Thoughtful Child

© Helen N. McHugh

Thoughtful Child

Uploaded: May 11, 2007


Aperture F2.8, shutter speed 1/50 sec, ISO 400.Canon 100mmF2.8 lens. Palette knife filter applied in PS


Colleen Farrell May 11, 2007

Oh, how sweet!! Gorgeous color and lighting, Helen! Beautiful effects, too. #653639

Pat Gamwell May 11, 2007

Your series with this precious child is nothing short of MARVELOUS! Superb work! #4274153

Helen N. McHugh May 12, 2007

Colleen & Pat ,thank you both fro your encouraging comments! He really is a little angel....but a very active one!!! #4274207

Karim Abiali May 13, 2007

Striking portrait! ka. #4279704

Kathy L. Clark May 14, 2007

Wonderful shot and effects. Great portrait Helen. #4280996

John Connolly May 14, 2007

Astounding effects, Helen! A remarkable portrait. #4282980

Marijana Fajgl May 16, 2007

Amazing portrait Helen! #4287761

Helen N. McHugh May 16, 2007

Karim, Kathy, John & Marijana, thank you all for your great comments..its always great to hear from you!! #4287769

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 16, 2007

Helen, this is a very lovely portrait, love thise dark eyes, very well done...Dominick #4287819

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 16, 2007

Very adorable portrait capture, Helen!! Lighting and effects are really superb here.


Helen N. McHugh May 16, 2007

Thank you Dominick & SuSana for your lovely comments..they are much appreciated! #4288573

Dan Holm level-classic May 16, 2007

That face says it all, Helen!! EXCELLENT portrait capture and effects work on this! #4289870

Ross Throndson June 07, 2007

Hi Helen! Cute Capture of your little Angel.....your Effects are Amazing here!!

Have you ordered it yet?.... :^) #4375161

Helen N. McHugh June 07, 2007

Dan & Ross, thank you for much appreciated comments!
Ross,we have just returned from a short holiday, so, hopefully I should have some time next week to get the "long" lens! Thanks again for all your help! #4375218

Peggy J. Maguire June 15, 2007

Beautiful portrait Helen and outstanding work,,,Peggy #4398584

Kate Jackson June 28, 2007

What an absolutely adorable child and great portrait Helen! Love the effects! #4454097

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