Uploaded: May 04, 2011 16:18:47


Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III


Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe May 04, 2011

Beautiful portrait of this beautiful lady; great light and effect! #1374626

Michelle Alton May 05, 2011

Exquisite portraiture, Alec. #9390110

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 26, 2011

Cool portrait work and incredible light on this lovely lady's face, Alec. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9429020

Mary K. Robison May 26, 2011

Gorgeous lady with wonderful lighting --- your title is perfect, Alec.
CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful POTD! #9429048

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 26, 2011

Congratulations on your fantastic POTD portrait! #9429065

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 26, 2011

Beautiful model and lovely light, Alec. Congratulations on the POTD. #9429069

Joy Rector May 26, 2011

congrats on the POTD #9429104

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic May 26, 2011

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9429201

Kathryn Wesserling May 26, 2011

A How-to example for budding portrait photographers! Exquisite. #9429211

Sandra Anderson May 26, 2011

Beautiful light and portrait Alec.
Congratulations on POTD. #9429356

Melissa Olsen May 26, 2011

Stunning portrait!
Congrats on you POTD! #9429389

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 26, 2011

Wow, congratulations on your outstanding POTD, Alec! #9429397

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe May 26, 2011

This portrait is very captivating. The lighting on her face is vrey intriguing & I love the contrast of greens surrounding her. A real winner. Congratulations on your POTD! Sara #9429487

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 26, 2011

Simply spectacular, Alec. Huge congrats on this beautiful POTD. We'll see this again, I'm sure. #9429488

Rony Sagy May 26, 2011

Fantastic portrait, Alec. Congratulations. #9429489

Anthony L. Mancuso May 26, 2011

Superb portrait Alec. Congrats on your POTD! #9429507

Richard D. Love May 26, 2011

Congratulations, Alec. I think your title says it all. Excellent light and tones. Well done.

Rick #9429572

Shirley A. Kinney May 26, 2011

Awesome portrait, Alex. Congrats on your POTD! Well deserved! #9429582

PiperAnne L. Worcester May 26, 2011

WOW! #9429588

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 26, 2011

Alec, this is perfection on so many levels. Lighting is a tricky thing when DDR is involved. It's beautifully done here. On her fingers, face, cheeks, shoulder, neck and BG.

This is VERY impressive. I not only FAV'd this image but YOU as well!

BIG congrats on your POTD! Well deserved!

-Laura Swan #9429786

Ann Coates level-classic May 26, 2011

This is stunning. Congratulations on your fantastic POTD. #9429879

Bill Treadway May 26, 2011

Incredible image. Beautiful work. #9430106

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2011

Stunning portrait!! Congratulations on your POTD! #9430291

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 27, 2011

Congratulations Alec on your POTD Win!

Dominick #9430662

Robert D. Proctor May 27, 2011

Outstanding, beautiful image, congrats on the POTD! #9430870

Mike F. Anderson May 27, 2011

Seeing POTD's everyday and they are, for the most part, all really nice shots, this image stands out greatly when comparing the "very good" with the "excellent". There are so many things right about this photo, that whether they were all planned in concept, or some just fell into place, the final result is a beautiful, exemplary photograph that illustrates the marriage of technical know how and the creative process of "concept to composition" in a wonderfully successful result. Congratulations on your POTD and well deserving recognition!

This is the kind of image that makes me want to check out the person's gallery and looking through yours confirms that this is not just one of a kind, but one of many beautiful portraits that speak volumes about your passion and excellence and vision. #9432098

Amanda D. Meberg May 28, 2011

Stunning!! A well deserved POTD!!!

Joseph M. Kolecki May 28, 2011

Excellent, completely awesome image! Love it. Nice job. #9433266

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 22, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9474216

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 22, 2011

Stunning work Alec, a gorgeous portrait. Congratulations on your POTD and finalist! #9475039

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 22, 2011

Good to see this again, Alec. Huge CONGRATZ on the Finalist award. Good luck!



Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

Congrats on your first place win! #9479446

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2011

I knew I would see this again....congrats!

Paul D. June 23, 2011

Alec, I saw this a couple weeks ago and was mesmerized with the way you lit it, I just didn't get a chance to comment. But now that you grabbed a WELL-deserved First Place medal, no way was I going to stay silent. You produced an outrageous portrait here, it's obvious you know your stuff and I'm glad BP Judges recognized that. Congrats! #9479711

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

on your very deserving
FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9479972

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 23, 2011

Congratulations on this awesome Gold 1st Place Winner Alec!

jo ann c. #9480874

Renee Doyle June 23, 2011

Stunning work!! Congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner Alec! #9481175

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 23, 2011

HUGE CONGRATZ Alec on striking the First Place Gold!!!

UB. #9481257

Thet Htoo June 24, 2011

Congratulation and very nice portrait Alec #9481407

Robert D. Proctor June 24, 2011

Congratulations, I had a feeling this would take a 1st place, outstanding. #9481766

Michael Robichaud June 24, 2011

Simply elegant, beaautiful composition with a lovely model. Congrats on your first place win. #9482558

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 25, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous, Alec. Huge congrats on this beautiful GOLD. #9484754

Debra R. Harder June 25, 2011

I agree with Mary Beth, Alec...this is absolutely GORGEOUS! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #9484840

Janet Fikar June 26, 2011

Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9486578

Sky Pate June 26, 2011

Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Congratulations on a well deserved win!!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 28, 2011

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN! Just gorgeous Alec! #9491992

Wendy Moghadam June 28, 2011

Congratulations! You are an amazing portrait artist #9493074

Merna L. Nobile July 01, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe July 13, 2011

Gorgeous... CONGRATULATIONS on your win AND on Photo of the Day!! #9527883

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