Uploaded: July 21, 2011 19:18:08


Thanks to my stepdad, Otis, for indulging me!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3


Terry Cervi level-classic July 21, 2011

This is such a great portrait, Debby!! He really does look like he's indulging you! Looks like a wonderful man to put up with you and your camera! LOL! #1394945

Mary Dimitriw level-classic July 22, 2011

Such a wonderful portrait Deb...excellent lighting and natural amusement captured. #9546602

Ken Smith level-classic July 22, 2011

Outstanding lightning, Deb. You did superb on this shot of your stepdad! #9546874

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 22, 2011

Yes, JSB, your lighting is spot on! A fantastic portrait you should both be proud of! #9546947

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 22, 2011

Very WOW portrait of your stepdad, Deb!! Love his expression!! Wonderful in every way!!! #9547011

Amy M. Wilson July 22, 2011

Wonderful stepdad and portrait... great expression and lighting, Deb!! #9547503

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic July 22, 2011

Oh, the light, the light, Deb. Spectacular. You can tell he's tickled to be posing. Love his expression. #9547619

Carol L. Fowler July 22, 2011

You have a handsome and wonderful model in your family! #9548113

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 23, 2011

Wonderful expression and light, an awesome portrait Deb! #9549934

Rona L. Schwarz July 24, 2011

Otis is certainly a great model, Deb! Another fantastic portrait of him - so expressive with beautiful lighting! #9552367

Renee Doyle level-classic August 01, 2011

The smile comes from his eyes and is so infectious!! Awesome portrait of your very handsome step dad JSB!! #9575664

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 05, 2011

Now this is a fantastic, natural portrait Deb! Your lighting and tones are great and of course it helps to have a handsome model!:-) #9583729

Carla Capra level-classic August 06, 2011

Hi Deb;
This one had me smiling along with your step dad. Wonderful portrait.
;) CC #9585949

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 25, 2011

Well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Debra. #9627574

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 25, 2011

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Deb! :-) k #9627923

Jennifer L. Alder August 25, 2011

Love it, love it!! Big congrats my talented friend :) #9627938

August 25, 2011

I love the expression and gesture of the hand. This would make a great b&w. #9628210

Carol Eade level-addict August 25, 2011

Fabulous portrait, Debra, congratulations on your finalist! #9628233

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist Debbie!! Great portrait. #9628659

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

magnificent finalist Deb, huge congrats! #9628701

Phyllis H. Burchett August 25, 2011

Fabulous portrait Deb, congrats on your finslist! #9628750

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay August 25, 2011

Fantastic capture Debra! Congrats on a wonderful portrait! :-) #9629216

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 25, 2011

A BEAUTIFUL Finalist Deb!!! Congrats!!!! #9629591

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 25, 2011

Congratulations & good luck, Debra! WTG! #9629629

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Debra! #9629683

Merna L. Nobile August 25, 2011

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

Marcel J. Fernandez August 25, 2011

Really right stuff. Congratulations, Debra on your superb Finalist. #9630821

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Huge congrats, and very best luck with this superb finalist, Deb!!!!! #9630923

Rona L. Schwarz August 25, 2011

I certainly hope Otis is more than a little amused at this silver Finalist, Deb! Marvelous portrait and he's such a great model! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round! #9631136

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 25, 2011

Wonderful portrait work, Deb. Huge CONGRATZ on another Silver medal. Good luck!!!

UB. #9631479

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 25, 2011

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Deb! #9631647

Shawn Jennings level-classic August 26, 2011

WTG Deb! Congratulations on your finalist! #9633144

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 26, 2011

Big congratulations, Deb!
Wonderful portrait-work!
~♥~Lisa #9633601

Jeana Clark August 26, 2011

Very Wonderful Image!!!
Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!

~J~ #9633937

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations, Debra! #9634138

Lyn Darlington August 26, 2011

Congratulation on your fantastic gold winner! #9634180

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 26, 2011

He's a natural & so are you, Debra! Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, my friend! WTg! #9634252

Mitch Spence level-classic August 26, 2011

Wonderful portrait, Deb. Congratulations. #9634325

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 26, 2011

Fabulous July Winner! :-) k #9634347

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congrats on a terrific winner, Deb. #9634353

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 26, 2011

this is SUPERB Deb... huge congrats on your winner!!!! #9634502

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 26, 2011

Big congratulations on this Outstanding 1st Place Gold Winner Deb!

