Reflection of Joy

© Manny L. Librodo

Reflection of Joy

Janelle Barry level-classic November 10, 2006

Manuel, you really have captured their youthful joy. Your photo makes me smile just looking at it, and the setting, the reflection, are perfect. Great work! #554960

TS November 11, 2006

Manuel this is a winner amazing capture. Funny how kids love to have their pictures taken. This exerience must of been such fun for you. #3572780

Rhonda Burger November 11, 2006

I agree with Tami and Janelle. You truly captured the fun they were having. I love the silouette, reflection, lighting...oh, and the angles. Great shot. #3572906

Petra Roth November 11, 2006

Perfect! One in a milloin shot! #3572950

Paul G Slate November 11, 2006

Manuel this is a great shot! very nice capture and composition! #3572958

Jane Holestine November 11, 2006

This is truly perfect in every way. What fun! #3573183

Tony Gutowski November 11, 2006

Fantastic capture, Manuel. Because the children are sillouetted they could be anyone even us. Very sybolic in many ways. #3573286

PhotographPerson Y. Nothing November 11, 2006

absolutely stunning! #3573454

Shannon K. Voss November 11, 2006

WOW! THis is just awesome. It makes me feel like a kid again. Seeing the free sririt in the children fills me with joy. Great job!!! #3573522

Megan p November 11, 2006

Wow!! such fun and honest joy!! Beautifully captured #3574048

Michael Khoury November 22, 2006

...predictably a favourite composition and theme... #3615569

December 13, 2006

Amazing Photo!!! #3698839

Erin Tyler December 29, 2006

Congrats on your finalist! #3750739

Elizabeth Ruuska December 29, 2006

Stunning! Congratulations on your finalist! #3751960

Cary Rogers December 29, 2006

OUTSTANDING, wonderful capture, Manny! Congratulations! #3752877

Renee Doyle level-classic December 29, 2006

Fantastic! Congratulations!

Cheryl E. Molennor December 29, 2006

Great image Manuel Congratulations #3754755

Jane M December 29, 2006

Wonderful in many ways with a real sense of joyful kids. I particularly like the inclusion of the reflection. Congratulations #3755122

Mykl Mabalay December 29, 2006

congratulations master manny! #3755167

Laura S. Brophy December 29, 2006

Spectacular!!! I hope we continue to see this in the months and years ahead as a winner. What a beautiful and delightful photo. Congrats. #3755231

Sharon King December 29, 2006

I agree, I just Love this shot! I hope to see it again! #3756024

Denise M. Snyder December 29, 2006

This is fantastic... congratulations on a very well deserved finalist! #3756463

December 29, 2006

multi-layering in this photo makes it work, how would it have looked with more foreground and not a centered horizon?? #3756852

Megan p December 30, 2006

This is such a winning image!! many Congrats Manuel!!! #3761216

RC Fritz December 30, 2006

Excellent capture. Great image, Manuel. Congratulations on your WIN! #3761235

Mykl Mabalay December 30, 2006

congrats master manny! mabuhay ka! #3761561

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761606

Laura S. Brophy December 30, 2006

Woohoo! Congratulations Manny. This is spectacular. #3761768

Evy Johansen level-classic December 30, 2006

Wonderful image, Manuel!! Big congratulations on your win! #3761842

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Congratulatinos, Manuel, on your win for this superb B&W! #3761998

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic December 30, 2006

This is Great!! I love this shot. I have actually been to El Nido. It is so beautiful there. Excellent capture. #3762113

Cora Miller level-addict December 30, 2006

What a capture! The energy and fun they are having is palpable and the fact that you caught each of them at a different height and in a different position is amazing. Congratulations on your win. #3762147

Evy Johansen level-classic December 31, 2006

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Manuel! #3762453

Karen Engelbreth December 31, 2006

Fantastic image!!!
Congratulations!!!! both on your win and your POTD, Manuel!


Kaye Burazin December 31, 2006

Feels so good when it makes it all the way Manny. And you thought you were just having fun. Congrats On finalist, Winner and POTD. #3762492

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Manuel, excellent tones, lighting, clarity and silhouettes; congratulations on your Second Place Win and POTD. #3762495

Darryl Wilkinson December 31, 2006

Outstanding winner and POTD, Manuel. Congratulations!! #3762531

Susie Peek-Swint December 31, 2006

Many congrats on your win and POTD Manuel ~ wonderful capture.. this must have been so much fun to shoot! #3762547

