© Michelle Alton


Uploaded: November 14, 2013 03:00:04


Canon Professional Services is a great membership to have. Take a look at their website and see all that is offered. Here's one: At trade shows and major sports and entertainment events, CPS offers photographers "clean and check" services and on-the-spot emergency repairs. Lots more benefits with your membership.
At the Photo Plus Expo in NYC, CPS was onsite in their own "office-for-the-day." But Canon also had a booth on the convention floor where visitors could watch a technician at work, cleaning and checking attendees' Canon equipment.
[My first cataract surgery -- left eye is four hours from now. Looking forward to a vision "epiphany!"]

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 3200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Gord MacEachern November 14, 2013

Great story telling image with wonderful tones Michelle!! Good luck with the cataract surgery, anyone I know who had it done are soooo happy after!! #1552507

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe November 14, 2013

Oh My, what a fabulous portrait. Your light, tone, crisp, soft, depth, et al, is true perfection here. Brava, Michelle.

Douglas Pignet November 14, 2013

very nice capture with great lighting and comp...good luck 2day #10898524

John Rivera level-deluxe November 14, 2013

Outstanding capture here Michelle!
A favorite! #10898550

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 14, 2013

Outstanding capture for sure, Michelle.

An interesting scene too. #10898626

William C. Raco level-classic November 14, 2013

Outstanding photo and treatment, Michelle
Best of luck with your surgery
I'm sure you will be delighted with the results. #10898648

Monnie Ryan November 14, 2013

Well done, Michelle! The surgery may not be fun, but the results should be well worth it. #10898682

Michael Frazier level-classic November 14, 2013

Great shot and PS work Michelle. Best wishes with your surgery. #10898691

David Phalen November 14, 2013

Terrific light, comp and treatment!!

Good luck with your surgery. My wife has had both eyes done and is thrilled with the results. #10898735

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 14, 2013

Great working man portrait, Michelle. Good luck. #10898756

John Connolly November 14, 2013

A superb portrait Michelle! I think you will be very pleased with yourself after the surgery, my friends who have had it can't believe the difference! #10898837

Terry Cervi level-classic November 14, 2013

Outstanding black and white work, Michelle!! #10898951

Mitch Spence level-classic November 14, 2013

Dandy spot-on environmental candid, Michelle. For a day, you'll have monocular vision to look at photos, but then I know you'll be very glad to have had it done. #10899041

Carol L. Fowler November 14, 2013

Great portrait! A friend had both eyes done recently- and he said the difference is amazing! #10899050

Renata Gusciora November 14, 2013

Fantastic documentry shot, Michelle! I like B&W here!Great tones and pov! Good luck with the surgery!! #10899084

Avril Young November 14, 2013

outstanding capture,lovely tones and clarity...best of luck with the surgery.. #10899088

Jeffrey R. Bange November 14, 2013

Another one of your beautiful signature B&W portraits Michelle that I've come to love so much. Wishing you all the best with your cataract surgery, I've heard nothing but great results from people that I've known that have had it done. #10899152

Robert K. Bemus level-classic November 14, 2013

Beautiful portrait and light! Hope the surgery went well. #10899172

Barbara Waldoch November 14, 2013

Fantastic work, Michelle!

Good luck with the surgery! #10899179

Jill Odice level-classic November 15, 2013

Perfect exposure and light! What a great shot Michelle! I will be interested to hear about the results of your surgery! Hope you are up and shooting quickly! #10899208

Marijana Fajgl January 01, 2014

Big congratulations, Michelle! Every your portrait tells a story of a slice of life. Fantastic work.
May all your wishes come true in 2014.
(Thank you so much for your comment, it means so much to me.) #10933428

MELODIE C. ROBERTS January 01, 2014

Congratulations Mickey!!!! #10933983

Orsi January 01, 2014

Beautiful image!! Congratulations and Happy New Year,Michelle!! #10934100

John Connolly January 01, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist award Michelle! Well done! #10934239

Jeffrey R. Bange January 01, 2014

Congratulations Michelle on your finalist photo and I would just like to wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy New Year. #10934500

Ujjwal Mukherjee January 01, 2014

Congratulations, Michelle!!
Wish you a Happy and Wonderful,2014!! #10934792

Renata Gusciora January 02, 2014

Big Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Michelle!!!:-) #10935230

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 05, 2014

Wonderful image, Michelle! Gratulations on your finalist award...and hope your surgery went well! Happy, Healthy, prosperous, new year! #10938010

Merna L. Nobile January 14, 2014

I recently opened my e-mail and found an announcement from Better Photo that the month of November award winners were basking in the glory of finding their name beside their beautiful entry. CONGRATULATIONS!

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