jo ann c. #9634512

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 26, 2011

:) WTG! The light queen! Congratulations on your win! #9634606

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 26, 2011

So much feeling portrayed, congratulations on your outstanding win Deb! #9634724

Phyllis H. Burchett August 26, 2011

Otis looks like such a wonderful man, big congrats Deb on your win!!! #9634887

Stephen Zacker August 26, 2011

Like the feeling this has. Congratulations #9634928

Danny B. Head level-deluxe August 26, 2011

It just couldn't get any better. Love this one! Congrats! #9635375

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic August 26, 2011


Rona L. Schwarz August 26, 2011

WAHOO and WTG, Deb!!! Such a marvelous portrait and so deserving of the GOLD WINNER! I hope Otis loves it as much as we all do! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!! #9635703

Mary Dimitriw level-classic August 26, 2011

I love this portrait Deb...a huge well deserved congrats on your winner! #9635713

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on winning Gold, Deb, WTG! #9635716

Carol L. Fowler August 26, 2011

Congrats on this Winner! #9635855

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congrats on your winning image Deb!!! #9635877

Carol Eade level-addict August 27, 2011

Very deserving win, beautiful portrait...big congratulations Deb! #9636348

Linda Blair August 27, 2011

Fabulous winner...congratulations!! #9636564

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Congratulations Debra.....wonderful portrait and wonderful title...yes he does look amused! You may have found a new model with this win! LOL....Cheers! #9636763

Thomas E. Hinds August 27, 2011

This is a fantastic portrait, Deb! Love the captured expression! A big congratulations on your Winner, my friend! #9636767

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 27, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful Gold Winner. Excellent work Debra! #9637051

Monika Sapek level-classic August 27, 2011

Great expression and pose! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this wonderful portrait, Debra! #9637165

Shawn Jennings level-classic August 27, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Deb! #9637483

Kathy Cline level-classic August 27, 2011


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Huge congrats on this awesome portrait, Deb!!! Strictly fabulous!!! #9637885

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Congratulations on your gold Deb. Thanks for commenting on my silver. I am in the East Bay Area. #9637889

Mary K. Robison August 28, 2011

Deb, this portrait is so subtle, AND so telling... Your step dad doesn't need to be laughing out loud to show his amusement. His eyes and mouth tell us he's chuckling inside. A wonderful capture, and so deserving of the gold.
CONGRATULATIONS on your win! #9638114

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 28, 2011

Congratulations on your Awards, Deb! #9638146

Ken Smith level-classic August 28, 2011

Way to go, Deb!!! Congrats big time to you! #9638343

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe August 28, 2011

A big congratulations to you Deb on this wonderful gold winner. Love the light on it! #9638353

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic August 28, 2011

HUGE Congratulations,Deb on your AWESOME Winner!!!! #9638482

Terry Cervi level-classic August 28, 2011

What a wonderful portrait this is, Deb! Huge congrats on your win! #9638563

Jessica Jenney August 28, 2011

Congratulations, Debra on your fabulous win! Love it! #9639057

David M. Montero August 28, 2011

Congratulations on your win Debra! #9639073

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 28, 2011

Super GOLD portrait Debra - congratulations! #9639663

Nadia Paul August 28, 2011

Wonderful portrait Deb - congrats on your win! #9639682

Julianne Bradford August 29, 2011

Such a terrific portrait Debra..congrats on a well deserved win! #9640201

Renata Gusciora August 29, 2011

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner,Debra!!!:-) #9640526

Patti Coblentz August 29, 2011

Definitely a winning model in your family :)
Such an outstanding portrait, Deb...congratulations on your win! I'm sure he is as pleased as you are :)) #9640923

Gord MacEachern August 29, 2011

This just had to go gold Debra, fantastic portrait here, love the expression you captured!! #9641188

Robyn A. Terrell August 30, 2011

I'm so very happy to see this go Gold, Debra! There is something really spicial about this portrait. You have capture his essence. Huge congrats! #9642620

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 31, 2011

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

UB. #9645630

Renee Doyle level-classic September 04, 2011

WTG JSB!!! Love this and really happy to see this fantastic portrait again!! Congratulations!!! BTW - remember to look left - lol :-) #9652251

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 04, 2011

A golden moment captured, just AWESOME Deb!! Huge congratulations on your win!!! #9652633

Brett Dolsen September 27, 2011

Awesome portrait and congratulations on your win Debra!! #9698717

Melissa McCabe September 27, 2011

Congrats Deb, love the Otis series!! : ) -mm #9701967

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic October 01, 2011


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