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: ) Little Levi, 8 and a half months old now (time flies, huh?) chewing on a box, as babies love to do …

Matchbox shot with:
Camera Model Canon EOS 600D
Shooting Mode Manual Exposure
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 1/50
Av( Aperture Value ) 7.1
ISO Speed 400
Lens EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Baby shot with:
Camera Model Canon EOS 600D
Shooting Mode Manual Exposure
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 1/250
Av( Aperture Value ) 3.2
ISO Speed 200
Lens EF50mm f/1.8 II

Edited in Photoshop CS5, Topaz DeNoise and Topaz B&W Effects also used.


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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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  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 2 years ago

    A Masterpiece – and the picture is not bad either ☺xx

  • : ) My kind of comment. Thanks, Kira!!!

    – micklyn

  • Ingz
    Ingzalmost 2 years ago

    oh my goodness this is incredible dear Micklyn….wowow love it…so adorable!! xxx

  • Thank you soo much, Ingz!! your comments always make my day better. : ) xxx

    – micklyn

  • Tangerine-Tane
    Tangerine-Tanealmost 2 years ago

    Ohhh…gorgeousness!!!! Fabulous work – you are sooo talented at this type of stuff!! Stunning boy and wonderful idea. Oh, and I love the title! xx

  • : ) Thanks bunches, dear Tangerine-Tane! x

    – micklyn

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012almost 2 years ago

    You are so creative Micklyn I just love your work. This is simply ‘beautiful’. Love Colleen2012

  • Thank you so much, Colleen!

    – micklyn

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéalmost 2 years ago

    very sweet :) xxx

  • Thank you, Denise!! xx

    – micklyn

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesalmost 2 years ago

    Fantastic! Great imagination, Micklyn~

  • Thanks so much, Glitterfest!

    – micklyn

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 2 years ago

    This is an awsome work you’ve created in this endearing shot.

  • Thanks, Malcolm, that’s really kind of you!

    – micklyn

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersalmost 2 years ago

    Superbe worrk !! xo

  • Thank you so much, anna! x

    – micklyn

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkeralmost 2 years ago

    wonderful photo capture

  • Thank you!!

    – micklyn

  • photosbytony
    photosbytonyalmost 2 years ago

    Absolutely love this ! tony

  • Thanks so much, tony!

    – micklyn

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