Mother and child

© Stefania Barbier

Mother and child

Robert K. Bemus Student 12/13/2007 9:46:30 PM

Great photo, Stefania!! #807705

Dr. Harmeet Singh 12/13/2007 10:17:38 PM

Gorgeous.Very cute capture... #5206137

Yulianto Soeroso 12/13/2007 10:33:00 PM

lovely shot you catch the emotional stefania #5206176

Laurence Saliba 12/13/2007 10:38:22 PM

This is so BEAUTIFUL Stefania!!!! A classic indeed!!! I LOVE it!!!! #5206200

Evy Johansen 12/13/2007 10:50:12 PM

Absolutely adorable, Stefania!! #5206240

Teresa A. Burnett 12/13/2007 11:53:07 PM

SO PRECIOUS Stefania!!! Such a wonderful capture of a moment in time!!! I suspect this one will be treasured!!! #5206292

maria I. Warren 12/13/2007 11:53:09 PM

omg wow this photo is too sweet I just love it makes me smile and makes me wanna have another baby:D very nice job on this #5206293

Jennifer L. Alder 12/14/2007 12:05:09 AM

ADORABLE, Stef!! :) #5206303

Jennifer L. Alder 12/14/2007 12:05:09 AM

ADORABLE, Stef!! :) #5206304

Barbara Waldoch 12/14/2007 12:06:24 AM

Fantastic composition, gorgeous capture, Stefania! #5206308

Mike Perez 12/14/2007 12:12:48 AM

A beautiful capture, Stefania! The baby indeed looks like he/she was just born. A great memory! #5206322

Lorraine A. Cook 12/14/2007 1:05:59 AM

The look...of love!

Precious capture, Stefania<:)) #5206391

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 12/14/2007 2:22:00 AM

And she will cradle him like that for the rest of his life

This Is a Capture to be Savored Stef!!! #5206434

Manuel Barrera 12/14/2007 2:33:43 AM

Beautiful framing, great pose, Stefania #5206455

Joy Rector 12/14/2007 2:36:35 AM

excellent shot #5206464

Colleen Braun 12/14/2007 3:16:06 AM

wonderful... #5206581

Stephen Zacker 12/14/2007 3:36:42 AM

What a moment you captured. This will always be a treasured image #5206637

Aimee S. McMaster 12/14/2007 3:46:53 AM

....a stunning moment Stefania...lovely portraiture...Aimee #5206686

Carla Metzler 12/14/2007 4:04:01 AM

A beautiful capture, Stefania! #5206741

Nina Shields 12/14/2007 4:13:25 AM

Stefania, what a wonderful keepsake portrait; love any shot that depicts "relationship" and you've captured the true essence of mother and child; awesome! #5206766

Rhonda Burger 12/14/2007 4:14:58 AM

This is fantastic Stefania. I love the feeling. Great lighting and comp. Rhonda #5206770

Eugenio Diaz 12/14/2007 5:05:07 AM

Your portraits are so excellent - very special - and very soulful!...This is another excellent example of your high standard of work. CONGRATULATIONS! #5206933

Ross Throndson 12/14/2007 5:19:17 AM

Lovely Image & Capture, Stef.....There's nothing like having a Newborn!! :-) #5206992

Ray Thoms 12/14/2007 5:29:29 AM

Wonderful image Stefania.... #5207032

Amy Jackson 12/14/2007 5:36:18 AM

Fantastic portrait, Stefania!! #5207052

Peggy J. Maguire 12/14/2007 5:38:36 AM

Gorgeous Stefania!! #5207063

Melissa Gurdus 12/14/2007 7:17:55 AM

Incredible photo of this very special moment to be treasured forever, Stefania!! #5207353

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/14/2007 7:51:20 AM

Presious portrait and so beautifully captured, Stefania!!!!! ♫ k #5207450

Nadine A. Lewis 12/14/2007 10:44:18 AM

GORGEOUS/PRICELESS portrait!!! I LOVE it, Stefania!!!! <>< #5207718

cheryl m. phillips 12/14/2007 11:16:23 AM

Ok, this is my new favorite!!!
SOOOOOOO sweet!!!!
~cheryl #5207773

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/14/2007 11:24:11 AM

Awwww, sooo sweet! This is a true treasure for the family!

Merry Christmas!

jo ann c. #5207790

Joseph N. DiGilio 12/14/2007 11:29:32 AM

WOW! You have captured pure joy in this frame. You sure photograph people, especially children, well. I think you are gifted.
I like this POV. I must remember to try it myself. KUDOS #5207809

Heather L. Haderly 12/14/2007 11:53:31 AM

Outstanding Stefania!!! Love it!!! #5207862

Anita N. Hogue 12/14/2007 12:22:56 PM

Now, this has the WOW factor, Stefania!
Adorable capture! #5207909

John Connolly 12/14/2007 12:39:25 PM

What a classic image, Stefania! This is one precious capture. #5207950

Paul E. Earl 12/14/2007 2:31:43 PM

What a precious image! Lovely, Stefania! #5208234

Brett Dolsen 12/14/2007 4:00:03 PM

Beautifull Stefania!!
Brett #5208382

Ken Smith 12/14/2007 4:42:28 PM

Oh my....WOW! Excellent work, Stefania. I'm sure the mom loves this work of art!! #5208464

Roxanne M. Bubar 12/14/2007 5:09:30 PM

WOW this is just Magnificent.
Outstanding emotion.
Beautiful lighting.
Fantastic and creative presentation #5208510

John Lewis 12/14/2007 5:49:26 PM

this is the true look of LOVE well done!!!! W #5208610

Sandra R. Alvey 12/14/2007 8:05:23 PM

What a precious and memorable capture Stef!! The sense of emotion and love in this capture is truly amazing. AWESOME job hon!! #5208905

