" R a p u n z e l "

© Emily E. Bem

" R a p u n z e l "

Uploaded: October 27, 2007 05:21:26



Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/125, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 49mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi


Holly Shao October 27, 2007

Striking image with beautiful design and tones, Emily! Lovely little girl!

Holly #771892

Jennifer L. Alder October 27, 2007

WOW WOW WOW! This is one of my all time favorites of yours, Emily!
AMAZING tones, comp, mood and texture
:) #4989621

Joy L. Barber October 27, 2007

FABULOUS.....I love this one...perfect! #4989637

Cyn Valentine October 27, 2007

Awesome Emily!! Adorable comp and love the tones! So well done!! #4989658

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 27, 2007

Beautiful portrait here Emily...Dominick #4989706

Curt Moore October 27, 2007

Outstanding work, Emily! The vertical lines lead you right up to that curious face peaking through. ;>) #4989730

Shannon D. Miller October 27, 2007

Emily!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! Love how her hair extends the length of the door so creative, it adds that special demention. Love the tone and excellent clarity and lighting! LOVE IT!!! Shannon~ #4989734

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 27, 2007

Wonderful tones and comp Emily! Great title too! #4989771

Graeme yew Chow October 27, 2007

Ha! Ha ! very sweet title and like her expression, Emily. #4989836

Mollie Kendall October 27, 2007

Amazing shot Emily!! I love the worn door and as always, your little one is adorable. This one is heading to my faves! #4989872

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 27, 2007

Emily she is far more beautiful than any fairy tale!!! Wow what a fabolous portrait!!!! #4989990

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 27, 2007

Into my favorites as well... EM, you just keep doing it!! #4990012

Anita Hogue October 27, 2007

WOW, one of your best! #4990203

October 27, 2007

WoW...What a Portrait!
Great Job Emily!
Love the Composition, The Worn Door & Lighting.
Definitely a Winner in my Book! #4990390

Erin Appelbaum October 27, 2007

Perfect title, Emily. Your tones, textures and composition are awesome. Peter #4990400

Michael Umbreit October 27, 2007

Emily - Another favorite! - Mike #4990502

Jeana Clark October 27, 2007

Wonderful tones, textures and details!!

~J~ #4990524

Denise M. Snyder October 27, 2007

Outstanding composition Emily!!! #4990596

Rhonda Burger October 27, 2007

Very nicely done. Love the title, contrast, comp...everything. Nice work, Emily. Rhonda #4990654

Jennifer L. Taranto October 27, 2007

I love how her face is peeking out of the darkness!! Great texture on the wood, & fantastic tones!!!! #4990705

cheryl m. phillips October 27, 2007

Uh, let's see....uh...

W O W !

Good grief this is wonderful Emily!!!!
LOVE the idea, the subject and the tones!
Great job my dear!
~cheryl #4990713

Erika Haight October 27, 2007

This is beautiful! Love the B&W! #4990857

Jessica Jenney October 27, 2007

Beautiful image, Emily! Wonderful composition and I love the contrast of her soft skin and hair against the texture of the door! #4990955

Pat Gamwell October 27, 2007

This is going to the Finals, Emily! EXQUISITE artistic art piece! #4991042

Melissa Olsen October 27, 2007

I agree with Jen ...this is one of my absolute favorites of yours Em!!!! AMAZING work!!! #4991119

Marina Moore October 27, 2007

Well done Emily! beautiful image. :) #4991197

Emily E. Bem October 27, 2007

Thank guys!!!!!!!! :)))))))


Derek D. Dafoe October 27, 2007

Wonderfully done Emily!! Sensational effects and end result!! #4991622

Kathy Radford October 27, 2007

This has such a wonderfu feel to it. Great capture. Kathy in NH #4992060

Alexis Yobbagy October 27, 2007

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!! Fantastic composition Emily!!! #4992137

