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Isn't She Silly Papa?

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 31 August 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/5.0 ISO 100 240 mm (35mm equiv.)

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

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

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

So cute!! Really!!!

31 Aug 2011 5:31am

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

Bill Brown from California, United States

So precious!

31 Aug 2011 6:01am

@Bill Brown: Thank you very much Bill! ;-)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Cute, Cuter, Cutest !!! :-)

31 Aug 2011 6:19am

@DULCIE: Thank you very much Dulcie! Yes, we think so!! ;-))

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great! :))

31 Aug 2011 6:28am

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

Cruz from exurbia, United States

absolutely wonderful! That face is worth a million smiles! thanks!

31 Aug 2011 6:51am

@Cruz: Thank you very much Cruz! Yes you are so right! ;-)

Veronique from Hautes-Pyrénées, France

or could I be a little tired ?

31 Aug 2011 7:00am

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

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! so cute

31 Aug 2011 7:18am

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you very much Shaahin! You are most kind! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Très expressif, il est tout mignon!

31 Aug 2011 7:51am

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

tataray from france, France

Chose extraordinaire .... que je découvre .
Ou alors je suis épuisé ... je n'en peux plus ?... ))
Mais merveilleux Cael !... Un portrait superbement adorable .
Bonne journée.

31 Aug 2011 7:54am

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! Oui, c'est certainement la joie de la découverte! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A young face of wonder and delight!

31 Aug 2011 8:15am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! A delight to see! ;-)

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Delightful shot Eric.

31 Aug 2011 9:07am

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

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Excellent - makes me really want to see what he's looking at ^^

31 Aug 2011 9:29am

@kitty: Thank you very much Kitty! He was watching the antics of the prairie dogs.... ;-)

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Excellent ! Nice portrait ! well done !

31 Aug 2011 9:50am

@Olivier Paillet: Thank you very much Olivier! ;-)

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

der kleine Kerl muß ins Bett. Super gemacht.

31 Aug 2011 10:14am

@Heinz: Vielen Dank Heinz! Nein, er ist nicht müde, er ist nur an den Possen der Präriehunde aufgeregt. Die Freude an der Entdeckung ist eine wunderbare Sache, um in der sehr jungen zu sehen! ;-)

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like his expression !

31 Aug 2011 10:29am

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! ;-)

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

All his emotions in that little open mouth! What? What was he looking at????Tell us, before we die of curiosity!

31 Aug 2011 10:51am

@Japanalia: Thank you very much Gabriela! He was looking at the antics of the prairie dogs.... ;-)

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful portrait. The facial expression is simply adoreable. Well captured and presented !!!

31 Aug 2011 10:54am

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

Emanuel Högberg from Borås, Sweden

great portrait!

31 Aug 2011 11:30am

@Emanuel Högberg: Thank you very much Emanuel and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great shot

31 Aug 2011 12:17pm

@Jules: Thank you very much Jules and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

About to bite the grandfather or the grandmother ... A good mouth ... Eric Magnifico gesture. You're an artist! A hug, Adela

31 Aug 2011 12:21pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! You are too kind! ;-))

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

LOL..a priceless shot..complete surrender to the joy he feels!

31 Aug 2011 12:30pm

@Thea: Thank you very much Thea! Yes, a delight to see!! ;-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb expression !! He is so cute !

31 Aug 2011 12:42pm

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! Yes, we think so too!! ;-)

Jani from Jönköping, Sweden

very nice capture, sharp and crisp! and the expressions is very nice! :)

31 Aug 2011 12:42pm

@Jani: Thank you very much Jani and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

Christel from Köln, Germany

Hello Eric,
Cael Xavier seems to be very enthusiastic. He's just sweet and looks to cuddle. A beautiful photograph. Greet and hug him for me. We wish you a nice sunny day, all the best and health incl. your family and friends.
Dear greetings from Christel, Detlev and Ranger. Ranger is grown up. He is lovely.

31 Aug 2011 12:52pm

@Christel: Thank you very much Christel! Yes, he is definitely a loving and cuddly child! ;-)

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

a fantastic portrait!
great work.

31 Aug 2011 12:59pm

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

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States


31 Aug 2011 1:03pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you very much Glenn! ;-))

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

If this doesn't melt one's heart, then one must be a stone statue....So wonderful, Eric!
PS - Thank you so much for your very kind comment on my blog today, I really appreciate it greatly, sir!

