Uploaded: November 21, 2013 14:17:14


Shutter Speed: 1/500.00 F-stop: f/4.5
Focal Length: 50.00

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: SLT-A77V


Michelle Alton November 21, 2013

Favorite! #1553480

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic November 21, 2013

This is so superb Dale. Wonderful processing! #10904340

Dale Hardin November 21, 2013

Michelle and Carrie, thanks so much. This guy was fun. Met him at a Renaissance Faire last Saturday and he loved posing for us. He also plays Santa at Christmas time. #10904360

Mitch Spence level-classic November 21, 2013

Magic it is, Dale. Marvelous creation. #10904446

Dale Hardin November 21, 2013

Mitch, thanks so much for the nice comment. #10904537

April Riggs November 22, 2013

a favorite for me!

Dale Hardin November 22, 2013

thank you April. I truly enjoyed your gallery. I'm just now starting to photograph more people than landscape and am having fun taking and processing the results. #10905227

Joy Rector November 23, 2013

love it, well done #10905356

Dale Hardin November 23, 2013

Thank you Joy, your comments mean a lot to me. #10905457

Susan Williams level-classic December 03, 2013

This is simply outstanding work, Dale. Very creative and so well-done. At the end of January, you'll surely get the Gold. #10914280

Dale Hardin December 03, 2013

Thank you Susan. He was an amazing subject and I have a number of shots and treatments of him in my blog. #10914455

Susan Williams level-classic December 03, 2013

I treated myself to your blog earlier today and thoroughly enjoyed it. You have so many magnificent images - I hope you have a collected works (book) or framed prints and canvases. #10914466

Dale Hardin December 03, 2013

thanks Susan. I don't print any images because I have no more wall space. :o) I have a few books from special occasions such as the wheat harvest but the quality is not good enough for archiving favorites etc.

And funny you should mention printing because I really would like to see some of my work on a print. If I had a nice big blank wall like at our son's house it would be loaded. :o) #10914480

Wm Nosal January 01, 2014

Awesome Image Dale!
Congratulations! #10933831

Dale Hardin January 01, 2014

Thank you Wm. Nice to hear from you again. #10934068

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 07, 2014

Big congratulations on this awesome finalist Dale!

jo ann c. #10939721

Dale Hardin January 07, 2014

Thanks a lot Jo Ann. Much appreciated. #10939816

Karen Celella level-classic January 10, 2014

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Dale. #10942113

Dale Hardin January 10, 2014

Karen, thanks so much for the kind comment. #10942292

Merna L. Nobile January 11, 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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