A Christmas Angel for David Parkin by navybrat

A Christmas Angel for David Parkin by 


21 days ago, David wrote me this Bmail:

*Hello again,

Thank you for your reply.

I would like to ask you to take a look at this

This is my Son Daniel. Daniel died of Meningitis a couple of days after this photograph was taken.

This is the one and only image I have of him, all others were lost a few years ago after a fire in the house.

Would it be possible for you to do something with this for me please?


I was brought to tears reading this…and it just so broke my heart . I too have lost a son…Allen Keith…..he didn’t make it to his first birthday….
…anyways, THIS ONE’S FOR YOU DAVID!! Hope I did justice to Daniel
I am deeply honored and inspired to do this for you!!!

the baby’s body is from “stock”:
here’s Daniel’s original photo:


  • jerry  alcantara
    jerry alcantaraover 6 years ago

    your have an incredible talent! bravo!

  • salamat dre….Maligayang pasko at manigong bagong taon sayo at sa pamilya mo!!

    – navybrat

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillover 6 years ago

    absolutely fantastic!!! so beautifully done, I am sure David will be delighted. Glorious imagery, you have an incredible talent dear friend. hugsxxx

  • thanks Hilary, much appreciated!! Happy Holidays to you and your family!!

    – navybrat

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 6 years ago

    OH wow that is the most amazing image and a wonderful gift for you to give to Daniel. I wish I were able to do wok like this then I could do something similar for my beautiful daughter-in-law who lost her twins to medical malpractice in july. We have some photos of theboys but as they are ‘as is’ she cant look at them. I find it so sad a distressing that al she has in her mind is the picture of her sons as she held them after thier birth. I too have cried over this image… Spectacular….

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 6 years ago

    Oops sorry I wrote David then changed it to Daniel as I thought I had read wrong… To you both my heart aches for you (I too have lived your nightmare) and am now re-living it with my son and his beautiful partner…

  • thanks Rose!! you wonderful comments mean so much to me….and i’m sure David will be touched as well!

    – navybrat

  • DoreenPhillips
    DoreenPhillipsover 6 years ago

    So Prescious....×....You are also an Angel….x

  • thanx Doreen!! we all are…..in our own lil ways!! happy holidays!

    – navybrat

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreamerover 6 years ago

    What an inspiration. Your work is superb, and the way you help people is very inspiring. I am so glad to have found your profile. You have a way to make people feel so good about themselves through your amazing talent. Have a blessed Christmas full of peace and love my friend. SUE

  • thanks friend, i’m deeply moved!!! your comment is already an inspiration to me to keep on with my heART…….thanks so much!

    – navybrat

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 6 years ago

    You have great talent. Perhaps one day i will learn ot use the cs3 that I have just loaded and then some other programs and then maybe I can do something as spectacular for my son and daughter in law. Infact even to be able to ‘clean up’ the images would be a bonus. It is so sad that they do not have any momories (technically they do but they cant bring themselves to look at the photos they way they are)…
    I am sure David will get many many wonderful years of enjoyment from this image…

  • good luck to you in your pursue of using PS cs3….i believe you will do wonderful things with it!!
    And i’m sure David will have his darling angel watching over him in the years to come!!

    – navybrat

  • Carlos Teófilo
    Carlos Teófiloover 6 years ago

    Superb Navy.

  • thanks Carlos!! Feliz Navidad!!

    – navybrat

  • noddy13
    noddy13over 6 years ago

    omg such a very sad story. i think u have really done somthing special here. great work =)

  • thanks noddy13…..means a lot to me!!

    – navybrat

  • Claire  Farley
    Claire Farleyover 6 years ago

    Wow! This is so special and beautifully done!

  • thanks claire!

    – navybrat

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