Stefania Barbier 12/14/2007 11:23:53 PM

thank you soooo much for your kind comments! #5209166

Margaret R. Barry 12/15/2007 4:23:56 AM

Beautiful capture, Stefania! #5209433

Kathy Reeves 12/15/2007 4:25:28 AM

Stunning and touching capture of mother and child!! #5209436

Gail Vitikacs 12/15/2007 6:46:17 AM

AMAZING....love these! I am sure the mom loves them too! #5209812

Alison Krylowski 12/15/2007 7:11:36 AM

Wow! Fantastic composition here Stefania! Such a special shot, I really love it! #5209920

Kristi A. Howson 12/15/2007 9:23:38 AM

Very beautiful framing of this special moment Stefania! #5210253

Nancy L. Green 12/15/2007 9:01:52 PM

What a moment Stefania, beautifully captured!! <>< #5212009

Stefania Barbier 12/16/2007 12:31:39 AM

thank you Nancy, Kristi, Alison, Gail, Kathy, and Margaret!!! #5212484

Lisa J. Boulden 12/16/2007 3:44:08 AM

Such a stunning image of pure love!
--Lisa #5212680

Laurie Daily 12/16/2007 9:13:40 AM

Filled with joy and feeling of absolute and perfect love...beautiful, Stefania! #5213967

Silvio Grech 12/16/2007 12:26:52 PM

You have captured a beautiful moment here! This is simply beautiful! #5214739

Sheryl A. Hudson 12/16/2007 2:09:02 PM

What a beautiful tender scene! I am sure the mother will treasure this! Beautiful work Stefania!!! #5215144

Lynn Haack 12/16/2007 8:02:25 PM

Excellent portrait...perfect lighting, clarity and tones and what a beautiful moment captured. This mommy must be so delighted with this wonderful photo! Congrats on EFP! Lynn #5216160

ronda chatelle 12/16/2007 10:42:26 PM

I love this one too! Stefania you have Truly captured the feel of becoming a new Mom! #5216443

Stefania Barbier 12/17/2007 2:01:41 AM

thank you Lisa, Silvio, Sheryl, Lynn, and Ronda! #5216828

Cathy Stancil 12/18/2007 8:05:29 PM

Absolutely gorgeous series, Stefania! Excellent work! This is beautiful... #5224761

Jodi Zimmer 12/19/2007 11:54:24 AM

Wow...this caught my eye on EFP. So lovely. #5227885

Stefania Barbier 12/26/2007 3:23:02 PM

thank you Cathy and Jodi!!! #5255668

Peggy J. Maguire 1/7/2008 5:53:11 AM

Excellent shot Stefania..... #5303991

Steven E. Ray 1/11/2008 9:15:35 AM

Both subjects are breath taking! Incredibly beautiful women and miracle baby representing new life. Great photo Stefania! #5324468

Stefania Barbier 1/12/2008 7:21:43 AM

thank you Steven and Peggy! #5328701

William F. Clair 1/22/2008 12:20:27 AM

A photo that will live for generations!!! #5375024

Su Sana E. P 2/12/2008 12:30:34 AM

Stef, huge Congratulations on this most lovely POTD image and Win!! ♫ ♫ ♫ #5481989

Avril Mrs Young 2/12/2008 12:31:34 AM

Stunning photo...congrats!!!!
too beautiful for words! #5481994

Paul E. Earl 2/12/2008 12:32:51 AM

WOWHOO!!! A POTD! Fantastic!! #5482000

Toni Riggs 2/12/2008 12:33:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Stefania! A well deserved POTD! #5482001

Mary K. Robison 2/12/2008 12:38:51 AM

Delightful portrait, Stefania!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well-earned POTD! #5482019

Cindy Bendush 2/12/2008 12:40:31 AM

Congrats on your POTD Stef! WTG!!! #5482029

Pat Gamwell 2/12/2008 12:40:54 AM

FABULOUS portrait..WTG ON POTD!!! #5482033

Helen N. McHugh 2/12/2008 12:42:18 AM

Such a beautiful capture, Stefania! Congrats on your POTD!! #5482041

Margaret R. Barry 2/12/2008 12:55:49 AM

Congratulations on your stunning POTD, Stefania! #5482093

Stefania Barbier 2/12/2008 12:57:18 AM

wow this is such a surprise... :-))) thank you so much everyone for your comments and continuous support! #5482096

Lynne Morris 2/12/2008 1:00:02 AM

WTG girl, huge congratulations on this beautiful POTD, well deserved Stefania! #5482108

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/12/2008 1:01:12 AM

HUGE congratulations,Stefania on this most beautiful POTD! #5482112

Jennifer L. Alder 2/12/2008 1:04:32 AM

hhhhhhhhhhhhuge C o n g r a t s!!!!!!!!
Stef, this is just a treasure- a very well deserved POTD my dear! :) #5482118

Silvio Grech 2/12/2008 1:08:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, VERY WELL DONE!! #5482126

Joseph N. DiGilio 2/12/2008 1:23:48 AM

Congratulations, Stefania. This is a very special image. It is nice to see it get this recognition. #5482145

Linda L. Soderfelt 2/12/2008 1:29:36 AM

Incredible! It takes my breath away it is soooo beautiful. #5482151

Amy Jackson 2/12/2008 1:41:27 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Stefania!!! :) #5482173

Bill Houghton 2/12/2008 1:58:25 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD. Bill

Check out my personal website at:

Bill Houghton Photography

#5482220

Barbara Waldoch 2/12/2008 1:58:51 AM

Congratulations on POTD, Stefania! WTG! :-)

