Diamonds are Forever

© Louise Kumpf

Diamonds are Forever

Uploaded: January 20, 2007 06:16:51

Description

My mother, who will be ninety on the 1st of February, was married at nineteen and still enjoys wearing her wedding and engagement rings. The second diamond solitare was my grandmother's and is about a century old.

Comments

BILLY R. PARKER January 20, 2007

WHAT A LOVELY HAND! I KNOW YOU LOVE HER VERY MUCH! BILLY #591076

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 20, 2007

Outstanding capture and story Louise! Nice work! Jeff #3842376

Janet McNeil level-classic January 20, 2007

Very striking - the photo tells the story - beautiful tribute to your mom!! #3842592

Jenny D January 20, 2007

Very lovely shot!! #3842723

Michael S. Baker January 20, 2007

Excellent image, Louise...clarity and detail in the hand makes this an outstanding image. Oh yeah, and I love it in B&W!
Regards,
Mike B- #3843924

Marcie A. Fowler January 20, 2007

What a wonderfully touching, poignant and very well done image. Excellent details captured and great choice of b&w for this image. Has a wonderful story telling feel to it. Excellent title as well. #3844294

Lars Nitteberg January 24, 2007

Powerful photo. Tells a rare story of its time. Lovely b&w with outstanding details. Wonderful! #3858433

She-She Killough February 24, 2007

Louise, This is SO BEAUTIFUL!! Your title is PERFECT!! And your image speaks a thousand words!! LOVE IT!! Big Congrats!!! sheesh #3983226

Joan Kocak February 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful shot- #3983595

Janet McNeil level-classic February 24, 2007

Congratulations, Louise! Good luck in the 2nd round!! #3983800

Melissa G. Meiselman February 24, 2007

Fantastic finalist...congratulations Louise!!! #3984284

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 25, 2007

I love this, Louise! Great title, wonderful story, and a beautiful black and white image. Very nicely done. Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist! #3992365

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 26, 2007

Louise, if this marvelous image doesn't make it to the winners circle, than I give up! :-) This is just wonderful! #3995657

Remi Trepanier February 27, 2007

Amazing finalist Louise!!! Congratulations!!! #4001266

Pranay Koka February 27, 2007

great shot! congratulations on ur win #4002406

Julie Lawler February 27, 2007

Congratulations, this is a truly beautiful shot. #4002599

Joan Kocak February 27, 2007

a huge congrats, I love this shot! #4002976

Louise Kumpf February 27, 2007

Many thanks for all the congratulations! I'm am thrilled to have won the 2nd place slot, especially with this image.

I am truly inspired by all the wonderful work I see here every day - it's a privilege to be in the company of so many marvelous photographers! #4003061

Cyn Valentine level-classic February 27, 2007

Wonderful image.. congratulations!!! #4003073

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 27, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Louise! #4003074

Penny L. VanAtta February 27, 2007

Congratulations on a well deserved win. What a gorgeous photo. A wonderful and loving memory to pass down. Penny #4003219

Janet McNeil level-classic February 27, 2007

Congratulations, Louise!! It is a well deserved 2nd place - and a wonderful tribute to your mom!! #4003799

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 27, 2007

Yeah, you are in the winners circle, now I don't have to give up! :-)
Congratulations on a very well deserved win Louise! #4004933

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 27, 2007

Congratulations Louise on your fabulous win...Dominick #4004972

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 28, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner:) #4005859

Colleen Farrell February 28, 2007

Terrific photo, Louise! Congratulations on your win!!! #4006622

Sarah Goblot February 28, 2007

Stunning shot. It tells a story that doesn't require words. :) #4007166

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 28, 2007

Louise, great tones, detail, lighting and exposure; congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4008393

Crystal L. Craig February 28, 2007

Oh Louise, this is absolutely wonderful. A beautiful heartfelt story in one image, really tugs at the heart. Love it! Congratulations for your win :) #4008768

Michelle Lea Guinn March 02, 2007

This is GORGEOUS!!! Congratulations on this wonderful 2nd place WIN!!! mlg~ #4015337

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 03, 2007

Congratulations, Louise on this beautiful second place winner. These lovely hands certainly tell a story. I have enjoyed your gallery of very fine images this morning! #4017190

Louise Kumpf March 03, 2007

Thank you Laurie! I have also enjoyed viewing your gallery, to which I'll return when I have more time. I am being inspired every day by the wonderful photographers at Better Photos! I certainly include you in that group.
Louise #4017219

Gerda Grice level-deluxe May 14, 2007

Outstanding photograph and very mocing story, Louise! Belated congratulations on your very well deserved win! #4282858

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic July 03, 2007

WOW, very powerful image! Wonderful work! #4469562

Emily E. Bem July 05, 2007

WOW! WOW! WOW! This is AMAZING! Very pwerful and worthy image!

I recognize your work from somewhere....do you have an account at soaphoto.com? Beautiful work here... #4474738

Patricia Ronan September 17, 2007

Congrats on your win Louise, terrific image:) #4803906

Ron Roberts December 08, 2007

HEY LOUISE SO NICE OF YOU TO COMMENT ON MY LATEST PHOTO ITS BEEN AWHILE SENSE I HAVE VISITED YOUR GALLERY IF YOU NOTICED I HAVE BEEN DOING A LOT OF HAND SHOTS OF LATE NOTHING LIKE THE CHARACTER OF HANDS THAT HAVE LIVED A FULL LIFE THIS IS A WONDERFUL SHOT...RON... #5184131

Mike F. Anderson level-classic March 26, 2008

Beautifully detailed and captured. Wonderful tones! #5701323

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