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© Sarah Lyles
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This is William Taylor Lyles ( or to anyone who knows him, Bill). He's the sweetest man I will ever know, and any man I will ever meet will be compared to him.

We spend every holiday at our camp on Toledo Bend in West Louisiana. We were walking on the beach when I took this picture.

27 responses

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (22 May 2008):

    I simply love that portrait. Excellent background!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 May 2008):

    I'm sure this is a favorite of his.

  • Zach Hyman

    Zach Hyman said (6 Jul 2008):

    beautiful.

  • Darnell Scott

    Darnell Scott said (18 Jul 2008):

    dynamic image!

  • jason larkin

    jason larkin said (4 Aug 2008):

    very cool portrait...cherish it forever!

  • Jenny James

    Jenny James gave props (11 Aug 2008):

    there are so many reasons that i love this image. the light, the comp, and everything works together...

  • Scott Cressey

    Scott Cressey said (21 Oct 2008):

    Kudos... beautiful portrait.

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Great portrait : ) Voted

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    excellent portrait, full of emotions. voted!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    heartwarming! I love this shot! My vote!

  • Jay Mueller

    Jay Mueller said (14 Nov 2008):

    This is a perfect portrait. This site is so strange...this should be favorited a thousand times already, but there is such a huge love of lo-fi here that a lot of amazing stuff goes underappreciated. I hope this gets voted up and appears in print. Cheers, Jay

  • d kelly

    d kelly said (14 Nov 2008):

    awesome portrait, and its your dad.

  • Jeremie Stephenson

    Jeremie Stephenson (Deleted) gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    Fantastic shot!

  • Cristobal Cortes Solari

    Cristobal Cortes Solari (Deleted) gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    sad...but beautiful...

  • Tip Crowley

    Tip Crowley gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    This is a beautiful photograph.

  • Leslie Granda-Hill

    Leslie Granda-Hill gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    Really wonderful!

  • Spectre Photo

    Spectre Photo gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    excellent!

  • christian demarco

    christian demarco said (17 Nov 2008):

    nice.

  • -mikecranfield-

    -mikecranfield- gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    All round great pic Sarah!!! Yeah!

  • Petter Salvesen

    Petter Salvesen (Deleted) said (18 Nov 2008):

    For some reason, This reminds me of Battlestar Galactica. And thats not a bad thing :)

  • Daniel Powell

    Daniel Powell gave props (19 Nov 2008):

    I love a photo that tells a story. Good shot!

  • Guy with a camera

    Guy with a camera gave props (28 Nov 2008):

    Great portrait!!

  • Maria Eve Ploum (Eyegraphic)

    Maria Eve Ploum (Eyegraphic) (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    the picture for a lifetime.it's just great.

  • Enjie Christina

    Enjie Christina gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Great pic!

  • Hardidjan

    Hardidjan gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    great

  • Xochitl

    Xochitl (Deleted) said (28 Dec 2010):

    I love what you said..

    "He's the sweetest man I will ever know, and any man I will ever meet will be compared to him."

    There are very few people in the world like you. Who are capable of writing such a statement. (as sad as that sounds) What a magnificent photograph! I really enjoy it.

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