Give to children

Uploaded: December 20, 2015 15:11:59 | Entered: December 20, 2015 15:16:53


This capture was taken in 2006 when I was asked to photograph "The Lady of our Guadalupe" churches 100th anniversary in Del Rio, Texas. I tried to compose it such that it represented a stairway to heaven if you give unselfishly to children. Just a little seasonal message from one generation to another. Thank you all you precious souls. MT

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Susan Williams level-classic December 20, 2015

Beautifully presented, Emile, and your intent is clearly seen in the chosen composition. I hope you and your family have a beautiful Christmas. #1645432

Joy Rector December 20, 2015

Gorgeous #11414113

Leslie McLain level-classic December 20, 2015

Beautiful capture, Emile. #11414125

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 20, 2015

Beautifully composed. Great light and colors. Hope you are feeling better. #11414137

Mary K. Robison December 21, 2015

What a perfect MT entry, Emile. Lovely colors and graceful composition. Hope you're close to 100% again. #11414197

Debbie Bray December 21, 2015

Wow Emile, beautifully captured, and so appropriate at this time of the year. I love the colours in the stained glass. #11414217

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 21, 2015

Beautifully composed and captured Doc! #11414257

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 21, 2015

Thanks Susan, Joy, Leslie, Tammy, Mary, Debbie and Jeff. #11414302

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 21, 2015

Sooo pretty Emile! I really like the composition too, definitely a fave for me friend!
Merry Christmas! #11414359

Jill Odice level-classic December 21, 2015

Beautiful diffused light and nice strong colors! Good message too! #11414363

Patrick Rouzes December 21, 2015

Beautiful colors, clarity, lighting & like the symbolism of the comp, Emile. Very well done, my friend.

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 21, 2015

Thanks JO ANN, Jill and Patrick #11414397

John Connolly December 21, 2015

A beautiful scene and capture Emile! I think you may have a winner here! #11414428

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 21, 2015

Thanks John. #11414522

frank w. degenhardt December 21, 2015

A favorite for me Emile. You accomplished what you set out to do. Love the composing and the stairway. What is amazing is the control you had over the lighting, no glare or distortion. The details are so sharp and the colors so beautiful , and the message, well, that speaks for itself. A work of art my friend. #11414567

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 22, 2015

I love the way you composed this and the wonderful colors, WTG Emile!! <>< #11414700

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 22, 2015

Thanks Frank and Nancy. #11414745

frank w. degenhardt January 29, 2016

Hi Emile. What a beautiful picture this is. Congratulations on the Staff Favorite. #11428155

frank w. degenhardt January 29, 2016

Hi Emile. What a beautiful picture this is. Congratulations on the Staff Favorite. #11428157

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 30, 2016

Beautifully composed with wonderful color and clarity, Emile. I'm sure Our Lady of Guadalupe Church was very happy to receive your photographic rendition of their beautiful captured. Warmest congrats on your Staff Finalist! #11428830

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 30, 2016

I'm sorry Emile...I sent this before I finished should read "your photographic rendition of their beautiful stained glass window. Warmest congrats on your excellent Staff Favorite." (I think I need a long, relaxing vacation! lol!) #11428831

Ellen Hodges January 30, 2016

Huge congrats on a lovely Staff Fav, Emile! Love the message very much, too! #11428872

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 31, 2016

Thanks Frank, Val and Ellen #11429329

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