Uploaded: May 29, 2005


The color version of an earlier submission.

Shutter 1/100
Aperture f6.4
ISO 250
Focal Length 70mm


Stanley J. Contrades May 29, 2005

Superbly done, Susana! Picture perfect!
Much Aloha,
Stan #255100

Susan T. Evans May 29, 2005

Picture Perfect is right, this is awesome Susana!!!! #1406843

Paul E. Earl May 29, 2005

Gorgeous capture, Susana!! #1406860

Janet Williams May 29, 2005

Absolutely lovely - really well done! #1406899

Bonnie C. Lackey May 29, 2005

Wonderful all over!!! #1406925

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 29, 2005


Love the pose on this image.

Very pretty detail. comp and color.

Nicely done. WOnderful location.

Kerby #1407005

Ronald Balthazor May 29, 2005

Color or B&W this is one terrific image, Susana. #1407042

Susana Ms Heide May 29, 2005

Stan, Susan, Paul, Janet, Bonnie, Kerby and Ronald: Your encouraging comments mean a lot!!! THANK YOU so very much! #1407755

Stephanie Lyons May 29, 2005

Oh this is just fantastic Susana! So beautiful! Very well done! #1408012

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 29, 2005

This is a great portrait of a very beautiful young lady, Susana, excellent! #1408249

Lori S. Aschbrenner May 29, 2005

I love this one just as much as the B&W! Just lovely, Susana! #1408721

Karen Beri May 29, 2005

Just stunning SUsana!! Your little girl is just beautiful, and the pose and composition are wonderful! Great Work :)
Karen #1409202

Susana Ms Heide May 29, 2005

Stephanie, Deb, Lori and Karen: I'm so excited about your awesome comments! You've made my day! THANKS so much!!! #1409797

Connie J. Bagot May 30, 2005

Susana this is one of the most beautiful portraits I've seen. The contrast of the delicate little girl with the rough massive pillars is so powerful. Colors are a dream. Wish I could get my photos to look this clean and sharp! Lovely. #1412831

Susana Ms Heide May 30, 2005

Thank you for your very generous and kind words, Connie!! I am flattered by your comments! Your gallery is GREAT! You've got some wonderful work in there! #1413051

KHAWLA Haddad May 30, 2005

What great shot Susana !!!
lovely daughter and wonderul job mom getting this super shot! #1413073

Susana Ms Heide May 30, 2005

Thanks so very much Khawla!! She loves to pose for me! I really enjoy "working" with her :o) #1413232

Wendy Ellis June 02, 2005

Beautiful composition, Susana! She is gorgeous and I love the setting. The title is perfect too - that's exactly what I feel when I look at this image! #1423694

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 02, 2005

I loved the first one, Susana!! This one is equally stunning! Gorgeous subject and locale. #1423749

Susana Ms Heide June 02, 2005

Wendy and Terry: your comments really brightened my day!!! THANKS! I recently invested in this "3-D background" and got to try it out for this image. I am very pleased with it!! I'm glad you like it too :o) #1424010

Hellen Krahn June 06, 2005

Wow, both the color and B&W are awesome, Susana.
Love the title of the color photo! #1437771

Susana Ms Heide June 06, 2005

Hellen, thanks so much for browsing through my gallery!! And for your wonderful comments! I had a hard time deciding on a title so thanks for mentioning it! #1437814

Evy Johansen level-classic June 12, 2005

Many congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Susana! #1459957

Karen Engelbreth June 12, 2005

Wonderful image - congrats on your POTD, Susana! #1459958

Stanley J. Contrades June 12, 2005

This is so terrific, Susana, and BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty being selected as the POTD!! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1459980

June 12, 2005

Perfect Picture. #1459996

Jenny Bosmans June 12, 2005

Congratulations, Susana!! What a wonderful picture!! Gorgeous!! #1460044

Kathleen Clemons June 12, 2005

This is so beautiful, Susana, congrats to you! #1460077

Wally Orlowsky June 12, 2005

Congratulations on this marvelous POTD, Susan! #1460101

Vicki Hunt June 12, 2005

This is a beautiful portrait! Congratulations! #1460151

Tammy McAllister June 12, 2005

This is just beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD!
Tootles #1460170

Bill Houghton June 12, 2005

Beautiful shot. Congratulations. #1460171

Lori S. Aschbrenner June 12, 2005

Congratulations, Susana! #1460175

Joy Rector June 12, 2005

congrats on POTD. #1460177

Laura Clay-Ballard June 12, 2005

gorgeous photot.
congrats on potd. #1460218

Donna Dunbar June 12, 2005

absolutely gorgeous and much deserving of POTD congrats Susanna #1460249

Michelle R. Kovach June 12, 2005

Beautiful image Susana! Aptly entitled! Wonderful textures, lighting & positioning! Well Deserved POTD! Congratulations!
Best of Luck!
Michelle #1460328

