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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 14, 2012
TakenApril 26, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/20 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length98 mm

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Ashlyn (6), my youngest granddaughter, during dress rehearsal for the Chamberlain School of the Arts spring recital. Thought it would be interesting to compare this shot with the off center one below.

31 responses

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (14 May 2012):

    adorable. perfect for this theme.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (14 May 2012):

    Very pretty in pink and a wonderful entry!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (14 May 2012):

    Adorable. Agree pretty in pink!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (14 May 2012):

    Absolutely lovely.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (14 May 2012):

    Excellent entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (14 May 2012):

    She is very dainty and pretty centered against the lovely colored background... great stage lighting ...It's the perfect choice for this challenge.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (14 May 2012):

    Fabulous shot well spotted. great entry

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (15 May 2012):

    A beautiful photo, your granddaughter is stunning dear Debrah and this is an excellent entry.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 May 2012):

    Wonderfully Composed entry into the Center of JPG’s Universe

  • Doglvr

    Doglvr gave props (15 May 2012):

    Beautiful capture.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (15 May 2012):

    Thanks everyone. Ashlyn is usually all smiles, but during rehearsal and the actual performance she and her classmates didn't smile once. They completly focused on the many steps they had to remember. They each did so well up on that big stage in front of a large audience.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (15 May 2012):

    Well done, Deb!!!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (15 May 2012):

    A delightful entry, lovely lighting and BG colours and lines..

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2012):

    Absolutely lovely

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2012):

    Deborah, this is a perfect and lovely entry, she is so sweet !

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (16 May 2012):

    At age 6, it looks like she has remarkable poise!! I think this one is perfect for the theme, but I really like the other shot of her.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (16 May 2012):


  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (16 May 2012):

    Great composition Deb! What a sweetheart!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (16 May 2012):

    Precious, beautiful composed expression!

  • Kim Bullock

    Kim Bullock gave props (16 May 2012):

    That's my girl!

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2012):

    Superb photo, Deborah. Great poise there as well.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (17 May 2012):

    Great Shot, and Entry

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (17 May 2012):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (18 May 2012):


  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (18 May 2012):

    She is so adorable and elegant! What a wonderful capture, Deb! Perfect for the theme too!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (18 May 2012):

    Aww ... she's so precious and poised perfectly. The centered shot is fantastic!!!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (19 May 2012):

    Delicious. Well with the composition of the bottom floor

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (23 May 2012):

    Hard choice! Each shot is great in its own right. Really like how the black background is laid out in this frame. (And little lady is adorable once again!)

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (30 May 2012):

    A darling child.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (2 Jun 2012):

    beautiful cute!!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (4 Jun 2012):

    Awww, such a little cutie pie!!!! :)))

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