~~A Father's Helping Hands~~

© Alisha L. Ekstrom

~~A Father's Helping Hands~~

Uploaded: October 13, 2006 08:14:40


Tonya R. Boles October 13, 2006

Sweet photo.. #539142

Barbara Helgason October 13, 2006

I love this one Alisha!!! Beautiful!! #3444419

Helen N. McHugh October 13, 2006

Very sweet capture, Alisha! #3444502

Michelle R. Kovach October 13, 2006

Tooc ute! #3444547

Michelle R. Kovach October 13, 2006

Too cute! #3444548

Autum Rhoades October 13, 2006

Wonderful image! That silhouette against the green grass is awesome! #3444575

Marie Fields October 13, 2006

Fantastic image, Alisha! #3444597

Laura E. OConnor October 13, 2006

Another amazing image, my friend!!! Well done!! #3444610

Melissa G. Meiselman October 13, 2006

OHHHH this is a wonderful story telling image, Alisha...beautifully presented!!! #3444612

Alice Lero October 13, 2006

I certainly agree with Melissa! I can see my son out there with his son in a few years doing the same. David loves to golf and my first little bear I bought for Joshua had a golf club attached to it...LOL! Wonderful! :) #3444689

Joy Rector October 13, 2006

precious shot #3444731

Mary Timman October 13, 2006

This is such an awesome shot. Love the tones of green and the silhouettes are just beautiful. Hope you have this hanging in your home. It's just gorgeous. Well made. #3444806

Gary Lange October 13, 2006

What a great shot, Alisha!! This is awesome all the way around. A real storyteller! #3444845

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 13, 2006

Alisha, excellent color, lighting, composition and silhouettes. #3444900

Susana Ms Heide October 13, 2006

WOW Alisha!!!! This is a WINNER all the way!!!!!!!!!!! What a fantastic image!! Love the backlighting, the exposure is perfect and of course the subject is wonderful!!! Best of luck, although I doubt you'll need it :o) #3444970

Sherry S. Boles level-classic October 13, 2006

Where do I start with this one!? The lighting, the colors, the pose...It's just OUTSTANDING, Alisha!! FANTASTIC!! #3445026

Valarie Paris October 13, 2006

Awesome shot! Gorgeous setting and backlighting. Well done! #3445077

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 13, 2006

Just beautiful shot...awesome lighting! #3445529

Denise M. Snyder October 13, 2006

I LOVE this one! What a wonderful storytelling image!!! I love the silhouettes, and the bit of rim lighting on them is fantastic! This looks like a WINNER to me! #3445591

Darryl Wilkinson October 13, 2006

Picture perfect, Alisha! Great use of depth of field! #3445872

Jessica McCollam October 13, 2006

AWESOME shot, Alisha!!!! #3445994

Chastity Abbott October 13, 2006

I agree I love the dof!!! The greens and blacks are just awesome awesome!!!! Great capture!!! #3446069

Bob Cournoyer level-classic October 13, 2006

I had a comment in mind, but EVERYONE else already said it!! :-)

Bob #3446270

Kim McCloud October 13, 2006

I echo all of these wonderful comments!! This is outstanding! Your work is an inspiration to me. #3446402

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 13, 2006

Beautiful picture..well done! Now does he give lessons? I need some!! :) #3446549

Lynn Crawford October 13, 2006

great capture Alisha, love the composition :) #3446783

Alison Greenwood October 14, 2006

Wow! Alisha, I don't know how you do it! Your work is so creative from weddings to Golf.
This one caught my eye the other day when you showed us. Wonderful interaction between Father and Child.
I am so pleased to see it here. I see a winner for sure!
Your photography blows me away! #3447181

Darren K. Fisher October 14, 2006

What a wonderful capture, one that can be cherished for a life time. I love the lighting and color you captured here. Also thank you for the wonderful comment you left yesterday. #3447572

Michelle R. Johnson October 14, 2006

No words can give this enough credit! This is an award winning image. Really awesome shot, Alisha! #3449397

Alisha L. Ekstrom October 16, 2006

WOWEE you guys are fabulous!!!! I sooo appreciate everyone's comments! You all make my day!

Darren...You're MORE than welcome;) #3457119

Stephen Zacker October 16, 2006

Well seen. Like that lighting and colors. Looks like one of those inspirational posters #3457631

Dr Silly level-classic October 16, 2006

Beautiful photo that I think we will see again. :O)

Stephanie Laird level-classic October 20, 2006

Alisha this is so wonderful!! #3477291

Mick Burkey October 23, 2006

Alisha, I came here to comment on this shot, but got caught by "Connection of the Heart".

This is a great use of silhouette. And the greens are fantastic! Don't see that too often. This really speaks of connection as well. Wonderful!! #3491097

Tonya Shackelford October 24, 2006

Wow, Alisha! What a great moment you captured here! This one's awesome! Definitely a winner! #3492963

Kenneth Mucke November 01, 2006

WOW...this is really something very special...The lighting is pure perefction is the coloring...excellent #3531271

Laura E. OConnor November 23, 2006

CONGRATS on this finalist, too!!! Good luck! #3620365

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome finialist! Good luck in the next round! #3620746

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3621681

Alison Greenwood November 23, 2006

I knew this was a winner as soon as I saw it!!! Great capture Alisha and congratulations on your finalist! Well deserved! #3621900

Kenneth Mucke November 23, 2006

Congrats on this superb finalist Alisha #3622400

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 24, 2006

Congrats again Alisha!!! #3623913

cj patterson November 24, 2006

big congrats alisha! I think it will go further!! #3624937

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Alisha, congratulations on your finalist. #3625468

