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"En Guarde...!" Stop And Smell The Roses (5/7)

Posted by
Magda (Vancouver, Canada) on 9 April 2009 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

I had to shorten the series to fit in Easter shots... :)

NIKON D80 1/160 second F/5.3 ISO 400 142 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Pai from Bangalore, India

Is Paige getting ready for the rose "tickle" fight with Tara? :)

9 Apr 2009 5:42am

@Pai: Yes, she was about to tickle Tara! :)

Mithun Varma from Bangalore, India

Wow! Did i hear a "Abracadabra"?! :D Nice shot.

9 Apr 2009 5:46am

@Mithun Varma: It's so much fun to watch them play. The imagination is endless.. ;)

dj.tigersprout from New York City, USA, United States

this is beautiful!!! a magical catch at just the right moment -- love the expression and pose!! thanks for all the comments recently!! i have been on and off am3 sporadically as i settle into my new life here in nyc!! great to see your work again though -- love the freshness of it, the everyday magic of life to the inner child!!

9 Apr 2009 7:38am

@dj.tigersprout: So nice to see you back! :) Good luck with your job hunt and settling in NYC!

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

ahhh, so beautiful.

9 Apr 2009 7:50am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

I think the model is becoming an actress!!! Great catch Magda!

9 Apr 2009 8:47am

@Craig: Thank you Craig! Ohh she is an excellent actress! (grin)

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

very good framing and I like the petal in her hand. It make a balance

9 Apr 2009 8:54am

@Veronique: Thank you Veronique! :)

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France


9 Apr 2009 10:51am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Oh, I love her expression and the petal in her chubby little hand! :D

9 Apr 2009 11:24am

@Judy: :)

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

She is lovely!

9 Apr 2009 12:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Before I even saw your title, that's the one I was going to give it!! I run out of superlatives when it comes to your daughters.

9 Apr 2009 12:39pm

@john4jack: Thank you Jack! You are always so kind and supportive. :)

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Superb portrait! "En guarde"? The girl has exactly the same expression on his face! it is very attractive!

9 Apr 2009 12:45pm

@Mathilde Collot: Thank you! :)

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Beautiful - like a little garden fairy!

9 Apr 2009 3:07pm

Ajay from Pune, India

What a cute look at her face. :-)

9 Apr 2009 3:16pm

@Ajay: Thank you! :)

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Cute - and I like the shadow of the branches on the fence behind her. Like a spotlight

9 Apr 2009 3:59pm

@PD: Thank you so much! Tara and Paige love playing in our backyard and that's their new hiding spot.... And I love this spot for the great light it gives me when I photograph them! ;)

Philip from Joburg, South Africa

This is a great candid capture who is she offering the Rose too ?

9 Apr 2009 5:28pm

@Philip: Tara is about to be tickled! Thank you for stopping by

Bill from Belton, United States

A wonderful candid portrait Magda!

9 Apr 2009 7:45pm

@Bill: Thank you Bill!

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very nice expression on her face

9 Apr 2009 8:33pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

A little actress in the making . . what a wonderfully sweet series . .

9 Apr 2009 9:07pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you!

John from Eureka, United States

Taking photographs of children can be enjoyable but difficult sometimes. I've used reference photographs of children for my illustrations and their attention span can be short. My grandchildren are coming over this weekend so I can enjoy this kind of fun. Good action in this photo.

10 Apr 2009 12:44am

@John: Yes, children are fun to photograph but only if they want to be! ;) My girls are so used to the camera that they ignore me taking photos. This way I can get those wonderful candid shots that I like the most! I hope you enjoy the visit with your grandchildren and are lucky to get some wonderful shots of them. :)

Marion from Cincinnati, United States

Ah, Easter shots! You are right....I am not sure I will get around to those one time :) I would love for you to continue this series after Easter :) Great shot!!!

11 Apr 2009 12:10pm

D from Romania

just lovely!

28 Apr 2009 8:54am

Edward James from New Hampshire, United States

Adorable. Very well captured shot of a cute moment.

16 May 2009 6:55pm

1/160 second
ISO 400
142 mm (35mm equiv.)