Bill Houghton December 31, 2006

Beautiful shot Manuel. Great job on this one. Congratulations. #3762608

Jenny Bosmans December 31, 2006

Big Congratulations, Manuel! :) #3762675

Joy Rector December 31, 2006

congrats on the POTD #3762676

Laurie Daily level-deluxe December 31, 2006

A beautiful capture of kids, Manuel! Congratulations to you! #3762686

Megan p December 31, 2006

Wonderful POTD!!! Congratulations! #3762687

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Wonderful POTD! Congratulations! #3762709

Mary Clarke December 31, 2006

Fantastic imager Manuel, congratulations on 2nd Place and POTD #3762721

Pam Ullman December 31, 2006

When I saw this photo today, it took my breath away! A stunning image ... and I can only imagine what it must have been like to happen upon it, and then actually manage to capture it so perfectly. Congrats on your POTD and 2nd place wins. #3762844

RC Fritz December 31, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD, Manuel and Happy New Year! #3763013

Daniella Puente December 31, 2006

Manuel esta foto es sencillamente perfecta y demuestra la idea de felicidad de una manera que no necesita palabras...:o)

Felices Fiestas,
Daniella #3763225

Colleen Farrell December 31, 2006

Congratulations on a terrific winner and POTD! #3763266

Ronald Balthazor level-addict December 31, 2006

Magnificent work, Manuel. Congratulations on the win and POTD. #3763277

Cheryl E. Molennor December 31, 2006

I LOve this image. It makes me laugh. Congratulations to you on this great winner and POTD #3763283

Sandy Driscoll level-classic December 31, 2006

This is just a fabulously perfect New Year POTD.......personifies energy, a new day, and optomism! Great job, Manuel, and Happy New Year to you!
Sandy #3763298

Sheri Ann F. Forbes December 31, 2006

This is an incredible shot, Manuel; stunning! #3763318

Susi Lawson December 31, 2006

Congrats Manny, this is superbly done!! #3763379

Patricia Ronan December 31, 2006

Congrats, great photo and stunning gallery. #3763387

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 31, 2006

What a fun image Manuel, very original and creative. Congratulations on your win and potd. Have a great day and Happy New Year!!!! #3763388

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Dear Manuel, This is one of the most fabuloso pictures I've ever seen. Wow to the max! #3763391

Diana L. Ralph December 31, 2006

Congratulations, Manual! Wonderful find and capture! Kids are so wonderfully spontaneous and such hams! :-) #3763475

Milan Banik December 31, 2006


Lindley Johnson level-classic December 31, 2006

Great image, Manuel! You've captured the children's joy and spirit very well. Congratulations on your winner and POTD. #3763864

William88 December 31, 2006

Congratulations on your fabulous win!! #3765351

Jane M January 01, 2007

Thoroughly deserved win!! Congrats! #3766677

Ross Throndson January 01, 2007

Congratulations, Manuel...Amazing Shot...I'd like to go to El Nido some time, it's suppose to be so Beautiful there...Congratulations again on this Incredible Winner!!! #3767077

Guy D. Biechele level-classic January 02, 2007

Amazing capture. What a wonderful sky and reflection! Congratulations on your win and POTD! #3772120

Pradeep K. Kaushik January 03, 2007

This is Great shot Manuel!! Congratulations on winner and POTD! #3774880

Allan L. Dy January 04, 2007

Absolute winner Manuel!! Really great work. Congratulations! #3781031

Vicki Hunt January 05, 2007

This is one of my favorite photos! What a GREAT capture! Congrats on POTD! #3782984

Rebecca A. Steed January 05, 2007

You never cease to impress. Another inspiring photo. #3785437

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 05, 2007

Fantastic photo! Great composition, lighting, tones, reflection, scene!!! #3785465

Kaye Burazin January 20, 2007

A heartfelt congrats on your win. Outstanding Manny! #3843225

Cindy K. Bracken January 27, 2007

Congratulations on this great image! I love the energy you captured!
Cindy Bracken
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C A August 01, 2007

I agree, this photo captures it all. Love the colours and joy in your shot. Well done! Best wishes from Holland, Corné #4586595

May 16, 2008

Reminds me of a lot of the photos in my portfolio.
Great shot. #5933340

August 14, 2008

I love this picture. I love the silhouette and the reflection of the people in the shallow water. Fantastic capture. Check out some of my work and leave some comments too. Much appreciated :] #6313549

August 14, 2008

I love this picture. I love the silhouette and the reflection of the people in the shallow water. Fantastic capture. Check out some of my work and leave some comments too. Much appreciated :] #6313550

anonymous February 12, 2009

Another outstanding image in your gallery. You have some outstanding photos. I'm just thumbing through and you are definitely a favorite. #7159408

Robin Bailey July 27, 2009

Congratulations on this perfect winner! #7788314

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Taken at El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. When they saw me taking their pictures, they continue putting up a show.

Uploaded on November 10, 2006 All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Photo of the Day

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