A Good Sport

© Lori Carlson

A Good Sport

Uploaded: August 07, 2006


This is from a recent senior shoot and he was a "good sport"...he did awesome! Especially since we were out on a nearly 100 degree day!!
ISO 400 / white balance set on shade
Applied sepia tone in VP


Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 07, 2006

This is awesome Lori!! Love the composition and your conversion looks great.

Erica #499102

Mary N C. Taitt August 07, 2006

Very handsome, wonderful protrait. #3136877

Nathaniel Thompson August 07, 2006

Great Shot Lori. Shows one of his passions without being "cheesy". #3137029

Cathy Stancil August 07, 2006

Awesome portrait, Lori !! Really cool ! #3137081

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 08, 2006

Excellent portrait Lori! Great job! Jeff #3137896

Lori Carlson August 08, 2006

Thank you SO MUCH Erica, Mary, Nathaniel, Cathy & Jeff! Your words leave me encouraged & blessed!! I appreciate it much!
Have a great day!! :0) #3138072

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 09, 2006

Great capture and tones, Lori! Love it!! #3145765

Lori Carlson August 10, 2006

Thank you much Shelly!! :0) #3149252

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 11, 2006

An outstanding image Lorri!, beautiful composition and sepia tone!,
Amalia #3153273

Wendy Stevenson August 12, 2006

A VERY creatively composed portrait! I love the double meaning of the title in the picture - very clever! I sure hope we get to see this again - very very well done!!

p.s. I hope you don't mind this suggestion - but have you tried a crop straight done the center of his nose:-) #3155992

Kate Jackson level-classic August 13, 2006

This is so creative Lori! A great way to show him and the sport he loves! #3157326

Alisha L. Ekstrom August 14, 2006

Awesome Lori! Wonderful tones & I like the pose! EXCELLENT:) #3161927

Lori Carlson August 14, 2006

I'm happy you like this Amalia, Wendy, Kate & Alisha...thank you much for leaving your comments with me! :0)
p.s. I don't mind suggestions at all Wendy! :0) I actually did think of that AFTER I uploaded the shot! :0) It works great this way for if it gets framed, but would work better gallery-wise to have cropped it. I'll always appreciate your thoughts! :0) #3164106

Patricia Robinson Trapp August 14, 2006

WOW!! What a fantastic image, Lori! Absolutely wonderful!!! #3164123

Dennis Flanagan August 19, 2006

Very nice. I am especially impressed that you saw the power of cropping off half of his face. #3187261

Lori Carlson August 25, 2006

Much thanks for these wonderful comments Patricia & Dennis!!! :0) #3214824

Alana Ibe August 27, 2006

This is one of the COOLest portraits I have seen. The effects are beautiful, and the composition is totally creative!! Wonderful work!!! #3225606

Lori Carlson August 29, 2006

Thank you for leaving your special comments with me Alana!! :0) #3242012

Tammy Scott level-classic September 25, 2006

Wonderful portrait and great framing #3357212

Dennis Flanagan September 26, 2006

One of my favorites Lori, congratulations. #3366641

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 26, 2006

WOW! Fabulous Lori! I love everything about this! Congratulations.

Erica #3368311

Alana Ibe September 26, 2006

Congratulations!!!!! SUCH a wonderful portrait and effects!!!!! #3368753

Lori Carlson September 27, 2006

Thank you so much for your comments on this Tammy!! :0) And thank you so much for stopping by once more with congrats Dennis, Erica & Alana!! All your kind words are special to me! Appreciate you much!! :0)
This is exciting for me to get a finalist since I've barely got to be on BP or do any picture taking since we've moved. Things are starting to come together tho! :0) I Know Andrew and his Mom will be excited too! :0)
Thanks again all!! :0) #3371441

Rakesh Syal level-classic September 27, 2006

Congratulations,Lori! #3371948

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 27, 2006

Oh yes!!! CONGRATS Lori!!!! #3373000

Tammy Scott level-classic September 28, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist #3378629

She-She Killough September 28, 2006

EXCELLENT WORK Lori!!! I know they will be proud! Congrats!!! #3378727

Lori Carlson September 28, 2006

You all are so kind! Your congrats warm my heart. Thank you Rakesh, Laurence, Tammy and She-She! :0) #3382687

Darryl Wilkinson October 25, 2006

Hi Lori,
Congratulations on your Finalist and POTD. Good job :) #3495428

Susie Peek-Swint October 25, 2006

Very creative Lori ~ many congrats on finalist and POTD ~ well done! #3495471

Terri L. Scribner October 25, 2006

Great framing and congrats on this POTD! #3495789

Helen N. McHugh October 25, 2006

A very creative portrait, Lori!! Many congratulations on this lovely finalist & now POTD!!! #3496282

