Orphans of the Storm

© Elida Gutierrez

Orphans of the Storm

Uploaded: March 20, 2009


March 20, 2009

For the Photogoup Classic Movie Title Theme

Orphans of the Storm.
Silence movie from 1921.
Two sisters are lost in the French Revolution, with a hold-the-guillotine finale. Directed by D.W. Griffith.

Inspired for all those sad and unfortunately stories of orphan children that after losing everything have to suffer in bad foster homes.
You are always in my heart and my prayers.



Rod Partington March 20, 2009

This is a touching photo,Elida. Well done! #1101414

Tammy Scott March 20, 2009

What a beautiful description and an outstanding image! #7308484

Mitch Spence level-classic March 20, 2009

Very nice work, Elida. The concept is wonderful and wonderfully rendered, as is the message. #7308498

Kara L. Hendricks March 20, 2009

Wonderful work and title choice Elida..:) I chose a D.W. Griffith movie as well!!

HTD!! #7308562

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 20, 2009

Great job, Elida. This is a very moving photo, the tones are super, and the title match is excellent. #7308631

Dr Silly level-classic March 20, 2009

WINNER, :O) #7308668

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 20, 2009

Artistic and very beautiful Elida! Well done! HTD! #7309164

Julianna J. Collett March 20, 2009

I love this shot - well composed #7309210

Daniella Puente March 20, 2009

A FAVORITE!!!! Elida this is so wonderful portrait, in feelings and the BW is great as the light treatment... #7309409

Max Aureli March 21, 2009

Beautiful portrait, Elida!! #7310994

A P March 21, 2009

Killed two birds with one stone here. LOL Covered the theme and your series. So well composed and the b&w make it timeless. Winner in my book Elida! #7313064

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2009

Beautiful and dramatic, Elida! #7316513

Tucker James March 30, 2009

Beautiful image

Sharon Sawyer March 31, 2009

Elida, this really caught my eye & has great meaning to me.

My father and his brother came to Canada from England, one in 1926, the other 1927... leaving two sisters in England. The boys were both placed on farms in different parts of the country and didn't re-unite for over 40 years.

Many children never found their families again which is so sad. I'm glad to say my father's family had a happy ending... all siblings met in the 70s and all their families visit and keep in touch to this day.

Beautifully down and congratulations on your well deserved EFP!!! #7357552

A P March 31, 2009

Congratulations on this stunning and powerful EfP Elida #7358320

Anne McKinnell April 01, 2009

Elida, I love this photo. I have noticed here on BP, most people take photos of beautiful subjects. I think it is much more difficult to take a beautiful and emotional photo of a subject that is in itself not beautiful or is sad in some way. Very moving and well done! #7361291

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2009

Congratulations! #7432262

A P April 22, 2009



Max Aureli April 22, 2009

Congratulations Elida!!!!! #7433176

Melissa G. Meiselman April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your stunning finalist!!! #7433294

Julianna J. Collett April 22, 2009

Congrats! #7433341

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009


Daniella Puente April 22, 2009

This is a FAV and already a winner for me Elida, BIG CONGRATS!!! #7433999

Ken Smith level-classic April 22, 2009

Awesome work, Elida. Congrats to you!! #7434933

Alex T. Mizuno April 22, 2009

Wonderful work Elida! Haven't seen the movie but I'd like to check it out. Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7435080

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 22, 2009

My fav of your March entries, Elida. Congratulations on the finalist and best of luck in the next round.

Cathy Barrows April 22, 2009

Congrats on your finalist...excellent portrait #7435223

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Elida! #7435339

Mitch Spence level-classic April 22, 2009

It's a powerful image, Elida. Congratulations. #7435423

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Huge congratulations on this stunning finalist Elida!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7436215

Pat Gamwell April 22, 2009

WTG, girl! This is absolutely gorgeous!!! Huge congrats! #7436911

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Elida. Good luck in the next round!.

Usman. #7437002

Datha Y. Thompson April 22, 2009

Congratulations Elida!!! WTG :0) #7437350

Barbara Waldoch level-classic April 23, 2009

Congratulations, Elida! #7437908

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Elida...such a story behind this! #7438322

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Congrats Elida on this Fantastic Finalist! Jeff #7438386

Christian Rosito April 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #7439145

Jessica Jenney April 23, 2009

Congratulations, Elida on your fantastic finalist! I know it means alot to you! #7439640

Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 23, 2009

WTG Elida, you know I love this image! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #7439890

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 23, 2009

WTG, Elida!
A great month for you!!!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #7440170

Colleen Farrell April 23, 2009

OUTSTANDING work, Elida! Congrats! #7440172

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Thought provoking ... great photo ... !!

Congratulations ... !!

Lee #7440628

Stephanie Frey April 23, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7440733

Patrick Rouzes April 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Elida!!! #7440984

Susan M. Hembree April 23, 2009

Moving, Elida! Congratulations! #7441995

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic April 23, 2009

Very dramatic, Elida. Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist. #7442050

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 24, 2009

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Elida!!! #7443713

Eugenio Diaz April 24, 2009

COngratulations on your Amazing Finalist. #7446475

Dianna Murphy April 25, 2009

A wonderful image!!! Congratulations! #7449526

Susan Fox April 25, 2009

A wonderful B&W image Elida! Congrats!!! #7449816

Katarina Mansson April 26, 2009

Elida, congratulations on your finalist and good luck next! #7450875

Tammy L. Newcomb April 28, 2009

Congratulations on this excellent finalist.... although I still think it should have been first or second place.... #7461821

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