The flowers I am posting now (and for the past 5 months) mostly come from 2 weeks shooting in the spring. Western Australia is full of flowers then (September), I didn't even go far from home. It makes up for time like now, when only a few flowers bloom, because it's so hot. #5482221

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/12/2008 2:21:06 AM

Congratulations on your WELL EARNED POD Stefania!!!! What a touching and beautiful portrait!!! #5482286

Manuel Barrera 2/12/2008 2:35:38 AM

Congratulations, Stefania #5482331

Nikki McDonald 2/12/2008 2:53:21 AM

Such a beautiful photo, Stefania, and a wonderful and deserved POTD. Congratulations! #5482390

Aimee S. McMaster 2/12/2008 3:06:38 AM

...warm congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Stefania....Aimee #5482431

Ed Heaton 2/12/2008 3:19:49 AM

Nicely done Stefania! Congrats on EP & POTD! #5482477

Anna Diederich 2/12/2008 3:21:31 AM

Congratlations on your well deserved POTD, Stefania!! :) #5482489

William C. Raco 2/12/2008 3:23:05 AM

Wonderful photo, Stefania
Congratulations on the POTD! #5482496

Carol Sawyer 2/12/2008 3:23:08 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful portrait, Stefania! #5482498

Stephen Zacker 2/12/2008 3:25:41 AM

Just a wonderful moment. Big Congratulations :-) #5482509

Judyann Plante 2/12/2008 3:30:54 AM

One of my favorites, Steph! Congratulations on this outstanding POTD!

Judyann <>< #5482536

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 2/12/2008 3:32:19 AM

Now I know why the didn't give it the Finalist Nod
Congratulations Stef!!!! #5482544

Lisa J. Boulden 2/12/2008 3:35:24 AM

Wooooooohooooooo, Stefania!
CONGRATS on this beautiful POTD!!!!!!
Love this image!
~♥~Lisa #5482557

Colette M. Metcalf 2/12/2008 3:39:03 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!!! #5482573

Laurie Daily 2/12/2008 3:43:52 AM

Congrats, Stefania, on this outstanding POTD!!! I have always loved this one! #5482598

Ken Smith 2/12/2008 3:47:05 AM

Excellent, Stefania. So glad to see your mom/child series recognized. Congrats!! #5482620

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/12/2008 3:58:24 AM

Hearty congrats on your POTD, Stefania, for this outstanding, beautiful, and powerful image!
-Debby #5482694

Michael S. Lazarus 2/12/2008 4:00:52 AM

Congratulations on your photo of the day Stefania. This is a very special image you have created. #5482717

Ray & Audrey Clarke 2/12/2008 4:02:59 AM

How did we miss this shot? Congratulation on your POTD Stefania!!!(R&A) #5482738

Joy Rector 2/12/2008 4:05:41 AM

congrats on the POTD #5482755

Megan p 2/12/2008 4:14:31 AM

This is so special Stefania!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #5482806

Anita N. Hogue 2/12/2008 4:25:43 AM

A big Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Stefania! #5482875

Linda D. Lester 2/12/2008 4:33:24 AM

I have loved these shots with mothere and child. Congratultions on your POTD! #5482932

David Phalen 2/12/2008 4:37:56 AM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #5482970

Laurence Saliba 2/12/2008 4:46:24 AM

:))))))) this really made my day today!!! Super happy for you Stefania!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!! #5483044

Josselyne Klecanda 2/12/2008 4:49:55 AM

Wow! what a great shot. Congrats #5483071

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 2/12/2008 5:05:04 AM

Awesome!!! Congratulations Stefania.
JP #5483148

Sharon K. King 2/12/2008 5:20:38 AM

A HUGE Congratulations Stef on this Beautiful POTD!!! I am so happy for you! #5483263

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/12/2008 5:22:12 AM

WOW!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD, Stefania!!!!!!!! :-) ♫ k #5483275

Lynn Haack 2/12/2008 5:26:14 AM

This is such an amazing photo. I knew it was very special the first time I saw it. A BIG CONGRATS on your excellent and touching POTD! WTG, Stefania!! Lynn #5483298

Cathy Barrows 2/12/2008 5:35:15 AM

Congrats on your POTD...beautiful pose #5483354

Jean E. Hildebrant 2/12/2008 5:39:05 AM

What a beautiful composition, capturing the joy of motherhood so wonderfully! Congratulations on your well deserved honor, Stefania! #5483375

anonymous 2/12/2008 5:44:03 AM

Congratulations Stef on your Gorgeous well deserved POTD! B- #5483400

Kathy L. Clark 2/12/2008 5:44:54 AM

Stef I'm so happy for you. Congrats on your awesome POTD. Hooray!!!!! #5483406

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/12/2008 5:50:11 AM

Ohhhh Steph! This is a well deserved recognition! I am so proud for you ~ I adored this the moment I saw it and it is soo special!

Congrats again on BP POTD

jo ann c. #5483438

Mike Perez 2/12/2008 6:08:29 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Stefania! Well deserved! #5483532

Nadine A. Lewis 2/12/2008 6:26:28 AM

AWESOME!!!! So THRILLED to see this as the POTD!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Stefania!!! <>< #5483657

Agnes Fegan 2/12/2008 6:40:18 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD !!! #5483747

Rhonda Burger 2/12/2008 6:40:54 AM

Congrats. This POTD is SOOOOO well deserved. Rhonda #5483750

Alison Krylowski 2/12/2008 6:57:19 AM

Congratulations, Stefania! You deserve it! #5483843

Nadya Johnson 2/12/2008 7:02:05 AM

Very beautiful, Stefania! Congrats!! #5483879

Cheryl Meisel 2/12/2008 7:02:52 AM

Wonderful portrait of two beauties.
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this darling shot.
Cherylm #5483881

Evy Johansen 2/12/2008 7:04:20 AM

BIG congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved POTD, Stefania!! #5483891

Jeana Clark 2/12/2008 7:06:57 AM


FANTASTIC!!!
Beautiful capture and congrats on this EXCELLENT POTD!!!
WELL DONE!!!