June 12, 2005

This is a fantastic shot Susana. I love the composition and she is so beautiful. Congratulations on your Picture Perfect POTD!!! #1460329

Olivia Navarro June 12, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful POTD, Susana! #1460339

Kara L. Hendricks June 12, 2005

Congratulations on this stunning POTD Susana!! #1460371

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 12, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD, Susana, for this beautiful and excellent image!
-Debby #1460396

Mark Allin June 12, 2005

Beautifully lit - congrats - Mark! #1460404

Laura E. OConnor June 12, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful portrait and your POTD win! I love the colors, textures, lighting and title. Gorgeous work, Susana! #1460408

Melissa L. Zavadil June 12, 2005

This is just outstanding!!! Congratulations on your photo of the day!! #1460446

Sharon Day level-classic June 12, 2005

Wonderful image of a beautiful young lady, Susana!!! Big Congratulations on this well deserved POTD!!! #1460453

Tori A. Woods June 12, 2005

Susana..I love this shot....the white dress against the colors of the columns and wall and the beauty in the face of the little girl are fantastic...not to mention your great skills to capture this!!! The title is perfect.....this is a beautiful shot.......congrats.....Tori #1460536

Mary N C. Taitt June 12, 2005

WOW! What a great shot! Congratulations on the POTD! It's so nicely lit, so delicate and charming and cute! #1460647

Casey A. Hanson June 12, 2005

Beautiful image!! Congrats Susana! :0) #1460649

Margot Petrowski June 12, 2005

Just gorgeous...CONGRATS!!!! #1460697

Marta Azevedo June 12, 2005

great work!!!! #1460701

Eileen Gayle June 12, 2005

Heartwarmingly incredible!! #1460757

Heather Harpel June 12, 2005

Beautiful portrait, absolutely stunning! I love everything about it, and your title is perfect. Congrats on the POTD! Well deserved! #1460780

Susana Ms Heide June 12, 2005

Karen, Stan, Muneer, Jenny, Kathleen, Wally, Vicki, Tammy, Bill, Lori, Joy, Laura, Donna, Michelle, Vernon, Olivia, Kara, Deborah, Mark, Laura, Melissa, Sharon, Tori, Mary, Casey, Margot, Marta, Eileen and Heather: This was such a wonderful surprise to me!!!!!! A HUGE thank you to each and every one of you for your very uplifting comments on this image!! Each word means so much!!!Also thanks on the compliments of my little daughter :o) You guys have definitely made my day... No, make that WEEK!! THANKS!! #1460794

Mary N C. Taitt June 12, 2005

What a beautiful daughter! What a treasure! #1460819

Darla Cobus June 12, 2005

I loved this the first time I saw it! Congrats on your POTD well deserved! #1460822

Dale Gast June 12, 2005

THis is beautiful, Susana!! What a treasure! #1460870

Ed Heaton June 12, 2005

What a beautiful image Susana, and congarts on POTD! #1460899

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 12, 2005

I knew it when I saw it, too! Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Susana!!! #1460920

Kay Beausoleil June 12, 2005

A sweet, evocative and accomplished image, Susana -- congratulations on your POTD! #1461209

Susan L. Vasquez June 12, 2005

Such a deserving POTD :) Congrats Susana!! #1461300

Kimberly J. Whipps June 12, 2005

Wow Susana, this is really beautiful. Congrats on your POTD. #1461331

Susana Ms Heide June 12, 2005

Mary, Darla, Dale, Ed, Terry, Kay, Susan and Kimberly: You've been so encouraging with your kind comments and congrats!!! Thanks a million for taking the time!! I'm really excited about this POTD :o) #1461544

Lori Carlson June 12, 2005

Susana, OUTSTANDING image!! Congratulations on your big POTD!! :0) #1461580

Jennifer Jones June 12, 2005

WOW! Congratulations on your amazing honor! It is so well deserved. Keep up the awesome work! :o) #1461582

Teresa McKenzie June 12, 2005

Beautiful. Congratulations!!!! #1461624

Cesar J. La Rosa June 12, 2005

What a BEAUTIFUL image, Susana!!!
Congratulations on your very well-deserved POTD!!! #1461686

Linda Shapiro June 12, 2005

Congratulations, classmate! I was thrilled to see a familiar name on the POTD. It's a beautiful image and deserves the honor.
Linda #1461760

Debra Booth June 12, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful portrait and POTD, Susana! #1461794

Jody R. Dingle June 12, 2005

Beautiful!! Congrats on your POTD!! #1462027

Bobbie Davis June 12, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD!!!!! #1462265

