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Daddy Come Home
  Daddy Come Home
Daddy Come Home
7 week old preemie, Kirsten. Her Daddy is in Fallujah & has not had the pleasure of holding his baby girl yet.
Natural light, ISO 800, f/6.3, SS 1/60 @ 55mm w/24-70L.

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Elizabeth Marquess

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    This is so sweet, Stepahnie. Beautiful lighting and portrait!

8/2/2007 5:44:23 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Stephanie this is just so precious. I LOVE it!

8/2/2007 6:37:44 AM

 
William Moore
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terrific photo...should be a winner

8/2/2007 6:46:34 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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WOW!!!!!!!! Stephanie, this is EXCELENT!!! :)

8/2/2007 8:47:12 AM

 
Amanda C. Bradley

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Awww...what an emotional photo! The baby is so soft and sweet, then the dog tag brings you back to reality. Truly beautiful.

8/2/2007 12:38:43 PM

 
Wendy Bristol
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simply gorgeous!!

8/2/2007 1:10:23 PM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thank you so much for your kind comments! This session kind of got to me, I must say. =(

8/2/2007 5:23:45 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture, Stephanie. Love the soft look of the photo.

8/2/2007 6:22:13 PM

 
Schiavonn M. Hasslinger
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Absolutely touching and breathtaking. Wonderful!

8/2/2007 10:33:52 PM

 
Jillian Danielson
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Oh Stephanie,, brought tears to my eyes!!! We hope her daddy comes home safe!!! Gorgeous photo!

8/2/2007 10:40:11 PM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thank you Kay, Schiavonn, & Jillian!

8/3/2007 2:02:16 AM

 
Mariah Milan Dagupion

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Absolutely beautiful! I hope this one wins. Gorgeous capture and gorgeous baby.

8/3/2007 3:57:11 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thank you Mariah.

8/4/2007 12:04:56 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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How adorable Stephanie!

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8/7/2007 5:12:38 PM

 
Melissa Malisia
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Beautiful & sweet! Love the soft colors and peaceful expression on the little girl. Well Done, Stephanie! :)

8/8/2007 6:01:56 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thanks Erica & Melissa!

8/8/2007 6:08:52 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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WOW, Stephanie! Sweet and powerful at the same time!!! Daddy's going to completely lose it over this one!!! EXCELLENT WORK!

8/8/2007 6:30:16 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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What sweet comments Laura, I appreciate it! =)

8/8/2007 4:22:35 PM

 
Melissa A. McDonald
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Really amazing image Stephanie! She looks like a porcelain doll….very emotional image. Great job!

8/8/2007 4:28:03 PM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thanks Melissa!

8/8/2007 4:31:02 PM

 
Darby Struchtemeyer
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Amazing and Moving. Will pray for a safe return.

8/9/2007 8:38:52 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thank you Darby =) He's slated for return in October! They are really excited!

8/9/2007 2:54:50 PM

 
Heather 
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Very Precious Capture! This is Definetly a Winner In My eyes!!!

8/9/2007 2:59:57 PM

 
Heidi  Brand

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Such a precious and deeply moving photo Stephanie.

8/11/2007 3:44:32 AM

 
Teresa Norris
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Ditto everything that has been said about this beautiful and emotional image, Stephanie...wonderful job!

8/22/2007 9:56:20 AM

 
Tedd Cadd
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I have to agree, a beautiful, precious shot.

Having been in the military and in security arena, I have one caution: The dog tag has a name and Social Security number. Might be good to obscure that number some way - identity theft is a real

Tedd

8/31/2007 11:57:22 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Tedd, the numbers are cloned. =)

8/31/2007 2:44:35 PM

 
Tedd Cadd
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Then the shot is absolutely perfect!

Tedd

8/31/2007 3:46:27 PM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thanks =) And I appreciate your concern. I actually did several different versions for different websites =) Having a bit of fun with the identity theifs... haha!

8/31/2007 4:26:40 PM

 
Krisztina Athanasakis
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This brought a tear to my eye. What a touching photo.

Great idea about the cloned numbers as well. :)

9/4/2007 10:16:53 AM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thanks KK =)

9/4/2007 7:12:26 PM

 
sharon j. morris
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Wow, this is very moving. I love it and I am sure daddy will too. I too will pray for him. Great job on the photo.

9/6/2007 9:09:59 PM

 
Stephanie Arnold
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Thank you Sharon.

9/7/2007 4:38:17 AM

 
Margie M. Heldt
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Talk about a picture that says so much!
You did a beautiful job and I am sure it will be a family treasure always.

God bless you and family.

1/12/2008 10:15:31 AM

 
Cassandra A. Fontaine
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We will see this shot again. It is such an emotional one! How absolutely precious and so heavy on the heart!

9/3/2008 9:29:06 PM

 
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