New Beginnings

© Leanne M.E. Boyd

New Beginnings

Uploaded: June 03, 2004


My Step-Daughter and new Son-In-Law. Hand held, 28-80mm lens-using 80. 90/8, fill flash, Kodak Gold 200. In PSE2, cropped, quick fixes, diffused glow and a bit of saturation, then the unsharpened mask applied.


Rob Friedman June 03, 2004

Very nicely done Leanne! #134344

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Thanks very much Rob! #574697

Donna J. Taff June 03, 2004

Beautiful, Leanne!!!!!! #574720

Colleen Braun June 03, 2004

very nice... #574770

Lori Ditlefsen June 03, 2004

Wonderful capture and very nice shot Leanne! Well done! #574794

Dale Ann Cubbage June 03, 2004

Just beautiful! Is that what they wore in the wedding? How original and romantic! Would love to see more! #574906

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Donna, Colleen, Lori, Dale Ann - Thanks very much my friends. Yes, this are their wedding costumes. The whole cerimony was different and creative. Very dream like. #574991

Dan Holm level-classic June 03, 2004

Very nice, Leanne! Love the saturation and dream-like quality! #574996

Norman P. Banks June 03, 2004

Nice work Leanne! Isnt it fun to experiment and create. (smile)

Norm ,:-) #575005

Barbara Bergeron June 03, 2004

Looks like a scene from Romeo and Juliette but with a much better ending. Absolutely beautiful and the effects you have added are wonderful. Nice job Leanne! #575011

Stephen Zacker June 03, 2004

Very nice portrait! #575081

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Dan, Norman, Barbara, and Stephen - Thankyou all so much! #575103

Susie Peek-Swint June 03, 2004

This is lovely Leanne ~ great outfits, it looks like a perfect wedding~ will we see more?? #575208

Lynn Joyce June 03, 2004

Beautiful, Leanne!! How unique and creative! They look like the Princess and the Prince! I'm a big fan of the diffuse me, it can totally change the whole mood of a photograph. Nicely done! :-) #575223

Robin L. Wehrman June 03, 2004

Beautiful Leanne, very romantic!!!!!!! #575226

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Susan P, Lynn, and Robin; Thanks so much for your positive comments. Yes, there will be more of them, I did not get a shot of the full dress, but there was a professional photographer, and I am sure she got several dozen. Mine, were more of an intimate nature. This was a very romantic wedding, and the diffused glow, seemed to fit just right. #575247

Colette M. Metcalf June 03, 2004

Very nice, Leanne!!! #575271

Bonnie C. Lackey June 03, 2004

What a fabulous time you must have had! And what romance you captured! Will be waiting for more... #575369

Terry R. Hatfield June 03, 2004

I Like The Dreamy Feel It Has Leanne!! They Look Like Their Really In Love!! A Fine Image!! #575586

Susan T. Parady June 03, 2004

Beautiful shot, Leanne! I agree with Barbara I think it looks like a scene from Shakespeare. #575590

Susie Peek-Swint June 03, 2004

Hi again Leanne.. I think the intimate shots will become the most treasured by you and the happy couple :) Look forward to seeing more! Regards, Susie #575631

William C. Raco level-classic June 03, 2004

Beautifully romantic!
Love it.
Great great photo, Leanne

bill #575634

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Colette, Bonnie, Terry, Susan twice, and Bill - many thankyous, for your comments, I do appreciated them. #575654

Carol Brill June 03, 2004

You captured and enhanced the glow of their love and spirits superbly here, Leanne! I bet this will end up framed in a place of honor in their new home!! #575918

Kathleen F. Greer June 03, 2004

What a beautiful family treasure this will be, And they lived happily ever after! Excellent job Leanne!! #575973

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 03, 2004

Thanks so much Carol and Kathleen! I got a phone call from them yesterday, and said they were awesome, so I am pleased. #575993

bob cornelison June 04, 2004

Excellent Leanne! Really Good job! #576233

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 04, 2004

Thanks very much, Bob!!!! #576655

Stacey A. Bates June 04, 2004

A very romatic and lovely image Leanne!! #576876

Janet Detota June 04, 2004

They look so in love! Beautiful capture and effects! AWESOME!! #577086

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 04, 2004

Stacey and Janet, thanks so much for your comments! #577110

Karen Engelbreth June 04, 2004

Beautiful shot, Leanne! #577550

Karen Bacon June 24, 2004

Fantastic photo of a beautiful moment Leanne!Congratulations!!!!! #614542

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 24, 2004

Karen and Karen - Thanks so much!!!!! #614681

Dominique Declerck July 17, 2004

Beautiful, Leanne!!! congratulations!!! #651484

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks very much Dominique! #651626

Susan T. Evans July 17, 2004

Congrats Leanne, well deserved, just love it! #651629

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks so much Susan! I am very pleased! #651646

Mary K. Robison July 17, 2004

What a wonderful, romantic image, Leanne! CONGRATULATIONS on making finalist with it! #651653

ilana peled level-classic July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne.
You can feel the love in the air. #651831

Wally Orlowsky July 17, 2004

Congratulations on this finalist, Leanne! #651846

Stanley J. Contrades July 17, 2004

Stunning in every detail, Leanne, and Congratulations!!!
Stan #651859

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 17, 2004

Congratulations to you, Leanne!!! kathleen #651971

Dale Ann Cubbage July 17, 2004

Congrats! #651998

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks everyone!!!!!!!!! #652074

