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pk_nz 16 New Zealand
6 Feb 2006 8:35PM
I do, for one. stunning shot.
terry_cavner 16 332 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 8:38PM
Superb
CollY 15 14
6 Feb 2006 8:38PM
Thank you PK & tcarvner....great picking Judith!!
Jaye 15 3
6 Feb 2006 8:38PM
This is a scream looked at the thumb nail and thought one similar to yours and enlarged it to see it was actually yours...Judith
Titi 16 Romania
6 Feb 2006 8:38PM
superb eye contact, excelent photo, i would try to crop the top light, just my opinion...well done..excellent.
CollY 15 14
6 Feb 2006 8:40PM
Yes Titi, I agree, funny you can look at something and until it is pointed out it doesn't hit you...wish I had seen that before...never mind.
Titi 16 Romania
6 Feb 2006 8:43PM
you hvae some wonderfull photos n your portofolio and the cildren are magic!!! I like a lot your third photo in the portofolio!!!
martinproe 16 293 5 England
6 Feb 2006 8:50PM
I like this Colleen, the aged effect is wonderful and she's a wonderful young model. I knew this was yours immediately from the thumbnail.I agree about the light at the top, but I think I'd be tempted to clone it out so as to leave the space at the top.
CollY 15 14
6 Feb 2006 8:54PM
Thanks Martinproe...me too, I like ther to be some room around the image...well in this case.

Thank you Titi, I am very greatful of your appreciation on my PF.
Colleen

I am so angry with myself that I didn't get rid of the light in the background...feel like pulling off now and redoing it.
C_Daniels 16 399 10 England
6 Feb 2006 9:10PM
Very nice portrait - may have cropped out the light through the trees above ?
CollY 15 14
6 Feb 2006 9:13PM
Thanx C_Daniels, yes I am annoyed about that.
pink Plus
18 6.8k 9 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 9:26PM
great shot but I agree with the highlights at the top
annefromleo 16 11 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 9:35PM
Yes it works well Colleen, love the out of focus road leading away from her, well done nice crop
Anne
annefromleo 16 11 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 9:37PM
Yes it works well Colleen, love the out of focus road leading away from her, well done nice crop
Anne
DP_Imagery 17 24 6 Wales
6 Feb 2006 10:44PM
The faded, almost hand-tinted effect, works charmingly with this subject. OK the highlights could be taken out to avoid distraction - but it's a cracking image nonetheless. Well done. Bruce.
nikonneil 17 11 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 11:27PM
Cracking Shot
Neil
Phoebecat 15 1 Italy
6 Feb 2006 11:31PM
Beautiful - agree with the comment about maybe cropping out the light above the trees
MvH
JohnHawthorne 15 1.7k 5 Scotland
7 Feb 2006 12:02AM
Great shot - lovely expression and I like the effect you've given it.
miptog 16 3.6k 65 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 12:09AM
You are developing a style that is uniquely yours. Knew that this was your shot, before I even opened it. You probably have enough on this theme to display. Michael
maggiem 17 339 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 12:46AM
Love it for all the reasons stated above - and yes, you have definitely developed a 'style'.
Maggie
lilipolala 16 8 Northern Ireland
7 Feb 2006 1:16AM
Beautiful image. Nostalgic feel. Well done.
Miriam xx
TeresaH 16 1.1k United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 1:26AM
Love the effect.

PS: How did you get those colours?

