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Papa Elf whispers the secrets of Elfin magic in his toddlers ear. “Always laugh and sing, it’s the best. And cotton balls are always the tastiest when plucked right from the plant.”

Canon 7D, f/5.6, 1/60 s, ISO-1600, 85mm

Original textures added in PS Elements, HDR look added in Topaz Adjust, finished in PS Lightroom.

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christmas, xmas, elf, toddler, girl, father, daughter, bonding, innocence, love, affection

I am self taught, with an imagination that will not stop. I started drawing as a kid, and dabbled with correspondence art school but never took art in high school or college because I felt it might constrain me. I was wrong, but no crying over spilled milk.

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  • CanyonWind
  • Thanks for the feature!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Amature2Pro
    Amature2Proover 1 year ago

    This is such a great image! Beautifully done. :)

  • Thanks so much!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Kristen O'Brian
    Kristen O'Brianover 1 year ago


    12/26/12

  • Wonderful feature, thanks Kristen!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 1 year ago

    Wow! Fabulous
    December-28-2012

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  • Thanks for the wonderful feature Laura, Happy New Year!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • cindy50
    cindy50over 1 year ago

    Wonderful work! – click on the banner to view all featured work on our Home Page

  • Thanks so much Jacqui, it’s a wonderful end to the year!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • micklyn
    micklynover 1 year ago

    what a sweet capture! lovely processing!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesover 1 year ago

    Wonderful capture, Randy! That little girl is ADORABLE!!

  • Thanks Glitter, she’s my granddaughter and she is a doll, one of my fave models in fact! Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Vitta
    Vittaover 1 year ago

    Beautiful Portrait!!!

  • Thank you for the kind words and fave Vitta!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • JaneRoberts
    JaneRobertsover 1 year ago

    Wonderful. So sweet. Jane.

  • Thank you Jane, and for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 1 year ago

    Fabulous Randy, I love this beautiful Image
    January-13-2013

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  • Much appreciated Laura!

    – Randy Turnbow

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