31 Aug 2011 1:44pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! ;-))

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Is that another WOOOOOW , or papAAAAAAA ... wide open A :)

31 Aug 2011 2:24pm

@Mariana M.: Thank you very much Mariana! Yes, could be either....or both! ;-)

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

He is so adorable ... this is another winning shot, Eric! *****

31 Aug 2011 2:49pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! You are most kind! ;-)

franz from Baden, Austria

what an expression on his face! he must have been REALLY involved emotionally ... a perfect capture, eric!

31 Aug 2011 3:00pm

@franz: Thank you very much Franz! Yes, it was a wonderful journey of discovery!! ;-)

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful emotion captured! Love the honest expressions that little children show -- so natural! Beautiful shot!

31 Aug 2011 3:16pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! Yes, it is definitely a thing of wonder to behold! ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. So cute ... What a lovely expression ... Great Eric! Five Stars. :)

31 Aug 2011 3:45pm

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! You are most kind indeed! ;-)

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

He is just the cutest! I am loving these expressions! :)

31 Aug 2011 4:18pm

@Tracy: Thank you very much Tracy! Yes, we definitely think so; but then again we are his grandparents!!! ;-))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe portrait quelle bouche ouverte quelle inocence, splendide compo

31 Aug 2011 4:50pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! ;-))

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Really a cute series. So different and nice expressions on his face…

31 Aug 2011 5:59pm

@Calusarus: Thank you very much Fred! ;-)

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

He's so sweet. Another beautiful portrait.

31 Aug 2011 7:06pm

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

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Such expression! This is too cute!

31 Aug 2011 8:24pm

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

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


31 Aug 2011 8:43pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Sleepy or hungry? Nice portrait.

31 Aug 2011 9:03pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! Neither, just excited at the antics of the prairie dogs!! ;-))

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente retrato y muy buena la expresion, un abrazo !!!

31 Aug 2011 9:16pm

@Isidro: Muchas gracias Isdro! ;-)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

What a look of exceitement - excellent Eric! :-)

31 Aug 2011 10:46pm

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

Kavita from Paramaribo, Suriname

how cute!!!! nice portrait

31 Aug 2011 10:46pm

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

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Superb capture!

31 Aug 2011 11:29pm

@Don Levesque: Thank you very much Don! ;-)

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

So sweet! You have no choice but be a proud grandpa!

31 Aug 2011 11:31pm

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thank you very much Wolfgang! Yes, it is easy to be proud of this little cutie!!! ;-)

Dokmateo from Spain

So cute! But he looks tired already and sleepy...time to go home now little lad! =)) Grandpa will take you home.

1 Sep 2011 12:22am

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo! Not tired yet; just excited at watching the antics of the prairie dogs! ;-)

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Absolutely adorable!
Isn't it wonderful being a grandparent?

1 Sep 2011 1:31am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thank you very much Sharon! Yes, if I knew it was this much fun I would have skipped kids and gone straight to grandkids!!! ;-)))

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Absolutely adorable!!! There's nothing cuter than this!

1 Sep 2011 2:04am

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

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

seems to have found something great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cael kiss. aunt Ale

1 Sep 2011 4:20am

@AMH: Thank you very much Alejandra! ;-)

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

wonderfull shot, kids expressions are simply stunning :-))

1 Sep 2011 6:09am

@☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼: Thank you very much Eric! Yes, it is wonderful to see their unbridled joy erupt on their faces..... ;-)


Nice portrait
Excellent !

1 Sep 2011 6:17am

@SILV3R WOLF: Thank you very much SilverWolf and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

What an awesome expressive face...great portrait

1 Sep 2011 6:15pm

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

BBM from United Kingdom

Great portrait !

2 Sep 2011 8:54am

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

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Looks like a big yawn to me. A long, hard day I guess.

3 Sep 2011 9:32pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! No, not tired yet! Just enthralled by the antics of the prairie dogs! ;-)

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

omg! so lovable! what a joy - hugs!

7 Sep 2011 1:34pm

@Photographs by M.E.: Thank you very much Maria! ;-))))

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Priceless moment! Glad to see that you are enjoying photographing your grandson! Such wonderful age!

3 Oct 2011 4:45am

@Magda: Thank you very much Magda! Yes he is a joy to photograph! ;-)

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1/180 second
ISO 100
240 mm (35mm equiv.)