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30 Jun 2009 9:16PM
Great light reflected off his glasses.

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30 Jun 2009 9:23PM
A very powerful image somehow - I really like it.

Gordon
mrswoolybill Plus
9 926 1462 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2009 9:39PM
Excellent, just excellent. Photographed with understanding and love.
He won't be disappointed.
Moira
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2009 9:45PM
Wow Ayelet; that's a stunning portrait and very powerful; capturing a whole load of character that fits your description and focus spot on that eye.
Would be inclined to clone out the details in the distance though, which to me are a bit of distraction.
But of course the technical aspects are less relevant; this must be really special to you
Tim
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
30 Jun 2009 9:48PM
really like this. good luck with your big decisions. Its great that you have such a strong relationship with your dad.lesley
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
30 Jun 2009 9:53PM
Very nice Ayelet! Wonderful natural light here!

Andy
PeelNStick 12 4 United States
30 Jun 2009 10:05PM
Amazing shot.
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
30 Jun 2009 11:03PM
This is a stunning image Ayelet - beautifully taken, full of character and mood. Lighting is just perfect. Top shot.

What decisions I wonder tax your young mind - I'm sure you'll make the right one (but remember, even if you make the wrong one now - you can always take a different course later on - nothing is written in stone) All the best with choosing.

Bruce
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
30 Jun 2009 11:16PM
Deeply emotional image Ayelet. Ron.
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2009 11:23PM
very powerful piece

go with what you know is right, first instinct

di
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
30 Jun 2009 11:28PM
priceless portrait Buddie, superb
Dennis
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2009 11:44PM
Very powerful image Ayelet.
Helen
1 Jul 2009 2:13AM
A really wonderful capture of your dad Ayelet. It's a very powerful image and you just know the person who took this, loves this man a lot. And we know thats you. How awesome is that!....Sandy
excellent portrait ayele.ray
User_Removed 7 1 8 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2009 7:51AM
stunning work A, outstanding portrait! It's been said, but the reflection of light in the glasses adds so much to the image.

Al.
Ray42 8 3 England
1 Jul 2009 8:53AM
A great portrait and a nice tribute
Be proud, I wish id taken more of my parents, take as many as pos
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2009 12:02PM
a wonderful and personal image- full of your own feelings. You will not dissapoint your dad so long as you follow your heart - this will lead to your personal happiness and well being and this in turn will add to his pride and joy in someone he cares for. Follow your dream

Linda
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
1 Jul 2009 2:26PM
Superb work Ayelet

Stace
1 Jul 2009 3:09PM
Now that's really good.
Roly 9 Wales
1 Jul 2009 6:51PM
This is a stunning portrait Ayelet with great lighting. Well captured indeed. Good luck with your big decisions too Wink
Bodiewil 8 46 Wales
1 Jul 2009 8:36PM
Wonderful light and composition Ayelet.... agree about Dads mines 82 and it still goes on
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2009 10:43PM
Excellent image. Decisions, well, I don't know but they usually work out alright in the end no matter what you do.

David
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2009 9:45AM
Very evocative and powerful image indeed and your dad should be proud of you Ayelet. The lighting and composition are spot on.

regards
Yung
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2009 1:36PM
Your dad looks just like my husband's dad ! This was quite a shock ! Great photo.
Di
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
3 Jul 2009 9:57AM
Ayelet,

Here's a secret all Dads know in there heart,,we want our kids to be safe,happy and if success comes around,,its a bonus.
Like my Dad not all my decisions went down to well but we still laugh and take the P*ss out of each other, even some of his decisions have left me wondring,,dont worry,you'll both get there,,

This comes across as being very personal almost private moment captured beautifully,,love the lighting,reflection on his glasses.

I am off to ring my Dad about a photo,,,
wonder would he do a nude,,,Lol.

Aidan
Ayelet_A 7 11 3 Israel
3 Jul 2009 6:32PM
Hello everyone-
Just popping for a quick catch up, and thank you all so much for the wonderful loving comments regarding the image and my little break down Tongue
Was very encouraged by you all - I'm back on the saddle hoping to do well Smile
bayleaf 8 8 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2009 7:20PM
Very well captured
John
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
4 Jul 2009 11:07PM
a stunning image......very strong

super light!!!

all the best

ollie
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
4 Jul 2009 11:09PM
love the music....cheers 4 the link
HectorRivera 8 17 1 United States
5 Jul 2009 11:27AM
This shot realy have some character.
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2009 8:31AM
A stunning and powerful piece of work here.
Just take one step at a time and take slow calming breaths, you can succeed.
Barbara
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
8 Jul 2009 12:09AM
Your Dad looks deep in thought but contented, maybe it's because he's so proud of you....think about it Wink
Geoff.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2009 12:52PM
Well done Ayelet. I really like this portrait. Have my user award for this week.

Yung
12 Jul 2009 12:29PM
Great portrait. Don't be so self critical- I am the same. I'm sure your Dad is very proud of you. ( Especially when he sees this photo- well done!)
17 Jul 2009 4:02PM
A super angle, wonderful use of light and shadows Ayelet.
And yes, what you say does make sense Smile
Alex
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2009 2:38PM
A stunning and sensitive portrait.
28 Jul 2009 9:31PM
Wonderful portrait beautifully catching a moment in your fathers life and thoughts, Rod
RTDS 7 Cyprus
7 Aug 2009 1:33PM
Superb capture.
Stunning details/tones.
Robert
OMG 7 51 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2009 1:49AM
Only just got to this Ayelet because I wanted to see if you had uploaded anything recently.

This is a superb portrait beautifully taken of a wonderfull face full of character. Your Dad looks a very peaceful and contented person, make the most of him. My father died 40 years ago and I still miss him and wish I could still share things with him.

Remember also that you will not disappoint him if he knows you are happy. Dads always love their little girls, I have three grown up daughters and 11 grandchildren and all the girls can do no wrong in my eyes Smile

Be happy and enjoy life and your Dad will be happy.

Derek

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