Uploaded: February 22, 2006


Taken with window light. Desaturated a bit, enhanced her eyes, and softened the tones in Mystical Tint, Tone and Color.

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Wende Trew February 22, 2006

What a wonderful portrait Laura!! I love this!! The lighting is superb!! Excellent work!!! #397172

Michelle J. Harvey February 22, 2006

Gorgeous Laura!! I agree, beautiful lighting! #2455036

Dennis Flanagan February 22, 2006

This is an excellent portrait Laura. Great pose and lighting. #2455119

Jennifer Ross February 22, 2006

Love this photo, I can only imagine what this women has been through! #2455132

David Wirawan February 22, 2006

nice portrait, especially lighting and the skin tone. #2455514

ronda chatelle level-classic February 23, 2006

Absolutely gorgeous Portrait Laura! You did an excellent job with your chosen effects. #2455784

LENA U. FRIEDMAN February 23, 2006

This is a very strong and beautiful portrait! #2456004

Laura Stetser February 23, 2006

Thank you everyone for the nice feedback! #2456531

Lisa Lenderink February 23, 2006

Wow! Laura this is breathtaking...absolutely stunning :) #2457839

Natalie Kimball February 23, 2006

Wow, breathtaking is the key word here! Beautiful lighting and your title is perfect!! #2458724

She-She Killough February 23, 2006

Great Word title Laura and Great portrait! Really says alot in this image!! LOVE IT! Great work Laura! :D #2458813

Suzy Betancourt February 23, 2006

Laura, all of your images are wonderful but this one looks like a winner.

Suzy #2459396

Laura Stetser February 23, 2006

Lisa, Natalie, She-she and Suzy - thanks for the wonderful comments! I really needed the feedback because I've been in kind of a photo low :) this week so thank you! And Suzy, thank you for your wonderful words - I just found out I'll need to resubmit this if I want it to be eligible for the contest! I had deleted an image early and then submitted this one and I just found out you can't do that! Oh well, I'm learning a lot! #2459415

Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic February 25, 2006

Beautiful portrait, Laura...The title fits well! #2465810

February 25, 2006

This is such a moving and perfectly executed image. Perfect choice of pose and lighting. Great shot! #2468709

Teresa Lee February 26, 2006

I'm so glad you entered this - let me know when you resubmit it b/c I don't want to miss it. This is a great image and story of strength and survival. I'm so happy for you that you preserved a memory for her to remind her of her strength. Great job!

May 05, 2006

Hi Laura
Great of baldness..can u send me some of these captures #2730517

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 07, 2006

Beautiful shot Laura! #2864111

Robyn Gwilt December 06, 2006

This is a lovely lovely portrait of someone with a story. Your effects and lighting are great - I think you should re-submit for this months 'inspiration' category - maybe someone will notice it!! Loved your gallery :) #3675843

Laura Stetser December 07, 2006

Thank you Robyn for your wonderful comments! I didn't know about the monthly theme until you mentioned it - I think I will! Thanks! :) #3677091

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