Marks of life

© Morgan Kallin

Marks of life

Uploaded: April 23, 2005


The result of two beautiful sons!
Made some changes in the lighting of the photo to enhance these wonderful marks of life.


DeWaal Venter April 23, 2005

I like this shot very much, Morgan. Unusual part of the body to photograph. It tells an interesting story. Great lighting. De Waal Venter #239875

Morgan Kallin April 23, 2005

Yes it is unusual, but I find it to be a shame that so many women are ashamed of their marks. They should be proud of bearing the beautiful marks of life, or of giving life! #1284265

Susana Ms Heide September 05, 2005

What a beautiful perspective you have on this issue that many women find hard to accept. If all men thought like you then 99% of all women would feel much better about their appearance after bearing children. You've expressed your thoughts in a powerful way through this image! #1805368

Kara L. Hendricks September 06, 2005

I agree totally with Susana.. Although not a flattering photo.. I would be incredibly touched by your reasoning and sentiment.. And the wonderful way you see your wife and all the body flaws that come along to bearing children.. A tender husband and father you are.. Coming from a mother of 3... You did good... #1806441

Morgan Kallin September 06, 2005

Oh wow, thank you thank you so much for your kind words! I am very touched! /Morgan #1807058

Laura E. OConnor September 06, 2005

I agree with the above. Instead of an image of what most women would consider "horrible stretch marks", you have turned them into a loving and amazing badge of womanhood and motherhood and, coming from a man, that is truly admirable. Well done, Morgan! #1807716

Morgan Kallin September 07, 2005

Thank you for your kind words Laura!! #1811160

Virginia L. Allison October 14, 2005

Wow can I relate to this. Well done on the photo and the attitude. #1952350

Lisa M. Marriner October 14, 2005

Fantastic and intersting photo. Yes, everyone sould be proud of thier "battle scars" Really nice play with the lighing to enhance the marks. Well done, Lisa #1953184

Morgan Kallin October 15, 2005

Virginia and Lisa...Thank you so much for your comments! #1953865

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