The Wind Beneath My Wings

© Dale Ann Cubbage

The Wind Beneath My Wings

Uploaded: May 18, 2005


This is from a baby portrait shoot this week. He was such a happy baby, I had a great time working with him. This image made me want to "clean" up daddy's hands, but I decided not to. Because those hands work really hard to provide for this little guy. I wanted to show that in this image, rather than trying to make it pretty. Shutter @1/200, F3.5.


Lori Ditlefsen May 18, 2005

Wonderful shot, Dale! Love the clarity, lighting and the black background. Very sweet! #250741

Jessica Hughes May 18, 2005

I'm glad that you didn't clean up his hands. I love it just the way it is. New soft skin against worked, caring hands. Those little feet look so kissable! Cute! #1364715

Lynn Crawford May 18, 2005

I just love this shot Dale Ann, it looks wonderful, the lighting is perfect coming from the right, and I agree the Daddy's hands look great :) #1364736

Dale Ann Cubbage May 18, 2005

Thanks so much Lori, Jessica & Lynn! I'm really glad you all liked it!

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Charlene Bayerle May 18, 2005

Very beautiful Dale Ann....and I love that you left the dad's hands dirty!! #1364798

Bryan Yates May 18, 2005

Wonderful image! I love the lighting! #1364819

Marcie A. Fowler May 18, 2005

I think it was a great choice to leave daddy's hands as is. Shows the contrast between the "rougher" side of masculinity and the "gentler" side with him craddling the baby this way. Awesome job on this Dale Ann! #1364863

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 18, 2005

This is very lovely! Great B&W!
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Kara L. Hendricks May 18, 2005

My fav. song ever!! I love this Dale.. What a wonderful newborn shot.. Someone is quite pleased I'm sure... #1364947

Tammy L. Odell May 18, 2005

I really love how you've set this one up DA!!!Love the pose and contrast and how baby is sucking on his little hand!!!Great job!! #1364956

Alisha L. Ekstrom May 18, 2005

Fabulous job! I really enjoy seeing the love of a parent & their child. Nicely captured. Love this in B&W. The child is so adorable!!:) #1365028

Paul Michko May 18, 2005

Awesome shot, Dale Ann. #1365045

Wendy Jones May 18, 2005

Beautiful shot, Dale Ann. #1365079

Dale Ann Cubbage May 18, 2005

Thank you so much Char, Bryan, Marcie, Shelly, Kara, Tammy, Alisha, Paul & Wndy, I am thrilled that you all liked it so well!

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kathy wolfe May 18, 2005

Great shot Dale Ann! Just precious! #1365314

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 18, 2005

Heartfelt capture Dale captured it beautifully and with class.... #1365457

Lisa Deaton May 18, 2005

Beautiful shot!!! Love those baby shots, you did a fabulous job on this one!! :) #1365539

Kimberly J. Whipps May 18, 2005

Really wonderful shot. The lighting, the comp, it is all fabulous! #1365769

Brian Cassar May 18, 2005

Great artistic work Dale. Well done! #1365862

Dale Ann Cubbage May 18, 2005

Thanks so much Kathy, Gail, Lisa, Kimberly & Brian! I really appreciate your great comments and support!

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April Riggs May 18, 2005

I think this image is a perfect one! You did a fantastic job. This is sure to be a treasure for this little on in the future!

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 18, 2005

Beautiful shot...Treasure this moment! #1366330

Colette M. Metcalf May 18, 2005

Love this DA!!! #1366467

Carla Metzler May 18, 2005

What a wonderful image, Dale Ann. #1366642

Dale Ann Cubbage May 18, 2005

Thank you very much April, Linda, Colette & Carla, I appreciate your comments so much!

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Michelle R. Kovach May 18, 2005

Move over Anne Geddes! I love this one Sista! Leave it just the way it is! Daddy earned those hands & that baby needs them to take care of him! It shows the hard working man & how soft his touch is with his son! Wonderful shot girlie! Love it! #1366848

cj patterson May 19, 2005

soooo beautiful!!! #1367564

Rosemary Buffoni May 19, 2005

This is so beautiful and part of that beauty is dad's hands-so much rougher and "lived" than the gentle baby skin. I just spent a wonderful hour viewing all your are awesome and so creative. I also love the one of the child handing you a Pansy.
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Dale Ann Cubbage May 19, 2005

Thanks Michelle, CJ & Ro, I really appreciate your wonderful comments! You made my day!

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Roxanne M. Bubar May 20, 2005

Adorable. #1371771

Dale Ann Cubbage May 20, 2005

Thank you Roxanne!

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Leah-Anne Thompson May 20, 2005

Such a sweet photo. #1373906

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 24, 2005

Precious Dale Ann!!! A real keepsake!! Love it!!!!!! #1390537

Dale Ann Cubbage May 24, 2005

Thanks so much Leah-Anne & Donna!

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Claudette Foote May 26, 2005

soooo beautiful!!! Love it...


Claudette Foote May 26, 2005

soooo beautiful!!! Love it...


Dale Ann Cubbage May 26, 2005

Thanks so much Claudette!

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Rachel Hyde June 09, 2005

I cried . . .very touching. #1449780

Dale Ann Cubbage June 09, 2005

Thanks Rachel, I'm so glad that this affected you so strongly. That's what I want my work to do!

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Christy Jackme August 15, 2005

Love your gallery. I have to say, this is one of my favorite baby in hands photos that I've seen. I love the baby's thumb. And you are so right about the hands. Spectacular! #1721267

Dale Ann Cubbage August 16, 2005

Thank you very much Christy!

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