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Not easy to capture the perfect picture of a new born! It took at least one hour to have him fit in the tiny basket but as strange as it looks, he would always stretch his legs and then his head would be out of the basket. He wouldn’t stay on his tummy so we tried on his back but then again, we couldn’t have him stay put. Can you believe this, only 13 days old and so strong. So the best way we achieved this photo was on the side and with a few quick clicks, I achieved this image. This is my favourite in the several shots I had.

To the joy these newborns bring to us.
13 Days old. 13 jours déjà.
I was commissioned for this series.

Light coming from the window and used my flash in TTL mode.
Location: Gatineau, Qc., Canada
Date: 2012-08-25
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/20 sec
Aperture Priority: F/6,3
Lens: Canon EF50mm f/1.2L USM
Compulsory flash firing (1)
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Photoshop CS5 64 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.7


baby, new born, infant, child, kid, boy, lamb, teddy, portrait

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchalmost 2 years ago

    Aww, this is so precious and gorgeous, Yannik!!!

  • Thank you very much for all your support Laurie :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Bluesrose
    Bluesrosealmost 2 years ago

    little angel!

  • Thanks greatly for the great comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyalmost 2 years ago

    Such a beautiful set of images and such a gorgeous baby

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Just beautiful.

  • Thanks greatly for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Gregoria  Gregoriou Crowe
    Gregoria Greg...almost 2 years ago

    How cute… ;-)

  • Thanks greatly for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandalmost 2 years ago

    Nice capture..

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  • Thank you very much Derek :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • MarieG
    MarieGalmost 2 years ago

    Quel beau bébé!!

  • Oui et il est si fin! Merci beaucoup et pour le favori :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 2 years ago

    A delightful image from a lovely series !

  • Hi Trish, thank you so much :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Johanna26
    Johanna26almost 2 years ago

    Such a lovely baby …and a beautiful capture … he is so cute …

  • Thanks a lot for the lovely comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • CRose
    CRosealmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations on a well-deserved Feature!
    Your Host: CRose 09-01-12

  • Thank you so much! I am really honoured :)

    – Yannik Hay

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