Family time during the holidays

© Randy D. Dinkins

Family time during the holidays

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 12/14/2011 4:31:22 AM

Beautiful and heartwarming, Randy!
~♥~Lisa #1430142

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/14/2011 4:33:59 AM

Lovely MT capture, Randy. #9864474

Monnie Ryan level-classic 12/14/2011 6:00:25 AM

Just wonderful and perfect for the MT, Randy! #9864624

David Phalen level-classic 12/14/2011 7:04:38 AM

Perfect for the season and MT!! #9864718

Karen Bacon level-classic 12/14/2011 3:27:14 PM

this is what the holidays should be about.a very touching presentation Randy.happy holidays to you! #9865857

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/15/2011 1:15:03 AM

Just perfect Randy!!!! #9867750

Chris Schlosser level-classic 12/15/2011 4:16:22 AM

What a wonderful capture, Randy! #9867934

Cheryl Winn level-classic 12/16/2011 12:25:10 PM

Delightful image, Randy! #9871539

Karen Celella level-classic 12/18/2011 6:54:09 AM

Heartwarming, Randy! I hope you get your wish! #9875499

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 12/23/2011 4:03:53 AM

Wonderful, Randy, that your wish is the POTD! Congratulations! #9883364

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/23/2011 4:12:36 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Randy. #9883385

Joy Rector level-classic 12/23/2011 4:17:27 AM

congrats on the POTD #9883393

Karen Celella level-classic 12/23/2011 4:21:42 AM

Congratulations on your touching POTD, Randy! #9883398

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 12/23/2011 4:50:41 AM

Awww, Randy this is priceless! Congratulations! #9883453

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 12/23/2011 5:00:23 AM

Great hands shot, Randy. Just had a recent photo club contest on hands - this probably would have won. Love the bokeh of lights in background, too. TED #9883461

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/23/2011 5:01:01 AM

How appropriate Randy, love this..Congrats on this meaningful POTD!

Merry Christmas!

jo ann c. #9883462

David B. Spooner level-classic 12/23/2011 5:36:06 AM

A good photograph always tells a story and this one tells a very good one....
Merry Christmas!! #9883491

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 12/23/2011 6:00:51 AM

It tells a beautiful story, Randy! Merry Christmas and congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #9883532

Terry Cervi level-classic 12/23/2011 6:16:59 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Randy! #9883550

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 12/23/2011 6:33:01 AM

Congrats Randy on this fantastic POTD!! #9883561

Pamela Koch level-classic 12/23/2011 6:49:56 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful capture. One feels the emotions in this photo. Merry Christmas to you and your family. #9883572

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 12/23/2011 6:58:49 AM

Congratulations Randy on this touching POTD! Happy Holidays! #9883586

Jessica Jenney level-classic 12/23/2011 7:04:16 AM

Congrats, Randy on your beautiful POTD! Happy Holidays! #9883606

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/23/2011 7:29:47 AM

WTG on this wonderful POTD, Randy!:-) k #9883625

Sharrie Thomas 12/23/2011 8:15:38 AM

This is a wonderful shot, so much meaning in the photo. It deserves POTD.

#9883672

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 12/23/2011 8:44:49 AM

Congratulations on your lovely POTD!
~♥~Lisa #9883702

Julianne Bradford level-classic 12/23/2011 9:32:41 AM

Congrats on this wonderful POTD Randy and Merry Christmas! #9883743

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/23/2011 9:48:47 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Randy on this wonderful POTD, WTG!! <>< #9883774

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 12/23/2011 10:47:48 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments. Very happy to say that my holiday wish is coming to pass. Hope the same is true for all of you. Randy #9883862

Stephanie Halstead level-classic 12/23/2011 10:56:48 AM

Great image, refreshing to see a different type of Christmas photo. #9883869

Michele Peterson level-classic 12/23/2011 12:12:51 PM

Wonderful Christmas wish. And a wonderful photo! Congratulations on your POTD! #9883957

Nadia Paul level-classic 12/23/2011 1:24:05 PM

Beautifully done Randy - congrats on your POTD! Merry Christmas! #9884063

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 12/23/2011 5:08:54 PM

Oh, man - is this ever a heart-grabber. I wish the same for you and your family. #9884294

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/23/2011 6:26:11 PM

WTG congrats on your POTD!!! #9884410

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/23/2011 8:01:06 PM

Huge congrats on a fab POTD, Randy!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours, Randy!!! #9884523

Ron Livingston level-classic 12/23/2011 8:57:20 PM

You photo speaks volumes Randy....Congratulations on the Photo of the Day. #9884547

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 12/23/2011 9:12:52 PM

Great connection feel here, Randy. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #9884554

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 12/23/2011 11:13:27 PM

A wonderful and moving POTD, Randy! Merry Christmas!
Steve #9884607

Cindy Bendush level-classic 12/24/2011 2:39:03 AM

Wonderful shot Randy! Big congrats on your POTD! #9884667

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 12/25/2011 12:31:08 AM

Congratulations Randy on your POTD Win!

