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Thankful for What I Have!   Featured in Digital Darkroom #020
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Thankful for what I have!
Thankful for what I have!
Time goes by us fast...learn to appreciate and share the moments with your children!

© Kip T. Berger
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Dan J. Holm
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    Wonderful image and sentiment, Kip!

11/4/2004 2:11:52 PM

 
Diana J. DeLucia

member since: 4/6/2004
 

Canon would love this!!!!

11/4/2004 3:04:16 PM

 
Jane Summa
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member since: 8/7/2004
 

Very imaginative! Nicely done!

11/4/2004 3:04:16 PM

 
Karen Beri
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Beautiful Kip! They are our greatest gift :)

11/4/2004 4:34:49 PM

 
Kathleen L. Nelson
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member since: 8/1/2001
 

Wonderful photo, Kip. Very imaginative. The sentiments are so true. It seems as though, in the blink of an eye, our children are grown and off on their own. The precious moments with them when they are little go by too quickly.

11/4/2004 5:00:39 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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member since: 2/20/2002
 

Thank you very much for your nice comments, Dan, Diana, Jane, Karen, and Kathleen! My girls are 6 and 12 now, but seems like they were only little tikes a very short time ago. With work, life, and personal activities ... seems like there's never enough time to share with them. So I try to make the time I do have with them fun, yet meaningful. I'm thankful for whatever time I get to spend with them; they are the inspiration to always try to do things better, whether at work or play.
The picture was a composite of the girls I took a couple weeks ago, and my camera the other day. The girls were shot in natural light, center-weighted average metering, ISO 100.
The 35mm camera was shot using digital's flash bounced of ceiling to fire my studio strobe with a softbox attachment. Background and composition made in PhotoImpact. Quote by Maureen Hawkins.

11/4/2004 11:32:19 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Kip on making the finals with this wonderful image and sentiment!!! Best of luck in the next round of judging!!

12/16/2004 2:13:38 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On A Great Finalist Kip:-)

12/16/2004 4:44:47 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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member since: 5/29/2003
 

Congrat's, Kip!!!

12/16/2004 6:03:35 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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member since: 3/31/2001
 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

12/16/2004 6:15:26 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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member since: 9/17/2003
 

Very well said, Kip, as time is so precious when it comes to our children! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this winning image!!
Much good luck in the next judging level!!
Aloha,
Stan

12/16/2004 7:06:53 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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member since: 2/20/2002
 

Thanks alot for the congrats Wendy, Terry, Donna, Len, & Stan! Regardless of if the image goes further, it's still nice to know others like some of my photos & are nice enough to give me feedback on this site. Thats the biggest part of the site; the feedback from fellow members, and tips I can learn to become better.
Hope you all have a wonderful holiday, and a safe New Year!

12/16/2004 9:51:38 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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member since: 6/22/2004
 

Congratulations Kip on this wonderful image. Love the sentiment!

12/17/2004 6:44:02 AM

 
cj patterson
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member since: 6/8/2004
 

congratulations kip...wonderful!

12/17/2004 6:44:31 AM

 
S  J
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member since: 5/30/2004
 

Congratulations on this great finalist, Kip!

12/17/2004 7:37:26 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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member since: 10/8/2003
 

Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist Kip.

12/18/2004 7:55:29 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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member since: 8/21/2004
 

Kip, I went back to your gallery and found this - I hadn't seen it before. It made me cry. How beautiful are your girls and how wonderful that your love for them shines out so beautifully.

1/31/2005 6:13:02 AM

 
Kip T. Berger
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member since: 2/20/2002
 

Whoops; sorry I didn't get notification sooner on the responses. Thank You very much for your congrats Kristi, C.J., Sanjay, & Donna!!! I appreciate your comments immensly Marsha! I'm really very proud of my girls and am always shooting them. Luckily they don't mind Dad always aiming a camera thier way, :).

2/1/2005 12:46:04 AM

 
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