Karen L. Swigart January 10, 2008

Very nice Lena. Is that your reflection in her eye? #826271

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 10, 2008

WOW, FANTASTIC capture!!! #5317887

LENA U. FRIEDMAN January 10, 2008

Thanks Karen and Nancy! Yes! Karen it is my reflection and I told my daughter every time she this photo of her she will see mommy looking at her through her eyes! LOL! #5317900

Jayne Martin January 10, 2008

LOL funny comment above, and great photo!! Love the catch and color. #5318028

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 10, 2008

Great image and work here, Lena.

Dominick #5318105

Rhonda Burger January 10, 2008

Very cool accident Lena. Love the green and red together. Very nice. Rhonda #5318214

Judi Morrissey January 10, 2008

Great capture, Lena. I love the colors. #5318366

Aimee S. McMaster January 10, 2008

....a precious capture Lena...delightful...Aimee #5318485

Megan p January 10, 2008

AWESOME!!!! this one just screams Lena!! #5318613

Jennifer L. Alder January 10, 2008

GREAT saturation and full frame, Lena
What a unique and cool portrait
:) #5318770

Cindy Harter January 10, 2008

You come up with some of the most creative beautiful shots!! I love this one too!! #5319324

Christine Welsand level-classic January 10, 2008

AWESOME! Great catch! The colors are amazing and so festive with the peppermint! #5320248

Robert Baer January 10, 2008

this is wonderful from the angle of her head to the wonderful blanket and the sipping on the straw!! #5320903

Brandi-Lee Cester January 10, 2008

God bless accidents! Into my favourites it goes. I love the comp and colours, just awesome Lena! #5321348

LENA U. FRIEDMAN January 10, 2008

Thank you! You are all so kind! #5322207

Chris Henning January 11, 2008

Gorgeous, Lena! Absolutely stunning. Awesome title. #5322470

Candy Avera January 12, 2008

Very cute and green =) #5329126

Melissa G. Meiselman January 12, 2008

Terrific full frame portrait...that green is terrific, Lena!! #5329146

Mollie Kendall January 15, 2008

I really really like this image. Nicely Captured!! #5342834

Les Rhoades level-classic January 22, 2008

I'm sure this image will get a WINNING button.
Congrats on your POTD! #5375050

Alison Greenwood January 22, 2008

So there you are! Haven't seen you in a long time! Congratulations on your POTD Lena! Gorgeous shot! #5375283

Judi Morrissey January 22, 2008

Congrats on your POTD! It's a great one! #5375743

Jim Britt January 22, 2008

Great full frame photo. Congrats on your win. #5375751

LENA U. FRIEDMAN January 22, 2008

Thank you everyone for the Congrats! It means a lot! #5375831

Joy Rector January 22, 2008

congrats on the POTD #5375848

Josselyne Klecanda January 22, 2008

Fabulous color,what a shot! #5375937

Danielle Fuller January 22, 2008

WOW!!! Awesome job. Congrats on this well deserved POTD! #5376035

Megan p January 22, 2008

What a fun POTD to greet my day!! Many Congratulations to you Lena!!! #5376099

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 22, 2008

What a wonderful potd!
Congratulations, Lena!
--Lisa #5376220

Michelle B. Prince January 22, 2008

Congrats, she is as cute as ever. #5376428

RC Fritz January 22, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD!! #5376481

Joni Earley January 22, 2008

Beautiful children, beautiful gallery. Congratulations! #5376590

Janet L. Gelfman January 22, 2008

Lena -- great shot. I wonder about making her skin tones just a bit less green? Love the peppermint. Janet #5376787

Nancy Donnell January 22, 2008

Wow! This grabs attention. I love your tilted perspective angle, the colors are great, her eyes are beautiful. Congratulations! #5376859

Colleen Farrell January 22, 2008

Fantastic capture!! I love how we can see you in her eyes. Congratulations on your POTD! #5376900

Cheryl Meisel January 22, 2008

Very nice, with pop out color on this portrait.
Big CONGRATS on your wins with this sweet shot!
Cherylm #5376915

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe January 22, 2008

Wowza -- hard to believe this isn't a studio shot you planned for months! Gorgeous! #5377234

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 22, 2008

Many times the accidental images become favorites!!! Excellent colors and clarity, a unique potd, congratulations! #5377471

Cheryl E. Molennor January 22, 2008

Gorgeous! Congratulations #5378417

January 22, 2008

This photo shows the brilliance of the surprise. Sometimes the best photos are the once that were accidental. And this proves it. Awesome job, and keep up the work. The lighting was great too! :D #5378453

Michelle L. Frick January 22, 2008

Gorgeous Lena - love the colors and POV! Congratulations on your POTD! #5378747

January 22, 2008

Simply AWESOME capture.. Congrats on POTD also, what about creating something in her eyes using photoshop or something? Just something to pull you in, I think that would be fantastic. But even how it is, this photo is Great!! #5379001

Susan M. Smith level-classic January 23, 2008

Lena, ditto to all of the compliments above! You should use this for your holiday cards in 2008. Great capture, now I have to go browse your gallery :) Congrats on your POTD! #5381643

Chris Henning January 23, 2008

Congrats on your POTD, Lena!! #5381845

jennifer B. short level-classic January 23, 2008

I LOVE this shot. So colorful and creative. Lucky you to have captured it. #5384210

Jennifer L. Alder January 25, 2008

HUGE CONGRATS, Lena!!! LOVE this one!! :) #5391035

Cheryl Plank February 06, 2008

Surprise shots are my favorite! Such a great picture... #5452267

Teresa Norris February 22, 2008

Perfect!!! And such a cute story along with the capture! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Lena! #5532878

Chris Henning February 22, 2008

Not surprised, Lena!! Congratulations! Think we'll see this again!! #5534631

Joan Powell February 22, 2008

Congrats , good luck ! #5534925

Marina Moore February 22, 2008

Congratulations Lena!!! Splendid work!!! You are so talented! :) #5535133

Laura Stetser February 22, 2008

Wow Lena! This is beautiful!!! Congratulations!! :) #5535353

Amanda Chapman February 23, 2008

I predict either first or grand prize with this one, Lena!!! #5538048

Cheryl E. Molennor February 24, 2008

Congratulations!! #5544283

Megan p February 24, 2008

Congratulations Lena, I am SUCH a FAN of this image!! I love that I can see you too! :) #5545944

Candy Avera February 24, 2008

Congratulations Lena! #5546216

April 29, 2008

I absolutely LOVE this photo...beautiful work! #5858907

Renata Gusciora May 04, 2008

Awesome shot,Lena!Just great!Congratulations! #5881796

Janice Mezzacappa November 13, 2008

I just came across this outstanding, colorful, fun, loving image of your child, congrats, so well-deserved Lena!! #6749781

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This shot was completely by accident!
I saw my daughter sneaking into the peppermint sticks and she grabbed the green blanket and covered herself so no one could see!
Needless to say, she was pretty shocked!

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

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