The Great Pumpkin

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    I'm posting this in honor of my father whose favorite holiday was halloween. Every year until I was 18 we carved pumpkins together. They were all night projects carving crazy detailed pumpkins of things like skeletons and wolves.

    This photo was taken in college for my senior project of mixed lighting. It was taken with a Pentex K1000 inherited from my father. I'm posting as a thank you to my dad who gave me both an appreciation for the carved pumpkin and a love for photography.

    1. many smiles 54 months ago | reply

      What a lovely story, thank you for sharing it and your photo! Cool photo!

    2. Ken Scott 54 months ago | reply

      great tribute Anne ... so cool to have that forever connection ...
      love the lighting too, pretty intense!

    3. futhark 54 months ago | reply

      great colors and lovely story

    4. rachel.plowman 54 months ago | reply

      OOOhhh, I like it.

    5. leedav 54 months ago | reply

      Love the story. The lighting in the photo rocks!

    6. EYE 2 EYE 2009 54 months ago | reply

      What a lovely accolade to your Father and a wonderful shot!

    7. stuart (found a little Spring...) [deleted] 54 months ago | reply

      Great image, Anne...and touching tribute...

    8. Rnoltenius 54 months ago | reply

      I'm jumping for joy as I saw your photo on our mutual group Reasons Of Our Humanity

    9. hardyc 54 months ago | reply

      Excellent job on the control of the lighting...and I love your tribute to your dad.

    10. *archangela* 54 months ago | reply

      What a great way to honor your dad... Amazing photo and loving tribute. Thanks for sharing!

    11. serendipityfoto 54 months ago | reply

      amazing job of the lighting, and a touching tribute. thanks for sharing with us. :)

    12. Sassard 54 months ago | reply

      nice photo and sentiments.. :)

    13. jrophoto 54 months ago | reply

      Great colors and nice composition!

    14. DeBBaKeR~*~Zero Tolerance for Photo Theft 54 months ago | reply

      So nice to honor your dad this way. Great photo; wonderful daughter :)

    15. rcvernors 53 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot. Well composed.

    16. Wade Bryant 53 months ago | reply

      Great image. I love the colors and their placement in the frame.

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