~J~ #5483903

Elida Gutierrez 2/12/2008 7:08:16 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!!!! #5483908

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 2/12/2008 7:20:09 AM

A warm and amazing moment capture here...frozen in time and what a moment it is. Beautiful! Outstanding! Oh,Yes,congratulations on your POTD. #5483977

Datha Y. Thompson 2/12/2008 7:25:44 AM

Oh so BEAUTIFUL and just Precious Stefania!!!! Congratulations!!! :0) #5484007

Milan Banik 2/12/2008 7:58:21 AM

excellent work,deserving potd. congratulations #5484138

Kristi A. Howson 2/12/2008 8:09:04 AM

Congratulations Stefania on POTD!!! This is such an incredible photograph that captures that special moment between mother & child. #5484182

Robert Baer 2/12/2008 8:09:28 AM

This moment is so special and you captured it so beautifully!! congrats on your POTD #5484184

RC Fritz 2/12/2008 8:11:35 AM

Amazing... Congratulations on your POTD!! #5484193

Terri Beloit 2/12/2008 8:13:02 AM

Awesome capture, Stef! Beautiful light, clarity and subject...congrats on POTD...it's a perfect choice!! #5484202

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/12/2008 8:15:15 AM

Congratulations Stefania on your POTD win!!!!!

Dominick #5484216

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/12/2008 8:25:15 AM

How very sweet Stefania!! I'm very happy for you, a great potd!!! #5484269

Colleen Farrell 2/12/2008 8:35:10 AM

Woohoo!!! WTG, Stefania!! Congratulations on a very well-deserved POTD!! #5484326

Angela Azzinnaro 2/12/2008 8:40:04 AM

Stef- CONGRATS on this BEAUTIFUL capture & your POTD!!!!!!!! #5484349

Robert K. Bemus 2/12/2008 8:54:37 AM

WTG, Stefania!!! #5484416

Raymond Pauly 2/12/2008 9:10:29 AM

Beautiful, Stefania!! So glad to see this as POTD! Big congratulations to you, my friend! #5484484

Michelle L. Frick 2/12/2008 9:33:20 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD Stefania!!! #5484574

Michelle L. Frick 2/12/2008 9:33:20 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD Stefania!!! #5484575

William F. Clair 2/12/2008 9:44:09 AM

You deserve this one!!! Over the top!!! #5484616

Ronna D. Conseen 2/12/2008 9:57:17 AM

Excellent shot! Definately a favorite. Can you fill us in on the technical stuff? Thanks!! #5484651

Autum Rhoades 2/12/2008 9:57:37 AM

Brilliant work on this Stefania! The expression, the lighting - all is fabulous! Congrats on your POTD! #5484653

Kathy Reeves 2/12/2008 10:45:08 AM

Congratulations on yourPOTD!! I am so glad to see this one again!! Outstanding!!! #5484864

Melissa Olsen 2/12/2008 1:10:11 PM

Congrats on POTD!! #5485454

Jeff W. Robinson 2/12/2008 2:05:58 PM

Congrats Stefania on your wonderful and well deserved POTD!! #5485597

Sylvia Rossler 2/12/2008 2:19:01 PM

Big Big congrats on your beautiful POTD Stefania :O) #5485644

Heather 2/12/2008 3:01:44 PM

CONGRATS ON THE POTD!! WELL DESERVED IT WAS! #5485844

Patricia Ronan 2/12/2008 3:22:38 PM

Beautiful! Congrats on your POTD:) #5485973

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 2/12/2008 3:25:07 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this lovely POTD!! #5485990

Jan Tajcnar 2/12/2008 3:46:08 PM

Beautiful image Stephania! So precious! Congrats on you POTD! #5486073

Claudia Kuhn 2/12/2008 4:14:43 PM

Wonderful Stefania, big congrats on your potd!! #5486152

Cassie L. Woodlee 2/12/2008 4:18:14 PM

Well deserved POTD!!! Congrats Stefania!!!!!!!!! #5486163

Ann Mulholland 2/12/2008 6:06:57 PM

what an amazing photo...congrats!!! #5486619

Connie J. Bagot 2/12/2008 6:15:15 PM

Such a wonderful photo and deserving POTD---totally beautiful capture of such a tender moment. Congratulations! #5486655

Christian Rosito 2/12/2008 6:55:48 PM

Priceless, beautiful moment captured here, Fortunate baby! Congratulations!! #5486817

Arnie Horwitz 2/12/2008 8:42:17 PM

Congratulations on this great POTD, Stefania! #5487170

cheryl m. phillips 2/12/2008 10:26:10 PM

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How exciting Stefania!!
~cheryl #5487419

ronda chatelle 2/12/2008 10:35:10 PM

WOW Stefania! I am so happy for you! Congratulations on this WELL DESERVED POTD! Way to GO!!!!! #5487443

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/12/2008 10:43:21 PM

Precious and tender moment. Congrats on the POTD. #5487475

Teresa A. Burnett 2/13/2008 12:22:36 AM

Oh yah!!! Congratulations Stefania!! Heather and I have talked repeatedly about this one, and how beautiful it is!! #5487619

Chua Wee Boo 2/13/2008 2:14:21 AM

HUGE congrats on this BEAUTFIUL POTD,Stefania! #5487930

Dawn Schwack 2/13/2008 7:04:03 AM

Hi Stefania! Congratulations on you POTD! I recognized your name right away and always new I'd see your work again! What a beautiful picture! ~ Dawn #5489343

