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8 Sep 2009 12:36PM
stunning image

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Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
8 Sep 2009 12:37PM
Like the tones and your manipulation in this Andrew.
Regards Richard.
the winner
8 Sep 2009 12:41PM
Yes It happens in my home too.
Very creative work, I like this a lot. Rgds Paul
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
8 Sep 2009 12:49PM
An enchanting image. Carol
bfgstew Plus
11 668 105 England
8 Sep 2009 12:50PM
Magical, superb image, very well crafted.
8 Sep 2009 12:51PM
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 12:52PM
Magically beautiful.
Beautiful image, love the colours and the lighting works a treat. Very nicely done x
PattiW Plus
12 24 2 United States
8 Sep 2009 12:55PM
Excellent! Patti
8 Sep 2009 12:59PM
this is a real beauty, well done.
Great image - good work !!

Ian-Munro Plus
10 200 15 Wales
8 Sep 2009 1:13PM
very...very good.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1986 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 1:18PM
The fairies and the lighting make this a magical image.
Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
8 Sep 2009 1:22PM
That is superb

mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
8 Sep 2009 1:42PM
Remove these lights,and it would take on a much more sinister appearance.Shades of the film, The Shining perhaps ??
Nice one.
And an image that can make a very interesting ''play'' with !!
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
8 Sep 2009 1:43PM
On second thoughts.
Silly me !!
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
8 Sep 2009 2:22PM
Stunning work - wonderful depth, light and colours.
8 Sep 2009 2:22PM

imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 2:27PM
wonderful picture, very magical and superbly created
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
8 Sep 2009 2:46PM
A bedtime story. A world of wonderland for any child. This is a fine image Andrew.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
8 Sep 2009 2:52PM
Lovely image Andrew. Such a magical scene you've created. Love it........Sandy
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
8 Sep 2009 3:02PM
A marvelous image.
8 Sep 2009 3:23PM
Really a wonderful glimpse of a special moment.
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
8 Sep 2009 3:25PM
Amazing shot Andrew.
8 Sep 2009 3:38PM
A beautiful shot

8 Sep 2009 3:51PM
What a truely delightful image
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
8 Sep 2009 4:14PM
A popular image and deservedly so, but I'm just thinking I'd prefer this in portrait format to place more emphasis on the figure and allow the viewer to see more of the "magical" background above the figure. A bit much "wasted" space each side at the moment.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 4:25PM
Yes possibly although I only took this one on landscape and there is no other info. I tried portrait and Mikbees idea of just leaving it as it was, but once I start fiddling I can't stop until I get told to go to bed. Besides she started to pose after that.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
8 Sep 2009 4:27PM
Excellent piece of work ~ its all been said above.

beckas Plus
14 5 1 United States
8 Sep 2009 4:35PM
Wow! I love this! Pure magic!
User_Removed 14 39 6 Scotland
8 Sep 2009 4:37PM
This is what fantasy is all about.Smile
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
8 Sep 2009 4:54PM
Tip top Andrew. You shouldbe reading the stoy to her.
ketch Plus
10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
8 Sep 2009 5:11PM
This is an enchanting image - closed in space which I think hints at the confines of childhood and having to go to bed etc etc (which I think you may loose with portrait format - which would open up the composition and not keep the backdrop contained and merely hinted at).

If you'll excuse the pun, this is a 'rights of passage' image for me, thats how I read it anyway - but I guess it can be read in so many ways and that's its magic.

8 Sep 2009 5:32PM
Just superb.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 5:37PM

Quote:Tip top Andrew. You shouldbe reading the stoy to her.

It was 11pm on a school night.
AlleyCatz Plus
11 274 6 England
8 Sep 2009 5:39PM
Excellent work and image....very effective.

8 Sep 2009 5:39PM
Great work Andrew lovely image

Wooly Plus
12 112 4 England
8 Sep 2009 5:48PM

proz 13 205 United States
8 Sep 2009 5:49PM
fabulous mood here Andrew
Eviscera Plus
11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 6:07PM
Quality piece Scara , like shes projecting the story with pure magic.

Can see a whole new style coming on here ! Great.

Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 6:38PM
She took ones of me too. Which is scarey.
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
8 Sep 2009 7:33PM
happy to make it 70.........This IS very excellent, Andrew!

Superb image - quite enchanting - best viewed in Large Format to see the magic of the composition
8 Sep 2009 9:19PM
wonderful image, love the light and shade the composition and the story behind the picture. Bedtime is a struggle.
User_Removed 14 16 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 10:28PM
now this is magic!

8 Sep 2009 11:10PM
I love you and Hate you, have an user award.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 11:14PM
paulcr Plus
13 1.5k 9 Ireland
8 Sep 2009 11:22PM
LOVE IT! Absolutely love it. Set up is excelent, post production is perfect. Brings you right into the mind of a child reading a fairytale. Paul
9 Sep 2009 12:02AM
A magical image
tigertimb Plus
10 40 66 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2009 12:29PM
A stunning image and just magical.
A tiny thing and maybe just me, but I'd tone down or remove the two prominent sparkles from her cheek and underlining her nose.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
9 Sep 2009 1:47PM
Stirs many a memory. Would have been my son with the torch reading through the wee sma' hours. He still recalls it from time to time. Your image is a real delight and wonderfully & artistically created & presented.

10 Sep 2009 3:18PM
electrifying - really draws the eye in and holds it there. Beautiful Katie
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:35PM

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