Michelle Alton October 27, 2007

This is masterful Emily. #4992206

Melissa McCabe October 27, 2007

I love this!!!!! -mm #4992400

Angie Sidles level-classic October 27, 2007

Yep, this is definately my new Emily favorite! Great work. Love everything about it! :) #4992840

Datha Y. Thompson October 27, 2007

GORGEOUS!!!!! :0) #4992888

Susan Fox October 27, 2007

Awesome and fabulous! I bet we will see this as a winner next month :-) #4992969

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic October 28, 2007

I agree. A winner for sure. love it. You nailed the lighting. #4994445

Amanda Chapman October 28, 2007


October 28, 2007

Emily, how did I miss this one. LOVE IT!!!! I'll get back to you when I pick my jaw back up from the floor.... #4994614

Chastity Abbott October 28, 2007

I agree...the texture and the hair! the light and conversion too...very creative!!! LOVE it!!!!!!!!!! Hope we see this one again!!! :) #4994653

Heather L. Haderly October 28, 2007

Outstandig as usual Emily!!! #4994779

Michelle L. Frick October 28, 2007

Beautifully done Emily! I love the lighting (as always), the timelessness of the conversion, and the title - that was a favorite of mine when I was little!

Does she really let you comb through all that long beautiful hair? My daughter goes nuts when it's time to comb through knots. #4994833

Allison Gaulin October 28, 2007

SENSATIONAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4996479

October 28, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous!! WOW!!!Into my Favorites it goes!!!!

Filomena #4996695

Kimi A. Phillips October 29, 2007

MY FAV!!!! Love this one, Em! #4999869

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 29, 2007

Such a beautiful, moody image, Emily!
Perfect in B/W!
--Lisa #5000442

Joan Kocak October 29, 2007

i agree w/above accolades...this is so special!! #5000925

Kathy L. Clark October 29, 2007

Beautiful image and title Emily. Your daughter is so lovely. Well done girl. #5001823

Christopher Jamison level-classic October 30, 2007

oh wow! those tones are off the chain!! what a great creation! #5003901

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 30, 2007

wow! a favorite to me! her beautiful long is just perfect for the title! :) #5006526

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 30, 2007

wow! a favorite to me! her beautiful long hair is just perfect for the title! :) #5007385

Amanda O. Cannon October 31, 2007

STRAIGHT into my Favs.....Perfect comp and details. Great lighting and the tones are perfect! I like the texture of the old door along side her soft flowing hair and soft face......AWESOME! #5008844

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 31, 2007

awesome, Awesome, AWESOME, A*W*E*S*O*M*E!!! #5010120

Melissa G. Meiselman November 01, 2007

Outstanding composition and exquisite portrait with terrific treatment, lighting and expression, Emily!! #5012841

Tamera S. Phillips November 01, 2007

Adorable! You have composed this just perfectly. #5016931

Jean E. Hildebrant November 02, 2007

Oh, Emily! I think you've outdone yourself on this one! I LOVE it! Is her hair really that long??? She is one beautiful child! #5019618

Tressie Davis November 03, 2007

Your work has amazing texture Emily, and this image is exceptional! I tend to get behind at BP, but I really need to keep up with your gallery, I love it!! #5022305

Daniella Puente November 03, 2007

Unique texture and tone Emily, this works fantastic!!! makes me remmember mi peek a boo BW photo has so much the same feelings...yours is AWESOME!!!!! #5023586

Tayseera Al-Barram November 04, 2007

WOW WOW WOW! fantastic work my dear #5028586

Kara L. Hendricks November 08, 2007

Love the rich tones and fantastic textures here... Powerful stare.. And WOW on your in image framing...:) Love this one big time!!

