Uploaded: December 02, 2005


Kara L. Hendricks December 02, 2005

And you just keep on doing it ... WONDERFUL!!! I think this may be your next badge girl ... Your lighting ... effects ... Offset comp. All make for a stunning portrait ... again ... LOVE THIS!!! #353266

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 02, 2005

That lost feeling is perfectly captured, Jill, in this gorgeous portrait! Love the extreme contrasts and your beautiful, artistic work! So very moving! #2146570

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 02, 2005

Wow. Beautiful. I love this ... well done and great effects. #2146751

Nicole Kessel December 02, 2005

Wow!! Jill, I feel like a broken record every time I comment on one of your photos ... but, I'm running out of new words meaning fantastic, wonderful, and amazing because they all are! This is beautiful! I love the emotion in the eyes and the effects are TREMENDOUS!! :) Awesome work! #2146823

Jenny Bosmans December 02, 2005

I'm just speechless, Jill...so you'll have to read the other comments again...it's all been said!! EXCELLENT! #2146836

Darryl Wilkinson December 02, 2005

How do you do it, Jill? Terrific work!!! #2146856

Michelle Lea Guinn December 02, 2005

Beautiful!! mlg~ #2146873

Claudia Kuhn level-classic December 02, 2005

What an incredible expression you captured Jill, love the high key effect too! #2146978

Susie Peek-Swint December 02, 2005

Stunning capture Jill ~ the expression in his/her eyes says it all... just wonderful! #2146995

Terry R. Hatfield December 02, 2005

Love The High Key On This One Jill!!The Comp And Those Eyes Really Look Great My Friend:-) #2147112

Linda Proctor December 02, 2005

Just gorgeous as always Jill !! Love the high key !!! #2147116

Noel Baebler December 02, 2005

Fantastic portrait, Jill! #2147272

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe December 03, 2005

Terrific High Key lighting, Jill and you have a great looking dog there!!!!! #2149949

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 03, 2005

Wow, this is impressive!!! Great creativity Jill!! #2150037

Pamela Shane December 04, 2005

Spectacular Jill - LOVE it! The eyes -
they say it all. You captured raw emotion here. :) #2150496

Barbara Helgason December 04, 2005

Oh my gosh those eyes, makes you want to take him home! Beautiful!!! #2150832

Kaye Burazin December 04, 2005

WINNER, note to self...no entries in animal catagory, Jill has that all wrapped up! #2150924

Brian Cassar December 04, 2005

Nice high key composition Jill. Wel done! #2151539

Danilo Piccioni December 04, 2005

second time I do this.... LOL
Jill I love how the white wraps around the doggie!
he looks so sad can almost feel that pain!
you know so well how to bring emotions up to the viewer! this is a masterpiece, JIlL!

Sharon Day level-classic December 04, 2005

Awesome image, Jill!!! You've outdone yourself this time!!! Well done! #2152241

Sandra Freyler December 04, 2005

Great job on this image! Excellent comp! Very nice! #2152512

Jill Odice level-classic December 04, 2005

What a face, those eyes, just makes me want to wrap my arms aroum=nd this little dog and give it a hug :-) #2152690

Deb Holmes-Hatfield December 05, 2005

Awesome work Jill, and such a sad looking face, incredible capture! #2153873

Laura Clay-Ballard December 05, 2005

incredibly awesome work on this sad little face. #2154556

Sergio La Spina December 05, 2005

Fantastic portrait and effect woowwww well done Jill!!! #2154741

Adilson F. Ferreira December 05, 2005

Terrific image Jill!!!
I love the composition and effects!!! #2154769

Marcie A. Fowler December 05, 2005

I love what you did with this image. Fits with the title so well. Great way to accent the darker parts of the dog (eyes, nose). Very well done! #2154794

Karen Bacon December 05, 2005

Fantstic high key portrait Jill!Extremely well done! #2154838

Rakesh Syal level-classic December 05, 2005

This is a winner kind of work, Jill!!! #2155126

Kristi A. Howson December 05, 2005

Love this one Jill! The way the high-key enforces the dark eyes is fabulous... #2155148

Bob Duncan December 05, 2005

Really love your work Jill. Your animal photography is in a league of it's own. This photo is a great example! #2155352

Goshka G. December 05, 2005

Wow, another Jill masterpiece to be wowing about!! ;-)This is just perfection, and I'll be surprised if it won't be a winner!!! #2155490

Tammy Scott level-classic December 05, 2005

Exquisite image! This is a winner for sure! #2155915

Marsha S. Smith December 05, 2005

As much as I ALWAYS love your images, I believe this is my very, very favorite EVER! Wow!!!!!! SPECTACULAR!!! #2155970

