved finalist! #5392990

Datha Y. Thompson 1/25/2008 11:08:10 AM

YES!!!! Congratulations Kara!!!! I LOVE this soooooo Much!!!! :0) #5393182

Susan M. Hembree 1/25/2008 11:19:41 AM

WTG, Kara!!! Congratulations! #5393323

Dr Silly 1/25/2008 11:21:00 AM

Congratulations to Kara and Emy on this wonderful finalist. :O)

Sherry L. Davis 1/25/2008 11:21:23 AM

Congratulations, Kara! Outstanding portraiat! I love this! #5393343

Erika Haight 1/25/2008 11:22:57 AM

This is so beautiful it has to win Kara! Congrats on Finalist~! erika #5393373

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 11:53:29 AM

Congrats, Kara, on this beautiful finalist-- good luck in the next round! :) #5393738

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 11:55:09 AM

Congratulations Kara on your gorgeous finalist! #5393758

Kara L. Hendricks 1/25/2008 12:17:58 PM

Thanks everyone!! I really appreciate it!! #5393922

Marina Moore 1/25/2008 12:43:27 PM

Congratulations Kara!!!!! I missed this one the first time! This is beautiful!!!! :) #5394110

Christopher Budny 1/25/2008 1:08:51 PM

...and a second congratulations, for the second medal to grace this great image! #5394350

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/25/2008 4:19:38 PM

Hearty congrats, Kara- so glad to see this again!
-Debby #5395637

Renee Doyle 1/25/2008 5:17:39 PM

Congratulations Kara!! #5396046

Kara L. Hendricks 1/25/2008 5:21:57 PM

Thank you all!!!! #5396077

Susan Fox 1/25/2008 5:57:18 PM

It's a winner to me! Congrats on your super fabulous finalist Kara :-) #5396295

Nikki McDonald 1/25/2008 6:17:53 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Kara. #5396389

Kara L. Hendricks 1/25/2008 6:22:36 PM

Thanks everyone!!!! #5396408

Corinne M. Thompson 1/25/2008 6:36:33 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Kara! Sorry holding my breath didn't work :O #5396478

Su Sana E. P 1/25/2008 8:06:49 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, kara!! #5396966

Sherry K. Adkins 1/25/2008 9:28:58 PM

Congrats, Kara, on your finalist. #5397161

Les Rhoades 1/26/2008 6:13:39 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST! #5398554

Jeff Robinson 1/26/2008 6:39:02 AM

Congrats Kara on your excellent POTD & Finalist!! Jeff #5398721

Kara L. Hendricks 1/26/2008 6:57:37 AM

Thank you!!! #5398911

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/26/2008 3:24:25 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist! #5400799

Ken Smith 1/26/2008 8:41:52 PM

I'm glad I'm not a judge...cause I can't tell the difference between your finalist, and the gold medals. Congrats!! #5401984

Kara L. Hendricks 1/27/2008 6:45:10 AM

Thanks guys...:)

And thank you twice Ken...:) #5402654

Carol Teal 1/27/2008 10:24:10 PM

So mysterious and beautiful! Congrats on your finalist Kara! #5405878

Kara L. Hendricks 1/28/2008 3:44:57 AM

Thank you Carol!!! #5406710

Katarina Mansson 1/29/2008 5:13:49 AM

Oh - I remember this one :-)

Congratulations Kara! #5412403

Kara L. Hendricks 1/29/2008 7:09:28 AM

Thanks Katarina! #5413039

Brandi-Lee Cester 1/29/2008 4:58:19 PM

What a beautiful portrait Kara, I must have missed this one, congratulations on your photo of the day and finalist awards! Sometimes I wish you didn't need to sleep, work or do anything else so I can glue myself to the computer, that way I wouldn't miss such gorgeous shot as this! #5415255

Kara L. Hendricks 1/30/2008 3:48:20 AM

Wow... Thanks very much Brandi...:) #5416907

Susana Ms Heide 2/5/2008 7:25:08 PM

I've been meaning to congratulate you on both of the recognitions you received for this amazing portrait!!! Many CONGRATS Kara! You are an inspiration! #5450382

Kara L. Hendricks 2/5/2008 9:03:56 PM

Well Thanks Susana... That means alot from you..:) #5450650

Nikki McDonald 2/20/2008 4:53:28 PM

AND a finalist in the cash contest, Kara. Way to keep the faith. Congratulations. #5523503

Kara L. Hendricks 2/22/2008 4:38:40 PM


What do you mean a finalist in the cash contest?? #5534348

Nikki McDonald 2/22/2008 4:45:01 PM

Well, I sure have managed to confuse a lot of people. Somehow I got into an old finalist file when I was looking at what I thought were cash contest winners for January and sent out a few (well, more than a few--I was so excited for everyone!!) congratulations that I now have to explain. The only explanation is that I goofed BUT this is a splendid image. Love it (and miss you). #5534388

Kara L. Hendricks 2/22/2008 4:46:45 PM

Thanks Nikki... I just got back... haven't even made it to 101 yet..:)

Gotta go look through the finalists too..:) #5534402

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/23/2008 9:16:57 AM

Congrats on your finalist Kara! #5539396

Kara L. Hendricks 2/23/2008 3:54:23 PM

Thanks! #5541052

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