Can't let go

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    7 days old and already a handful. Leonardo had to be resuscitated when he was born and then spent the first 2 days of his life in intensive care so his mother didn't get to hold him. Now we can't let go.

    I know this composition has been done to death but I just had to try it.

    strobist
    AB800 @ 1/16th in 48" softbox with egg-crate grid.
    50mm, f5.6, ISO100, 1/250th

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    1. Beth Walsh Photography 47 months ago | reply

      Well done! Beautiful capture, seen on Explore, congrats.

    2. Anaïs Oetelmans 47 months ago | reply

      oh this is wonderful!

    3. Jon Matthies 47 months ago | reply

      Very sweet.
      Congratulations on Explore!

    4. timeinabox 47 months ago | reply

      great title, beautiful picture -Congratulations!

    5. John Sanguinetti 47 months ago | reply

      Congrats on Explore!

    6. la mandragora 47 months ago | reply

      Bellisima imagen!!

    7. Smile4Me!Photography 47 months ago | reply

      Wonderful composition! Beautiful baby. Congratulations!

    8. --ѕιтαяє-- [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

      very sweet

    9. KirstheN 47 months ago | reply

      Awesome and congrats on Explore

    10. Oscar.vng 47 months ago | reply

      Fantastica toma! enhorabuena por el explore, un saludo!
      ancoradesign-photo.blogspot.com/

    11. mr3urious1 47 months ago | reply

      You can really tell he doesn't want to leave those arms. :)

    12. Piotr Dybowski 46 months ago | reply

      Great one dude - congrats!

    13. GabrielleB. (: 35 months ago | reply

      E' incantevole !

    14. Alexa81 35 months ago | reply

      This is an awesome picture

    15. terryogara 31 months ago | reply

      Thank you for this great image. I'm using it in a video I created as an educational supplement to a musicological essay published on the Critical Noise blog about archetypal sound called, "Branded @ Birth™ (or 'How Mommy Goes Viral'). The video URL is: bit.ly/ursongmelody. The blog URL is: bit.ly/branded_at_birth

    16. dontshoot.me! 31 months ago | reply

      thanks for letting me know

    17. miamantri 16 months ago | reply

      I don't mean to speak out of turn but I am concerned at the nudity on here. I understand that a baby won't mind being naked in the moment but a baby can't consent to having nude pictures of them posted online for everyone to see. I know it can affect some people as I had nudity forced on me as a child and it went on to cause me severe sexual and mental health issues to the point I considered suicide. I write about this in the WordPress blog "How Being Forced To Use Communal Changing Rooms At School Affected Me". Please don't think I'm having a go, I just felt I needed to speak about this concern.

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