Yearning For Ronald

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© James Wiley
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34 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    James, image, very strong, I'd like to understand what was written on his hand

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) said (8 Oct 2012):

    James is a moving image

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (8 Oct 2012):

    David, it is a woman and the upside down tatoo reads 'Ronald My Babe'.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) said (8 Oct 2012):

    James, for me is an image so touching, I want to put the spotlight, a thousand prayers, and that God will always protect

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    I see the strangest thing when i look at this photo. She reminds me of a neglected child in a baby bed with no one to comfort her.Truly an amazing photo.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (8 Oct 2012):

    My heartfelt congratulations on your award James.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    A powerful and captivating portrait! One cannot help but wonder what her story is. I can see why this was an award winner, it`s a remarkable image!

  • Mark Rosenbaum

    Mark Rosenbaum   gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    Don't know how you got in, but a great photo and capture.

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (8 Oct 2012):

    A strong portrait. The tatoo is very touching (and a nice touch).

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (8 Oct 2012):

    The thumb towards the mouth suggests childhood might have been a whole lot better than where she is now. Powerful image, James.

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (9 Oct 2012):

    Very powerful image. Having visited a women's prison myself several times, how were you able to bring in a camera? Was it as a member of the press?

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (9 Oct 2012):

    Yes Tomma, I was a member of the press.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (9 Oct 2012):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Oct 2012):

    An awesome look into life, no wonder you won the Canadian Press Award, congratulations!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (9 Oct 2012):

    A very powerful image, excellent in B&W. Glad to hear that things turned out well for all and a big congratulations on your award for the photo!!!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2012):

    Your work is intense and very emotional and thought provoking

  • Jamie Alexander

    Jamie Alexander (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2012):

    Amazing shot. Good work. Glad to hear the story had a happy ending.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (10 Oct 2012):

    Fabulous shot

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    Wonderful Expression in her eyes.

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    A very moving portrait. Thanks for sharing the happy ending.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    Well seen and presented!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Oct 2012):

    Congratulatons on the award..Her eyes are very compelling.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 Oct 2012):


  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    Compelling image and story.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    Sad, candid and great shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    A powerful portrait.

  • Pat0

    Pat0 gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    The strong emotion and sadness is well captured.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (24 Oct 2012):

    +++++ nice portrait!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (24 Oct 2012):

    wow - what a capture !!!! congratulations

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (28 Oct 2012):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (5 Aug 2013):

    Emotional and strong portrait. I wonder where she is today..congratulations on the award..A+

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Aug 2013):

    This entry is bound to make the cut in JPG's Theme Park photo challenge.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (20 Aug 2013):


  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (27 Aug 2013):

    Great shot James

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