11th place in Bride Getting Ready

This photograph, taken by Larry Stanley, was awarded 11th place in the Bride Getting Ready category for the WPJA's 2009 Q4.

Judges Comments

  • When Barbara was putting on her wedding day pearls I sensed something special in the moment. My camera was not far from my face and my intuition was correct. The sting of her pearls perfectly reflected her shoulder line. You can see the motion of her hand and hair as I grabbed the image at 1/30 of a second in low light. I love this image.
  • A kind of whimsical photograph that you might see in a perfume ad. The composition is quite nice, the little bit of motion and the soft light add to the mood.

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