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Before first breath.

By Adam_H
This pic was taken 4 years ago at the birth of my little boy Xander.This image is not as clear as the one of his sister, but gives me a lump in my throat when i see it as i do with the other one.
He was an emergency C/section due to failure to progerss past 5cm's. he's a diffeerent colour to his sister we think because my wifes water had been broken some 14 hours earlier. Plus he had not taken his first breath yet. He opened his mouth a few seconds afer i took the shot, then the cry's came. Hope you all enjoy looking at this and his sisters pics.
Cheers Adam.

Tags: Birth Portraits and people

Voters: imander, janet, NevP and 7 more

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imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 1:27PM
wow what a first shot, really something beautiful about the first moments of life a shot really to treasure

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janet Plus
15 27 England
8 Feb 2008 1:59PM
Wonderful image!

kokobrown Plus
13 1.9k Scotland
8 Feb 2008 2:00PM
oh god.
its amazing thought isnt it.
I shot my cousin giving birth, but shot it in black and white.
think the pics still on here somewhere.
beautiful moment isnt it?

8 Feb 2008 2:07PM
8 Feb 2008 4:05PM
Wonderfull comments you all thanks.
Laurax i bet the B&W pics look gorgeous.
Thanks again.
Cheers Adam...
11 1.1k United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 4:07PM
What a capture .. a wonderful moment

24 Feb 2008 8:43PM
Missed this Cant keep up with EPZ, An excellent capture, A bit late congrats but please accept them anyway,
25 Feb 2008 1:13AM
cheers Alan and you all again.
SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2008 7:01PM

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