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It Works Really Well Papa!!

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 16 September 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/5.0 ISO 100 255 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

BBM from United Kingdom

Discovering something new all the time!

16 Sep 2011 5:35am

@BBM: Thank you very much BBM! Yes, this is the joy of being a child! ;-)

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

very cute boy !
well done

16 Sep 2011 6:22am

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you very much Shaahin! ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Futur scout !

16 Sep 2011 7:01am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! Yes, he definitely will be and I will be right there beside him! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Learning as he grows.. :)

16 Sep 2011 7:49am

@Sarito: Thank you very much Sarito! Yes, learning is growing! ;-)

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Great capture!

16 Sep 2011 8:27am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you very much Elena! ;-)

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Bring a child an expensive toy and he'll have more fun with the box it came in.
Great capture! Looks like Cael is really enjoying his outing.

16 Sep 2011 9:46am

@Don Levesque: Thank you very much Don! Yes, it was a wonderful journey of adventure! ;-)

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

He;'s found a new wooden dog leash Eric?

16 Sep 2011 9:50am

@Curly: ROFL.....thank you very much Curly! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Ha! Fun shot, Eric. He's a bit young for a walking stick!

16 Sep 2011 10:16am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! Yes he is; but I am sure he will grow into it! ;-)

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A adoreable image. Can see he is fascinated with the stick. Beautifuly captured.

16 Sep 2011 10:35am

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

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

totally adorable - isn't it amazing how the most "usual" things can become such wonders for a child... if only we could all see things as children do. This is such a lovely image.

16 Sep 2011 10:48am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thank you very much Sharon! Yes, we have forgotten how to let our inner child out and enjoy the simple things in life..... ;-)

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

I love his overalls and he is able to focus very well (I saw recently this is a great skill for a child to have ^^) Have a terrific weekend ^^

16 Sep 2011 11:14am

@kitty: Thank you very much Kitty! ;-)

Kat from Lorraine, France

Déjà son bâton de randonneur, adorable image avec ce petit bob blanc qui lui cache le visage !

16 Sep 2011 11:36am

@Kat: Merci Kat beaucoup! Oui, il ya quelque chose à propos des garçons et des bâtons, des pierres et flaques qui est instinctif .... ;-))

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Does he work as dowser? Ahaha!!Nice one Eric!!

16 Sep 2011 12:03pm

@Riccardo: ROFL....not yet! Will have to include that as part of his training!! ;-))) Thank you very much Riccardo!

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great capture, he is very focused on his stick, love his hat! Have a nice day!

16 Sep 2011 12:32pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! ;-)

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Cute, very cute.

16 Sep 2011 1:12pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you very much Glenn! It's the simple pleasures in life!! ;-)

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

So cute!!!!

16 Sep 2011 1:15pm

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

tataray from france, France

Eh bien voilà, un bâton .... quelle magnifique occupation, toute simple !...
Un futur Golfeur ?... Très très mignon Cael.))
Bonne journée

16 Sep 2011 1:17pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! Oui, qui sait! Peut-être un golfeur, un joueur de hockey, un musicien, ou peut-être même un photographe! ;-))

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great capture of the "experience" !!

16 Sep 2011 1:21pm

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

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

Are you teaching him to use a walking stick? ;D

16 Sep 2011 1:22pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: ROFL....not yet! At this age they always want more stick than there is kid to handle! Thank you very much Judy! ;-))

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, New York, Canada

The joy of being a child, always something new, not much time to be bored.

16 Sep 2011 1:40pm

@Phil David Morris 2011: Thank you very much Phil! Yes, wouldn't it be great to revert to that stage?? ;-))

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Ha, looks like he's got that stick all figured out. :-) Very cute shot Eric!

16 Sep 2011 1:52pm

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

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

such a sweet photo! So much curiosity, so much ahead of him! His grand dad has so much pride and love to give to him!!!

16 Sep 2011 1:54pm

@Photographs by M.E.: Thank you very much Maria! Yes, he is definitely the apple of my eye!! ;-)

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Clenched fist shows determination. Nice capture Eric.

16 Sep 2011 2:06pm

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

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Un vrai petit marcheur avec son baton, il va pouvoir bientôt gravir les chemins de montagne!:)

16 Sep 2011 2:26pm

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! Oui, et quand il est prêt il ya les Rocheuses Canadiennes pour lui de grimper. ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Lovely capture. He is busy experimenting. Cael is really enjoying. Very cute, Eric! :)

16 Sep 2011 2:44pm

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! Yes, this was a wonderful journey of discovery! ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Does Cael learn playing golf? Really cute.

16 Sep 2011 3:07pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! No, not yet! ;-)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Now he is all ready to hike. Cute.

16 Sep 2011 3:26pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much Barbara! Yes, I am sure he will love to hike the mountains! ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Testing the waters ... detecting water looks like a man ... proud of his discovery ... excellent Eric! A hug, Adela

16 Sep 2011 3:26pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! Yes, he is a big boy now! ;-))

franz from Baden, Austria

great! isn't this a joyful time of life, when one experiences new things ever minute, tries out new things constantly, and thus learns for the rest of one's life? a very special series, eric, one that your grandson will look back on with joy in the years to come ...

16 Sep 2011 3:59pm

@franz: Thank you very much Franz! Yes, I am sure this will be a special series for both of us as we get older! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France


16 Sep 2011 4:41pm

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! You are too kind! ;-)

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

parece que jugar con la rama es muy entretenido me encanta . es un niño encantador . =) besos . Alejnadra

16 Sep 2011 5:07pm

@AMH: Muchas gracias Alejandra! Sí, cada día es un día maravilloso de descubrimiento! Su mente está activa y curiosa! Un beso grande de Cael! ;-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Encore un merveilleux captage de ce jeune il est tous les jours plus chou tendre, superbe

16 Sep 2011 5:49pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! ;-)

Cruz from exurbia, United States

a new toy for this sweet boy! He is focused...that’s how he learns!

16 Sep 2011 8:14pm

@Cruz: Thank you very much Cruz! Yes, totally focused in the moment! ;-)

Sandy Weston from Maine, United States

Future golfer ;) Cute boy :)

16 Sep 2011 8:40pm

@Sandy Weston: Thank you very much Sandy! Golfer, hockey player, or whatever makes him happy! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

He is really enjoying the stick! Wonderful shot!

16 Sep 2011 9:40pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! Yes, at that age it is the simple things in life..... ;-)

vaFA from tehran, Iran

Beautiful shot!nice portrait.well dione.

16 Sep 2011 10:13pm

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

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Haha cool title! Beautiful series Eric. How old is he? 1 or 2?

16 Sep 2011 11:22pm

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo! When these pictures were taken he was 15 months old! He is now 19 months old and getting more interesting every day! ;-)

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

5 stars !

17 Sep 2011 8:22am

@Calusarus: Thank you very much Fred! You are most kind! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

haha..puts a smile om my face...super cute....

21 Sep 2011 4:21am

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

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