F R I E N D $ H I P

© Usman M. Bajwa

F R I E N D $ H I P

Uploaded: February 25, 2012 07:59:20

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Worth MORE than its weight in GOLD.

Four friends enjoying a dip in the water.

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CATEGORY: Monthly Theme (February 26, 2012)


Exif: F Number: 2.8, ExposureTime: 79/100000 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Comments

Joy Rector February 26, 2012

excellent shot, well done #1445605

Terry A. Stoa level-classic February 26, 2012

A perfect image for the theme! #10002374

Irene Colling level-classic February 26, 2012

Excellent image, great MT photo.

Nice work Usman. #10002438

Christine Pentecost February 26, 2012

Fabulous!
#10002815

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe February 27, 2012

A wonderfully fun image, Usman... I love it! #10007375

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 25, 2012

So full of energy - really tells a story! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #10054128

Mukesh Srivastava March 25, 2012

Huge congrats for the Finalist Win, Usman!!!! #10054145

Kim Andelkovic March 25, 2012

Congrats on your wonderful finalist :-) #10054180

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 25, 2012

Big congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Usman! #10054395

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 25, 2012

Terrific photo! Congratulations, and good luck in the next round! #10054757

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 25, 2012

Great capture! Congratulations on your finalist!
#10055019

Lyn Darlington March 25, 2012

Congrats on your finalist! Great capture! #10055206

Patti Coblentz March 25, 2012

Aw...this is such a sweet and joyous capture, UB...congratulations on your finalist! #10055233

Claudine Grove March 25, 2012

What a charming photo. The best things in life are not always the most expensive. Love the look of joy on the young guys faces. Congrats and good luck in the next round. #10055384

Stan Kwasniowski March 25, 2012

Usman, congratulations, nothing as beautiful as a child's smile #10055712

Katarina Mansson March 25, 2012

Already a fav of mine - makes me so happy to see this crowd in your wonderful presentation. Congratulations Usman - I hope to see this again! #10055726

Graham Robards level-classic March 26, 2012

Wonderful Usman, congratulations on the Silver badge and best of luck for the next round! Pat #10055990

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 26, 2012

beautiful finalist, congratulations Usman!!! #10056033

Ann Coates level-classic March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist Usman. #10056054

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Huge congrats on your two fantastic finalists, Usman!! Very best luck!!! #10056190

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic March 26, 2012

Big Congrats on all your finalists Usman. Great work.
JP #10056286

Lynn M. Whitt March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist... #10056708

Carol Eade level-addict March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Usman! #10056710

Daniella Puente March 26, 2012

GREAT photo Usman! congratulations :) #10057177

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, Usman. #10057235

Maria Coulson March 26, 2012

Congratulations Usman. What a great capture! #10057302

Randy A. Myers level-classic March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist. Well done! #10057347

Linda M. Walker March 26, 2012

What an awesome shot...love the smiles...congrats #10057361

Carol Quina level-classic March 26, 2012

Congratulations Usman, this is wonderful and so true! #10057605

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Wow, what a great shot...and yes, so true...friends together having fun and you captured them beautifully! Congratulations! #10057687

Michele Peterson level-classic March 26, 2012

Love this one! Congratulations, Usman!! #10057709

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 26, 2012

Wonderful image, big congrats on your finalist Usman!

jo ann c. #10057729

Julianne Bradford March 26, 2012

Congrats on this happy finalist Usman!! #10057918

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 26, 2012

#10058044

Eivor Kuchta March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist! #10058062

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Congratulations Usman! #10058136

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 26, 2012

What a great capture, Usman! Big congratulations! #10058362

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Wonderful timing and capture of kid having fun, Congrats Usman on your finalist. #10058737

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Usman. #10059072

Cheryl Schneider March 26, 2012

What a great capture! Congratulations, Usman. #10059326

Phyllis H. Burchett March 26, 2012

BIG congrats Usman on this wonderful finalist! #10059347

Renee Doyle level-classic March 26, 2012

Congratulations Usman!! #10059749

Terry Cervi level-classic March 26, 2012

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Usman! #10059846

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 27, 2012

Congratulations,Usman!! #10060158

Tiia Vissak March 27, 2012

Congratulations! #10060218

John Rivera level-deluxe March 27, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist! #10060559

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 27, 2012

This is really an outstanding finalist. A big congrats, Usman! #10060722

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe March 27, 2012

Yes...friendship is worth its weight in gold! Beautiful capture Usman....look at those smiling faces....how lovely....congratulations on Finalist and all the very best wishes for the next round ! #10061096

Carol L. Fowler March 27, 2012

Wonderful Finalist! Congratas #10061766

maria Warren level-classic March 27, 2012

big congrats on this :) what an awesome photo #10061792

Debbie Bray March 27, 2012

So very beautiful, Usman! Congrats on your finalist!! #10062461

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 28, 2012

Great shot Usman! Congratulations! #10063333

Marcel J. Fernandez March 28, 2012

Usman, this is a beauty. Congratulations! #10063764

Deborah Sandidge March 28, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding winning image, Usman! #10063818

