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Self-Portrait

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 30 May 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

PENTAX *ist D 1/15 second F/5.6 ISO 1600 187 mm (35mm equiv.)

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I don't think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.
~Barry Williams

Dutch from Neverwhere, United States

Awww how cute, the grandbaby too! :D

30 May 2011 5:20am

@Dutch: Thank you very much Kristen! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France

magnific 5*****

30 May 2011 5:20am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! You a most kind! ;-)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Nice to meet you two! Congratulations!

30 May 2011 5:46am

@Paco Díaz: Thank you very much Paco! ;-)

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Nice to see you! Unfortunately I missed the self portrait theme today.

30 May 2011 7:39am

@Mirjam: Thank you very much Mirjam! No worry, post it for tomorrow..... ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Eh eh, glsd to see you!

30 May 2011 7:56am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! ;-)

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Hi, Eric... a cute portrait with you grandson, I suppose...
I hope that the apple was good :)

30 May 2011 8:01am

@Francesc B.: Thank you very much Francesc and welcome to my blog! Yes, this is my wonderful grandson! Please come back and visit soon..... ;-)

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Great self portrait, beautiful quality of an image !

30 May 2011 8:08am

@DowsherVision: Thank you very much DowsherVision! ;-)

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Nice family shot ! Well done ! Phil

30 May 2011 8:32am

@Phil: Thank you very much Phil! ;-)

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice double portrait Eric ! your grandson is adorable

30 May 2011 8:36am

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! Yes, he is the joy of my life! ;-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb self-portrait ! very nice !

30 May 2011 8:58am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Nice to meet you Eric =) I guess you're the one with the eye glasses and not the one with the apple?! LOL cheers!!!

30 May 2011 9:07am

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo! Yes, that would be me..... ;-))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Nice one, did Georgie take this?

30 May 2011 9:46am

@Curly: Thank you very much Curly! Not sure we were both playing with the camera that afternoon! ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful portrait. The little one is enjoying company of Grandpa. Nice to see you both. All the best. :)

30 May 2011 10:58am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! ;-)

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

You guys look happy together - nice to see you Eric

30 May 2011 11:24am

@Jason Kravitz: Thank you very much Jason! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Hi, Eric! A self-portrait that also spans the generations. Excellent!

30 May 2011 11:44am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)

klausz from Kufstein, Austria

a portrait in harmony and a lot of proud! i think the young man (i mean the one with the apple ;-) ) enjoys the shooting very much!

30 May 2011 12:26pm

@klausz: Thank you very much Klaus! Yes, he is a natural! ;-)

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Beautiful portrait of two happy and proud boy's! :)

30 May 2011 1:24pm

@Thea: Thank you very much Thea! ;-)

skarlet from kerman, Iran

cute baby! well done

30 May 2011 1:27pm

@skarlet: THank you very much Skarlet! Yes, that is my wonderful grandson! ;-)

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Nice to see you Eric with grand-kid :)

30 May 2011 1:40pm

@MARIANA: Thank you very much Mariana! Yes, he really makes my heart sing! ;-)

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Let's take a vote: Which of the two is the cutest? :-)
Beautiful portrait Eric!!

30 May 2011 1:43pm

@Don Levesque: ROFL....that's a sucker bet! Thanks very much Don! ;-)

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

You have to love him very much Eric. I'm not surprised.:-)

30 May 2011 1:51pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! Yes, he is the love of my life! ;-)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Excelent my friend! This is a GREAT shot...and you look happy and content for sure...was he SHARING that apple ?

30 May 2011 2:04pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! Yes, we actually got some cute shots of him sharing his apple..... ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

As the child grew and as it seems his grandfather ...! in this case to you! Beautiful image my friend! Congratulations ... you and your wife, grandma happy ... A kiss for all three. Best regards, Adela

30 May 2011 2:46pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! Yes, he is the most prescious little boy, full of laughter and love! ;-)

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Great job Eric! It's fun to put a face with a name.

30 May 2011 2:52pm

@Kenny: Thank you very much Kenny! Yes, it was a lot of fun! ;-)

dean musgrove from United States

And a handsome lad you are Eric. Who is the dude behind you?:)

30 May 2011 2:56pm

@dean musgrove: Thank you very much Dean! He's my grandfather! ;-)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Excellent shot of you two! :-)

30 May 2011 3:10pm

@Jason Politte: Thank you very much Jason! ;-)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Good shot of you and Cael ... who is getting bigger every day!

