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When the Blues Sing by micklyn

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I have been unable to choose a favourite portrait from Mila’s little garden dancing session the other day. My camera was set to continuous shooting mode and this shot was taken immediately after Catch Her if You Can as she spun around – in fact, the camera’s exif data records it as in the very same second… Isn’t it wonderful when everything just works out – right place, right time, right light… a kind of magic seems to take over and you end up with a wealth of images, each one as good as or better than the last. I decided to have some fun in photoshop and give my little model the blue hair she might have in an alternate universe. : )

Camera Model Canon EOS 500D
Shooting Date/Time 2011/03/09 03:05:25 PM
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 1/640
Av( Aperture Value ) 2.8
ISO Speed 640
Lens EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Focal Length 100.0 mm

Processed in Photoshop CS2

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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  • Paula McManus
    Paula McManusalmost 4 years ago

    i cant tell you how much I love this Micklyn, she looks like a mermaid. Stunning work and absolutely beautiful model!

  • Thank you so very much, Paula!!

    – micklyn

  • jatro
    jatroalmost 4 years ago

    Am I the first one here? Very beautiful girl baby! Love her blue hairs and those soft pink lips! so cute!:)

  • jatro
    jatroalmost 4 years ago

    Oh, I want to be the first one. Next time I will.LOL. Great work, Micklyn!

  • First or not, Mike, I really appreciate your comments! : )

    – micklyn

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago

    omg cute!

  • : )) thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely capture!

  • Thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Sally Green
    Sally Greenalmost 4 years ago

    absolutely STUNNING!! WOW… i am blown away by this image! X

  • thanks very much, Sally!

    – micklyn

  • elwyn crawford
    elwyn crawfordalmost 4 years ago

    Totally superb in every way

  • Thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful artwork must came from wonderful mind and your are:)
    Take care your family or truly friends, life is too short…
    Best regards,

  • thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayalmost 4 years ago

    I just LOVE this, how wonderful!! :O)

  • Thanks so much, Vanessa!

    – micklyn

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkalmost 4 years ago

    This is just so beautiful I love when things just work out too. What a gorgeous child. Love the blue hair!

  • thanks, Ginny!

    – micklyn

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