Bob Cournoyer level-classic March 28, 2012

Good gold, Usman... :-) #10063820

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 28, 2012

WTG Usman! Huge congratulations! #10063850

Michael L. Tamura March 28, 2012

congrats bro! #10063861

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 28, 2012

Simply spectacular, Usman. Huge congrats on your well deserved Gold. #10063863

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 28, 2012

Congratulations on this super First Place Win Usman!

jo ann c. #10063879

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 28, 2012

Fantastic photo, Usman! Big congrats on your first place win!! #10063910

Yulianto Soeroso March 28, 2012

congratulation #10063939

Ann Coates level-classic March 28, 2012

Congratulations Usman, this so deserves to get Gold. #10063949

Elida Gutierrez March 28, 2012

WOW!!!
CONGRATULATIONS USMAN!!!! #10063967

Kara L. Hendricks March 28, 2012

I thought I saw potential in this one...wink...wink!!

HUGE congrats Usman!! WELL deserved! #10063969

Kara L. Hendricks March 28, 2012

I thought I saw potential in this one...wink...wink!!

HUGE congrats Usman!! WELL deserved! #10063970

Patti Coblentz March 28, 2012

I feel really proud for you, Usman...such a spectacular winner...congratulations! #10063983

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 28, 2012

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Usman!!! #10063998

Rona L. Schwarz March 28, 2012

Your endearing image was definitely worth its weight in Gold, Usman! Great story-telling, beautifully captured and presented. No truer words were ever said - very fitting for the MT. MANY CONGRATULATIONS to you for this outstanding happy and joyful first place Winner! #10064015

Charles C. Berkeley level-classic March 28, 2012

Congratulations on your First Place win! Charles #10064056

Martha R. Mazon level-classic March 28, 2012

Congratulations, Usman! I had a feeling about this image. Beautiful work!! #10064057

Julianne Bradford March 28, 2012

Congratulations Usman..outstanding winner! #10064072

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 28, 2012

Huge congratulations on your SUPERB,Winner,Usman!! #10064095

Carmody Baker March 28, 2012

Love this. Congratulations Usman!!! #10064111

Phyllis H. Burchett March 28, 2012

BIG congrats Usman on this fabulous winner!!! #10064122

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic March 28, 2012

Wonderful image and title Usman, and CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place Gold win!!! #10064127

Stan Kwasniowski March 28, 2012

Usman, congratulations #10064180

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 28, 2012

Congrat on your 1st Place Win, Usman, for this marvelous image!

Debby #10064193

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 28, 2012

How fun and excellent Usman. A super image and first place winner. Congratulations!!! #10064195

Mariann Kovats level-classic March 28, 2012

What a fun capture! Congratulations on your 1st place! #10064233

Erica Murphy level-deluxe March 28, 2012

Congratulations on your wonderful WINNER Usman!! WTG! #10064243

Lyn Darlington March 28, 2012

Congrats on a fantastic winner! #10064277

Lyn Darlington March 28, 2012

Congrats on a fantastic first place winner! #10064279

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 28, 2012

Big congrats on your first place win, Usman! #10064289

Irene Colling level-classic March 28, 2012

Usman, I hope you are smiling as big as these boys are.

Congratulations on your Gold award. #10064308

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 28, 2012

Congratulations on your First Place Theme Win, Usman!! #10064329

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic March 28, 2012

Way to go, UB!! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win!!!!! #10064338

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 28, 2012

congratulations on your beautiful winner!!! #10064349

Katarina Mansson March 28, 2012

I knew it!
I love it!
Congratulations again Usman on your super winner! #10064379

Graeme yew Chow March 29, 2012

Alot of expression of the boys, congratulations Usman! #10064470

Sandra Anderson March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your first place win with this joyous image Usman. #10064481

Inge Linden March 29, 2012

Congratulations! #10064538

Tiia Vissak March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your Winner! #10064583

Mary Dimitriw level-classic March 29, 2012

Fantastic First Place Winner Usman!! Congratulations! #10064614

Renee Doyle level-classic March 29, 2012

WTG Usman!! Big congrats to you on this wonderful First Place Winner!! #10064654

Mary K. Robison March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your well-earned First Place Winner, Usman! #10064755

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic March 29, 2012

Big congratulations on your first place win. Well done.
JP #10064814

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your wonderful 1st place winner! #10064832

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your lst place win!!! #10064843

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 29, 2012

Wow, what a pleasant surprise, this made my day. Thanks to the Judges for giving it a nod and to all of you for your support and time to write these encouraging comments. Thank you bunches!!!

