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Challenge: Best of 2006 (Advanced Editing V*)
Collection: Successful Challenge Entries
Camera: Nikon D70
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D
Location: My dining room
Date: Jul 7, 2006
Date Uploaded: Jan 9, 2007

I just can't believe the combination of these 2 things: The beauty of my little daughter and the way the light shines into this part of our house. This was in July. For me this image is very personal which means I have no idea how it will go over. i did quite a bit to the background and I also neatened up the shadows and stuff as to be less distracting - no real major elements changed though. The 50mm is such a brilliant lens in this situation and it completely redefined how I enjoy my photography.

Statistics
Place: 131 out of 712
Avg (all users): 6.3580
Avg (commenters): 7.2857
Avg (participants): 6.2841
Avg (non-participants): 6.5795
Views since voting: 1316
Views during voting: 535
Votes: 352
Comments: 38
Favorites: 7 (view)


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03/20/2008 03:31:23 PM
Superb shot and one that will be cherished for decades to come.
Bravo!
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03/20/2008 02:27:52 PM
Absolutely delightful - one to enjoy for years to come.
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06/11/2007 12:59:36 PM
Incredible shot! She is beautiful and the sun shining on her there is magical! Great work!
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06/11/2007 12:36:31 PM
Tate, this is such a beautiful image! The light is amazing on your daughter.
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05/01/2007 03:41:22 PM
Beautiful daughter and picture.
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02/27/2007 07:03:35 PM
Indeed, "Best of 2006" and Best of many years to come!
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02/08/2007 12:53:21 AM
Just ... beautiful.
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01/26/2007 03:09:17 AM
How gorgeous is that??? Priceless.
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01/26/2007 12:49:24 AM
I think this finished very well and was well received by commenters, as I would have predicted. I think it is fantastic. A great one to make into a family heirloom. Well done.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/25/2007 10:32:28 PM
very cute. Great capture.
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01/25/2007 09:03:35 PM
Adorable - Very sweet shot!!
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01/25/2007 08:07:36 PM
A lovely portrait so well presented, sure to be a treasure for this litle one and her family always.
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01/25/2007 01:50:52 AM
So so sweet.....
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01/24/2007 10:13:51 PM
very nice portrait, can't find much to complain about. i'm sure someone is glad to have this on their wall.
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01/23/2007 04:44:26 AM
cute and well lit
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01/19/2007 11:20:25 PM
Oh this is so sweet.
A memory that will last a lifetime - well done!
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01/17/2007 07:59:06 AM
Awww very cute 8
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01/16/2007 07:24:04 PM
adorable little girl
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01/16/2007 12:32:10 PM
Cute little girl. A bit too centered and I am not overly fond of the darkened edges. Clarity is great though
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01/16/2007 10:04:02 AM
wonderful ! 8
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01/16/2007 03:36:26 AM
Very nice, good moment
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01/15/2007 06:52:05 PM
pretty! A little heavy on the noise reduction.
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01/15/2007 12:38:02 PM
great capture, but the extra glow on the face seems off to me.
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01/15/2007 10:42:14 AM
Beautiful and soft, just like little girls should be!
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01/14/2007 02:58:28 PM
Very cute and nicely captured. I am not a big fan of your processing around the outside, I think the image would have sold itself without it. Good Luck.
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01/14/2007 02:30:37 PM
Oh what a beautiful little girl and the softness really adds that extra something to this image :o)
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01/13/2007 09:51:31 PM
A lovely image. Definitely shows that not all 'kid' shots are 'bad'. Nice work!
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01/13/2007 09:32:44 PM
The idea of vingetting(sp?) is good, but this looks too photoshopped.
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01/13/2007 12:58:25 PM
Ohhhhhhhhhhwuh!!!! How incredibly awesome!!! It's a beautiful photo under any circumstances, but the way you have processed it in soft sepia tones enhances it even more! This is a photo that will never grow old! Never look outdated, and I can't help but believe it will always be cherished above most all others! Fantastic job!
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01/13/2007 10:26:52 AM
Nice softness to this
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01/13/2007 10:06:05 AM
This is one of my favorites in this challenge so far. Excellent use of B&W and I love the lighting behind her. A little blown out in a couple of areas, but nothing that hurts the image.9

Second time around, bumped this up to a 10. Beautiful picture, hope this one ribbons because I think it deserves it. As a parent, I know it is certainly not an easy task 'posing' little ones like this!
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01/12/2007 10:07:23 PM
Sweet portrait.
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01/12/2007 08:23:15 PM
wonderful title for an excellent image...
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01/12/2007 07:30:55 PM
a darling girl...6
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01/12/2007 02:43:27 PM
Great lighting and great B&W toning. I think the edges are too sharp for this resolution though. The child seems to pop unnatural off the background. Still above average rating.
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01/12/2007 10:45:33 AM
Super! 10!
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01/12/2007 08:41:39 AM
Beautiful!
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01/12/2007 01:24:20 AM
Lovely shot, love the softness around her and the lighting you have used, gives it a dreamy feel. 9
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