Nancy L. Green 2/13/2008 9:11:19 PM

HUGE congratulations on a wonderful POTD my friend, beautifully done!! <>< #5492181

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 2/14/2008 2:24:28 AM

wow!! POTD!!!! huge congrats my dear friend! you rock! #5492810

Debra R. Harder 2/14/2008 8:17:52 AM

I LOVE this, Stefania! Big congratulations on your POTD! Beautiful work! Deb #5494608

Stefania Barbier 2/15/2008 11:12:24 AM

thank you so much everyone, your support means so much to me! #5499292

Jennifer L. Taranto 2/23/2008 7:58:15 AM

POTD - very impressive girl :) Congrats! #5538848

Stefania Barbier 2/24/2008 11:59:28 PM

:-) thank you so much Jen...! #5547114

Sherri Gorman 2/27/2008 3:58:31 PM

Congratulations on your AWESOME POTD!!! Beautiful!!!! #5563601

Stefania Barbier 2/28/2008 12:37:56 AM

thank you Sherri! #5565005

Gail Vitikacs 2/28/2008 8:14:05 AM

Wowser! This is one outstanding photo...BIG Congratulations on this! #5567377

Margie M. Heldt 2/28/2008 2:02:10 PM

What a treasure for any mother, father or grandparents!
Beautiful!
#5568691

Stefania Barbier 3/1/2008 1:50:03 AM

thank you so much Gail and Margie! #5576305

Kathy Reeves 3/1/2008 3:51:30 AM

Congratulations on the stunning POTD!!! #5576552

Sam Britt 3/1/2008 6:51:29 PM

Congratulations on this terrific POTD, Stefania. #5579698

Stefania Barbier 3/2/2008 1:24:49 AM

thank you Kathy and Sam! #5580480

Daniella Puente 3/5/2008 5:27:26 AM

This is priceless and for sure everybody has told you that! but feelings and moment you captured are really special Stefania! Also the light and crop makes this a GREAT POTD :-)))) congrats! #5594918

Stefania Barbier 3/9/2008 4:24:32 PM

thank you Daniella! #5617741

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/1/2008 7:30:00 PM

Awwwwwwww, very sweet! #5730878

Stefania Barbier 4/23/2008 1:54:49 PM

thank you Shelly! #5831105

Jim Baines 11/1/2008 9:17:38 AM

The one has stopped me and demanded my attention a number of times since you originally posted it. I don't think the get any better than this! Exceptional, Stef, truly exceptional! #6692754

Stefania Barbier 11/2/2008 9:31:54 AM

:-) Thank you Jim...! #6696707

Erica Murphy 11/3/2008 8:21:13 PM

Very sweet shot Stefania! #6704237

Jean B. Hall 11/4/2008 1:57:43 AM

Incredible shot. So very moving! #6705036

Bill Knaps 12/2/2008 5:39:07 AM

A beautiful portrait Stefania. Wow...Bill #6838831

Bill Knaps 12/2/2008 5:40:03 AM

Congrats on your well deserved EP and Photo of The Day. Bill #6838833

Stefania Barbier 12/2/2008 6:07:29 AM

thank you Bill... #6838898

Manuel Barrera 12/2/2008 6:09:11 AM

well deserved, a great big congrat #6838901

Stefania Barbier 12/2/2008 6:47:43 AM

thank you Manuel... #6839043

Jim Baines 1/5/2009 9:17:05 AM

This remains one of my FAVORITE photos on this entire BP site! Why it has never been a Finalist or Winner I just cannot comprehend! I am convinced that eventually it will get there. I certainly wouldn't give up on it! It is simply an incredible photo! Top notch stuff, Stef!! #6985324

Stefania Barbier 1/5/2009 11:27:22 AM

thank you Jim... :-))) #6985721

Mary Beth Aiello 10/10/2009 7:53:16 AM

Talk about being behind. This is the first time I saw this, Stef. Instant fav. Just priceless. #8024409

Stefania Barbier 10/10/2009 11:36:48 AM

:0))) thank you Mary Beth! #8024970

Christine R. Lobsinger 3/31/2010 4:22:23 AM

Hi Stef... haven't been around to see your wonderful gallery in awhile.. I am glad I did!

Your 'portfolio' is A++++++

I love this one too.. I missed it before!

CONGRATS TO YOU STEF.. I love your WORK!

HAVE A GREAT DAY!

CHRISTINE
SMILING #8499650

Mervyn Dublin 4/23/2010 12:32:59 AM

Excellent shot, brilliantly done! #8563401

Stefania Barbier 4/23/2010 12:35:07 AM

Chris, Mervyn: thank you! #8563405

Nikki McDonald 7/1/2010 5:15:08 PM

Just saw this in Editor's Picks, Stef -- congratulations. I'm so very glad to see it as a resubmission -- it deserved the POTD but definitely deserves another gold, too. #8728731

Stefania Barbier 7/2/2010 4:20:56 AM

thank you Nikki! #8729631

Nikki McDonald 7/12/2010 1:46:27 PM

It's on its way -- congratulations on the Finalist, Stef. #8751320

Tammy Espino 7/12/2010 2:12:38 PM

Congrats on another awesome finalist :) #8751578

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/12/2010 4:56:47 PM

Congrats, Stef! Hope this gets the gold!
Debby #8753419

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/12/2010 5:32:46 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! #8753792

anonymous 7/12/2010 6:08:49 PM

Congratulations Stef on you beautiful finalist! #8754145

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/12/2010 6:13:02 PM

You've captured the emotion so beautifully. Congrats on this awesome finalist! #8754189

