I found a friend

© Jeffrey D. Estacio

I found a friend

Uploaded: October 15, 2008 06:47:23


(Second Place Winner February 2009)

(Monthly theme: Belongingness)

One of the images I took in my first wedding coverage.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 15, 2008

Jeffrey, you have an adorable and lovely image here, love the feel of innocence here, great job!

Dominick #1016833

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic October 15, 2008

Previous Response:
from Wayne N.
on 10/14/2008 7:32:53 PM Well executed and theme.

Previous Response:
from Michelle F.
on 10/14/2008 7:36:38 PM Well, if this is your first wedding coverage, I'd say you have a brilliant future ahead of you Jeffrey! This caught my eye immediately - excellent, light, beautiful glow and fantastic storytelling. Looks like they hired the right guy to me!!

Previous Response:
from Cheryl D.
on 10/14/2008 7:51:28 PM Beautiful shot, Jeffery! I think you are off to a wonderful career in Wedding Photography! I love this one! I agree with Michelle, great light and nice story telling! I like the dark baskets against the girls white dresses, nice contrast. I have never seen dark baskets at a wedding, most of the time they are white.

Previous Response:
from Jean H.
on 10/14/2008 11:27:22 PM Very, very cute shot. Imaginative and well executed, and the looks on the kids faces are priceless!

Previous Response:
from Diane D.
on 10/15/2008 6:00:18 AM I love the scene, their expressions, the light.

Karen E. Baumann October 15, 2008

Very nicely presented, Jeffrey! I especially like the lighting and expression on the little boy. I wonder what it would look like to crop for an image of just him with a little of the tree? I do like the full frame story, yes, indeed! #6602832

Peter W. Marks October 15, 2008

Wonderful image Jeffrey. I just know the folks who were married love this.
Other people's wedding photos are fairly boring for those of us not involved with the families but this is so much more than just a portrait. I am sure I have said this before about your images but it's worth repeating. It is possible for the viewer to use their imagination and read interesting stories into your images and the way you have posed these kids is superb!!
Pete #6603134

paola A. Jofre October 16, 2008

Magical image Jeffrey!! Outstanding work!!! Keept them coming :) #6610980

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic October 16, 2008

Thank you very much to all of you Dominick, Wayne, Michelle, Cheryl, Jean, Diane, Karen, Peter and Paola. I really appreciate all of you comments. And Diane thank you for the suggestion on this image. #6611963

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. October 18, 2008


KARU. #6620539

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic October 20, 2008

You've got wonderful talent Jeff, keep em coming! #6626671

Max Aureli October 21, 2008

Wonderful scene set, nice light and lovely mood colors, Jeffrey!! #6631068

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic October 21, 2008

Thank you very much Karu, Reynaldo and Max. #6634410

M.Christine Duncan October 23, 2008

Gosh, this is so ideal!!! The light you caught was perfect, and the composition is magical, to go with their expressions!!! Bravo, extraodinary image!!! #6649684

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic November 01, 2008

Thanks Christine. #6693681

M.Christine Duncan December 22, 2008

And what is this I see??? Congrats on making finalist Jeffrey!!! How thrilling! #6926493

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic December 26, 2008

Thank you Christine. #6943183

Max Aureli December 26, 2008

Congratulation on this fantastic Finalist, Jeffrey!! #6943232

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 25, 2009

This is so beautiful Jeffrey! Congratulations on your finalist! #7330246

M.Christine Duncan March 26, 2009

Again, so very deserving of a finalist and more Jeffrey... let's see how far it goes this time!!! #7335262

Max Aureli March 26, 2009

Congratulations again on your Finalist, Jeffrey!!! #7335284

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic March 26, 2009

Thank you very much Max, Donna and Christine. Thank you for your wishes for this image. #7336538

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 27, 2009

Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Jeffery!

jo ann c. #7340274

Rhonda Burger March 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340647

Max Aureli March 27, 2009

Well, you got it Jeffrey!!!
Big congratulations on your Winner my friend!!!! :-)) #7340724

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic March 27, 2009

Thank you very much Jo Ann, Rhonda and Max, my friend. #7342433

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 28, 2009

Indeed a beautiful presentation and congrats on your win! #7345221

M.Christine Duncan March 28, 2009

A win... congratulations Jeffrey! How very exciting!!! Bravo! #7345397

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 31, 2009

Congratulations on your win Jeffrey! #7354979

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 31, 2009

CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman. #7358336

Elida Gutierrez April 01, 2009


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Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 02, 2009

Congratulations Jeffrey on your Win!!!

Dominick #7362551

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic May 22, 2009

Thank you very much Gail. Christine, Donna, Usman, Elida and Dominick. #7548724

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