Karen Bacon July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne!I am so happy for you!!! #652109

Terry R. Hatfield July 17, 2004

Congrats To You Leanne Well Deserved Finalist!! #652366

Norman P. Banks July 17, 2004


Norm ,:-) #652623

Paula Showen July 17, 2004

Awesome image, Leanne! Very well captured. Congratulations. #652627

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 17, 2004

Congrats, Leanne!! #652632

Kathleen F. Greer July 17, 2004

Big congrats Leanne!! #652893

Lori Ditlefsen July 17, 2004

Congrats Leanne! #652912

Donna W. Neal July 17, 2004

Love is in the air! Well captured Leanne. Congratulations, well deserved! #653130

Jennifer Rennison July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne! #653176

Leesa White July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne! Neat Shot! #653225

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks for your comments my friends! This is very exciting! #653374

Marie Fields level-classic July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne!!! #653477

Kathleen Clemons July 17, 2004

Wonderful, Leanne. Congratulations to you! #653626

Peggy Wolff July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne, this is wonderul! #653695

Anette Linnea Rasmussen July 17, 2004

Nice shot, Leanne!
Congrats on your finalist!

Best wishes
Linnea #653832

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thankyou ladies! I appreciate you kind support! #653847

Ed Heaton July 17, 2004

Congrats Leanne... #653941

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks very much Ed! #653948

Karen Engelbreth July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne! #654151

Karen Beri July 17, 2004

Great work Leanne! Congratulations! #654400

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks Karen and Karen! #654407

Susan T. Parady July 17, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved finalist, Leanne!!!!! #654606

Anne E. Morgan July 17, 2004

Congratulations for another beautiful photo! #654619

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thankyou Susan and Anne! #654662

Janet Detota July 17, 2004

Congratulations on this wonderfully special creation, Leanne!! #654920

Leonard Pierce July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne!!! #654921

Debra Booth July 17, 2004

Lovely shot, beautifully done! Congratulations, Leanne!! #654970

Ellen L. Zaslaw July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne !!! #655013

Ellen L. Zaslaw July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne !!! #655014

Deborah Sandidge July 17, 2004

Beautiful, Leanne, congrats to you! #655030

Ellen L. Zaslaw July 17, 2004

Congratulations Leanne !! #655055

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 17, 2004

Thanks very much everyone! I sure do appreciate it! #655136

Evy Johansen level-classic July 17, 2004

Many congratulations, Leanne! Wonderful image! #655344

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 18, 2004

Thanks very much Evy! #655356

Colette M. Metcalf July 18, 2004

Congratulations to you Leanne!!! #655368

Ed Isaacs July 18, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne. #655652

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 18, 2004

Colette and Ed - Thanks very much!!!! #655798

Dolores Neilson July 18, 2004

Many congrats Leanne! #655969

Stephen Zacker July 18, 2004

Congratulations Leanne! #656361

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 18, 2004

Thanks very much Dolores and Stephen! #656565

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 19, 2004

Beautifully done...congratulations! #658064

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 19, 2004

Thanks very much Gail! #658332

Christopher J. Mcgilvery July 19, 2004

Well done Leanne, great shot good to see.

Something so natural and special as Love.

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 19, 2004

Thanks very much Christopher - Yes, love is wonderful! #659546

Janice Forrest July 20, 2004

Congratulations. #660392

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 20, 2004

Thanks very much Janice! #660639

Robin L. Wehrman July 20, 2004

Congratulations on your win Leanne! Well deserved!!! #661371

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 20, 2004

THanks very much Robin! #661476

Dee E. Strellner September 08, 2004

Congratulations on your win and on your new son-in-law! The romantic ambiance of this photo shines through. I wish them both all the happiness that is possible and a long life together. #763753

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 09, 2004

Thanks very much Dee! #764640

Jill Odice level-classic October 11, 2005

They look like a medievel couple. I was going to say Romeo and Juliet, but that romance did not end very happily :-) Maybe more like prince Charming and cinderella :-) #1942610

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 12, 2005

Thanks very much Jill! Their wedding was very different! #1942957

Alison Greenwood December 04, 2005

I thought these were props.
What a gorgeous wedding they must have had!
Fabulous pose! Beautiful portrait! #2151963

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 04, 2005

Thanks very much Alison! #2152007

Irina Kotikova January 02, 2008

Great photos you have, very airy and festive at the same time! #5283007

Leanne M.E. Boyd January 02, 2008

Thanks very much Irina! #5284121

Jennifer A. Lambert May 03, 2008

You caught a moment in time they will share for a lifetime.....the way they are looking at eachother in this picture is with PURE LOVE ! The photo says it all.
I LOVE that they chose to do thier own type of wedding....I am renewing my vows with my husband next year and we are doing something similiar. It will be nine years in a few days for us and on our tenth, since we didn't have a wedding...he promised me we could renew and have a lavish renewel party....I cannot wait....
This picture is just beautiful and the joy and happiness as well as love comes through..beaming thru !!!
Blessings, Jenny N Bama #5878182

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 03, 2008

Thanks very much Jennifer - many blessings to you and your husband as well! #5879832

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