a father and his son

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© Eli Blanton
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I feel as if this is one of those rare moments when something so beautiful is gazed upon by two people who share a common bond; where nothing is spoken yet a feeling of wholeness manifests itself. Any father that can share a moment like this with his son is a hero to me.

45 responses

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful b@w so well done !!!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2010):


  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    My vote!!!

  • rizky nurfa'ni

    rizky nurfa'ni said (19 Mar 2010):

    you've got the mood. great bw!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    lovely: vtd.

  • Stephen Parker

    Stephen Parker gave props (20 Mar 2010):


  • nö

    nö (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    a m a z i n g

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):


  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    I can't say I understand the metaphor. The picture is so dark. I like it, and voted yes anyway.

  • Camilo Paredes

    Camilo Paredes gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    ace shot dude

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):


  • Brian Basi

    Brian Basi (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful composition!!!

  • Camille Javal

    Camille Javal gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Gorgeous! Love the Ilford props showin on through too!

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (20 Mar 2010):


  • Allen Freeman

    Allen Freeman gave props (22 Mar 2010):

    Also has a feeling of alien obduction, or have I been watching too many movies? Mesmerising shot.

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (22 Mar 2010):


  • ina:botao

    ina:botao (Deleted) said (25 Mar 2010):

    Underwater future...brilliant...my vote!

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (26 Mar 2010):

    oh this is soo lovely

  • Josef Minor

    Josef Minor gave props (26 Mar 2010):

    Beautiful yet somewhat chilling at the same time, voted!

  • jontelle naquin

    jontelle naquin gave props (26 Mar 2010):

    amazing yes!

  • Dominique Musorrafiti

    Dominique Musorrafiti gave props (27 Mar 2010):

    wow ... I love it !!! Is like a dream !!!

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (28 Mar 2010):

    Awesome! Voting

  • Eli Blanton

    Eli Blanton said (1 Apr 2010):

    thanks everyone!! keep it coming :-D

  • Dino Vajraca

    Dino Vajraca said (1 Apr 2010):

    this is spectacular.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (1 Apr 2010):

    Nice entry, voted

  • jagrut raval

    jagrut raval (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2010):


  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (16 Apr 2010):


  • Nina Huettmann

    Nina Huettmann gave props (22 Apr 2010):

    excellent capture & entry, voted!

  • Nicole Filosa

    Nicole Filosa gave props (27 Apr 2010):


  • natalia martin depablos

    natalia martin depablos gave props (7 Jun 2010):

    love it

  • jeremy hight

    jeremy hight gave props (8 Jun 2010):

    fantastic timeless shot

  • Laura K

    Laura K gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    The light streaming through is amazingly captured. Nice!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (28 Aug 2010):

    very cool.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (28 Aug 2010):

    I wish I could have such a hero, my vote for yours!

  • christine kiebert-boss

    christine kiebert-boss said (28 Aug 2010):

    really great

  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović gave props (28 Aug 2010):


  • Johanna Mifsud

    Johanna Mifsud said (29 Aug 2010):

    Fantastic shot.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    S U P E R B E n t r y !

  • Aleece Methvin

    Aleece Methvin gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    a wonderful and lovely escapist shot- very special

  • Liliane Arizmendi

    Liliane Arizmendi gave props (1 Sep 2010):

    beautiful shot! :) I like your work so much :)

  • Cameron MacMaster

    Cameron MacMaster said (1 Sep 2010):

    Well seen.

  • Adam Ward

    Adam Ward said (2 Sep 2010):

    This is really cool. It's amazing how little detail you need to capture so much.

  • Luke Everett

    Luke Everett gave props (28 Sep 2010):

    Very cool..... love the light.... Great feel

  • Jake Byrnes

    Jake Byrnes gave props (20 Oct 2010):

    this is why photography is important. you can catch a split second of greatness that can then be relived. very nice.

  • Krista Comeau

    Krista Comeau gave props (29 Jun 2011):

    so beautiful, i love it

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