Bridal Glow

Uploaded: May 30, 2008 18:10:18


I took this photo of the new Mrs. Sarah Palmones-Soliban in the wharf of Malipano Island, just as we were finishing the shoot and she was making her way back to the shore. The wind gently tossing her hair caught my attention and the way she was holding her bouquet so high. Candid moments like these make for a better capture because she wasn't aware how beautiful and glowing she was at that moment.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Judi Morrissey May 30, 2008

lovely capture. #932294

Dr. Harmeet Singh May 31, 2008

Gorgeous.. #5999971

Renata Gusciora May 31, 2008

This is so beautiful!Gorgeous colors and mood! #6000184

Jennifer L. Alder May 31, 2008

I love the setting here! Beautiful bridal portrait :) #6000440

Karen Rahlf May 31, 2008

Wow! A beautiful setting for a bride. I love the colors in the sky! #6000969

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar June 01, 2008

wow! awesome location shoot of this beautiful bride and great capture! very well done, Jojie! #6005882

June 04, 2008

wow this looks heavenly. The lighting and soft glow is very elegant and her dress is just perfect for this shot. wonderful portrait. #6020436

Jennifer L. Alder June 19, 2008

Congrats on this beautiful finalist! #6079564

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 19, 2008

Congratulations Jojie. Fantastic photo. #6080549

Renata Gusciora June 20, 2008

Amazing beauty,congratulations,Jojie! #6084889

RC Fritz June 20, 2008

Congratulations on your Fantastic Finalist!! #6087219

June 22, 2008

this is just a fantastic portrait! congratulations #6093315

Tiia Vissak June 26, 2008

Congratulations! #6107936

Sharon Sawyer June 26, 2008

Congratulations on your amazing POTD !!! #6107948

June 26, 2008

Stunning! I love it. #6107951

June 26, 2008

Stunning! I love it. #6107952

Denise Denomy June 26, 2008


Les Rhoades level-classic June 26, 2008

Congrats on your FINALIST and now POTD! #6107958

Avril Young June 26, 2008

wow love the scenery ...stunning the bride was pleased with this...outstanding...congrats! #6108115

Helen N. McHugh June 26, 2008

Just so beautiful, Jojie! Big congratulations on your wins here at BP! #6108117

William C. Raco level-classic June 26, 2008

Beautiful photo, Jojie
Congratulations on the finalist and the POTD #6108261

Josselyne Klecanda June 26, 2008

Breath taking,gorgeous. Beautiful composition. Congrats. #6108355

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 26, 2008

Stunning image, Jolie, congratulations on your finalist and POTD!

Debby #6108502

Sharon June 26, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist & POTD it is well deserved! This photo is absolutely gorgeous!! Well done :) #6108567

Joyce A. Meck June 26, 2008

Now, THAT is a wedding shot! Just gorgeous. Congrats on the POTD, and Finalist. #6108864

Lori Molzan June 26, 2008


Congratulations on your POTD and Finalist!

Look at this gorgeous bride, captured what she was feeling and those colors....oh my - they are stunning!!!

Great work,

Lori #6108972

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 26, 2008

Fantastic! Very well deserved recognition!

jo ann c. #6109055

Deon June 26, 2008

Congratulations on your win of POTD. Absolutely beautiful work. #6109221

Daniella Puente June 26, 2008

Wonderful capture ++++ #6109589

Colleen Farrell June 26, 2008

Very beautiful!! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD! #6109590

Joy Rector June 26, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6109666

Donna R. Wageman June 26, 2008

Simply Beautiful!
Congratulations! #6109676

randy dannheim June 26, 2008

Jolie, congratulations on this amazing wedding shot. #6109716

Kathy L. Clark June 26, 2008

Congratulations Jojie on your lovely finalist and POTD. #6109812

Kathleen R. Struckle June 26, 2008

Stunning elegant image.Congrats on your finalist and POTD!! #6109904

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 26, 2008

Lovely wedding portrait, a real keepsake!! Congratulations on your potd and finalist Jojie!! #6109913

Manos Peponas June 26, 2008

nice bridal shot #6110000

Toni Riggs June 26, 2008

Beautiful image, congrats! #6110164

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton June 26, 2008

Magic capture.. Big congratulations Jojie!! #6110277

Jojie F. Alcantara June 26, 2008

Thank you, everyone. Truly appreciate your kind praises. Am inspired by my friend who is a very beautiful bride. This candid portrait is well worth it because of her. #6110318

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 26, 2008

Spectacular beauty!
~Lisa #6111082

Tarah Dawdy June 26, 2008

Beautiful photo! The bride looks stunning!!! #6111716

Cheryl Meisel June 26, 2008

How dreamy and beautiful. What a lovely lady she is too. JUST AWESOME!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this wonderful shot.
Cherylm #6111834

Manny L. Librodo level-classic June 27, 2008

Congrats kapatid. Unstoppable ka na!!!! Yeah!!!! #6112134

Mary K. Robison July 01, 2008

Magical image, Jojie!
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #6127585

July 01, 2008

Beautiful idea, but the pasting and blending were far to sloppy. Photography is becoming very un photographic these days. #6130231

Jojie F. Alcantara July 01, 2008

Thank you for the constructive comment, Ms. Naomi but I didn't paste and blend the image "sloppily". She was shot on location in a beach with a studio light. I enhanced the image according to taste because it was supposed to be a dreamy wedding shot. She wasn't "pasted" on a background. Here are other images:
Again, thank you for the comment. I too am very conscious of pure images, and not just photoshopping for the sake of covering a bad photo. Thank you. #6130396

Amy E. Schneider September 23, 2008

Hello Jojie...I think this is a stunning image...very nicely composed and beautifully carried out. Gorgeous portrait...Gorgeous work...your gallery is VERY impressive and you are a terrific photographer....I am saving you in my favorites so that I may hopefully learn from your photographs.
Also, congratulations on all of your wins and deserve every one of them dear.
Take care.
Amy:) #6499311

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 10, 2008

Wow, this is amazing! I also love your work and gallery....I can't imagine why anyone would not see the natural beauty in this image.....well done! #6582743

Dianna Murphy October 16, 2010

Wow Naomi's very rude. I think this is stunning and beautifully executed work. #8974613

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