Brothers

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    Likely one of my favorite all-time pictures. My two oldest boys play on the same competitive baseball team. My younger son bats ahead of my older son in the line-up and hit his very first home run. I didn't realize the emotion and brotherly love I was going to capture when I photographed my son crossing the plate into the arms of his big brother.

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    Just wanted to say thank you to all of you who commented and acknowledged this photo. It has been a very exciting week for me thanks to PW!

    Nadirah6, at828, ecd463, Shellnort, and 152 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Jess E Kaka 37 months ago | reply

      This is wonderful!

    2. whit1982 37 months ago | reply

      I see pure joy in this! What a moment you captured! Your boys will really appreciate this photo in later years too. Bravo!

    3. kton97 37 months ago | reply

      There is nothing I do not love about this picture!

    4. picky & fussy 37 months ago | reply

      This is fantastic - congrats on PW

    5. jill_dahl 37 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! This is a wonderful photo!

    6. staci.ainsworth 37 months ago | reply

      Congrats on your PW win! This photo is absolutely amazing in every way.

    7. Janice's Pixs 37 months ago | reply

      Congrats on your PW win also! After reading the capture under the image, I totally get why you won. What a wonderful moment you captured forever for these boys :-) Where's a tissue, still drying my eyes!

    8. nancypantslady 37 months ago | reply

      Love it! Congratulations on winning!

    9. Copper Cottage 37 months ago | reply

      SO glad this won! Such an awesome capture. Congratulations!

    10. ShoelessLinda (aka HEMEEE) 37 months ago | reply

      Baseball and brothers, a winning combination with, or without, the home run - Beautiful capture!

    11. K.Young Photography 37 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! Great job - excellent shot.

    12. kgboxer 37 months ago | reply

      Congrats, and well deserved! Fantastic capture of such a touching moment.

    13. Keri Tex 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks so much for the info on the lens. I have a Canon 20D that I am excited to be learning to use and have mostly been using my 50 mm lens lately. Congrats on the beautiful picture and on raising such sweet boys! Thank you!!

    14. gapeach519 37 months ago | reply

      I have a 6 year old and a 4 year old, both boys. They both started ball this spring. The older in peewee and the younger started his first year of Tball. To add to the fun, my husband is coaching my oldest son's team. I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to the years to come. Your picture and more importantly the story behind it made me smile through tears. I love it!

    15. susiecw47 37 months ago | reply

      As soon as I saw this wonderful photograph I hoped it would win PW's assignment. It's perfect and captures not only the moment but the joy! Congratulations. This really did deserve to win and I'm so happy for you.

    16. ihatefog 37 months ago | reply

      A keeper forever! It doesn't get any better than this...absolutely lovely.

    17. mocachip 36 months ago | reply

      Gosh, this brings tears to my eyes. Bravo!!!

    18. Hey Coach 28 months ago | reply

      These are the moments that make youth sports so great and rewarding. Wonderful capture.

    19. M.A.Gibson 25 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture

    20. spyjournal 22 months ago | reply

      wow - that is an awesome shot! - this should be framed and on your wall!

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