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From Now Untill Forever

By Ridgeway
A good mate of mine from work asked me to take a few shots of their new arrival Johnathan.
I always had this in mind for my new niece and her parents but with her living in Co,Sligo it hasn't happened yet.
Anyway I am glad that this went so well,
Have a look and see what you think,,
I was trying to portray the protection,love and support that a parent gives to their child,from this stage and all the trials and tribulations that will come their way,,
Thinking of you Aoife,

Dad,,

Thanks For Your Time And Interest In What I have Seen,

Aidan,,


Tags: Protection Care General Hands Close-up and macro Portraits and people

Voters: Gid, Daisymaye, Diana and 32 more

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Comments


Cracking image Aidan!

Not sure about the ripple effect though? .....saying that, it's a fantastic idea. Well Done.

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Gid 6 2
3 Jul 2010 12:42AM
really fantastic. love the idea and imagine but do agree i dont think it need ripple effect. well done
gill
3 Jul 2010 12:50AM
Lovely feeling in this Aidan. Great work........Sandy
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 12:57AM
a powerful capture last will last a lifetime one of the most cleverly thought out shots i've seen in a long time give yourself a huge pat on the back mate STUNNING work Wink
andy
3 Jul 2010 1:04AM
A lovely shot, very emotional! Ditch the riple effect and perhaps apply a little soft focus and i think you would have a classic here! (but thats just my opinion!)
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
3 Jul 2010 1:15AM
Thanks ,I am really interested for this one,,so shout,,
Right I am off to have a look at the advice thats been given,,thaks lads and lassies,

Aidan,,
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 1:27AM
v2 for me me aidan this is a real winner shortlisted give yourself an even bigger pat on the back hope it does really well Wink
andy
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
3 Jul 2010 1:38AM
V2 is a very special image. - gary
andymark 6 1 England
3 Jul 2010 8:21AM
that amazing love it thay are both stunning shots
Ray42 8 3 England
3 Jul 2010 8:51AM

Quote:Cracking image Aidan!

Not sure about the ripple effect though? .....saying that, it's a fantastic idea. Well Done.


I agree - nice one
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 9:07AM
I love the original shot, and you've improved the light in V1. But I don't care for the manipulation, that looks like the teeth of a saw running along the top of the hands!
Moira
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 9:07AM
Like 1 the best cos there's no texture in the fabric which is a bit distracting. Don't mind the ripples-it's kind of different. Wonderful shot and such detail in the skin. The hands are well positioned (pose?). Like it a lot. Paul
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
3 Jul 2010 9:59AM
V2 for me, as I am not too taken by the ripple effect of V1 though I think the light in it is better. Lovely sentiment and sure the family will love this.

Ann

Quote:Ditch the riple effect and perhaps apply a little soft focus


Very much agree with this! Beautiful photo though. V2 is a little dark looking but could just be the laptop. Lovely moment to have captured and I hope the proud parents are delighted with it.

Debbs
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
3 Jul 2010 7:04PM
Lovely capture and a perfect sentiment, not too keen on the ripple though. Prefer the image to be more simple.
Jann
xxx
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
3 Jul 2010 7:20PM
No 3 is up, I think it is sorted now,,spelling mistake and all,,

Off to work,,catch up later,,
Thanks for your input,,


Aidan,,
BarryC123 8 43 25 Ireland
4 Jul 2010 10:37AM
V3 is definitely the perfect result.
Great detailing, light and composition.
Excellent work.
metro074 6 8 Australia
4 Jul 2010 11:22AM
Excellent Aidan. V3 for me. What a moving image. Well done indeed
Carol
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2010 3:27PM
V3 all the way! Truly beautiful - an amazing shot, well done!
Carol
ge22y 8 115 12 Wales
5 Jul 2010 4:03PM
V.3 for me love the light.
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2010 2:16AM
Here's another vote for V3, lovely idea.
6 Jul 2010 7:36PM
Very nice work.V3 is my favorite
-frontier
7 Jul 2010 1:28PM
V3 for me. Sylvia
14 Jul 2010 4:50PM
A very moving and original idea Aidan. V3 for me.

Val

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