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Elena F. Wyatt 5/17/2008 12:01:01 PM

adorable face #923203

Susana Heide 5/17/2008 5:19:28 PM

Thank you very much, Elena!! #5935856

Evy Johansen 5/17/2008 11:47:09 PM

Wow... Gorgeous image, Susana! #5936551

Anna Diederich 5/18/2008 5:48:31 AM

Susana this is just precious! I love it! #5937202

Scott C. Wainwright 5/19/2008 6:33:27 AM

Beautiful portait Elena! #5941577

Lisa J. Boulden 5/20/2008 10:17:43 AM

Such a beautiful portrait and wonderful narrative!
~Lisa #5951946

Susana Heide 5/20/2008 10:51:00 PM

Thank you Evy, Anna, Scott and Lisa!! :o) #5955151

Anastasia Hoff 5/21/2008 12:19:32 PM

This is an amazing portrait, Susana. #5958029

Robin R. 5/21/2008 8:12:16 PM

Beautiful portrait. #5959709

Susana Heide 5/24/2008 11:19:02 PM

I really appreciate your supportive words Anastasia and Robin!! #5973745

Wendy Moghadam 5/30/2008 7:07:37 PM

I love this adorable babe- your portrait is amazingly sharp and I love the composition #5999238

Susana Heide 6/4/2008 8:48:40 PM

Thanks a lot Wendy for the kind compliments!! #6020360

Evy Johansen 6/30/2008 9:58:50 PM

WTG, Susana!! BIG congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved win!! #6126764

Michelle L. Frick 6/30/2008 11:34:12 PM

Congratulations Susana! #6126904

Kate Jackson 7/1/2008 12:21:51 AM

OMG Susana how pleased mum must have been with this!! Congratulations! #6126970

Megan p 7/1/2008 4:29:13 AM

Gorgeous Susana!! This is sucha well deserved win!! What a gorgeous Babe! #6127631

Susan Fox 7/1/2008 5:54:06 AM

Congratulations Susana :-)

#6127866

Lisa J. Boulden 7/1/2008 6:55:08 AM

So beautiful!!!
Congratulations, Susana!
~Lisa #6128103

Susana Heide 7/1/2008 7:19:09 AM

WOW!! What a surprise this is for me!!! Never imagined.... Thanks so much to the judges and also to Evy, Michelle, Kate, Megan, Susan and Lisa for the kind congrats!!! #6128228

Vicki L. Filippin 7/1/2008 7:40:17 AM

MANY congrats, Susana, on this BIG win for you. Such an awesome and priceless image with a touching story behind it.
So well deserved! #6128316

Bob Cournoyer 7/1/2008 7:43:28 AM

Congrats! #6128332

Mitch Spence 7/1/2008 9:02:46 AM

Congratulations, Susana, on the great win and on the beautiful portrait. #6128685

Anna Diederich 7/1/2008 9:07:05 AM

Huge Congrats! I just love this! #6128701

BILL BRELSFORD 7/1/2008 11:45:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS,SUPER IMAGE #6129244

Susana Heide 7/1/2008 6:02:25 PM

Thank you Vicki, Bob, Mitch, Anna and Bill for the thumbs up!! Greatly appreciated :o)) #6130286

Wendy Moghadam 7/1/2008 6:09:28 PM

Congratulations I loved it from the start #6130316

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/1/2008 6:46:18 PM

Outstanding win Susana, congratulations. This is a darling portrait! Thanks for sharing your story too! #6130414

Katarina Mansson 7/2/2008 3:43:01 AM

Already a favorite of mine; happy that it got a well-deserved badge. Her expression, the composition, light, colors, exposure - everything is perfect! Congratulations! #6131532

Dr Silly 7/2/2008 5:58:01 AM

Susana, as kind as you have been to me, I am glad to see this win. Congratulations. :O)
#6131919

Christian Rosito 7/2/2008 5:29:04 PM

Congratulations on this win! Great portrait! #6133869

Colleen Farrell 7/3/2008 10:37:52 AM

Fabulous portrait, Susana! This little face has universal appeal; you captured her beautifully--and made friends at the same time! Big congratulations on your WIN! #6136382

Erica Murphy 7/5/2008 11:49:08 AM

Congratulations Susan! This is lovely. #6142950

Martie Last 7/5/2008 12:54:05 PM

Interesting story and a lovely portrait! Congratulations on your win! #6143104

Datha Y. Thompson 7/5/2008 10:38:41 PM

WOW!!! Congratulations Susana!!! LOVE This!! What a Beautiful child!! WTG :0) #6144201

Chris A. Rusnak 7/9/2008 9:04:00 PM

Great story and a wonderful capture! #6161141

Susana Heide 7/12/2008 10:32:37 PM

I'm overwhelmed by the many wonderful congrats and comments!! THANK YOU very much Wendy, Donna, Katarina, Doc, Christian, Colleen, Erica, Martie, Datha and Chris!! #6172904

