The Young Man

© Natalie J. Manuel

The Young Man

Uploaded: June 15, 2006


This shot of my friend's English Springer Spaniel was taken out in the bush while he was watching the birds during a weekend camping. I burnt out the background so the focus was fully on the dog.


Autum Rhoades June 15, 2006

Magnificent Springer, Natalie! Love the lighting and the black background! #465366

Sharon King June 15, 2006

Excellent capture, I love how you did the background! #2899131

Terri L. Scribner June 15, 2006

Perfectly captured, Natalie!! #2899135

June 15, 2006

Beautiful. Great composition. #2899251

Joyce Baldassarre June 15, 2006


Janine Russell level-deluxe June 15, 2006

Natalie, wonderful doggy portrait; excellent detail, clarity, lighting and point of view. #2901587

Helen Green July 25, 2006

Way to go Natalie, congratulations, you deserve to reach the finals with this beautiful portrait. Beautiful model too of course :-) #3079726

Piotr M. Organa July 26, 2006

Beautiful photo, lovely dog - congrats, Natalie!!!!

Lewis P. Church July 26, 2006

Stunning photo, just a perfect portrait of this fine canine! Well deserved! #3087280

She-She Killough July 27, 2006

Perfect capture, perfect PS work! CONGRATS on this wonderful piece Natalie!! #3092342

Natalie J. Manuel July 27, 2006

Thank you! #3092469

Evy Johansen level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Natalie!! #3092621

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 28, 2006

Such caring eyes, congratulations on your win! #3092727

Jenny Bosmans July 28, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful 1st Prize winner, Natalie! :)


Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Natalie - Congratulations on your 1st Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093880

Piotr M. Organa July 28, 2006

C O N G R A T S !!! #3094090

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Outstanding portrait Natalie; congrats on your well deserved 1st Place win! Jeff #3094506

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your 1st place winner. #3094516

Jill Flynn July 28, 2006

Beautiful and such a soulful expression. Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Natalie! #3094681

Kay Beausoleil July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Natalie, on your first place win! #3094803

Barbara J. Eads July 28, 2006

Very Nice, by taking out the background the dog looks almost painted. Congratulations! #3095015

Monika Sapek July 28, 2006

Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Natalie!

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your first place winner Natalie!!!!! #3095345

Nadine A. Lewis July 28, 2006

Congratulations, for this much deserving win!!!!

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Nobu Nagase July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your fabulous first place win!!! #3095810

Sue L. Cullumber July 28, 2006

Natalie - great shot! He looks so intense! congrats as well! #3096046

Candy D. Dennis July 28, 2006

Breathtaking. Absolutely breathtaking. #3096681

William C. Raco level-classic July 28, 2006

Simply outstanding, Natalie!
Congratulations on the win
Very deserved

Bill #3096762

Lorri Shane July 28, 2006

WOW,WOW,WOW! Love this image of such a beautiful animal. congratulations! #3096949

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe July 29, 2006

Congratulations! Supurb composition and clarity. You can just see the consentration on his face... #3097382

Cathy Barrows July 29, 2006

Congrats on your win...fantastic doggie portrait #3098822

Mary Clarke July 29, 2006

Congratulations on this First Place winner Natalie #3099773

Michelle Lea Guinn July 30, 2006

Congratulations Natalie!!! Gorgous portrait!! mlg~ #3101573

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Natalie, congratulations on your First Place win. #3103485

Karen K. Givens August 02, 2006

Congratulations on your first place win it is a beautiful image. :) #3114461

August 03, 2006

Great shot of course Natalie. I was wondering what lens did you use for this shot and what editing software do you use? #3119243

Cindy Hamilton August 04, 2006

Natalie, this is my favorite picture of the month. I just want to hug this dog. Your dof is amazing, and he's better looking than most humans I know. Great, wonderful capture. #3122785

Jonna Bergström August 08, 2006

Congratulations!!! #3137263

Sharrie Thomas August 15, 2006

This is Superb! Those captured the essence of the dog. #3167307

Shawn Jennings August 24, 2006

Excellent dog portrait Natalie! #3210431

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