Hi Mom!

Chastity Abbott May 15, 2007

Beautiful pov adn expression captured!! She is a beauty and you captured her so well!! LOVE the colors and lighting too!! :) #655834

Allison Gaulin May 15, 2007

Awesome POV and color here Michelle- I love this!!! #4285383

Jennifer L. Taranto May 15, 2007

The pov is perfect. The colors just pop. Her smile is PERFECT here. I ~L*O*V*E~ this shot!!!! #4285410

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 15, 2007

Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!
Such a wonderful moment captured. Such a great POV. Fantastic color, too! --Lisa #4285424

Sheila D. Bottoms May 15, 2007

I love this of Kate soooo much. The effect is perfect. Look at those eyes. I bet we see this one as a winner #4285453

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 15, 2007

Very Sweet! #4285459

Michelle L. Frick May 15, 2007

Thank you all so much! I love my Katiebug! #4285643

Christy Nichols May 15, 2007

Adorable capture, Michelle! I really like the POV and colors! What a sweetie! #4286350

Michelle L. Frick May 15, 2007

Thank you Christy! I got the idea when I did the senior photos - and since Drew has been talking about getting rid of our swingset, I figured I'd better hurry up and get the shot of Kate. Evan wouldn't cooperate - so, just Katiebug for now. #4286740

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 15, 2007

Michelle you really got it right with this POV and angle of capture to get the essence of those beautiful eyes and infectious smile. Great work here. #4286874

Michelle L. Frick May 15, 2007

Thank you so much Emile! You just made me smile! #4286923

Grace Watts May 15, 2007

I love the expression and perspective on this! This is a really great shot! #4287197

Michelle L. Frick May 15, 2007

Thank you Grace! #4287204

April Narby May 15, 2007

I love your POV on this one, Michelle. Great shot & beautiful color. #4287424

Michelle L. Frick May 15, 2007

Thank you April! #4287436

May 16, 2007

This is such a cute photo, love every bit of it #4288684

Megan p May 16, 2007

Darling!!! AND I can say that I saw this on EFP!! in fact I have seen many of yours! :) #4290629

Michelle L. Frick May 16, 2007

Thank you Cliff and Megan! And, thanks Megan for letting me know you saw it on EFP - that's so cool. #4290646

Jennifer L. Alder May 16, 2007

Just precious! I love the point of view here and her eyes are just wonderful!! :) #4291399

Michelle L. Frick May 17, 2007

Thank you very much Jennifer! #4292295

Christy B. Anderson June 26, 2007

Congrats Michelle!! #4440375

Susie Peek-Swint June 26, 2007

So sweet ~ many congrats on your finalist! #4440403

Sheila D. Bottoms June 26, 2007

I am so very proud of you! Congrats on the finalist. #4440674

Jennifer L. Alder June 26, 2007

Congrats on your finalist, Michelle! :) #4440884

Chastity Abbott June 26, 2007

YAY YAY YAY!!!!!!!!!!! HUGE congrats to you my friend!!! You soooooooo deserve this! :) #4441074

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Thank you, thank you, thank you! The wonderful encouragement and support I receive from my BP friends makes it all that much more sweet! #4441357

Allison Gaulin June 26, 2007

ANOTHER one!! Congrats Michelle! #4442123

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Thank you Allison! I'm a happy girl tonight!! It's rainy outside, but my mood is nice and sunny! #4442538

Sherri Gorman June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your adorable finalist!!! #4442659

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Thanks Sherri! Kate was pretty impressed with herself - LOL! #4442675

Sam Britt June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Michelle! #4444123

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Thank you so much Sam! Congratulations to you too! #4444213

Emily E. Bem June 26, 2007

CONGRATS, Michelle!!! What a beautiful finalist!!!!! #4444487

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Thank you Emily!! #4444512

Datha Y. Thompson June 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! She is Sweetie Pie!! WTG Michelle :0) #4444861

Colette M. Metcalf June 27, 2007

Congratulations!!! #4445577

Michelle L. Frick June 27, 2007

Thank you so much Datha and Colette! #4447619

Jennifer L. Taranto June 27, 2007

I had a feeling we'd be seeing this again :) BIG congrats!!! #4447958

Michelle L. Frick June 27, 2007

Thank you Jenn!! #4448034

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 27, 2007

I knew you got this one right on the first time, Michelle and knew we would see it again. Congrats again my friend. #4448458

Michelle L. Frick June 27, 2007

Thank you Emile! Your support and encouragement always make me smile! #4448577

Wendy Bristol June 27, 2007

Hooray!! So glad to see this one again. Swing pics rock!! LOL #4449871

Michelle L. Frick June 27, 2007

Thank you Wendy! #4450004

Betsy Labuschagne June 28, 2007

Beautiful capture Michelle!! Congratulations! #4453501

Michelle L. Frick June 28, 2007

Thank you Betsy! She's my sweetpea! #4453509

June 29, 2007

Beautiful Michelle! Great POV. Big congrats to you! #4457524

Christy Nichols June 30, 2007

Adorable! Congrats again Michelle! #4460870

Heather E. Lupo level-addict June 30, 2007

SO cute Michelle... I love her expression! Congratulations! :) #4460890

Michelle L. Frick July 01, 2007

Thank you so much Trula, Christy and Heather! Your ocmments mean a lot to me! #4463842

Holly Hitchcock August 17, 2007

Awesome capture and great finalist, Michelle!! Sweet and tender! #4663133

Jennifer L. Alder August 27, 2007

BEAUTIFUL finalist, Michelle!
:) #4707078

Michelle L. Frick August 27, 2007

Thank you Holly and Jennifer! #4707427

Steven E. Ray August 27, 2007

Congratulations Michelle! I had hoped this beauty would make the finals :) #4708693

Michelle L. Frick August 27, 2007

Thank you Steven! This was actually a finalist in May, so her time is done, but it's my baby - so, I think she's a winner all the way!! #4708787

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 02, 2008

Your baby is soooo adorable. This picture you get to keep in your wallet and show to people and of course, what better way to show this finalist to BP members -- in your mini-pic. Congrats Michelle! #5432734

Michelle L. Frick February 02, 2008

Thank you Reynaldo! She's my little sweetheart (and sometimes my little devil). I was actually thinking of changing my mini-pic, but can't do it now - LOL! #5432825

Michael Umbreit November 01, 2008

Shell - I just got my copy of Jim Miotke's "Photographing Children" book and I noticed your shot right away!! Congratulations my friend!! I am jealous! :) - Mike #6694018

Bill Knaps December 02, 2008

A beautiful portrait and I am late, but Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Michell. Bill #6842657

Michelle L. Frick December 03, 2008

Thank you so much Mike and Bill! #6844608

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f3.5, 1/250sec., 85mm, ISO100.

Used Christy Nichols' glamour effect - now my baby really is like a little doll!

Smiles to everyone, and thanks for looking!

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/250, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 85mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on May 15, 2007

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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