Dan Holm level-classic December 05, 2005

WOW!!!!! .... Hmmm...what breed is that? Looks like a WINNER to me!!! .... Wow, again, Jill!!!!! #2156368

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 05, 2005

Fabulous, incredible...there are no words! This is a SURE winner, and haunting, I want to hug this pup right now! Such sad eyes, breaks my heart!

ccc #2156510

Colette M. Metcalf December 05, 2005

This is just beautiful, Jill!!! #2156827

Karen Slagle December 05, 2005

Wonderful doggie portrait. Love the high key and the beautiful eyes. Very nice and emotional. #2156865

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 05, 2005

Jill, I just love this type of work...hi-key...and you've created a masterpiece here! Her face is wonderful! #2157113

Sylvia Rossler December 06, 2005

Exceptional and beautiful shot ! Smells like a winner to me :o) #2159355

Jill Flynn level-classic December 06, 2005

Thank you everyone for the kind words! #2159755

Mata Patan December 06, 2005

Yes Sylvia is smelling well! I agree with her nose! LOL!!
Terrific shot! Perfect title for those sad eyes!!Nice effects too! #2159807

Anne D. Eigen December 07, 2005

Stunning image, Jill! Between the high key and your artistic work you have created an exceptionally moving image! #2161740

Claudette Foote December 08, 2005

wow such emotion love the expression you captured Jill,
love the high key effect too!
awesome portrait love those eyes..


Margot Petrowski December 08, 2005

Spectacular image and PS work!!!!! #2166152

Cathy Barrows December 15, 2005

absolutely fabulous...what is craig's actions #2189130

Anita Hogue December 15, 2005

WOW,this is fabulous, Jill! Just saw it in the Digital Darkroom newsletter. Awesome work! #2189547

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 15, 2005

Congrats, Jill, on being featured in the DD newsletter! Love it! #2189565

Laura E. OConnor December 15, 2005

Beautiful! Great image for the DD Newsletter!!! I definitely think its a winner!! Good luck with this one! #2189693

Alisha L. Ekstrom December 15, 2005

Congrats on being in the DD newsletter. This is AWESOME. I bet we see this again!!! #2189733

Evy Johansen level-classic December 15, 2005

What a wonderful image, Jill!! And a great work!! #2190132

Cesar J. La Rosa December 15, 2005

An incredibly BEAUTIFUL high key portrait, Jill!!! You've done an awesome job here. Congratulations on being in the DD Newsletter!!! #2190422

Pat Gamwell December 15, 2005

All I can say is, HOW IN THE WORLD DID I MISS THIS THE 1ST TIME? I've never seen anything more perfectly enhanced & expertly presented! Words are not enough, Jill! The emotions it brings out in all of us is a sign of true artistry! #2190480

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 17, 2005

Hi Jill, you already know I love this image, it is so artistic and inspirational. I wanted to add a big congratulations on your recent *Digital Darkroom* feature. Well deserved and well done!!!!! #2194466

Cathy Stancil December 19, 2005

You are amazing !! This is an incredible portrait Jill ! So much emotion coming through...Congratulations and BRAVO ! #2201770

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 21, 2005

Ohhhhhh...love him..he is so sad..Great job on this and I hope he isn't lost. :) #2209331

Piotr M. Organa December 25, 2005

I just found this photo, Jill. It's a mature piece of art and I love it! :) #2222073

Lori Carlson December 27, 2005

What a special shot with so much feeling!! Well done Jill!! :0) #2227467

Alison Greenwood December 28, 2005

Gorgeous portrait! :o) #2230256

Sandy Landon January 21, 2006

WOW!!! I love this one!!! COngrats!!!!!! #2312720

Darryl Wilkinson January 21, 2006

Super work, Jill! Congratulations!!! #2312762

Pat Gamwell January 21, 2006

No surprises here, my friend! CONGRAT!!! #2312787

Sylvia Rossler January 21, 2006

Another beautiful finalist !Congrats Jill :O) #2313153

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe January 21, 2006


ccc #2313209

Piotr M. Organa January 21, 2006

Congrats!! #2313454

Linda D. Lester level-classic January 21, 2006

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round! #2313692

Judith G. Secco January 21, 2006

Beautiful work, Jill. Congratulations. #2314018

Chris Macer January 21, 2006

Congrats again, Jill! :) #2314219

Laura E. OConnor January 21, 2006


Tammy Scott level-classic January 21, 2006

Congratulations! This is SO beautiful! #2314961

Life Expressions January 21, 2006

Congrats Jill!! #2315054

Lori Carlson January 21, 2006

Woohoo!! Congratulations Jill!!! :0) #2315373

Marie Fields level-classic January 21, 2006

Congratulations, Jill! Wonderful image! #2315611

Jill Odice level-classic January 21, 2006

Congrats Ms. Jill :-) #2317044

KHAWLA Haddad January 21, 2006

Big Congratulations on awesome Finalist Jill best of luck in the next round this is so wonderful !! #2317297