Mellanie June 12, 2005

many congrats, sus, on this fantastic POTD! Adorable child and adorable portrait! WTG, girl! #1462350

Hellen Krahn June 12, 2005

Congrats Susanna..You deserve it! #1462356

Patty Razonable June 12, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD for this beautiful image!! #1462407

Alisha L. Ekstrom June 12, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD!!!'s soooo beautiful. I love her precious little look & the contrast. Wonderful!!!:):) #1462605

Susana Ms Heide June 12, 2005

Lori, Jennifer, Teresa, Cesar, Linda, Debra, Jody, Bobbie, Mellanie, Hellen, Patty, and Alisha: I am overwhelmed by the response from all you great photographers to my POTD!! You've all been so generous with your comments! I appreciate each one of them! THANKS!! #1462643

Kathleen R. Struckle June 13, 2005

Just and precious image and beautiful child. Congrats on POTD!! #1462739

Carolyn J. Connolly June 13, 2005

REALLY beautiful image, Susana - just gorgeous!! Congratulations on it being chosen for this most deserved Photo Of The Day!! :o) #1462803

Carolyn J. Connolly June 13, 2005

Susana, I forgot to tell you that your gallery images are EXCELLENT, too - keep up the great work!! :o) #1462807

Judy S. Fung June 13, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Susana! #1463010

Scott Pedersen June 13, 2005

Nice Portrait #1463039

Michael McCook level-classic June 13, 2005

Congrats on yout POTD, Susana! I looked through your Gallery, you do very nice work! I love this same picture in B&W!!! #1463326

Claudette Foote June 13, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Susana!
Sorry I am late to let you know how beautiful this image is..
I save the email cause I could not respond right away..
but it so beautiful,,,I just have to Congrats again... #1464137

Donna L. Palmlund June 13, 2005

This is beautiful, congrats on your P.O.T.D. ! #1465501

Amanda Price June 13, 2005

So, SO sweet! Congrats on making POTD! #1465868

Susana Ms Heide June 13, 2005

Kathleen, Carolyn, Judy, Scott, Michael, Claudette, Donna and Amanda: Thanks a million to each one of you for your support and comments!! And another thank you to those who took the time to view my gallery! Truly appreciated! #1466029

Theresa M. VanderStaay June 15, 2005

Your photograph is just beautiful. Congrat's on POTD. Everyone loves your work. You truly have a gift. #1471915

Susana Ms Heide June 15, 2005

How sweet of you Theresa!! Thanks so much for that great comment!! #1475546

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 16, 2005

Lovely portrait, congrats!! #1477998

Susana Ms Heide June 16, 2005

Thank you so much Donna! #1478855

June 17, 2005

Great capture. I love how the subject is placed (rule of thirds), also, you have given her "room to look". I am so interested in knowing what she is seeing.
And the clean, simple background is so pleasing. #1482639

Susana Ms Heide June 17, 2005

Thank you Judges for commenting on this photo! This new aspect of BP is VERY helpful!! #1483536

June 20, 2005

I looked at both this color version and black and white version of the photo and I love them both. (During this round of juding the photos showed up together.) I finally decided on the black and white one because the simplicity of color (or lack thereof) completely draws my eye to her sweet face, and is not distracted by the colors of the building around her. It was a tough choice - lovely work! #1494467

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe June 29, 2005

I agree with the Judges - and everyone else!! This is such a sweet portrait - truly special. I've enjoyed my stroll through your gallery. You have some outstanding and very appealing work here. Well done, Susana! #1536766

Susana Ms Heide June 29, 2005

Mary Ella, thank you so much for taking the time to check out my gallery!! Your compliments mean a lot!! You have some awesome work yourself! So keep clicking! #1537534

August 04, 2005

This is wonderful- I like it better than the B&W version- it has such a rich feel in the coloring- beautiful little girl also #1677671

Susana Ms Heide August 04, 2005

Thank you Janice for your opinion! Personally I am really torn between the color and b&w version. I'm not sure which one I like best. But I did get the color version enlarged for myself :o) #1678865

Sandra Freyler December 06, 2005

This is such an awesome portrait, susan! Excellent work! :) #2160504

Susana Ms Heide December 07, 2005

Thank you so much Samdra for that encouraging message!! #2161927

Alison Greenwood December 14, 2005

I love the pose and composition! Superb portrait Susana! :o) #2186067

Susana Ms Heide December 17, 2005

Thank you for the kind words Alison! #2194126

Cyn Valentine December 17, 2005

Just stunning! I love EVERYTHING about it! Great job! #2194527

Susana Ms Heide December 19, 2005

I appreciate your generous compliments Cyn! THANK YOU! #2201758

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