Joy Rector October 25, 2006

congrats on the POTD #3496306

Shawn Jennings level-classic October 25, 2006

This is a great portrait Lori! Congratulations on your POTD! #3496416

Alana Ibe October 25, 2006

Congratulations!!! This is well deserved!!! #3496588

Lori Carlson October 25, 2006

Gosh BP and BP friends...this is such a nice surprise!! :0)
THANK YOU SO MUCH for offering your congrats & commments on this Darryl, Susie, Terri, Helen, Shawn & Alana!! :0)
I wasn't able to do much with my photos during our move and then I ended up having to have surgery this month, so it is so nice to not be forgotten when I have been so absent. I'm finally feeling ok enough that sitting in the computer chair for awhile isn't so bad and look forward to getting back at my photos again!! :0) BP will be a great way to spend recovery time! I look forward to seeing everyone's stuff!! :0)
Again, thanks so much for sharing with me!! :0) #3496612

Jennifer Jones October 25, 2006

Woohoo! Congratulations, Lori! You deserve every bit of the attention! This is a great image, I love your conversion, it gives it somewhat of a "worn" look.
Take care with your recovery! :o) #3496668

Cindy K. Bracken October 25, 2006

Great job on this! I love the sepia tone. congratulations on a well-deserved POTD!
Cindy Bracken
The Shuttermom Photographer's Community #3496681

Lori Carlson October 25, 2006

Thank you for your kind words and comments Jennifer & Cindy!! :0) #3496741

Jill Flynn level-classic October 25, 2006

Fantastic and creative portrait Lori! Congratulations on your POTD! #3496829

William88 October 25, 2006

This is an excellent picture Lori, Congratulations on your POTD! #3496907

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 25, 2006

Another BIG congrats on POTD Lori!!!!! #3496994

Leonard Pierce October 25, 2006

A fantastic portrait Lori!! Congratulations on this most deserving Finalist and POTD! I hope you have a very speedy recovery!!!! #3497005

Cesar J. La Rosa October 25, 2006

I'm so happy to see this excellent portrait as a POTD, Lori! Great composition, wonderful lighting and very good choice of tones. Congratulations on your POTD, Lori!!! #3497186

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 25, 2006

Very creative portrait Lori, congratulations on your finalist and potd wins. Nicely done! #3497233

Mary N C. Taitt October 25, 2006

Congratulations Lori on your finalist and POTD! Cool effects! Lovely work! Mary :-) #3497563

Jenny Bosmans October 25, 2006

Congratulations on the POTD as well, Lori! Super! :) #3497594

Mary Clarke October 25, 2006

Congratulations on POTD Lori, super image #3497774

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 25, 2006

Congrats Lori on POTD and finalist! I bet this was one of his favorits! :-)
Excellent idea and work! #3498277

Ronald Balthazor level-addict October 25, 2006

WOW! You can do this from your sick-bed? Congratulations, Lori. #3498383

Stephen Zacker October 25, 2006

Super portrait and composition. Congratulations #3498395

Laura Clay-Ballard October 25, 2006

Cool image! Congrats on potd! #3498543

Allan L. Dy October 25, 2006

Excellent! Congrats on your POTD Lori! #3498930

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Great portrait, Lori! Congratulations on your POTD! #3500156

Lori Carlson October 26, 2006

You all are just the best for taking the time to comment on this! I deeply appreciate it Jill, William, Laurence, Len, Cesar, Donna, Mary, Jenny, Mary, Joannie, Ron, Stephen, Laura, Allan & Arnie!! THANK YOU!!! :0) #3500214

Teresa Norris October 26, 2006

Lori, this is just SO outstanding! Congrats on a wonderful POTD! I admire your work. #3501424

Wendy Stevenson October 27, 2006

A belated Congratulations Lori on this fine portrait! I love the composition as it makes it more than just a plain portrait but lets us know a bit of his personality! The sepia tones are great as well! Congratulations!! #3507329

Lori Carlson October 27, 2006

Thank you so much for your sweet comments Teresa and Wendy!! :0)
All your feedback is inspiring!! :0)
Have a great day! :0) #3508138

Donna L. Palmlund October 27, 2006

Congratulations on you POTD Lori! Great shot! #3511106

Lori Carlson October 31, 2006

Thank you much Donna!! :0) #3528776

Sarah J. Milburn November 22, 2006

Congratulations - this is a really wonderful portrait - something very interesting in his look, and love the lighting and composition - good choice to make it sepia too. #3617365

Lori Carlson November 24, 2006

Thanks a bunch Sarah! I appreciate your wonderful comments on this! :0) #3625076

Gary Lange April 14, 2009

This is a very cool image, Lori...I love the variety in your imagery! Many belated congrats for this image! #7403561

Lori Carlson April 16, 2009

Thank you for such thoughtful & supportive comments, Gary! :0) #7412484

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