Kaye Burazin 7/16/2008 4:24:54 PM

Without a doubt...a winner in every way. #6188623

Susana Heide 7/21/2008 8:37:07 AM

THANK YOU very much Kaye for the thumbs up!! :o) #6205117

RC Fritz 8/4/2008 5:34:11 PM

Amazing portrait, Susana!! Congratulation on your WIN!!!! #6271079

Susana Heide 8/9/2008 6:38:42 PM

Thanks so much RC!! #6292949

Kenny S. Metro 9/1/2008 8:37:23 AM

What a sad story for such a beautiful little girl.I'm sure her mother will cheerish the prints.
Congrats on the win! Ken #6395362

Susana Heide 9/7/2008 8:18:43 PM

... and there are thousands of similar stories... thanks for stopping by and commenting Ken! #6426040

Kaye Burazin 9/7/2008 9:25:38 PM

As far as I'm concerned your whole gallery is filled with winners. Superb! #6426198

Susana Heide 9/27/2008 2:39:16 PM

WOW!!! Gotta love a comment like that :o))) I'm smiling! Thanks so much Kaye for taking the time to check out my work and for being so encouraging!! #6521000

Ada Panichi 1/28/2009 11:38:32 PM

This is a gorgeous portrait! Well deserved win! I love your gallery! #7100593

Susana Heide 1/31/2009 11:02:19 AM

Thank you Ada for the compliment and the time you took to see some of my work :o) Greatly appreciated! #7110324

Sue L. Cullumber 6/3/2009 3:42:39 PM

Just gorgeous Susana - such a beautiful little girl! #7594371

Susana Heide 6/5/2009 8:10:01 AM

Thank you Sue!! :o) #7600175

Max Aureli 7/8/2009 2:29:36 AM

Love the natural character of this beautiful little girl, Susana!!! Great expression from those sweet eyes!!
Congratulation on this Winner and encomium on your wonderful heart!!
Beautiful story, Susana!! :-))) #7716836

Susana Heide 7/9/2009 9:43:00 AM

Thank you Max for always searching out images in my gallery and for sending such encouraging messages! I really do appreciate it :o)) #7721976

Steve A. Mark 11/10/2009 2:30:51 AM

Amazing,Well Deserved Winner! #8118723

Susana Heide 11/11/2009 8:34:58 PM

Thank you Steve :o) #8123950

Steve Reffey 2/3/2010 3:42:41 PM

Beautiful winner, what a wonderful gallery! #8354075

Susana Heide 2/5/2010 4:29:57 PM

Thanks a mil Steve R.!!! #8359345

Kenny S. Metro 2/11/2010 3:41:32 PM

Susana,Did the mother ever come back for the prints.I'm really hoping she did,I don't want to think of child growing up with no photos ever taken of her. #8374899

Susana Heide 2/12/2010 4:44:38 PM

Ken, she only got a few 4x6's. When she came back I was getting an enlargement framed for her and she never returned after that. The finished image is still here waiting for her. It's been about 2 years now so who knows if she'll ever be back at my door... Hopefully :o) Thanks Ken for the message! #8377342

Kenny S. Metro 2/12/2010 6:00:55 PM

Well,I'm glad she has a few prints at least... #8377507

Susana Heide 2/19/2010 6:36:28 PM

Me too :o)) Thanks for your messages Ken! #8398613

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi 3/30/2011 10:50:55 AM

Wow... Gorgeous image! Congratulation! #9326525

Susana Heide 4/3/2011 5:30:31 PM

Thank you kindly Zsuzsanna!! :o) #9332851

Usman Bajwa 4/4/2011 2:25:09 AM

Splendid capture, Susana. Belated CONGRATZ!

UB. #9333236

Susana Heide 4/4/2011 9:21:51 AM

Thank you Usman :o) #9333992

Sherran Andersen 1/7/2013 9:22:44 PM

Love that face... worth a resubmit. #10504483

Kenny S. Metro 11/3/2013 12:09:21 PM

It's been 5 years since my first comment. The photo and the story behind it stirs emotions.Hope this beautiful child is having a good life... #10889631

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Description


Here in northern Mexico it is customary for "beggars" to knock on doors asking for help. This rainy morning a Tarahumara Indian mother and her little baby girl were at my doorstep. The mother graciously allowed me to take a few photos in exchange for some food and clothes. She said she had no pictures of her baby so I told her to come back soon to pick up some prints :o)

1/85 sec
f/7.1
ISO 200
Taken outdoors with an overcast sky.
Cash Contest



Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 47.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II

Uploaded on 5/16/2008 6:32:47 PM


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