UB. #10064930

Jessica Jenney March 29, 2012

Congratulations, Usman on your fantastic First Place Win! #10064960

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 29, 2012

Congratulations Usman! #10065042

Monnie Ryan March 29, 2012

Wonderful capture, Usman - congratulations! #10065150

Carol Quina level-classic March 29, 2012

Congratulations Usman! This is definitely a Winner! #10065215

Jillian Danielson March 29, 2012

congrats my friend!!! #10065266

Naomi Weiser March 29, 2012

congrats! #10065413

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 29, 2012

So happy to see this get a gold...A big congratulations to you on this fantastic image! :) #10065489

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe March 29, 2012

I'm so happy for you Usman.....wonderful capture....a huge Congratulations on GOLD! #10065490

Karen E. Baumann March 29, 2012

Wonderfully Fun!!! Congratulations on this winning image! #10065510

Christine Czernin level-classic March 29, 2012

This is truly a picture worthy of gold.
It makes me smile to see the pure joy and happiness of these boys.
Many congratulations, Usman #10065554

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 29, 2012

Such sheer, unabashed joy. Who could look at this excellent capture and not smile along with them?? A wonderful, uplifting capture of the joys of friendship shared, and so very worthy of the Gold attached. Huge congratulations, Usman!!!! #10065562

Terry Cervi level-classic March 29, 2012

Congrats on this very uplifting win, Usman!! #10065685

David Phalen March 29, 2012

BIG Congrats on a fabulous First Place Winner!! #10065705

Mike Clime March 29, 2012

Congratulations, Usman! #10065788

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 29, 2012

Congratulations to you on the win Dominick! #10065798

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 29, 2012

Love these wonderful faces! Big congratulations on this very well-deserved First Place Win, Usman. #10065903

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe March 29, 2012

Congratulations, Usman... just knew we would see it again! #10065913

Maria Coulson March 29, 2012

Usman, huge congratulations!!! Terrific capture. #10066173

Carol Eade level-addict March 29, 2012

Congratulations on your terrific winning image, Usman! #10066249

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 29, 2012

So happy to see this in the winners cicle. Congrats, Usman! #10066329

Glenn E. Traver March 30, 2012

Wonderful First Place Winner Usman, nice capture of this fun moment ~ GT #10067051

Jeff Gwynne level-deluxe March 30, 2012

Congratulations, Usman! A great capture. #10067056

Don Christiana March 30, 2012

Usman, a wonderful First Place Win for a wonderful image. The photo says so much. A Big Congrats...I hope you have a great day. #10067138

Tarun Bose March 30, 2012

Big congrats Usman for your winner. #10067176

Karen Celella level-deluxe March 31, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding first place winner, Usman! #10068448

Gary R. Smith April 01, 2012

Great shot, Usman! Congratulations on a well-deserved award. #10070166

Lori Carlson April 01, 2012

What beautiful spirit!! Congratulations on this fun story telling image, Usman!! =) #10070308

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 01, 2012

Congrats on a well deserved first place gold Usman #10070395

Merna L. Nobile April 01, 2012


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna
#10070562

Steve D. Hinkle April 01, 2012

Usman, what a beautiful capture, a big congrats on your win!
Steve #10070935

Salwa Afef April 02, 2012

Big congratulations ,Usman ,splendid work :) #10071679

David M. Montero April 04, 2012

Congratulations on a fantastic capture Usman! #10075333

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 07, 2012

Great fun shot, Usman. Congratulations on your win! #10079459

Bunny Snow level-classic April 08, 2012

You've come back big at BetterPhoto, Usman!!!! Congratulations on your golden first place win!!!! Friendship and a first place win. It doesn't get any better than that!!!! #10081374

Marcel J. Fernandez April 08, 2012

Congratulations, Usman on your wonderful First Place Winner. #10081698

Merna L. Nobile April 09, 2012

Winning The Gold, The Photo of the Day and also the “Grand Prize” is such an honor after days of taking photographs and doing your best to present them in a professional way, you realize that it is well worth it, and to graciously share them with us.
Thank you and Congratulations. Merna
#10082743

Stan J. Bendkowski April 15, 2012

Congratulations on your fantastic First Place winner, Usman! #10091309

Mick Burkey level-classic April 17, 2012

Great image, Usman. Congratulations! #10095656

Rolando Rosito April 21, 2012

Awesome Winner Usman, Congratulations! #10103355

Laura Greene April 27, 2012

Stunning image. Congratulations on the gold!!! #10111138

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 02, 2012

Thanks you for your kind words of encouragement!!!

UB. #10117615

Bob D. Hall level-classic May 02, 2012

Big congrats, Usman! Great shot! #10119502

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 20, 2016

Wonderful photo. So crisp. Which filter have you used while you took it or after? #11507566

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 20, 2016

Wonderful photo. So crisp. Which filter have you used while you took it or after? #11507567

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 20, 2016

Wonderful photo. So crisp. Which filter have you used while you took it or after? #11507568

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 20, 2016

Wonderful photo. So crisp. Which filter have you used while you took it or after? #11507569

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 20, 2016

Thanks Mette. To be honest, I don't recall exactly which filter but I usually either use Topaz or NIK filters, so either of the two. I also do adjustments in PS CS. #11507575

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