Uploaded: March 03, 2006


This was a finalist for March, but I am resubmitting it this month in the black & white monthly theme. It's one of my favorites, and I'm not ready to give up on it yet.


Dale Ann Cubbage March 03, 2006

Here is the original post. #402213

Dale Ann Cubbage March 03, 2006

Well, I'll try this again. The original was submitted in color, by the way.

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Tonya R. Boles March 03, 2006

I like both..Great job. #2491387

Murry Grigsby March 03, 2006

The rework is much better IMO! I like the crop better and the use of B&W really gives it a formal look. Nicely done and redone DA :0) #2491433

Dale Ann Cubbage March 03, 2006

Thanks Tonya & Murry. Murry, I agree with you. I really liked the original until I cropped it and painted mom out. Then I thought, wow, that is so much better.

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March 03, 2006

Oh Dale I think they are bought great!! #2491544

Nicole Kessel March 03, 2006

They are both beautiful, Dale! Love your comp! #2491667

Paula L. Mackey March 03, 2006

They are both beautiful, but I like the the black and white better. I agree with the comment that is more formal. It is the best hands and baby pose I believe I have EVER seen! #2491796

Tammy Scott March 03, 2006

Beautiful portrait and great framing! #2491817

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

I don't think I saw the first one to compair, Dale. This to me is so precious - If I were this child's Grandmother it would be blown up to 8x10 or bigger, and hanging on my wall. Lovely! #2491875

Michelle R. Kovach March 03, 2006

This one is much better DA! I remember the original & I always thought it would have been better without the mom's nose in the picture.
Nicely done!
I love the b&w too! #2492581

Teresa Lee March 03, 2006

I think both are just beautiful in their own special ways. #2492624

Deb Brown March 03, 2006

I really do like both. They each have their own feel and story. The first reminds me of 'someone watching over or admiring'; the second focuses on the newborn, but the rings and hands remind the viewer of mother's love. Either way, I love your POV, and the lighting is awesome. #2492867

Janine Russell level-deluxe March 03, 2006

Dale Ann, very nice lighting and clarity; great portrait. #2493337

Dale Ann Cubbage March 03, 2006

Thanks so much Cindy, Nicole, Paula, Tammy, Leanne, Michelle, Teresa, Deb and Janine!!

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Wende Trew March 03, 2006

Beautiful portrait Dale Ann!! Love it!! Excellent work!! #2493543

Sandy Landon March 03, 2006

I think it is a gorgeous image and your conversion is great!!!! #2493754

Dale Ann Cubbage March 03, 2006

Thank you Wende & Sandy!

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Brianne Norgaard April 25, 2006

Beautiful...I love the title on this. Congrats on your finalist!! #2685482

Margot Petrowski April 25, 2006

DA, this is beautiful....congratulations to you!!! #2685679

Megan p April 25, 2006

Congratulations Da!!! I love this, this is such a natural looking image, wonderful!! #2685830

Sylvia Rossler April 25, 2006

Big congrats Dale Ann !!! #2686117

Nicole Kessel April 25, 2006

Congratulations! #2686592

Hayley J. Hamlin April 25, 2006

Beautiful Dale Ann and Congrats again!! #2686814

KHAWLA Haddad April 25, 2006

Congratulations,Dale!!! #2687005

Wende Trew April 25, 2006

Congratulations Dale!! #2687277

Sandy Landon April 25, 2006

Beautiful!!! Congratulations!!!!! #2687874

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe April 25, 2006

Awesome!! Congratulations, Dale Ann!
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cj patterson April 25, 2006

congrats on this precious finalist!!! #2689258

Renee Doyle April 25, 2006

Congratulations Dale Ann!

Amanda M. Johnson April 25, 2006

Congrats! Really nice portrait! LOVE the b/w!! #2690037

Sharon King April 25, 2006

Beautiful! What a Treasure...Congrats! #2690269

Tiffani S. LaNeave April 25, 2006

Congrats on this precious image making finalist da!!! #2690698

Dale Ann Cubbage April 25, 2006

Thank you all so much, it really means a lot to me.

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Dawn Leslie April 25, 2006

Congratulations, I just love this, love your gallery! #2690851

Jenny Bosmans April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Dale Ann!! #2691872

Dale Ann Cubbage April 27, 2006

Thank you Dawn and Jenny!

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