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 21, 2006

Congrats Jill on your Finalist! Jeff #2317411

Terry L. Ellis level-classic January 21, 2006

Superb!!!! Congratulations, Jill, on this fantatic finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm thrilled for you! #2317504

Jolynne Woodcock January 21, 2006

Congratulations Jill!!! Beautiful work! #2317552

Sergio La Spina January 21, 2006

Fantastic finalist!!!CONGRATULATION #2317735

Nobu Nagase January 21, 2006

Congrats, Jill, once again on your excellent photograph and finalist!!! #2319168

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 21, 2006

This had to be here, good luck in the next round!!!!! #2319238

Michelle Lea Guinn January 21, 2006

Congratulations Jill!!! Beautiful finalist!! mlg~ #2319475

Adilson F. Ferreira January 21, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Jill!!! #2319575

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 21, 2006

Congrats on another great finalist, Jill!
-Debby #2319749

Pat Gamwell January 21, 2006

No surprise here...it should go all the way, my friend! CONGRATS! #2320388

Joline Frazier January 22, 2006

I admired this from the first time I saw it...congrautlations and good luck. #2321000

Jenny Bosmans January 22, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Jill!! :) #2321260

Wendy Stevenson January 22, 2006

Big Congrats on your beautiful finalists Jill. I love this shot and the titles perfect!! Best of luck to you in the next round!! #2321582

Kristi A. Howson January 22, 2006

Love the eyes here Jill! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!! #2323114

Anne D. Eigen January 22, 2006

Congratulations on another great finalist, Jill! Best wishes in the next round! #2323592

Cesar J. La Rosa January 22, 2006

I knew I would see this one again!!!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Jill!!! #2323854

MARLON IGNACIO level-deluxe January 22, 2006

Love the high key treatment on this. Congratulations, Jill, and best wishes on the final judging! #2323965

Donna W. Neal January 23, 2006

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist
Jill #2326458

Terry R. Hatfield January 23, 2006

Looks Like You Effort Paid Off Jill!!Nicely Done, Congratulations On Your Finalist!! #2328092

Judy S. Fung January 23, 2006

Congrats, Jill! #2328433

Deb Holmes-Hatfield January 23, 2006

I am so happy to see this awesome pup portrait as a finalist! Way to go Jill! #2328630

Sharon Day level-classic January 23, 2006

One of my favorites, Jill!!! Congratulations and good luck next round! #2328726

Laura E. OConnor January 24, 2006

WAY TO GO!! Congrats on your win!!!!! #2330877

Barbara Helgason January 24, 2006

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to you Jill!!! #2330927

Chris Macer January 24, 2006

Congrats on the win, Jill!! WTG!! :) #2330928

Sylvia Rossler January 24, 2006

I didn't get a golden medallion but I still have a golden nose...lolll

Big congrats on this second win Jill :o) #2331053

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe January 24, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Jill -- a wonderful example of high key! #2331123

Karen Bacon January 24, 2006

Congratulations again Jill on another oustanding image! #2331159

Pat Gamwell January 24, 2006

I totally expected to see a high award on this,Jill! CONGRATS on the most appealing, heart-warming pic I've seen! #2331162

Nicole Kessel January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this spectacular win, Jill!! #2331183

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 24, 2006

Such a great image jill, big congrats on your win! #2331308

Terry L. Ellis level-classic January 24, 2006

Huge congratulations, Jill, on this incredibly touching SECOND PLACE win! Yippeeee! #2331488

She-She Killough January 24, 2006

WOW those eyes!!! They are so sad?! What powerful emotion they evoke! Awesome Jill! Congrats on a well deserved win!! #2331494

Deb Holmes-Hatfield January 24, 2006

Bravo, Jill, congratulations are in order again! Way to go! #2331579

Kristi A. Howson January 24, 2006

Congratulations on your win Jill! Love those eyes!!! #2331699

Adilson F. Ferreira January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic win Jill!!!
Very well deserved!!! #2331772

Laurence Saliba level-classic January 24, 2006

A Very Big Congrats Jill!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2331774

Terrill Province January 24, 2006

WOW ~ big response for a wonderful winning image ~ very well deserved, too!!!

