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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 14, 2014
TakenApril 12, 2014
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/400 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm

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Let joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by-Carl Sandburg.

My eight-year-old granddaughter Ashlyn in a field of bluebonnets along Sugar Ridge, one of the official bluebonnet trails in Ennis, Texas.

31 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    This is magazine worthy!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful photo!

  • Kim Bullock

    Kim Bullock gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    That photo sums up Ashlyn's whole personality.

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful entry!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    Oooooh.....fabulous!!! What a gorgeous scene, and a perfect shot for the theme!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    One of those priceless spontaneous moments. Most thankful I was there to see and capture it:-)

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (14 Apr 2014):

    Joyous & cute!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

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  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    fantastic capture. great entry

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (14 Apr 2014):

    Great and fun portrait.

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    A dancing faun.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (14 Apr 2014):

    Pure joy! Lovely!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (15 Apr 2014):

    Great entry, Ashlyn is the quintessential flower child!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (15 Apr 2014):

    Marvelous and theme perfection

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (15 Apr 2014):

    fabulous and full joi, brava. Thanks for nominations photo on the week.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (15 Apr 2014):

    Wow! This is just just fabulous! Your pretty grand daughter has made this picture more beautiful!! Love her pose and her beautiful smile!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (17 Apr 2014):

    Very joyful and cute shot, Deborah

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful! She's adorable and your portrait brings out the joy so well...

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Apr 2014):

    Hoy! Hoy! This entry is a Joy!

  • Michelle Bottenberg

    Michelle Bottenberg gave props (18 Apr 2014):

    This could also go under the "tie dyed" genre

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (19 Apr 2014):


  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (19 Apr 2014):

    this is fabulous !!!! your grand-daughter is just lovely and she and the flowers are beautiful1

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (20 Apr 2014):

    Fully agree with Don.....Wonderful my friend!!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (20 Apr 2014):

    Aww, Deborah, this is just sooo adorable and beautiful!!! I love it!!! :))))


    SAURO DORIA gave props (21 Apr 2014):

    scatto che hai miei occhi da un senso di felicità per la primavera!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (21 Apr 2014):

    this made me smile! wonderful shot!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (27 Apr 2014):

    The bluebonnets were awesome this year!!! Great capture for the theme!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (1 May 2014):

    you know how much I love this capture!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (2 May 2014):

    This is delightful!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (24 Jul 2014):

    Full of joy and happiness.

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