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© Jennifer Summer
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I imagine him looking back at me like this at age ten, fifteen, twenty, thirty.

I know his expressions will then wear the culmination of his experiences, but my eyes will forever see the face of his infancy as I first saw it the years before.

40 responses

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (19 Feb 2011):


  • wouter verstraten

    wouter verstraten said (19 Feb 2011):

    hope you'll find enough voters, you got mine dear!

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (19 Feb 2011):

    brilliant work!! my vote.

  • Melissa Speelman

    Melissa Speelman gave props (19 Feb 2011):

    Incredible as always.

  • Case

    Case said (19 Feb 2011):

    LOVE, so much!

  • dazs km

    dazs km said (19 Feb 2011):

    I can't seem to absorb this picture, sometime very powerful about it ........

  • hannah Schobitz

    hannah Schobitz gave props (20 Feb 2011):

    got my vote :)

  • Tessa Hutchison

    Tessa Hutchison (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2011):


  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (20 Feb 2011):

    good shot... voted

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (20 Feb 2011):

    Brilliant and voted!!!!!!!

  • Jennifer Summer

    Jennifer Summer said (21 Feb 2011):

    Thank you all so much!

  • khrozo nuh

    khrozo nuh said (22 Feb 2011):


  • Michele Souza-Zimmerman

    Michele Souza-Zimmerman said (22 Feb 2011):

    this photo is what motherhood feels like.

  • bea cabrera

    bea cabrera said (28 Feb 2011):


  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2011):

    really excellent photo

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (1 Mar 2011):

    what a beautiful and unique portrait. Love it.

  • Jennifer Summer

    Jennifer Summer said (2 Mar 2011):

    Thank you, everyone!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (3 Mar 2011):

    my vote

  • Eric Cook

    Eric Cook gave props (3 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful, voted!

  • Jennifer Summer

    Jennifer Summer said (3 Mar 2011):

    Thanks so much!

  • Korin Fisher

    Korin Fisher gave props (3 Mar 2011):

    Reminds me of Sally Mann!! Great Job!

  • Aleksandar Grozdanovski

    Aleksandar Grozdanovski gave props (5 Mar 2011):

    very nice!

  • Jonathan Bratter

    Jonathan Bratter gave props (7 Mar 2011):

    fabulous portrait

  • WiredVision

    WiredVision (Deleted) said (8 Mar 2011):

    Move into the light little one...reminds me of the fear of leaving the comfort of the known as a child to explore what comes ahead. Beautiful poignant shot..

  • Santiago Padilla

    Santiago Padilla gave props (8 Mar 2011):

    Excelent. Voted.

  • Jennifer White

    Jennifer White said (12 Mar 2011):

    V O T E D & WINNER!!!

  • Ryan Costigan

    Ryan Costigan gave props (15 Mar 2011):


  • Jade Lopes

    Jade Lopes said (20 Mar 2011):

    hauntingly beautiful. Got my vote! :)

  • Debbie Reker

    Debbie Reker gave props (23 Mar 2011):

    Jennifer is such a good photographer, that looking at this picture makes me feel like I'm looking at Dakota.

  • joe navin

    joe navin gave props (25 Mar 2011):

    This is such a lovely portrait. Voted.

  • Nicole Filosa

    Nicole Filosa gave props (10 May 2011):

    brilliantly captured. love the light through his hair and, of course, that expression! wow!

  • Eit Resie

    Eit Resie said (11 May 2011):

    So lovely ,l like.

  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (14 May 2011):


  • Julia Duffy Domorse

    Julia Duffy Domorse said (10 Jun 2011):


  • Bryan Roberts

    Bryan Roberts gave props (13 Jun 2011):

    Voted! what an amazing picture. It inspires me to want to take better pictures.

  • Jennifer Summer

    Jennifer Summer said (15 Jun 2011):

    Thank you all so much! xo

  • Fox Harvard

    Fox Harvard (Deleted) said (20 Jun 2011):

    Best photo in your stream. Damn--that's wonderfully rendered.

  • Sandi Marasco

    Sandi Marasco said (24 Jan 2012):

    Incredible lighting and composition. The expression is priceless.

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro   gave props (29 Nov 2016):


  • Julie Ann Newell

    Julie Ann Newell gave props (1 Mar 2017):

    Wonderful capture

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