Capturing the Soul

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© Alyssa Andrew-Swift
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 7, 2007
TakenNovember 21, 2007
ModelCanon EOS 5D
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length105 mm
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Q: My sister in-law recently gave me a Canon EOS 10D digital camera body. Having only used point and shoot cameras, what would be a good beginners lens to get for this camera? Should I get kit lens to start with?

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Such a serious soul my niece has and what maturity she holds in her eyes.

46 responses

  • Adam Perez

    Adam Perez gave props (7 Dec 2007):

    Great Shot!!

  • Alyssa Andrew-Swift

    Alyssa Andrew-Swift said (8 Dec 2007):

    thank you so much I am glad you like the shot

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (8 Dec 2007):

    love the color tones

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (8 Dec 2007):

    Her eyes reflect pure confidence. Gorgeous portrait - you captured a good moment! My vote!

  • Jason Pierce

    Jason Pierce gave props (8 Dec 2007):

    Beautiful subject and image.

  • Beata P

    Beata P said (8 Dec 2007):

    My life depend on dummy

  • Anna Belle

    Anna Belle (Deleted) said (8 Dec 2007):

    Innocence and a pure soul. Something that is hard to find. Love it!

  • Elliot Ross

    Elliot Ross (Deleted) gave props (11 Dec 2007):

    Wow! I love the intense gaze of this kid...I wish I could still have that same kind of curiosity!

  • Alyssa Andrew-Swift

    Alyssa Andrew-Swift said (11 Dec 2007):

    awww thanks, she is a stunning little girl

  • Lina Palmerin

    Lina Palmerin said (11 Dec 2007):


  • chris wigmore

    chris wigmore gave props (13 Dec 2007):

    cute shot :)

  • Tristesse Genevieve

    Tristesse Genevieve (Deleted) said (15 Dec 2007):

    This child is so incredably beautiful...she has something about her that is so captivating. Her eyes are so capturing.

  • sam simon

    sam simon gave props (15 Dec 2007):


  • Eve

    Eve (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2007):

    Really cute! That kid has AMAZING eyes!!!

  • Peter Coupe

    Peter Coupe gave props (17 Dec 2007):

    The eyes have it - mine is all grown up now! Aaahh!

  • Austin McCord

    Austin McCord said (21 Dec 2007):

    this child is beautiful, i love shooting children, their eyes are like none other. Nothing else has so much to say and nothing to say all at the same time. Children know the true meaning and reason of life.

  • Xavier Vigouroux

    Xavier Vigouroux (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2007):

    amazing ! tones are great ! is it your baby girl

  • wrustler little

    wrustler little said (28 Dec 2007):

    beautiful shot of a beautiful child. moving!

  • Ellie Niemeyer

    Ellie Niemeyer gave props (3 Jan 2008):

    This is so stinkin' cute! Her eyes are gorgeous.

  • April Terrazas

    April Terrazas (Deleted) said (7 Jan 2008):

    This image is just great! I saw it on myspace, i am indeed a friend of yours on there and i am a fan of your work! Her eyes are so big and full of emotion. You captured an amazing moment!

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (9 Jan 2008):

    very nice!

  • Karen Bradbury

    Karen Bradbury said (12 Jan 2008):

    this is an incredible picture....well done!!

  • Denzil Jennings

    Denzil Jennings (Deleted) gave props (16 Jan 2008):

    Very powerful!

  • Nicholas Forret

    Nicholas Forret said (3 Feb 2008):

    AMAZING photo! Extremely intense eyes.

  • Andy Rabsatt

    Andy Rabsatt gave props (4 Feb 2008):

    Beautiful eyes, this is an incredible shot AMAZING!

  • April Gorzalski

    April Gorzalski gave props (19 Mar 2008):

    Her eyes are so big and beautiful looking

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (20 Mar 2008):

    Great shot!!

  • Allan Meek

    Allan Meek (Deleted) gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    Love this shot this is very well done. One of the best portrait pics i have seen on this site well done

  • emre yılma

    emre yılma said (30 Apr 2008):

    very nice

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (18 Aug 2008):

    Love those eyes.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    Wonderful portrait. My vote

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (22 Oct 2008):

    very well..

  • Delores Harshaw

    Delores Harshaw (Deleted) gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful. Voted.

  • Brandon +)

    Brandon +) gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    Great shot!

  • Ashley McLaughlin

    Ashley McLaughlin said (29 Oct 2008):

    you know what i find so interesting about this photo?? its that one half of her face says something completely different than the other half.. great photo!

  • Renato Pejkovic

    Renato Pejkovic gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Excellent capture. My vote! :)

  • Courtney Brown

    Courtney Brown gave props (31 Oct 2008):

    I've always loved this photograph, so I've come back to vote for it.

  • Peterson, Dave Peterson

    Peterson, Dave Peterson gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    Excellent!! I vote YES!!

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden gave props (8 Nov 2008):

    AAaaawwww... that is one cute kiddo. got my vote and FAV

  • joanne lee

    joanne lee gave props (9 Nov 2008):

    great shot! voted :)

  • StaceyJane

    StaceyJane gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    I love it!! vote.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2008):

    What a beautiful child!

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel gave props (20 May 2009):

    Wow... Amazing photo!!!

  • Tania Losada

    Tania Losada gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful girl and portrait! Love her eyes and the colors!

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