Daddy Come Home

© Stephanie Arnold

Daddy Come Home

Elizabeth Marquess August 02, 2007

This is so sweet, Stepahnie. Beautiful lighting and portrait! #704475

Anna Diederich August 02, 2007

Stephanie this is just so precious. I LOVE it! #4591010

William Moore August 02, 2007

terrific photo...should be a winner #4591046

Jennifer L. Alder August 02, 2007

WOW!!!!!!!! Stephanie, this is EXCELENT!!! :) #4591451

August 02, 2007

Awww...what an emotional photo! The baby is so soft and sweet, then the dog tag brings you back to reality. Truly beautiful. #4592144

Wendy Bristol August 02, 2007

simply gorgeous!! #4592196

Stephanie Arnold August 02, 2007

Thank you so much for your kind comments! This session kind of got to me, I must say. =( #4593043

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 02, 2007

Nice capture, Stephanie. Love the soft look of the photo. #4593309

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger August 02, 2007

Absolutely touching and breathtaking. Wonderful! #4594060

Jillian Danielson August 02, 2007

Oh Stephanie,, brought tears to my eyes!!! We hope her daddy comes home safe!!! Gorgeous photo! #4594076

Stephanie Arnold August 03, 2007

Thank you Kay, Schiavonn, & Jillian! #4594468

Mariah Milan Dagupion August 03, 2007

Absolutely beautiful! I hope this one wins. Gorgeous capture and gorgeous baby. #4594988

Stephanie Arnold August 04, 2007

Thank you Mariah. #4600948

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 07, 2007

How adorable Stephanie!

Erica #4615603

Melissa Malisia August 08, 2007

Beautiful & sweet! Love the soft colors and peaceful expression on the little girl. Well Done, Stephanie! :) #4618478

Stephanie Arnold August 08, 2007

Thanks Erica & Melissa! #4618509

Laura E. OConnor August 08, 2007

WOW, Stephanie! Sweet and powerful at the same time!!! Daddy's going to completely lose it over this one!!! EXCELLENT WORK! #4618592

Stephanie Arnold August 08, 2007

What sweet comments Laura, I appreciate it! =) #4620708

Melissa A. McDonald August 08, 2007

Really amazing image Stephanie! She looks like a porcelain doll….very emotional image. Great job! #4620726

Stephanie Arnold August 08, 2007

Thanks Melissa! #4620740

Darby Struchtemeyer August 09, 2007

Amazing and Moving. Will pray for a safe return.


Stephanie Arnold August 09, 2007

Thank you Darby =) He's slated for return in October! They are really excited! #4625126

Heather August 09, 2007

Very Precious Capture! This is Definetly a Winner In My eyes!!! #4625143

Heidi Brand August 11, 2007

Such a precious and deeply moving photo Stephanie. #4631666

Teresa Norris August 22, 2007

Ditto everything that has been said about this beautiful and emotional image, Stephanie...wonderful job! #4683728

Tedd Cadd level-deluxe August 31, 2007

I have to agree, a beautiful, precious shot.

Having been in the military and in security arena, I have one caution: The dog tag has a name and Social Security number. Might be good to obscure that number some way - identity theft is a real

Tedd #4728783

Stephanie Arnold August 31, 2007

Tedd, the numbers are cloned. =) #4729222

Tedd Cadd level-deluxe August 31, 2007

Then the shot is absolutely perfect!

Tedd #4729391

Stephanie Arnold August 31, 2007

Thanks =) And I appreciate your concern. I actually did several different versions for different websites =) Having a bit of fun with the identity theifs... haha! #4729481

Krisztina Athanasakis September 04, 2007

This brought a tear to my eye. What a touching photo.

Great idea about the cloned numbers as well. :) #4745563

Stephanie Arnold September 04, 2007

Thanks KK =) #4747484

Sharon J. Morris September 06, 2007

Wow, this is very moving. I love it and I am sure daddy will too. I too will pray for him. Great job on the photo.

Stephanie Arnold September 07, 2007

Thank you Sharon. #4759062

Margie M. Heldt January 12, 2008

Talk about a picture that says so much!
You did a beautiful job and I am sure it will be a family treasure always.

God bless you and family. #5329354

Cassandra A. Fontaine September 03, 2008

We will see this shot again. It is such an emotional one! How absolutely precious and so heavy on the heart! #6408277

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7 week old preemie, Kirsten. Her Daddy is in Fallujah & has not had the pleasure of holding his baby girl yet.
Natural light, ISO 800, f/6.3, SS 1/60 @ 55mm w/24-70L.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/60, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 800, White Balance: manual white balance, Focal Length: 55mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

Uploaded on August 02, 2007 Editor's Pick

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