Dominick #9885895

Richard D. Love level-classic 12/28/2011 7:04:45 AM

Congratulations, Randy. Gorgeous and powerful. Well done!

Rick #9889942

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 11/24/2012 3:12:04 PM

Posted this last December for the MT "Things we want", which I stated was that I wanted: to be able to stop and enjoy some time with family. Was a POTD on BetterPhoto right around Christmas time, for which I was very honored. I think that I would like to use this image as my statement on the Family MT, again this time of year as things get crazy about "things" during the coming holidays. It's the little things done, a touch, a hug, holding hands to show we care, that make a difference in the lives of those that we care about. #10431828

Nancy Marie Ricketts 12/28/2012 6:29:28 AM

Congratulations, Randy, on this superb finalist! #10482817

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 12/28/2012 7:20:33 AM

A lovely, heartwarming image, Randy...congratulations on your finalist! #10483078

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/28/2012 1:35:21 PM

Congrats on a great finalist. #10484764

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 12/28/2012 5:56:30 PM

Wonderful! Don't know how I missed this for POTD! Congrats yet again! #10485466

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/29/2012 10:23:12 AM

Hey, man, you cleaned it this month- GOOD for you!!!!
#10486987

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/31/2012 12:04:00 AM

Adorable winner Randy, congratulations!!! #10490630

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 12/31/2012 3:29:42 AM

WTG! Congrats to you!!!! #10490830

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 12/31/2012 4:30:49 AM

Congrats, Randy, on your heartwarming winnner!

Debby #10491005

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 12/31/2012 5:34:13 AM

Really nice interpretation of the Theme, Randy. Congratulations on the Gold Badge. #10491211

Monnie Ryan level-classic 12/31/2012 5:41:44 AM

Another outstanding capture, Randy - congratulations on your win! #10491232

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 12/31/2012 7:57:51 AM

The image and your explanation are both Gold-Worthy. Congratulations, Randy. #10491617

Debra R. Harder level-classic 12/31/2012 8:51:55 AM

This is brilliant photography, Randy! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! #10491813

David Phalen level-classic 12/31/2012 10:11:30 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #10492005

12/31/2012 12:18:10 PM

A Very BIG congrats to you for your outstanding 2nd Place Gold Randy. I am so Happy you Won For This Image. All of you images are Simply Outstanding #10492380

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/31/2012 12:58:48 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck on this adorable and awesome winner, Randy!!! #10492501

Anita Hogue level-classic 12/31/2012 2:57:39 PM

Oh, just absolutely fabulous, Randy! Congratulations on your winner! #10492684

Carol Eade level-classic 12/31/2012 6:16:06 PM

A wonderful winner, congratulations Randy! #10492977

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/1/2013 7:39:21 AM

Great month Randy! Congrats on this wonderful Gold 2nd place winner

jo ann c. #10493754

Julianne Bradford level-classic 1/1/2013 5:44:15 PM

WTG Randy!! Congrats on your winner..spending time with people you love is always a winning event! #10494683

Mary L. Olson level-classic 1/3/2013 9:16:55 AM

Congratulations on another award for this lovely image. Fantastic.

#10497333

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/6/2013 5:52:14 PM

Perfect mt winner Randy!! COngratulations! #10502651

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/9/2013 6:06:53 AM

Perfect is right....Congratulations on your win! #10506586

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 1/20/2013 12:50:53 PM


January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile
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Chris Schlosser level-classic 1/29/2013 6:26:52 AM

What a heartwarming capture Randy! Congrats on your well deserved win! #10543891

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Posted this last December for the MT "Things we want", where I stated that I wanted: to be able to stop and enjoy some time with family. Was a POTD on BetterPhoto right around Christmas time, for which I was very honored. I would like to use this image as my statement on the Family MT, again this time of year, as we tend to concentrate on "things" during the coming holidays. It's the little things done, a touch, a hug, holding hands to show we care, that make a difference in the lives of those around us.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 12/14/2011 4:28:08 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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