Teresa
vismaya 16 Ireland
7 Feb 2006 1:33AM
Beautiful portrait!
UserRemoved 15 162
7 Feb 2006 1:44AM
Perfect capture - would look just right on a card or poster!
Shar
akh Plus
17 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 2:39AM
Beautiful - she's a really great little model.
Tony
tartanlady 17 58 Scotland
7 Feb 2006 3:08AM
Glad to be your 30th click. Stunning portrait of Sophie, she is a wee beauty. Lovely expression and superb tones.
Louise
paulcr Plus
16 1.5k 9 Ireland
7 Feb 2006 3:10AM
Lovely treatment and the eyes really stand out even at that distance. PAul
JohnHorne 16 1.0k
7 Feb 2006 3:33AM
Lovely treatment. Shame about the distracting highlights, but I like the way the lines of the road in the background draw attention to the subject. Click.
John
sunshot 16 24 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 4:01AM
excellent well done
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
7 Feb 2006 7:19AM
Classic and timeless.
Patrick
lauraHB 16 121 Ireland
7 Feb 2006 7:51AM
Just beautiful!!
Laura
7 Feb 2006 10:39AM
click number 40. I like the toning you have given the image. although filters have been done, the main thing is you started out with a very good image. Good pose, good lighting, alot of very good elements to work with to create a stunning image. Yes, you are creating a nice style in the "fairytale" type/"nostalgic" imagery look. I like this style alot and wish I knew enough about photoshopto be able to create such myself. Have taken a look at a few of your other images. well done.
sputnki 17 10 Canada
7 Feb 2006 12:21PM
Nicely done!

Doug
Marian 16 62 England
7 Feb 2006 12:51PM
Well done on the HC.
It's a beautiful portrait, and whatever filters you chose to use, the effect is wonderful. I agree with all the other comments about cloning out the distraction at the top, it would improve your picture by loads, and it's already very good.
Marian
CollY 15 14
7 Feb 2006 1:25PM
Thank you everyone, I have enjoyed reading all your wonderful comment...yes if only I had have got rid of those pesky highlights in the beginning. It was a wonderful surprise to see it at 42 this morning...thank you all again.
Colleen
User_Removed 16 825 Lithuania
11 Feb 2006 10:03PM
nice work.. congrats!!
CollY 15 14
12 Feb 2006 7:43PM
Thanx Whoops
Ceciliat 16 6 Philippines
13 Feb 2006 6:06PM
Excellent capture!!!
Perfect exposure and composition. Congrats...
Cesie
CollY 15 14
13 Feb 2006 6:20PM
Thank you Cesie, appreciated
foxybrown 16 368
14 Feb 2006 4:28AM
smashing portrait, i like the soft focus / tone effect, very effective.
CollY 15 14
14 Feb 2006 2:19PM
Thanks foxy, from you thats a great compliment.
ricochico 15 6 United States
15 Feb 2006 5:46PM
TOTALLY WONDERFUL!!!! I love this shot! It is very full of strong emotion and warmth! Excellent work.
RicoChico
CollY 15 14
15 Feb 2006 6:42PM
Thank you RicoChico, your comments so greatlfully appreciated.
barral 17 2 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2006 12:17AM
Another great shot Colleen and a super portfolio.

Barrie
CollY 15 14
19 Feb 2006 2:05PM
Thank you very much Barrie
tull 18 181 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2006 2:47AM
I dare not look at many more of you p/f for fear of wanting to sell my camera.lol
Another wonderful portrait of the highest standard Colleen lovely vintage feel.

Mark.
CollY 15 14
11 Mar 2006 6:46PM
Thanks Mark...keep your camera, you are just too modest...and anyway it is too cold to play golf!!
donnaree 17 36
12 Mar 2006 7:48PM
this one is just full of AAWWEEE.
Love the tones.

Donna
CollY 15 14
12 Mar 2006 9:57PM
A BIG thanks Donna, appreciate your time.
Ricky34 15 13
16 Mar 2006 12:45AM
Fantastic shot , very nice like the soft tones and colours Smile
CollY 15 14
16 Mar 2006 4:49PM
Thank you very much Ricky, appreciate your time to comment
paul_chong 16 24 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 9:53AM
beautifully toned, another lovely image.
CollY 15 14
29 Mar 2006 2:28PM
Thankyou very much DannyK
daringdaphne 17 82 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 11:38AM
Amost Victorian: very beautiful, the filter worked.

(*.*)D
CollY 15 14
6 Apr 2006 5:53PM
Thank you very much Daphne
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
6 Apr 2006 8:31PM
How did I miss clicking this shot. It is fantastic and very deserving of both the RC and the HC. Congrats and good to have you back. -=Walter
CollY 15 14
6 Apr 2006 9:08PM
Thank you so much Walter, glad you liked this one.

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