Jennifer L. Taranto 11/24/2007 7:04:42 AM

Love the clarity & texture!!! Great light & expression! Fantastic! #793876

Jennifer L. Alder 11/24/2007 8:23:53 AM

Very COOL, Mel!
Awesome colors, framing and light here
:) #5117214

Lisa J. Boulden 11/24/2007 8:26:04 AM

Gorgeous, Melissa!
--Lisa #5117227

Emily E. Bem 11/24/2007 8:26:05 AM

VERY, VERY unique!!! This is your friend, right? Beautiful feaures!! GREAT colouring and I love the EXOTIC feel! #5117229

Lynne Morris 11/24/2007 8:26:31 AM

Awesome Melissa, this is fantastic work, I love it! #5117231

Amanda Chapman 11/24/2007 8:27:57 AM

H O L Y $@#% !!!!!!!!!

Melissa!!! You've outdone yourself here!!!

GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!! #5117241

Melissa Olsen 11/24/2007 8:28:46 AM

Thanks ladies!! Yep, Em this is my friend... she happens to be deathly afraid of snakes, which is why I added the snake skin ;) #5117246

Melissa Olsen 11/24/2007 8:31:49 AM

LOL Amanda, thanks :) #5117257

Laurence Saliba 11/24/2007 9:11:18 AM

OMG!!!!!!!! I agree with Amanda!!! wowwwwwwwwww this is GORGEOUSSSSSSS!!!! #5117385

Kay E. Mahoney 11/24/2007 12:50:52 PM

Beautiful. We'll be seeing this one again. Love the full frame and the colors. #5117891

Tamera S. Phillips 11/24/2007 4:02:52 PM

Gorgeous portrait Melissa. I love her eyes and perfect title. I hope we see this one again. #5118337

Amy JACKSON 11/24/2007 4:16:25 PM

Beautiful portrait, Melissa! #5118367

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/24/2007 10:50:38 PM

A moving portrait, beautiful work! Gorgeous details and colors, impressive! #5119563

Jennifer L. Alder 11/27/2007 3:30:43 AM

:) #5133459

Steven E. Ray 11/27/2007 7:57:47 AM

This one is off the charts Melissa. The end results are visually staggering. Portraiture is not my mojo, so when I see something like this, it cranks me up. Great work on this photo! #5135205

Melissa Olsen 11/27/2007 8:02:14 AM

Thanks so much everyone!! LOL Jen! #5135231

Susan M. Campbell 12/19/2007 2:33:34 PM

Way to go Melissa...great shot! #5228592

Jennifer L. Alder 12/19/2007 2:57:18 PM

YOU rock, Mel
Big congrats and GOOD luck with this gem in the next round my dear
:) #5228759

Rakesh Syal 12/19/2007 4:11:18 PM

My heartiest congratulations on this fabulous work and finalist, my friend!Warm regards! #5229475

Jessica Jenney 12/19/2007 4:12:30 PM

Congratulations, Melissa on this gorgeous finalist! #5229486

Angie Sidles 12/19/2007 6:24:10 PM

AMAZING work here Melissa! Big Congrats to you! :) #5230702

Marina Moore 12/19/2007 6:59:14 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!! This is so amazing, beautiful work. :) #5230993

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/19/2007 7:01:04 PM

Gorgeous work Melissa, a big congratulations! #5231007

Joan Powell 12/19/2007 7:43:21 PM

Congrats on this outstanding portrait !!! #5231358

Kathy L. Clark 12/19/2007 8:53:15 PM

WTG Melissa, congrats. #5231967

Eugenio Diaz 12/19/2007 9:27:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!!!!Good luck in the next round. #5232212

Sandra Schlesinger 12/21/2007 6:03:58 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! Perfect title and amazing detail. #5241160

cheryl m. phillips 1/9/2008 9:06:10 AM

How in the world did I miss this one???
This is beautiful!
~cheryl #5314553

Jim Britt 2/17/2008 9:49:02 PM

Really beautiful. Very exotic looking. Love the model here...eyes are fantastic. #5509664

Erika Haight 1/9/2009 12:57:46 PM


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