A Rose for Mommy

© Datha Y. Thompson

A Rose for Mommy

Uploaded: May 09, 2009 23:54:07


Pat Gamwell May 10, 2009

Bravo!!!! Your best work, to date, for me! Right into my favs! I LOVE IT! #1125763

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 10, 2009

exceptional work Datha... delicate and gorgeous! #7504414

Lynne Morris level-classic May 10, 2009

Wow, this is outstanding Datha, into my favs too, stunning work that I hope we see again! #7504491

Max Aureli May 10, 2009

Elegant and delicate this portrait!! Beautiful soft light and gorgeous girl, Datha!!! Fantastic work and dedication my friend!!! #7504649

Richard D. Love May 10, 2009

Beautiful portrait, Dartha. I love the touch of color in the rose. Well done.

Rick #7504675

Joy Rector May 10, 2009

precious #7504952

Dr Silly level-classic May 10, 2009

Beautiful, and I love tones you used. :O) #7505124

Katarina Mansson May 10, 2009

Love her expression and your beuautiful presentation. What a feeling! #7505487

Jean E. Hildebrant May 10, 2009

Oh, so delicate and beautiful, Datha! Really lovely! Happy Mother's Day to you!!! #7505597

Mitch Spence level-classic May 10, 2009

This is just beautiful, Datha. #7505671

anonymous May 10, 2009

Datha, I'd love to know what effects you applied to this photo. You did an outstanding job here. #7505895

Manuel Barrera May 11, 2009

goes to show that one does not need a 5DII or an 85 1.2 for beautiful work! #7507956

Datha Y. Thompson May 11, 2009

Thank You All so very much :0)

May 11, 2009

Great portrait Datha! #7509844

Jennifer L. Alder May 13, 2009

Magical work, Datha! Love this one :) #7516864

Dianna Murphy May 18, 2009

Just beautiful Datha, I always look forward to your work. #7535061

Datha Y. Thompson May 20, 2009

Thank You All so Very much :0) #7539796

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 22, 2009

I love the desaturated tones you chose, what a remarkable and inspirational portrait. Very nice Datha! #7547860

Susan Fox June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7648927

Michelle L. Frick June 19, 2009

Sooo, sooo, sweet Datha! A perfect Mother's Day image. And, a beautiful finalist! Congratulations! #7649061

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 19, 2009

Wonderful portrait, Datha -- perfect treatment. Congratulations on your finalist and very good luck in the next round. #7649302

Renee Doyle level-classic June 19, 2009

Beautiful work!! Congratulations Datha!!! #7650453

Cheryl E. Molennor June 19, 2009


Dianna Murphy June 19, 2009

Wonderful image/finalist. Congratulations!!! Dianna #7652755

Susan M. Hembree June 19, 2009

Love this! So pretty, Datha! Congratulations! #7653429

Katarina Mansson June 20, 2009

This is absolutely amazing Datha; my absolute favorite among yours! Congratulations! #7654321

Eugenio Diaz June 20, 2009

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655204

Max Aureli June 20, 2009

Really happy to see this again, Datha!!! Fantastic Finalist, Congratulations!!! #7655242

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 20, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! I love this Datha! #7656506

Patrick Rouzes June 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on another incredible finalist,Datha!!! #7657219

Colleen Farrell June 20, 2009

Beautiful, Datha! Big congrats on your finalist! #7657418

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 20, 2009

Simply beautiful, Datha. Huge congrats. #7658014

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2009

WOW, Datha! Your portrait work is incredible! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist! Deb #7658217

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 20, 2009

Absolutely beautiful!!!
Congratulations, Datha!
~♥~lisa #7659188

Datha Y. Thompson June 20, 2009

Thank You ALL and BP so VERY MUCH!!!
Im slow getting to all the finalists but will do in the next few days!! Congrats and Good luck my frineds!! ;)) #7659207

