Mona Lisa Smile

© Todd C. Yates

Mona Lisa Smile

Uploaded: May 27, 2006


Bounce flash with camera set on auto.


Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic May 27, 2006

WOW. Look at those beautiful eyes. What a gorgeous portrait. #453255

Julie Robinson May 27, 2006

A stunning capture Todd - its all in the eyes! #2820793

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 27, 2006

Beautiful and totally captivating eyes!! Very nice portrait, Todd!! #2820824

Tarun Bose May 27, 2006

Awsome portrait Todd. Very sweet model. Well done. #2820854

Marcie A. Fowler May 27, 2006

What a wonderful full frame portrait. The lighting is excellent. She is adorable! #2820924

Kristen McKain May 27, 2006

Wow,.. Gorgeous portrait of this little girl. The details in the eyes and the lips are fantastic! Wonderful job, Todd. #2820966

Terri L. Scribner May 27, 2006

Great capture, Todd! Beautiful capture of this beautiful little girl! #2821210

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic May 27, 2006

I like the tight crop and title for this photo full of expression. Good luck. #2821217

May 27, 2006

Oh, what a shot here! The bounced light truely gave you a soft light! #2821321

Tressie Davis May 27, 2006

I love the crop on this, what a truly beautiful portrait! #2821763

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe May 27, 2006

Beautiful close-up Todd! #2821999

Lynn Crawford May 27, 2006

love this, looks like a winner to me :) #2822013

Todd C. Yates May 27, 2006

Thank you all for you gracious comments.

A little more background on the photo.

This shot was taken of my 2 year old daughter while she was climbing up her plastic three step slide. I had just recieved a Nikon Speedlight SB-600 as a birthday gift from my father. I was experimenting...and turned the flash backwords and 60 degrees up...pointing at the wall/ceiling behind me. Woolah...what a beautiful capture of my little girl. #2822617

Cindy K. Bracken May 28, 2006

What a gorgeous close up! Nice job!
Cindy Bracken
the shuttermom community and contest #2824967

Marta Azevedo May 30, 2006

wonderful capture #2833728

Melissa G. Meiselman May 30, 2006

Todd, this is an exquisite portrait of your little girl...absolutely stunning. Wonderful full frame, great details and....GREAT LIGHTING!!! #2833744

Alice Lero May 31, 2006

What beautiful a wonderful picture! :) #2837977

Carolyn Foster Spano May 31, 2006

This is magnificent! She is a real beauty. #2838002

Tressie Davis June 21, 2006

Well deserved finalist designation - congratulations! #2924549

Carolyn Foster Spano June 21, 2006

Congrats Todd! What a face! #2925163

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 21, 2006

Todd, I'm so happy to see her back again!! Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist!! #2925473

Jenny D June 21, 2006

WOW!! Congrats! This is so amazing! #2930156

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