Mukesh Srivastava 7/12/2010 8:14:22 PM

Huge congrats for another outstanding Finalist Win, Stef!!!! Good luck for the Gold!!!!! A Winner for sure..... #8755050

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/12/2010 9:04:30 PM

Congratulations on this very beautiful finalist, Stef! #8755311

Sherran Andersen 7/12/2010 9:59:03 PM

Congrats again. #8755592

Christine R. Lobsinger 7/12/2010 10:43:15 PM

Congrats Stef...
SMILING CHRIS #8755679

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/13/2010 2:24:56 AM

One of my all time favourites of you,Stef! Congratulations !!!! #8756014

Stephen Zacker 7/13/2010 3:29:45 AM

Very Touching moment :-) Congratulations #8756119

Ann Mulholland 7/13/2010 4:17:57 AM

beautiful photo! congrats #8756271

Chris Schlosser 7/13/2010 5:39:54 AM

What a beautiful, touching, photo Stefania! Congrats on your FINALIST! #8756675

Anita N. Hogue 7/13/2010 5:49:07 AM

Congratulations on this tender and beautiful capture, Stefania! #8756734

Val Feldman 7/13/2010 6:55:29 AM

Superb work...just breathtaking in all it's tenderness and happiness...Huge congrats and all the best in the upcoming round...this deserves top billing.... ~Val #8757066

Usman M. Bajwa 7/13/2010 7:11:07 AM

Wonderful capture of the moment, a keep-safe for sure. Belated CONGRATZ on the POTD Award and huge CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award, Stef!

UB. #8757170

Irene Colling 7/13/2010 7:11:59 AM

Congratulations on another excellent finalists image. #8757175

Kathleen K. Parker 7/13/2010 7:38:56 AM

Beautiful, Stefania! Wish I had had one of these taken when my sons were babies! Congratulations!
kk #8757292

Margaret R. Barry 7/13/2010 7:43:27 AM

YAY... a long time favorite of mine. Congratulations Stefania! #8757331

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 7/13/2010 7:45:48 AM

One of my favorite photo of all time. Big congrats on this finalist. Am sure we will see it again with more gold.
JP #8757348

Aimee S. McMaster 7/13/2010 8:00:46 AM

..such a beauty...congratulations again Stef... #8757443

Julianne Bradford 7/13/2010 8:19:57 AM

Such a masterpiece for generations to come Stefania! Hope it goes all the way to Gold! #8757545

Mary E. Lake 7/13/2010 8:26:50 AM

A precious memory for this mom & baby, wonderful lighting. CONGRAUTLATIONS on your FINALIST, I'll be looking for this one to go GOLD!! Best of luck, :) #8757577

Laurence Saliba 7/13/2010 8:32:17 AM

An all time favorite of mine Stefania!! Congratulations and I hope it get Gold this time around!! #8757597

Jodi Zimmer 7/13/2010 8:43:57 AM

Congratulations Stef!! #8757645

Gina Cormier 7/13/2010 9:00:24 AM

Congrats on this beauty Stef!!! #8757709

Susie Peek-Swint 7/13/2010 9:36:27 AM

Many congrats Stefania ~ wonderful capture! #8757887

Raymond Pauly 7/13/2010 10:03:23 AM

Lovely finalist, Stef! Congratulations! #8757997

Kerry Hill 7/13/2010 1:02:15 PM

Huge congratulations Stef, gorgeous finalist..good luck! #8758687

Patricia Seidler 7/13/2010 4:37:58 PM

Congratulations Stef. Looks like a winner to me! #8759580

Patrick Rouzes 7/13/2010 4:52:39 PM

It's a looooooong way down, Stefania! CONGRATULATIONS & good luck ,my friend! #8759628

Gail Vitikacs 7/13/2010 5:59:34 PM

Wonderful....this is going for the gold! Congrats! #8759847

Robert K. Bemus 7/13/2010 6:28:30 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Stef-- best of luck!! #8759982

Debra R. Harder 7/13/2010 7:44:40 PM

I've always loved this image, Stef! It's a GOLD winner in my book all the way. Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #8760182

Cindy Bendush 7/13/2010 8:19:41 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist Stef! #8760315

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2010 8:11:08 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your POTD, and FINALIST~! 8o) #8761484

Claudia Kuhn 7/14/2010 1:14:13 PM

Wonderful portrait Stef! Big congrats on your first place winner #8762277

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2010 1:19:03 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o) #8762305

Deborah Sandidge 7/14/2010 1:25:01 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning image!
#8762350

Bojan Bencic 7/14/2010 1:25:17 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Stefania. #8762351

David Phalen 7/14/2010 1:32:42 PM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous First Place Winner!! #8762404

Mary Beth Aiello 7/14/2010 1:33:34 PM

Loved this the first time I saw it, Stef. Had WINNER written all over it. Huge congrats on your FIRST PLACE GOLD. Spectacular. #8762411

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/14/2010 1:35:37 PM

So wonderful, Stef...congratulations on your 1st place win...this is a very special image! #8762428

Tammy Espino 7/14/2010 1:41:30 PM

Huge Congrats!! :) #8762482

Melissa Gurdus 7/14/2010 1:55:43 PM

Congratulations, Stefinia on this stunning first place winner!! WTG #8762615

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/14/2010 1:56:08 PM

WTG on your first place win, Stefania! :-) k #8762617

Christine R. Lobsinger 7/14/2010 2:18:43 PM

Right On Stef... CONGRATS TO YOU ON YOUR BEAUTIFUL WINNER!!!!
CHRIS
SMILING #8762767

Patrick Rouzes 7/14/2010 2:34:41 PM

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on the well-deserved & phenomenal GOLD MEDAL WINNER, Stafania! WTG, my friend! #8762827

Agnes Fegan 7/14/2010 2:41:24 PM

Congratulations on your win Stefania...so beautiful! #8762848

Linda D. Lester 7/14/2010 2:51:22 PM

What a loving shot....Congratulations! #8762903

Lorna Shutter 7/14/2010 3:00:29 PM

Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD and 1st Place Win for this beautiful image, Stefania!!!!! WTG, my friend!!! :) Photobucket #8762973

Irene Colling 7/14/2010 3:36:29 PM

I'll repeat what Linda wrote...what a loving shot you captured.

