Love - after 40 years

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© Wallace Jones
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UploadedJanuary 20, 2009
TakenDecember 21, 2008
Exposure1/4 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length165 mm
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My parents' hands....

In 1969 - When my parents had only been married two years (aged 24 and 29), they took in four small kids and gave them a home. Forty years, four additional kids, twenty two grandchildren, and six great grandchildren later they are still very much in love!

32 responses

  • Ted Opderbeck

    Ted Opderbeck gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    Really nice shot

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    They are very lucky to have each other and you to capture their love so simply and beautifully.

  • pdtnc

    pdtnc gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    excellent shot, bull of meaning.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    Those are hard-working, loving hands. You've captured them beautifully.

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    wonderful shot. my daughter and her husband had a similar photo done at their wedding, it would be awesome to have another 40 years later.

  • Robin DeKine

    Robin DeKine said (23 Jan 2009):


  • Sara Elena

    Sara Elena gave props (24 Jan 2009):

    So meaning!!!! Cool!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    How wonderful to see a couple still together after 40 years...My husband and I who have been married since Dec. 1969 will be celebrating 40 this year also.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    May they have many more happy years together, they sound wonderful!!!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (21 Mar 2009):

    Beautiful! My wedding band is JUST like hers! We have been married 45 years. Beautiful photo!!!

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (7 Apr 2009):

    What a great shot and a warm feeling. Thank you!

  • Linda Irvine

    Linda Irvine gave props (8 Apr 2009):

    Wonderful touching photo!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    Amazing-just amazing...

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (13 Apr 2009):

    Talk about "capturing their love"...this is so beautiful, Wallace! Incredible story, too...thank you.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (13 Apr 2009):

    Talk about undying love and such good and huge hearts. Thank you for sharing this story with us.

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (23 Jul 2009):

    Great shot and story. It definitely puts things into perspective.

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Thanks for all the comments! I can't believe this has SO many views!

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (5 Sep 2009):

    I just saw this in spotlight...a beautiful and moving image. Love it!:)

  • William Bullimore

    William Bullimore said (27 Sep 2009):

    Marvellous capture. Voted.

  • riverS

    riverS (Deleted) gave props (28 Sep 2009):

    so touching

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (28 Sep 2009):

    Back to vote.....!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (15 Oct 2009):

    So...moving. Wish I could vote more than once.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (26 Oct 2009):

    Yes!! My vote!

  • Seth Deibel

    Seth Deibel gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Yes for me! Awesome shot!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    I still love this image and came back to vote!

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Very nice. We've just celebrated our 45th anniversary.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Mary Ellen Bleeden

    Mary Ellen Bleeden gave props (12 Dec 2009):

    Beatuigul photo and beautiful story.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (14 Dec 2009):

    Great, my vote

  • Gilbert Rondilla

    Gilbert Rondilla gave props (9 Jul 2010):

    love the details :D

  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (18 Jul 2010):

    awe, what a wonderful entry!

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Excellent shot! emotion within it touches my heart!

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