Hudson (4) was carrying this spider around with him all afternoon. Here he was lying on a table we have on our front verandah, just chilling. Later on he (sadly) let it go…

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Camera Model Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Shooting Date/Time 2009/08/26 01:15:11 PM
Shooting Mode Manual Exposure
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 1/80
Av( Aperture Value ) 11.0
ISO Speed 200
Lens EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Focal Length 100.0 mm


blue eyes, boy, creepy, gaze, hudson, jar, micklyn, pet, portrait, spider

In between cooking, shopping, doing laundry, washing dishes, changing nappies and schooling my children I sometimes find a spare moment to doodle, draw or photograph something or someone. Those are the moments that keep me going, even if they are few and far between. Food for the artist mom’s soul.

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  • Belinda Fletcher
    Belinda Fletcheralmost 5 years ago

    What an amazing capture! Love Hudson’s eyes, they look stunning. Title is fantastic, I totally get it having two boys. Great Job.

  • Thanks, Belinda! aren’t boys special? ( :

    – micklyn

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 5 years ago

    beautiful work and capture

  • Thanks, kathy!

    – micklyn

  • gato
    gatoalmost 5 years ago

    great image! I love how his eyes stand out and drag you in. and his expression is so mature! :)

  • Thank you! thanks for the visit ( :

    – micklyn

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaalmost 5 years ago

    FABULOUS, micklyn! Wonderful composition and focus on those beautiful eyes that just grab you!! :)Karen

  • Thank you so much!

    – micklyn

  • Silvia Ganora
    Silvia Ganoraalmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous portrait! Very well done!

  • Thank you very much, Silvia

    – micklyn

  • Shelly Harris
    Shelly Harrisalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful image…

  • Thank you, Shelly!

    – micklyn

  • rubyjo
    rubyjoalmost 5 years ago

    oh i love this, you have managed to capture the wonder and curiosity of youth. beautifully done!

  • Thanks, rubyjo ( :

    – micklyn

  • Leon A.  Walker
    Leon A. Walkeralmost 5 years ago

    Little boys are wonderful!!! Great shot!!!

  • Aren’t they? thanks, Leon!

    – micklyn

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 5 years ago

    His eyes make a fabulous focal point – great portrait :o)

  • Thank you!

    – micklyn

    STREETJEANS SI...almost 5 years ago

    So cute…Kids are adorable…:)

  • Yes they are! thanks, Anna!

    – micklyn

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