Alice Lero November 24, 2006

Congratulations.....what a wonderful shot! :) #3625594

November 24, 2006

This is a gorgeous image! No surprise to see it get the well deserved finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3626103

Dr Silly level-classic November 24, 2006

I was right. Congratulations Alisha. :O)

Sherry S. Boles level-classic November 24, 2006

Congrats on this OUTSTANDING finalist, Alisha! I REALLY like this one!! #3626448

Hayley J. Hamlin November 24, 2006

Alisha...I can't beleive I did not commetent on this after all the ranting I did about it when I first saw it for the first time to you :) This image speaks VOLUMES!! It is one amazing image and I am so glad to see it here as a finalist!! BIG CONRATS!! And I hope to see it go even further!! #3627022

Datha Y. Thompson November 24, 2006


Lavone Vannoy November 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS my friend!!!! :)
This should be a huge print!!! :)
I simply ADORE it!!!!!!!! #3632129

Megan p November 26, 2006

This is really wonderful, Perfection!! Congratulations!! #3632408

Kenneth Mucke November 27, 2006

Such a very well deserved winner...CONGRATS #3635980

Ross Throndson November 27, 2006

Wonderful Winner, Alisha...Love it....Big Congratulations!!! :^) #3636212

Sylvia Rossler November 27, 2006

Big congrats on your win Alisha :O) #3636383

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 27, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3636504

Donna W. Neal November 27, 2006

So adorable...
Congratulations on your well deserved Winner Alisha #3636721

Laura Clay-Ballard November 27, 2006

Congratulations! #3636923

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Wonderful shot, Alisha!! Congratulations!!

      LarryL http://lsqrd.blogspot.com/


Evy Johansen level-classic November 27, 2006

Big congratulations on your most deserving win, Alisha! #3637104

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 27, 2006

What a memory shot....congratulations! #3637205

Alisha L. Ekstrom November 27, 2006

HOLY COW......How exciting is this! I absolutely LOVE this capture & such a fav of mine. YAY!!!! I'll have to show the parents this:)

Thank you ALL for all the warm congrats!!!! I very much appreciate them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;) #3637387

Holly Shao November 27, 2006

Congratulations, Alisha, on your wonderful Win!! I just love the beautiful color tones and the touching lines of the silhouette.

Holly #3637536

Elizabeth Beaudoin November 27, 2006

Congratulations Alisha on your win - so very much deserved! Where was I when you posted this.....I would have been screaming on how breathtakingly gorgeous this is!!! :O) #3637886

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 27, 2006

A BIG Congrats on your win Alisha!!! #3637967

Lavone Vannoy November 27, 2006

You GO-on with your bad self girl!!! I am soooooo proud of you!!! You deserve this and SO MUCH MORE!!!! I am BEAMING with *JOY* for you :) YAY!!!!! #3638070

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Alisha, congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #3638149

Dr Silly level-classic November 27, 2006

Glad to see this win. Congratulations Alisha. :O)

John V. Roscich level-deluxe November 27, 2006

JOHN #3638336

Jenny Bosmans November 27, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Alisha! :) #3638673

Ronald Balthazor November 27, 2006

Terrific image. Congratulations, Alisha. #3638695

Mick Burkey November 27, 2006

Way to go, Alisha! So glad this was choosen - already a winner in my book! Congratulations!! #3639747

William C. Raco level-classic November 27, 2006

Beautiful photo, Alisha
Congratulations on the win!

Bill #3639764

Wally Orlowsky November 27, 2006

Congratulations on this touching winner, Alisha! #3639870

Marie Fields November 27, 2006

Congratulations on this superb win, Alisha!!! #3639944

Renee Doyle November 27, 2006

I just love this Alisha! BIg congratulations on this fantastic win!

Dawn Leslie November 27, 2006

You da girl...a hearty congrats on this fine win!!!! #3640872

Cyn Valentine November 27, 2006

Congratulations Alisha..great image! #3640875

Darryl Wilkinson November 27, 2006

Way to go, Alisha. Exceptional WINNER!!! #3640892

Cesar J. La Rosa November 27, 2006

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Winner, Alisha!!! #3640896

Colette M. Metcalf November 28, 2006

Congratulations to you, Alisha!! #3641415

Chastity Abbott November 28, 2006

Congrats on such a beautiful image!!! SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Happy for you girlfriend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o) #3642559

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 28, 2006

Congratulations on your SECOND place win!! A story telling beauty! #3644006

Barbara Helgason November 29, 2006

I am soo glad to see this one again as a winner. Congratulations, well deserved Alisha!! #3647362

RC Fritz November 29, 2006

Beautiful image, Alisha! Congratulations on this Winner!! #3648088

Jill Flynn November 30, 2006

LOVE THIS Alisha! Touching and beautiful work. Congratulations on your win! #3652375

Lavone Vannoy December 04, 2006

This is one of my all-time-favorites!!! You could get an advertising deal out of this one!!! SERIOUSLY!!! :)
Again, CONGRATULATIONS!!!! :) #3666544

Doug Newman level-deluxe December 15, 2006

Superb! #3706075

Sherrye Nozaki December 16, 2006

Wow...awesome shot...has such a personal touch. Congratulations:) #3709074

Karen L. Sorbello December 17, 2006

Somehow I missed this original post, but it totally caught my eye today on the home page. Beautiful shot, fantastic colors.
Nice work.
-Karen #3711532

Roxanne M. Bubar January 27, 2007

Outstanding and what a precious moment captured. Congrats. #3880530

Amanda Price April 03, 2007

Oh Alisha! What an image! congrats! #4125206

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 22, 2007

Awesome winner Alisha!! One I missed somehow. Congratulations!

Erica #4541146

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