Congratulations on your win. #8763109

Dianna Murphy 7/14/2010 3:40:47 PM

Congratulations, very sweet. #8763128

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 7/14/2010 3:42:56 PM

My wish came true. Fabulous - Huge congrats Stef.
JP #8763136

Cindy Bendush 7/14/2010 3:48:52 PM

Beautiful winner - finally! - big congratulations Stef!!! #8763167

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/14/2010 4:05:56 PM

Persistence pays when you have such an awesome image, Stef!

Hardy congrats on your First Place Win!

Debby #8763247

Michelle Alton 7/14/2010 4:11:32 PM

This one was destined to climb the tallest ladder, Stefania! Congratulations! #8763293

Raymond Pauly 7/14/2010 4:14:41 PM

Congratulations on your deserved win, Stef! #8763317

Aimee S. McMaster 7/14/2010 4:48:06 PM

....yes...yes...yes...yippppeeeee Stef....hugs; so happy for you my sweet friend...congratulations.... #8763529

Anita N. Hogue 7/14/2010 4:50:35 PM

Congratulations! #8763536

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/14/2010 5:04:21 PM

I loved this image from the moment I saw it!!! I'm so glad you resubmitted it! An outstanding FIRST PLACE WINNER!!! I'm very happy for you Stef!!! #8763577

Sharon 7/14/2010 5:11:14 PM

Stef, Congratulations on your brilliant POTD & First Place Winner!!! #8763593

Randy D. Dinkins 7/14/2010 5:18:39 PM

Beautiful shot, well deserved, congratulations! #8763610

Debra R. Harder 7/14/2010 5:26:51 PM

WTG, Stef!! So happy to see you win FIRST PLACE with this BEAUTIFUL image! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! WHOOOOO-HOOOOO!!! Deb #8763637

Mitch Spence 7/14/2010 5:29:48 PM

Congratulations on your lovely, touching first place win, Stefania. #8763652

Ken Smith 7/14/2010 5:41:00 PM

Well it's about time on this one...persistence certainly paid off. Congrats on your win, Steff! #8763688

Gail Vitikacs 7/14/2010 5:48:50 PM

WAY TO GO STEF! Incredible win and richly deserved! #8763742

Graham J. Weiss 7/14/2010 6:00:27 PM

Stunning capture Stefania.

Beautiful image, and congratulations. #8763785

anonymous 7/14/2010 6:05:27 PM

Congratulations Stef on you Beautiful win!!! #8763795

Mary E. Lake 7/14/2010 6:11:23 PM

YIPPEE Stefania!! CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful photo!! Well deserved!! I'm so happy for you! :) #8763816

Val Feldman 7/14/2010 6:25:01 PM

My baby days are over but had I known you "back in the day" and saw this image, I'd be pounding on your door for a keepsake such as this! :) A marvelously touching and much deserved First Place win! Congratulations!!! #8763847

Jessica Jenney 7/14/2010 6:55:23 PM

Congratulations, Stefania on your beautiful First Place win! So sweet! #8763927

Sam Britt 7/14/2010 7:08:37 PM

Big Congrats on your first place win, Stefania! #8763969

Rona L. Schwarz 7/14/2010 7:11:02 PM

Very, very special moment that I am sure will be treasured throughout a lifetime, Stefania!! MANY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FIRST PLACE WINNER AND YOUR POTD! #8763976

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/14/2010 9:38:43 PM

Yes!!!!
HUGE congratulations,Stef !!!! #8764331

Robert K. Bemus 7/14/2010 11:06:20 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Stefania!!! #8764431

Chris Henning 7/14/2010 11:14:41 PM

Congrats, Stef! This is an all time fav of mine:) #8764441

Laurence Saliba 7/14/2010 11:36:16 PM

Thats more like it!!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS Stefania!!!! #8764460

Jennifer L. Alder 7/14/2010 11:51:47 PM

This one is popular no matter where it goes! :)
Congrats my dear. #8764467

Margaret R. Barry 7/14/2010 11:58:50 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Stefania! #8764485

Mukesh Srivastava 7/15/2010 12:30:15 AM

This is the finest image I have ever seen on Mother and Child... It deserves much more.....

Huge congratulations on First Place Win, Stef!!!!!! #8764503

Peter Appelbaum 7/15/2010 2:34:26 AM

Awesome winner Stefania. Congrats. Peter #8764581

Jeff W. Robinson 7/15/2010 3:21:53 AM

Congrats Stefanai on this Wonderful 1st Place Win! Jeff #8764629

Mary K. Robison 7/15/2010 3:43:28 AM

What a well-deserved First Place Win!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you, Stef! #8764676

Joseph N. DiGilio 7/15/2010 4:25:27 AM

Congratulations Stef. This image has been one of my favorite favorites since I first saw it. It's moving and very inspiring. #8764837

Lorraine A. Cook 7/15/2010 5:25:22 AM

HUGE CONGRATS on this sweet capture, Stefania!! WTG...FIRST PLACE WIN!!!<:)) #8765019