Again, a beatifully touching portrait. Congratulations, Jill. #2331831

Lori Carlson January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this special winner Jill! :0) #2331891

MARLON IGNACIO level-deluxe January 24, 2006

Congratulations on your second place win, Jill! #2331903

Karen Engelbreth January 24, 2006

Congrats on your win, Jill! #2332136

Deborah Sandidge January 24, 2006

So expressive, Jill - congratulations!! #2332418

Kathleen Clemons January 24, 2006

Well done, Jill. Congrats! #2332481

Jonna Bergström January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this great win, Jill!! #2332550

Noel Baebler January 24, 2006

Huzzahs to you, Jill!!! #2332765

Judy S. Fung January 24, 2006

Congrats on your win, Jill! #2332802

Joline Frazier January 24, 2006

Congratulations on your win...I love this shot. #2332833

Sharon Day level-classic January 24, 2006

Awesome doggie portrait, Jill!!! Big congratulations on your win!!! #2332968

Jenny Bosmans January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Jill!! #2333216

Terry R. Hatfield January 24, 2006

Congratulations Once Again Jill!!Well Done:-) #2333359

Stanley J. Contrades January 24, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent winner, Jill!! Beautifully done portrait!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2333485

Darryl Wilkinson January 24, 2006

Super work and fabulous portrait, Jill! Congratulations on this wonderful WINNER!!! #2333506

Laura Clay-Ballard January 24, 2006

i knew this one would come back with a winners medallion under it! awesome! congrats #2333589

Leanne M.E. Boyd January 24, 2006

Congrats Jill! #2333695

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 24, 2006

Congrats on this wonderful win, Jill!!!!
-Debby #2333761

Anne D. Eigen January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this magnificent winner, Jill!!! #2333812

Debra Booth January 24, 2006

Congrats on this great win, Jill!! #2333899

Tammy Scott level-classic January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #2333930

KHAWLA Haddad January 24, 2006

YAAAAAAAAAAAA Big Congratulations on Awsome second place winner, Jill!!
Fantastic work love these eyes! #2334185

Jill Flynn level-classic January 24, 2006

Thank you everyone for the kind words!!! #2334246

Amanda Price January 24, 2006

A big congrats on this and all of your wins this month! Your work is amazing! #2334281

Evy Johansen level-classic January 24, 2006

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Jill! #2334376

Cesar J. La Rosa January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and very well-deserved Winner, Jill!!! #2334465

Kara L. Hendricks January 24, 2006

No suprise here.. I told you!!! Wish I was that good at guessing my own shots!! Wonderful again and SOOOOOO well deserved... You inspire us all!! #2334468

Danilo Piccioni January 24, 2006

...Jill, I am sooooooooo happy for this particular win, it' s like I won it myself! perhaps for the first time, I agree with the judges!!!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S S S S S S S S S S S ! #2334546

Cora Miller level-addict January 24, 2006

What soulful eyes! Your work on this produced a very heart engaging image, Jill. Congratulations on your win! #2334643

Donna W. Neal January 25, 2006

All that work paid off Jill. Amazing capture of the eyes
Congratulations on this fine winner #2335508

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 25, 2006

Congrats Jill!! An excellent winning image! Jeff #2335614

Murry Grigsby January 25, 2006

Congrats on your win Jill!! #2336133

Nobu Nagase January 25, 2006

Fabulous win!!!
Congratulations, Jill!!! #2337568

Susi Lawson January 25, 2006

Congrats again! This is excellent! #2338165

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 25, 2006

WOW!! Really outstanding image, Jill!!! Congratulations!!! #2339638

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe January 26, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner Jill! #2339891

Monika Sapek level-classic January 26, 2006

This is so nicely done, Jill! Love the high key and composition here! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Stephanie Laird level-classic January 27, 2006

Jill this is so wonderful! Congratulations! #2346564

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe January 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Jill...WTG!:) #2354199

Cathy M. Gromball February 13, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Jill!

Cathy :) #2415333

Sherrye Nozaki February 18, 2006

I wish I lived close to you, I would have you photograph my dogs! Your creativity is awesome.

Sherrye #2435726

Dawn Leslie February 27, 2006

Look at those puppy dog eyes, what a neat portrait. I love your work. #2477293

Tammy May 15, 2006

AWWWW!!!! this is awesome he looks so sad #2768856

Liane Saliba June 06, 2006

I can't explan this!!!! TOO much BEUTIFUL!!! #2860609

Keith L. Clayton July 24, 2006

Outstanding image!! #3071629

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