I could spend all day in your gallery...:) #5044946

Flavio Carnevale level-classic November 21, 2007

love this photo and all the others from your gallery. you're great! #5107831

Jennifer L. Alder November 26, 2007

wOOO HOOOO--- Congrats on this excellent finalist, Em!!
It is one of my all time favs
:) #5127546

Margot Petrowski November 26, 2007

A favorite for me too!!! Congrats!!!! #5127776

Bill Wyatt November 26, 2007

Congratulations Emily on your beautiful Finalist! #5127830

Melissa Olsen November 26, 2007

It's one of my favorites too - a WINNER Em!!! Congrats my dear :) #5127846

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 26, 2007

A WINNER in my eyes!
Fingers crossed.
--Lisa #5128170

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautifiul finalist, Emily. #5128451

Michelle L. Frick November 26, 2007

Congratulations Emily! I love this one - good luck in the next round! #5128458

Jessica Jenney November 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist and good luck! #5128844

Erin Appelbaum November 26, 2007

This is a winner Emily. Congrats. Peter #5128888

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 26, 2007

Congratulations Emily, I love this!! Such a sweet face and excellent mood. #5129079

Janet McNeil level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations and good luck in round 2!! #5129164

Joan Kocak November 26, 2007

YAY Emily, CONGRATS, LOVE this one! (doesn't everyone???) #5129165

November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Emily! Good luck in round 2! #5129262

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe November 26, 2007

Congratulations on this simply gorgeous finialist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5129427

Nadya Johnson November 26, 2007

Emily, this shot is beyond description! Congratulations on your VERY awesome finalist!! (I expect to see it in the winners, for sure!) #5129592

Marina Moore November 26, 2007

Congratulations Emily! Brilliant!!!! :) #5129924

Tamera S. Phillips November 26, 2007

Well deserved Finalist! Congrats. #5130166

Angie Sidles level-classic November 26, 2007

Beautiful image Em! Very well deserved. Congrats! #5130589

Cindy Harter November 26, 2007

YEY, for great skills!!! wow!! congrats!! #5130763

Holly Shao November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your awesome Finalists, Emily!!

Holly #5130779

Daniella Puente November 26, 2007

Love to see this one here :))))) SUPERB Emily, BIG congrats! #5130935

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 26, 2007

I knew it! Congratulations Emily! #5130948

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 26, 2007

A big congratulations, Emily! #5131189

Amanda Chapman November 26, 2007

I love this one!
Glad it's a finalist! #5131345

Kathy L. Clark November 26, 2007

Emily this is so wonderful and well deserving, I expect to see it again. WTG. #5131462

November 26, 2007

Emily this is wonderful. I wish I knew your secret to such beautiful work. #5131807

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 26, 2007

CONGRATS EMILY!!!!!!!! #5132504

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on this lovely0 Finalist, EM!! #5132518

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 26, 2007

A BIG Congrats Emily!!! Hope we see this with a gold badge!! Good luck!!! #5132662

Ross Throndson November 27, 2007

Big Congratulations, Em, on this Amazing Finalist.....going all the way!! #5132920

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar November 27, 2007

BIG Congratulations, Em !!! #5132953

Carlos Malvas November 27, 2007

Congratulations again, Emily. #5132972

Flavio Carnevale level-classic November 27, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Emily!! #5133005

Chua Wee Boo November 27, 2007

Big congratulations,Emily! #5133116

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Emily! #5133826

Judith G. Secco November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Emily. This is wonderful!! #5134009

Hayley J. Hamlin November 27, 2007

Congrats Emily! I love this one!!! :) #5134452

Erin Tyler November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist! #5134571

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 27, 2007

WONDERFUL! Congratulations! #5134832

Mick Burkey November 27, 2007

Beautiful treatment and skin tones, Emily! Congrats on the finals. #5135910

Maria Zammit November 27, 2007

Congratulation on your finalist Emily. Wish you luck on the next round. #5136030

Robert Baer November 27, 2007

what a wonderful subject and composition. congtrats on this great finalist! #5136921

Jennifer Rennison November 27, 2007

WOW, Emily!! Outstanding image of this beautiful girl! Congratulations on your finalist! Best of luck in the next round! #5137275