30 May 2011 3:12pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! Yes, he changes every day and keeps getting more loveable! ;-)

Kat from Lorraine, France

Sympathique double portrait, ravie de faire ta connaissance avec ce petit bout qui doit être ton petit fils !
bonne semaine à toi Eric :)

30 May 2011 4:11pm

@Kat: Merci beaucoup Kat! Oui, cette petite puce est mon petit-fils! ;-)

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

Oh, certainly this is a dear grandson! You look very well!!!

30 May 2011 4:45pm

@Oleg: Thank you very much Oleg! Yes, this is my prescious grandson! ;-)

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

Nice to see the beautiful little baby of the hats, wonderful to see the boy with his apple too !!~))

30 May 2011 6:07pm

@Phil David Morris 2011: Thank you very much Phil! Yes, he is growing day by day! ;-)

missparis from PARIS, France

Ravie de te voir !

30 May 2011 6:23pm

@missparis: Merci beaucoup Veronique! ;-)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Nice to see twoo. Your grandson grows a lot!!!!! *****

30 May 2011 7:13pm

@Lalena: Thank you very much Lalena! Yes he is getting bigger every day! ;-)

Sido from Seville, Spain

Pleased to know you, not only a photograher, it seems that your grandson wants a big part of your time.

30 May 2011 7:45pm

@Sido: Muchas gracias Sido y bienvenidos a mi blog! Sí, este pequeño cutie es mi nieto y le ha robado mi corazón y mi tiempo! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is a beautiful portrait. I am so glad to meet you!

30 May 2011 8:08pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Nice! Which one is you?

30 May 2011 8:59pm

@Damon Schreiber: Thank you very much Damon and welcome to my blog! The old guy is my grandfather who runs this blog! I'm the cute one who provides him with inspiration! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

so who is that old man with you??

30 May 2011 10:12pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! Yes that old guy is my grandfather! ;-))

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Awwwwe! What a great portrait of two! Very touching and very warm feeling to this! There is nothing like children!!!!

31 May 2011 12:01am

@Wild Mustang Photography: Thank you very much Pam! He definitely has a special place in our hearts! ;-)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Look at you with that little cutie!

31 May 2011 12:11am

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much Barbara! ;-)

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

He was so proud of himself for sneaking his apple after all that reaching up for it! And Papa didn't even take it away. He sooo loves his Papa!!

31 May 2011 2:23am

@Georgie: Thank you very much Georgie! Yes, he definitely is the apple of my eye! ;-)

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

I've read the mind. I wonder how yesterday Cael. this great and beautiful and the picture love my grandfather. both are great. a big hug them both and love them very much. you show me every day the union that exists between you and I like that. a kiss. Alejandra =)

31 May 2011 3:03am

@AMH: Thank you very much Alejandra! He is a very special little man! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine set of portraits!

31 May 2011 3:15am

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Cool portrait ! :)

31 May 2011 3:54am

@BBM: Thank you very much BBM! ;-)

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Ah ! Quel heureux Papy tu es !! Coucou et bises à vous deux... :-)

31 May 2011 5:16am

@Evelyne Dubos: Merci beaucoup Evelyne! ;-)

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

A very beautiful and happy shot :)!

31 May 2011 5:53am

@Ioanaz: Thank you very much Ioana! ;-)

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Cool...very happy jolly cute portrait, nice to meet both of you... :) Nice day, Eric!

31 May 2011 12:56pm

@Anne: Thank you very much Anne! ;-)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Happy life with your grandson ! The capture is really heartwarming.

31 May 2011 12:57pm

@Hiro: Thank you very much Hiro! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Joys of life...nice portrait.......

31 May 2011 2:57pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! ;-)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Good for you, you made a wonderful self poirtrait. Nice to meet you and this charming little one.
I was too camera shy to join this call..... Bravo, Eric.

31 May 2011 7:29pm

@DULCIE: Thank you very much Dulcie! Maybe next time....it's really not that scary!! ;-)

Veronique from Hautes-Pyrénées, France

ohoh !! this boy is growing up !! et toujours aussi mignon

1 Jun 2011 10:16pm

@Veronique: Thank you very much Veronique! ;-)

sandy from rancho cucamonga, United States

nice self portrait and he is so cute...

2 Jun 2011 2:57am

@sandy: Thank you very much Sandy! ;-)

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente retrato y muy buena la expresión de los dos muy guapos!!!!!

3 Jun 2011 4:51pm

@Isidro: LOL .... por lo menos uno de ellos es lindo! No está muy seguro sobre el viejo! Muchas gracias Isidro! ;-)))

PENTAX *ist D
1/15 second
F/5.6
ISO 1600
187 mm (35mm equiv.)

self-portrait