Roxanne M. Bubar 7/15/2010 5:43:39 AM

Magnificent image.
A big congrats to you. #8765063

Karen Celella 7/15/2010 6:40:08 AM

Huge congratulations for your fabulous winner, Stephanie! #8765228

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/15/2010 7:03:05 AM

This calls for a celebration, woohoo! Congrats Stefania. #8765294

Ellen Hodges 7/15/2010 7:42:02 AM

Huge congrats on this extremely awesome winner, Stef!!!!!! #8765382

Amanda O. Cannon 7/15/2010 7:55:38 AM

CONGRATS on this moving, loving and well deserved win #8765393

Stephen Zacker 7/15/2010 10:22:39 AM

This is Fantastic. Congratulations #8765656

Lynne Morris 7/15/2010 10:59:03 AM

WTG Stef, Delighted to see this get a well deserved gold at last, Huge Congratulations. #8765711

Tarun Bose 7/15/2010 11:35:41 AM

Big congrats for your Gold, Stefania. #8765760

Mike Clime 7/15/2010 11:37:14 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8765762

John Connolly 7/15/2010 1:50:42 PM

Huge congratulations in your first prize win Stefania! A brilliant available light capture! #8766023

Gina Cormier 7/15/2010 3:32:44 PM

Congrats on this fabulous WINNER!!!!!!! #8766169

Carol L. Fowler 7/15/2010 4:16:21 PM

Congrats on this awesome win! #8766281

Phyllis Burchett 7/15/2010 5:48:35 PM

Lovely capture, Congrats on your win Stefania! #8766419

Denny E. Barnes 7/15/2010 10:30:36 PM

Big Congratulations, Stenania on your outstanding and well deserved Gold winner!! #8766921

Denny E. Barnes 7/15/2010 10:43:53 PM

Sorry about the spelling, Stefania! Sometimes my fingers just forgets how to spell.. #8766944

Rosemary Sampson 7/16/2010 6:24:57 AM

Fabulous capture! Congratulations on your win! #8767534

Vickie J. Jenkins 7/16/2010 11:46:49 AM

If a photograph is gorgeous and it touches the heart, it's a winner. This certainly is--Congratulations. #8768130

Merna L. Nobile 7/16/2010 7:29:42 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna
YOU GO GIRL! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR "PHOTO OF THE DAY AWARD." #8768883

Ann Coates 7/17/2010 3:19:43 PM

This is really beautiful, congratulations Stefania. #8770037

Barbara Socor 7/19/2010 2:01:18 PM

How truly excellent your image is Stefania.....moving and beautiful and joyous and everything else wonderful! Brilliantly captured. Congrats on your so well-deserved win. #8773812

Stefania Barbier 7/19/2010 3:10:54 PM

thank you so much everyone!!! #8773969

Michael G. Marshall 7/19/2010 6:12:23 PM

Outstanding winning image, Stefania! Magnificent! Congratulations! Michael #8774301

Stefania Barbier 7/20/2010 4:07:54 AM

thank you Michael! #8774873

Paula Showen 7/27/2010 7:43:02 PM

Beautiful....congratulations! #8790124

Stefania Barbier 7/28/2010 8:25:29 AM

thank you Paula! #8791214

Renee Doyle 7/31/2010 3:18:12 PM

Belated but BIG congrats on this outstanding winner Stef!!! #8797677

Stefania Barbier 8/1/2010 4:25:26 AM

thank you Renee! #8798516

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/15/2010 3:16:36 PM

Beautiful image and Congrats!! #8837133

Stefania Barbier 8/16/2010 11:44:34 AM

thank you Shelly! #8839503

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/13/2010 4:09:43 AM

Congratulations Stefania on your Win!!!


Dominick #8897348

Stefania Barbier 9/13/2010 4:40:34 AM

thank you Dominick! #8897452

adrifil 9/21/2010 3:52:16 AM

This portrait is superb as well as very moving and inspiring.
It deserved its 1st place on the Betterphoto contest. #8921174

Stefania Barbier 9/21/2010 8:40:56 AM

THANK YOU! #8921772

Samantha G. Robinson 2/5/2011 11:42:04 AM

Wow, amazingly beautiful! I love natural window light and you used it perfectly here! I hope I can do half as well when I take photos of my friend's soon to be born child! #9214845

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 2/5/2011 11:47:50 AM

I must join in with the rest of the admirers...saying Congratulations and bravo for your win! Well deserved indeed!!! #9214856

Stefania Barbier 2/9/2011 1:28:27 AM

thank you! #9222156

Emile Abbott 2/13/2011 1:57:16 PM

Touching and memorial loving moment captured for all time. congrats on a winning image. #9238354

Stefania Barbier 2/14/2011 6:51:32 AM

thank you Emile! #9239785

Max Aureli 10/4/2011 4:07:51 PM

Hum.... this is different from what I commented ... :-)
Congratulations Stef!!! #9716520

Stefania Barbier 10/5/2011 12:10:29 AM

grazie Max :0) #9717102

Bunny Snow 10/16/2011 10:45:07 AM

Often seen but rarely captured as well as you have done. This is exquisite in composition, sharpness, clarity and tonality, mood and feelings. So much love and joy. Wonderful creation, Stefania!! Well earned first place win!!! #9738730

Stefania Barbier 10/16/2011 10:53:46 AM

thank you Bunny! #9738756

Inge Linden 2/29/2012 12:36:14 AM

Excellent,beautiful! #10013078

Stefania Barbier 2/29/2012 9:34:48 AM

thank you Inge! #10013824

Anthony G. Comella 3/30/2012 11:26:22 AM

Top Shelf - wonderful eye appealing and Beautiful!! #10067380

Stefania Barbier 3/30/2012 11:22:04 PM

thank you Anthony! #10068232

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Window light
17 hours old baby

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

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