kiss from santa

© cj patterson

kiss from santa

Uploaded: November 27, 2006


Ginger S. Patterson November 27, 2006

What a Fabulous Portrait of a little one cradled in Santa's arms! This is simply precious! #563272

Paul Michko November 27, 2006

Awe, how adorable. CJ. #3636718

Sharon King November 27, 2006

Terrific Holiday capture CJ! #3637002

Chastity Abbott November 27, 2006

I agree, this is precious!!!! Beautiful lighting too! #3637466

cj patterson November 27, 2006

tx ginger, paul, sharon, and chastity! #3637516

cj patterson November 27, 2006

WOW, CJ, What a wonderful image! I just love this, well done!

Cassie L. Woodlee November 27, 2006

This is so adorable, love it CJ!! #3637755

cj patterson November 27, 2006

tx kathleen and cassie! #3639850

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

CJ, sweet Christmas image; great color, exposure and lighting. #3640757

cj patterson November 27, 2006

tx janine! #3640785

Linda R. Baker November 28, 2006

I LOVE IT! #3644359

Kenneth Mucke November 28, 2006

This is just is a real keeper for a lifetime #3644408

cj patterson November 28, 2006

tx kenneth and linda! #3644419

Donna M. Whipkey November 30, 2006

It looks like a winner to me. Great keepsake. #3651224

cj patterson December 06, 2006

tx donna~! #3673266

Elizabeth Ruuska December 29, 2006

Very sweey! Congratulations on your finalist! #3751038

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 29, 2006

CJ, congratulations on your finalist. #3751297

Chastity Abbott December 29, 2006

I am SOOOOOOO doing the happy dance for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOO HHOOOOOOOO..........congrats to you and good luck the next round!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o) #3751318

Laurence Saliba level-classic December 29, 2006


Brianne Norgaard December 29, 2006

Yay! Congrats, girl! #3751712

Autum Rhoades December 29, 2006

Congrats CJ! Awesome work! #3751786

Wende Trew December 29, 2006

Big congrats Cj!!! This is awesome!!! #3752054

Teresa Norris December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderfully sweet finalist, cj! #3752676

Jane M December 29, 2006

Great finalist! One to treasure #3752705

Barbara Helgason December 29, 2006

Beautiful, congratulations! #3752863

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your adorable finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3753355

Bill Wyatt December 29, 2006

So beautiful CJ. Congratulations on your finalist! #3754276

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 29, 2006

Just darling, congratulations on your finalist win!! #3755192

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Big congratulations, and Happy New Year!

ccc #3755769

Cathy M. Gromball December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, CJ!

Cathy :) #3756089

December 29, 2006

YAY! I love this image! Congrats to you! #3756111

Evy Johansen level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jeff!! #3757421

Evy Johansen level-classic December 29, 2006

So sorry about the wrong name, CJ!!! #3757422

Datha Y. Thompson December 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!! :0) #3757720

Carolyn Foster Spano December 30, 2006

Absolute perfection CJ. Wonderful! Congrats. #3759918

Julie Monacella December 30, 2006

So precious! Congratulations! #3760061

cj patterson December 30, 2006

thank you so much!! this one was special to me...can't go wrong with santa and a baby!! :) #3760562

Tonya R. Boles December 30, 2006

Congrats CJ. #3760785

Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic December 30, 2006

Congrats on this precious finalist, CJ! #3760808

cj patterson December 30, 2006

thanks tonya and sherry!!! #3760817

Tammy December 30, 2006

This is just the perfect santa shot congrats #3761152

cj patterson December 30, 2006

thank you tammy! #3761504

John V. Roscich level-deluxe December 31, 2006

JOHN #3763676

cj patterson December 31, 2006

thanks john! #3764584

Susana Ms Heide January 01, 2007

cj this has gotta be the most beautiful Santa/Child image ever!! It has none of the usual commercial feel! You've managed to capture a real connection! Hats off to you on your beautiful finalsit!! #3769688

cj patterson January 02, 2007

thank you susana! I loved this one too...and the mother was so happy with it...she LOVES Christmas so this worked out perfectly for them! #3770457

Roxanne M. Bubar February 23, 2007

I love this precious image. Such beautiful colors and wonderful details. Congrats. #3979493

cj patterson August 01, 2007

tx roxanne!

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