Michael Umbreit November 27, 2007

Emily - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5137656

Ken Smith level-classic November 27, 2007

Perfection. Congrats again, Emily! #5138564

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 27, 2007

Another fascinating and beautiful finalist, Emily! Congratulations! #5138596

Margot Petrowski November 27, 2007

I knew this screamed "winner!!!!" #5139005

Susan Fox November 27, 2007

Congratulations Emily on your well deserved win!!!!!!!!!! #5139010

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 27, 2007

Awesome...Congratulations! #5139120

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 27, 2007

I love this winning image Emily, I'm so happy for you. You are a true talent!! Congratulations!! #5139197

Joan Kocak November 27, 2007

WTG, YOU! LOVE THIS ONE, Huge Congrats Emily! #5139221

Emily E. Bem November 27, 2007


Y I p p e e !!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 27, 2007

A very BIG Congrats on your win Emily!!! WTG!!! I knew this one!!! #5139300

Angie Sidles level-classic November 27, 2007

Way to Go Em!!! This is SO well deserved!! :) #5139304

Melissa Olsen November 27, 2007

WOOOOHOOO Em!!!! A HUGE Congratulations my friend!!!! A soooo well deserved win!! #5139348

Jessica Jenney November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Emily on this stunning win! #5139491

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 27, 2007

Congratulations Emily!! A fantastic win! #5139521

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 27, 2007

Woo Hoo!!! EM, huge Congratulations on your terrific Win!! #5139644

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your winning photo !!! :) #5139683

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 27, 2007


Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 27, 2007

You WON!!!
--Lisa #5140005

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this great Winner, Emily! #5140012

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar November 27, 2007

CONGRATS!! you did it my friend!!! hell-yeaaaahhh!!!! :) #5140205

Evy Johansen level-classic November 27, 2007

Love it!!! Fantastic image!! Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Emily!! #5140210

Bill Wyatt November 28, 2007

Congratulations Emily on this gorgeous Winner! #5140742

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 28, 2007

Wonderful to see this on the front page! Big congrats on your winner! #5141074

Revonda L. Gentry November 28, 2007

Congrats, Emily on this wonderful winner!! #5141105

Megan p November 28, 2007

Yahoo Emily!!!!!! Congratualtions on this spectacular winner!! #5141258

Autum Rhoades November 28, 2007

Fantastic! A deserving win! Great work! #5141325

Flavio Carnevale level-classic November 28, 2007

congratulations! excellent winner! #5141392

Cyn Valentine November 28, 2007

Big congratulations Emily and on this adorable winner WTG!! #5141620

Girish Vaghela level-classic November 28, 2007

Well deserved, Great, Big congratulations, Emily! #5141711

Mary Timman November 28, 2007

Oh love this! Huge congratulations! #5141728

Judith G. Secco November 28, 2007

Congratulations Emily. Well deserved. Love this. #5141788

Cheryl E. Molennor November 28, 2007

Fantastic!! Congratulations! #5142050

Holly Shao November 28, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Emily!!!

Holly #5142297

Jeffrey S. Rease November 28, 2007

Congratulations, Em!!!! I am so happy for you to get this win! Your little girl should be dancing, now! :-) #5142469

Stephanie Laird level-classic November 28, 2007

Oh Emily I knew this had to be a winner! Congrats on a fantastic, beautiful image! #5142476

Nadya Johnson November 28, 2007

So glad to see this in the winners, Emily! Congratulations! #5142702

Mick Burkey November 28, 2007

Congratulations, Emily! A really special image that certainly deserves special recognition. #5142839

Alexis Yobbagy November 28, 2007

CONGRATS!!! YOU GO GIRL!!! #5143171

Amanda Chapman November 28, 2007

WAY TO GO EMILY!!!!! #5143256

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 28, 2007

Congratulations on this great winner, Emily!!! #5143893

November 28, 2007

Congratulations, Emily on this awesome winner!!! #5143976

Michael Umbreit November 28, 2007

Emily - Congratulations on your win! - Mike #5144017

Linda Blair November 28, 2007

A huge congrats on your win...well deserved!!!! ☺ #5144298

Lori Carlson November 28, 2007

WOW! This is sooooo super, Emily!!! WTG!! Just incredible work! Love the mystery I feel this b/w image conveys, all that texture, your framing of your lovely subject...well done! :0) #5144885

