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This is Joshua, my little nephew, on his christening day.

His name means ‘Yahweh is Salvation’, and is the Hebrew form of the Greek name Jesus.

When I looked at the photo, and now that Christmas is coming soon, I was reminded of the song from Handel’s Messiah:

“For unto us a child is born
Unto us, a son is given….”

Dedicated to Josh from his Uncle…..Oct 2011

Sydney, Australia. Canon G12, as is.
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I live in Australia and enjoy bushwalking in the great outdoors, especially the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

My photographic interests are pretty much related to Australian landscapes, rustic Australia, historic Australia, Australian wildlife, flora, fauna, birds, etc. Guess I love the country I was born and live in.

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Comments

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnabout 3 years ago

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 3 years ago

    Awesome little guy.

  • He sure is. Thanks Julie.

    – Michael John

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 3 years ago

    He is beautiful Michael and what a great name!!!!!
    Wondefully captured…I have no doubt you are a very proud uncle :o))

  • Sure am! Thanks Sharon.

    – Michael John

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 3 years ago

    Awww, soooo cute! :D God bless him greatly!!! Wonderful name!

    Terrific capture, Michael.

  • Many thanks Donna

    – Michael John

  • Eileen Brymer
    Eileen Brymerabout 3 years ago

    Fabulous portrait of a beautiful baby!

  • Thank you Eileen!

    – Michael John

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBlueabout 3 years ago

    Hey congratulations in the new addition to your family Mike and a lovely image. I became a granny just this morning to a new baby boy!! xoxoxoxox

  • Thanks Julie, but you look way too young for that! I am sure that he will bring you great joy.

    – Michael John

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenabout 3 years ago

    Handsom young lad John..well captured.

  • Yeah, they say he looks like his uncle! Thanks Warren.

    – Michael John

  • virginian
    virginianabout 3 years ago

    So sweet! Great shot. Bless him.

  • Thank you Judy.

    – Michael John

  • Alwyn Simple
    Alwyn Simpleabout 3 years ago

    Great shot Michael. All the best to the little fellow. He looks great.

  • Thanks for that Alwyn.

    – Michael John

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 3 years ago

    Absolutely precious!!! Many Blessings to you Joshua!

  • Thanks Cheryl!

    – Michael John

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