Best Friends

by Teresa
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UploadedDecember 26, 2008
TakenDecember 26, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/60 sec at f/3.8
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length20 mm
ISO200
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This is Lamby, my son's best friend since birth. This lamb is so special to my son that it has become a part of my family. The one time we lost poor Lamby, I actually cried with my son over him. Luckily we found our fluffy family friend and have held tight to him ever since.

Thank you, sweet Lamby, for giving my boy love and comfort when his mommy is absent.

In the The Ones We Love photo essay.

50 responses

  • Fabian Gonzales

    Fabian Gonzales gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Ok, I love this shot and your story. LOVE it.

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    we all have a Lamby in our life. great portrait!

  • Hannah DeYoung

    Hannah DeYoung gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    adorable shot!! great contrast, nicely framed with the black to bring it out so brightly. lovely!

  • Mark Goldskein

    Mark Goldskein gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    How can anyone NOT like this photo? Perfect for the theme, Teresa!

  • Matthew

    Matthew gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Lamby's are Love.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    absolutely adorable shot, teresa! my son has a 'new bear' that was his 'always there' bear. he's now 30, and the bear is still 'alive'!

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Awww, Susan, I hope Lamby stays around as long as the bear has in your family!

  • Nicholas Wagner

    Nicholas Wagner gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    This is a shot that should be blown up and framed. Love it.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Sweet shot. Lamby is in great shape. My oldest toted a blanket.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Killer entry.

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Great shot! I think it will remind every parent of their kid's favourite security "blanket".

  • marija pavlovic

    marija pavlovic gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    ah so beautiful...

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (27 Dec 2008):

    Lovely image Teresa

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    fantastic photo and wonderful story to back it up!!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic capture!

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    . gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    It's beautiful! Great composition.

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    Adorable shot and tale. Wonderful for the theme.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful shot!!! My granddaugher has a rubber ducky that she's had since she was born. We know the feeling of losing Ducky....it's scary! :)

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    Lovely way to show off lamby. My son ( now thirteen) has a similar loved toy. We all said if we could take one item out of our burning house it would be it. Providing we were all safe of course!!!

  • Brooke Gatterman

    Brooke Gatterman gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    So cute!

  • Stav

    Stav said (29 Dec 2008):

    what a beautiful and emotional shot! Congrats!

  • Penny Wood

    Penny Wood gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Great shot!! my daughter has PIG and it's been around for quite a few years!!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    This is absolutely beautiful - and SO touching!! I LOVE your photograph.

  • Shelly de Guzman

    Shelly de Guzman gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    so sweet!

  • Loraine Reynolds

    Loraine Reynolds said (31 Dec 2008):

    We have a lamb at our house too! I love this picture!

  • linda woods

    linda woods said (31 Dec 2008):

    Oh, I love the way you did this. Not sure how, actually. How did you get everything but the feet and the lamb to be black? This is very emotional and sweet.

  • Helen Fast

    Helen Fast (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Love it! And it looks great black & white! Unique setting!

  • Joel T

    Joel T gave props (5 Jan 2009):

    We too have a doll called "smell". He is a rabbit and was lost once and found. It was like a lost child in Ikea. My daughter calls him "smell" b/c we told her it smelled (like old milk). He is apart of the famiy too. I need to include him in a portait with her.

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (6 Jan 2009):

    Awesome entry

  • Glenn Brandenburg

    Glenn Brandenburg said (9 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful story and a great way to show friendship and love

  • MaryLu Gidi

    MaryLu Gidi gave props (10 Jan 2009):

    love the idea....

  • Arla Ruggles

    Arla Ruggles gave props (10 Jan 2009):

    Wonderful!

  • Solveig Petch

    Solveig Petch said (10 Jan 2009):

    Nice shot! "Lamby" looks pretty much identical to my son's "Lambert", he has also been his best friend from birth :) I don't know what we'd do if we lost him; we left him at daycare once and had to endure 2 days without him.... never again!http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a231/solopop/sovnet.jpg

  • Cindy

    Cindy said (10 Jan 2009):

    love this picture great shot

  • Alina Hahn

    Alina Hahn (Deleted) said (10 Jan 2009):

    I love this! I had a blanket when I was younger...not in great condition anymore of course. I hope to have a picture like this when I start my own family.

  • Christina Caouette

    Christina Caouette gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    this is so nice, I love it!

  • Iryna Andronova

    Iryna Andronova said (11 Jan 2009):

    great idea! love B&W conversion!

  • Ted Opderbeck

    Ted Opderbeck gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Awesome photo - my daughter had a "lamby" as well!

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    This set design is pure genius! Very artistic.

  • Veronica Toral-Granda

    Veronica Toral-Granda   said (14 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful photo!!! My son also has a donkey, actually called "Chivo" (Spanish for goat) that is part of our family, wherever we go - Chivo comes too... Lambys and Chivos are family... I know...

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (16 Jan 2009):

    I have my Raggedy Ann and she has gone with me throught out my life and I am 68..so its OK. :-)

  • Bertrand Vermorel

    Bertrand Vermorel said (21 Jan 2009):

    crying..laughing...thank you;0))

  • Sara Elena

    Sara Elena gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    ¡Increíble y excelente trabajo! Muy lindo

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    Great composition, and I love the simpicity and the black and white!

  • Mariolanda Mosquera

    Mariolanda Mosquera gave props (5 Feb 2009):

    so beautiful!

  • Lemily

    Lemily said (18 Feb 2009):

    This is darling, a nice portrayal of flesh and fluff. Even with just feet, I can still see the sense of companionship and connection between the child and Lamby. My stuffed friends are all dear parts of my family as well. They go everywhere with me.

  • eddy chacon

    eddy chacon said (11 Apr 2009):

    wonderful, adorable image great shot

  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Beautifully done!

  • Elias Abrao

    Elias Abrao gave props (18 Feb 2010):

    Funny composition!

  • Liz Lake

    Liz Lake gave props (30 Mar 2010):

    Precious!

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