Michael Khoury June 21, 2009

Good luck to you too Datha...BIG CONGRATS on this lovely portrait!!
mk #7659918

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 21, 2009

Gorgeous finalist!!! Congratulations!!! #7659994

Jessica Jenney June 21, 2009

Congratulations, Datha on your beautiful finalist! #7660055

Daniella Puente June 22, 2009

BIG CONGRATS on your winner Datha!!! #7665472

Mitch Spence level-classic June 22, 2009

Good for you, Datha. It's a beauty. #7665493

Max Aureli June 22, 2009

Congratulations Datha on this great winner!!!! :-))) #7665504

Tarun Bose June 22, 2009

Big big congrats Datha for your winner. #7665633

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 22, 2009

So sweet, Datha. Congratulations! #7665696

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 22, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful winner. #7665860

Wendy Moghadam June 22, 2009

Just beautiful! Your treatment is awesome- Congratulations on your win! #7665966

Renee Doyle level-classic June 22, 2009

Awesome Datha!!! Congratulations!!!! #7666305

Debra R. Harder June 22, 2009

YEP...this was always a GOLD WINNER in my book!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL WIN!!! Deb #7666654

Jennifer L. Alder June 22, 2009

Congrats, Datha! #7666693

Cheryl E. Molennor June 22, 2009

Beautiful, Congratulations to you! #7666709

Jessica Jenney June 22, 2009

Congratulations, Datha on your beautiful win! #7666758

Susan Fox June 22, 2009

Congratulations Datha!!!!!!!!!! #7666963

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 22, 2009

Congratulations on your win Datha, just darling! #7667019

ROLAN NARMAN June 22, 2009

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous winner Datha! #7667276

Kara L. Hendricks June 22, 2009

Wonderful in every way!! I KNEW this would go GOLD!...LOL #7667628

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS Datha!!! #7667893

Stephanie Frey June 23, 2009

Congratulations, Datha, on this outstanding winner! #7668813

Nick Lagos June 23, 2009

Congratulations on another fine win Datha...beautifully done.. #7668841

Nilesh J. Bhange June 23, 2009

Congratulations! Love the exposure & model, very well taken! #7669687

Sam Britt June 23, 2009

Big congrats on your second place win, Datha! #7669994

Katarina Mansson June 23, 2009

YES! Congrats again Datha! #7670311

Dr Silly level-classic June 23, 2009

Way to go Datha, congratulations on your Gold. :O) #7670799

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 23, 2009

I'm in love with this image Datha! Big congratulations on the gold -- its a fav! #7671908

Nadya Johnson June 23, 2009

Just too beautiful! Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Datha! #7671915

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 24, 2009

Such a beautiful winner!
~lisa #7672837

Linda Blair June 24, 2009

A well deserved win....this is sooooo beautiful...congratulations!!!!!!!!!!! #7673312

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic June 24, 2009

Glitter Text Generator at TextSpace.net #7673670

Datha Y. Thompson June 24, 2009

Thank You ALL so so Very much!!! I am honored to be among the Winners, and your wonderful comments and encouragement mean alot to me!!!!
Congrats to all of you too :0) #7673955

Chris Henning June 24, 2009

So beautiful, Datha! Huge congrats on your win:) #7673993

Colleen Farrell June 24, 2009

WTG, Datha! Big congrats on your win! #7674042

A P June 25, 2009

WoW that's more work then I even know how to do. Well deserved WIN Datha. Congratulations on this stunning winner #7678180

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 26, 2009

Awesome, Datha. Incredible work. Huge congrats on this outstanding GOLD. #7681087

Michael M. Petrizzo June 27, 2009

Beautiful work Datha. Congrats on a deserving winner. #7684610

Michael M. Petrizzo June 27, 2009

Beautiful work Datha. Congrats on a deserving winner. #7684612

Patrick Rouzes June 28, 2009

CONGRATULSTIONS on this special & incredible WINNER, Datha!!! #7686139

Raymond Pauly July 22, 2009

Too beautiful, Datha! This should have won 1st. place... Congratulations! #7770597

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 19, 2009

Congratulations Datha on your Win!!!

Dominick #7866396

Lori Carlson September 12, 2009

Big congrats on this pleasing portrait, Datha!! =) #7937342

Anita Tykwinski February 26, 2010

Stunning work...congrats...Love it!! #8418706

Robert Jensen March 11, 2010

absolutely superb lighting and comp - love this image #8447705

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Datha Y. Thompson.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.