Daddy Come Home

© Stephanie Arnold

Daddy Come Home

Elizabeth Marquess 8/2/2007 5:44:23 AM

This is so sweet, Stepahnie. Beautiful lighting and portrait! #704475

Anna Diederich 8/2/2007 6:37:44 AM

Stephanie this is just so precious. I LOVE it! #4591010

William Moore 8/2/2007 6:46:34 AM

terrific photo...should be a winner #4591046

Jennifer L. Alder 8/2/2007 8:47:12 AM

WOW!!!!!!!! Stephanie, this is EXCELENT!!! :) #4591451

Amanda C. Bradley 8/2/2007 12:38:43 PM

Awww...what an emotional photo! The baby is so soft and sweet, then the dog tag brings you back to reality. Truly beautiful. #4592144

Wendy Bristol 8/2/2007 1:10:23 PM

simply gorgeous!! #4592196

Stephanie Arnold 8/2/2007 5:23:45 PM

Thank you so much for your kind comments! This session kind of got to me, I must say. =( #4593043

Kay E. Mahoney 8/2/2007 6:22:13 PM

Nice capture, Stephanie. Love the soft look of the photo. #4593309

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger 8/2/2007 10:33:52 PM

Absolutely touching and breathtaking. Wonderful! #4594060

Jillian Danielson 8/2/2007 10:40:11 PM

Oh Stephanie,, brought tears to my eyes!!! We hope her daddy comes home safe!!! Gorgeous photo! #4594076

Stephanie Arnold 8/3/2007 2:02:16 AM

Thank you Kay, Schiavonn, & Jillian! #4594468

Mariah Milan Dagupion 8/3/2007 3:57:11 AM

Absolutely beautiful! I hope this one wins. Gorgeous capture and gorgeous baby. #4594988

Stephanie Arnold 8/4/2007 12:04:56 PM

Thank you Mariah. #4600948

Erica Murphy 8/7/2007 5:12:38 PM

How adorable Stephanie!

Erica #4615603

Melissa Malisia 8/8/2007 6:01:56 AM

Beautiful & sweet! Love the soft colors and peaceful expression on the little girl. Well Done, Stephanie! :) #4618478

Stephanie Arnold 8/8/2007 6:08:52 AM

Thanks Erica & Melissa! #4618509

Laura E. OConnor 8/8/2007 6:30:16 AM

WOW, Stephanie! Sweet and powerful at the same time!!! Daddy's going to completely lose it over this one!!! EXCELLENT WORK! #4618592

Stephanie Arnold 8/8/2007 4:22:35 PM

What sweet comments Laura, I appreciate it! =) #4620708

Melissa A. McDonald 8/8/2007 4:28:03 PM

Really amazing image Stephanie! She looks like a porcelain doll….very emotional image. Great job! #4620726

Stephanie Arnold 8/8/2007 4:31:02 PM

Thanks Melissa! #4620740

Darby Struchtemeyer 8/9/2007 8:38:52 AM

Amazing and Moving. Will pray for a safe return.

#4624054

Stephanie Arnold 8/9/2007 2:54:50 PM

Thank you Darby =) He's slated for return in October! They are really excited! #4625126

Heather 8/9/2007 2:59:57 PM

Very Precious Capture! This is Definetly a Winner In My eyes!!! #4625143

Heidi Brand 8/11/2007 3:44:32 AM

Such a precious and deeply moving photo Stephanie. #4631666

Teresa Norris 8/22/2007 9:56:20 AM

Ditto everything that has been said about this beautiful and emotional image, Stephanie...wonderful job! #4683728

Tedd Cadd 8/31/2007 11:57:22 AM

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 #4728783

Stephanie Arnold 8/31/2007 2:44:35 PM

Tedd, the numbers are cloned. =) #4729222

Tedd Cadd 8/31/2007 3:46:27 PM

Then the shot is absolutely perfect!

Tedd #4729391

Stephanie Arnold 8/31/2007 4:26:40 PM

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! #4729481

Krisztina Athanasakis 9/4/2007 10:16:53 AM

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

Great idea about the cloned numbers as well. :) #4745563

Stephanie Arnold 9/4/2007 7:12:26 PM

Thanks KK =) #4747484

sharon j. morris 9/6/2007 9:09:59 PM

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.
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Stephanie Arnold 9/7/2007 4:38:17 AM

Thank you Sharon. #4759062

Margie M. Heldt 1/12/2008 10:15:31 AM

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. #5329354

Cassandra A. Fontaine 9/3/2008 9:29:06 PM

We will see this shot again. It is such an emotional one! How absolutely precious and so heavy on the heart! #6408277

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Description

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.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/60, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 800, White Balance: manual white balance, Focal Length: 55mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

Uploaded on 8/2/2007 5:33:46 AM

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