Dear God...

© Elida Gutierrez

Dear God...

Uploaded: November 17, 2009


November 17, 2009

Have you wondered what the children ask God?
If only our souls where like theirs, this world would have neither wars nor borders, only peace and love.
My best wishes for all, today and forever.


My daughter did her First Communion last May, and finally did the portrait a few days ago because her godmother has a very busy life.


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Exif: F Number: 4.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 23.00 mm, Model: E-410


Linda D. Lester level-classic November 17, 2009

Flowers? What a beautiful shot!!! #1206340

Elida Gutierrez November 17, 2009

LOL Linda, that's what happen when you copy part of the photo description from another one. #8139981

Robert Jensen November 17, 2009

Stunning portrait - this is superb #8140290

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 17, 2009

A keepsake, lovely lighting and pose Elida! #8140604

Timothy Guay November 18, 2009

The lighting and composition make this a classic image to cherish forever!
- Timothy #8143204

Kara L. Hendricks November 21, 2009

I saw you got POTD at DIC with this and came over to BP just to make sure you had entered it into the HOPE theme... It's perfect Elida... It's gotta go gold!! #8151008

Maria Warren level-classic December 15, 2009


December 15, 2009

A very Big CONGRATS to you Elida for your Finalist Pick. A Very Well deserved Picture you have here. I see this image winning First Place..


Michael Umbreit December 15, 2009

Elida - Congratulations on your finalist! Beautiful! - Mike #8219937

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 15, 2009

Absolutely amazing Elida! Congratulations! #8220484

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 15, 2009

CONGRATZ Elida on this very beautiful Finalist! Good Luck in the next round!

UB. #8220492

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 15, 2009

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #8221424

Katarina Mansson December 16, 2009

Beautiful - congratulations Elida! #8221913

Karen Celella level-deluxe December 16, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Elida. This brings back so many warm memories. #8222822

Christian Rosito December 16, 2009

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!! Excellent finalist!! I would love to see this one receive the gold! #8223238

Eivor Kuchta December 16, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Elida! I love it! #8223329

Mitch Spence level-classic December 16, 2009

Congratulations, Elida, on your beautiful portrait finalist. #8223892

Jessica Jenney December 16, 2009

Congratulations, Elida on this most beautiful image and finalist! #8224160

Ken Smith level-classic December 16, 2009

Very nicely done, Elida. Congrats to you!! #8224737

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 17, 2009

Congratulations on the win, Elida. I know this one will make you particularly happy and I'm so very pleased for you. Well done! #8228163

Jessica Jenney December 17, 2009

Congratulations, Elida on your gorgeous win! #8228268

Christian Rosito December 17, 2009

So well deserved, congrats again Elida!! #8228307

Renee Doyle December 17, 2009

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Elida!!! #8228443

Jayne Martin December 17, 2009

This is so very beautiful! Congratulations on the well-deserved capture! #8228625

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 17, 2009

WTG Elida. CONGRATZ. on your outstanding Second Place GOLD Win. Seasons Greetings too!

UB. #8228651

Katarina Mansson December 17, 2009

Excellent - congratulations Elida! #8228684

Tiia Vissak December 17, 2009

Congratulations! #8228693

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 18, 2009

congratulations on your gorgeous winner!!! #8228830

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict December 18, 2009

Congratulations Elida on your Win!!!

Dominick #8229051

Kara L. Hendricks December 18, 2009

You know I love this one Elida... A HUGE...

CONGRATULATIONS Pictures, Images and Photos #8229176

Ken Smith level-classic December 18, 2009

Congrats, Elida! #8229326

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 18, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful GOLD winner Elida!!!!! #8229569

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 18, 2009

Congratulations, Elida on your win... I hope you make it back to BP to enjoy it, and continue sharing your photos with us! #8229607

Elida Gutierrez December 18, 2009

What an amazing surprise, I feel so blessed not just for this win, you know that this picture is very important to me, but I also feel blesses for having so many wonderful friends. WITH ALL MY HEART THANK YOU!!!! #8229779

Karen Celella level-deluxe December 18, 2009

Huge congratulations on your gold winner Elida! #8230074

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 18, 2009

WTG on this incredible win, Elida!!! :-) k #8230210

Graham Robards December 18, 2009

Beautiful Elida, you captured ths moment so wonderfully well, you must be a proud mother. ~Pat #8230283

Anne McKinnell December 18, 2009

Congratulations Elida!! What a beautiful subject with perfect lighting. #8230411

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 18, 2009

Stunning Elida, I'm so happy for your win, congratulations! #8230528

Tammy Espino December 18, 2009

Congrats!!! :) #8230714

Patrick Rouzes December 18, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing WINNER, Elida! WTg! #8230921

Timothy Guay December 18, 2009

- Timothy #8231118

December 18, 2009

Congratulations on your 2nd Place Gold Award Elida. A very well deserving win for this Photo. I’m so very happy for you. Great job. I thought this would have won 1st Place or Grand Prize, but Great Gold Award None the less.

Merry Christmas to You

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 18, 2009

on your 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

Photobucket #8231573

Tammy L. Newcomb December 18, 2009

I knew if you re-entered this photo it would place. I thought it should have been first the first time I saw it.

So a huge congrats to your wonderful image.

I see you have some really nice shots entered into the December contest....

Tammy #8231644

Dianna Murphy December 18, 2009

Gorgeous tones and light. Congratulations on your marvelous image and much deserving winner! #8231785

Claudine Grove level-deluxe December 18, 2009

Congrats on your win with this beautiful portrait! #8231906

Michael Umbreit December 19, 2009

Elida - Congratulations on your winning image! It is priceless!! - Mike #8232893

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 19, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your gold winner Elida!

jo ann c. #8232899

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic December 19, 2009

Just gorgeous, Elida. Huge congrats on this beautiful GOLD. #8233060

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 20, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Elida. #8234730

Elida Gutierrez December 20, 2009

Thanks for the so wonderful comments, Brian, makes me so happy that someone would chose it for first place or Grand Prize, Since the moment we did it -my daughter and I- it is "The Grand Prize" in my heart.
And Tammy, it wasn't a resubmit maybe you thought that because it has been in so many places that looks that is been so long since the first time you saw it, but thank you, I thinking on resubmit it on the people category, but I'm no sure yet, maybe in a few months. #8235402

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 22, 2009

Wonderful image and MT winner Elida! Congratulations! #8238780

Susana Ms Heide December 22, 2009

Elida, this image is so powerful and beautiful at the same time!! The solemn expression, the b&w, the lighting, the glow.... every detail adds up to perfection! This win couldn't have gone to a nicer person! I'm very happy for you! Many CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #8239881

Susan M. Hembree December 22, 2009

Beautiful, Elida! Congratulations on your win! #8240728

Dr Silly level-classic March 07, 2013

Going though my favorites and saw this, still love it. :O) #10599599

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