November 28, 2007

Congrats Emily!!! I would have been surprised if you did'nt win, such an awesome image!!! #5145028

Datha Y. Thompson November 28, 2007

WooooHooo!! Congratulations to you Emily!!! LOVE her hair and expression!!! She is so Adorable and your work is always so GORGEOUS!! WTG :0) #5145330

Jessie L. Cole November 29, 2007

Wooooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooooo Congrats Izzy.....! You go girl....! :) #5145832

paul parent level-deluxe November 29, 2007

congratulations! #5146098

Jean E. Hildebrant November 29, 2007

HoooRay for you Emily! I love this one!!! #5147251

Gail Sullivan level-classic November 29, 2007

Emily...a winner for sure...big congrats! #5147270

Ross Throndson November 29, 2007

Many Congratulations on your Win, Emily.....WTG!! #5147407

Emily E. Bem November 29, 2007

Thanks you ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What a thrill this has been! Yippee! :) #5147946

Sharon King November 29, 2007

A Huge Congratulations Emily on this fantastic winning image! #5149520

Jim A. Carlson December 01, 2007

awesome photo...congrats! #5155133

Erin Appelbaum December 01, 2007

Totally awesome Em. Congrats. Peter #5156276

Wendy Bristol December 01, 2007

Ummm...scrolling cramps. haahaa

Congrats to you!


Christopher Jamison level-classic December 04, 2007


WHOOHOO!! #5167535

Veronica S. McGinnity December 05, 2007

WOW! What an awesome photo. Congratulations! #5173379

Brandi-Lee Cester December 12, 2007

Only just saw this one today. I would definately be blowing this up and putting it in a prime location in your house! What a wonderful work of art!
Congrats on the win, with the comp, lighting, and clarity, you had to win for sure! #5202172

December 13, 2007

STUNNING wow beautiful #5203665

Shannon D. Miller December 20, 2007

YAY!!! I LOVE!!!! this capture Emily! I new it was a winner the day I saw it and that we would be seeing it again. CONGRATULATIONS GIRL YOU DESERVE THIS!! Shannon~ #5233612

Joyce ONeil January 09, 2008

Love this.... my kind of photo... #5314476

January 17, 2008

Woo Hoo, I knew I recognized this, congrats girl! #5354661

Nichelle Russell January 28, 2008

Emily, this is such a stunning photo! I can't keep my eyes off it. The lighting, tones, innocence, and imperfections of the door, gorgeous!! #5408717

May 18, 2008

Wow! This is such an amazing shot. You are a brilliant artist.
Am.* #5939252

Lisa Kryschuk June 03, 2008

This is a absolute stunning image!!! Lovely! #6013417

June 05, 2008

I love it :))
Congratulations Emily #6022104

August 14, 2008

I love this image. When I saw it I knew it was like a fairy tale, With the long hair. It almost looks like she is trying to sneak out of her tower hehe I LOVE THIS picture it is my all time favorite. Great capture. Check out some of my work and leave some comments too. Much appreciated :] Congrats :]] #6313595

August 31, 2008

Emiis young girl is absolutely striking is she your daughter? #6391704

Carlo Cascone January 11, 2009

Absolutely fantastic shot! A very well done black & white!
Carlo #7014575

Brenda K. Beatty March 26, 2010

This is beautiful...love it one of my favs #8485446

Alexandra Hankova September 23, 2013

Beautiful! :-) #10851743

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton September 23, 2013

Hello stef,
Don't know why this pop up in my mail but it's remember me some very good time in my life. She must be a big girl, now. Hope than every think is doing great for you and your family.
I'm living now in La Reunion Island (Indian ocean) and still making a lot of good photo.
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