It is so hard to believe that I Heart Faces is already celebrating it's first birthday. What a fun and learning-ful year 2009 was thanks to Angie and Amy.
In honor of this birthday, this week's photo challenge is supposed to be our "Best Face", and the photo had to be taken in either December 2009 or this month. My entry was taken just last evening as my daughter prepared to go to her high school's snow ball (which was supposed to be on December 19 but got postponed because of heavy snow - go figure). Anyway, I caught her just as she was putting on her necklace. I felt it just captured her.... wondering, probably, if she was going to have a good time and if she made the right decision about the dress, etc. She had an absolute blast and told me that in all of her almost four years of high school this was by far the "most fun" dance she had gone to.
I softened the edges of the photo using the dodge tool and I decreased the saturation a bit. Finally, I cropped it a bit to zoom in on her face. Oh, and I also reminded her to remove the string friendship bracelets before she left for the dance.
Be sure to go on over to I Heart Faces to see all of the other "birthday" entries.