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A New Found Friend!

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 17 September 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Even at this young age he seems to have already mastered the moves!!!

PENTAX K200D 1/125 second F/5.0 ISO 400 225 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

A surveiller !

17 Sep 2011 6:40am

@Gérard Beullac: LOL....definitely in need of a chaperone! Thank you very much Gerard! ;-)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

This shot gets a lot of..... Ahhhhh, so sweet.
This tyke is at that REALLY adorable stage...every move he makes is charming !!

17 Sep 2011 6:49am

@DULCIE: Thank you very much Dulcie! Yes, I think the little shirt he wore as an infant that read "Lock Up Your Daughters" is becoming a reality! He definitely is a charmer!! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Adorable!!! Ah! les premiers amours!:)))

17 Sep 2011 8:00am

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! Oui, il est merveilleusement rafraîchissant de voir ces expressions d'amitié chez les très jeunes! ;-)

Sam from Chennai, India

Ah. Lovely. He is the master indeed. Beautiful shot. So charming. Excellent Eric! :)

17 Sep 2011 8:38am

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

Mhelene from Paris, France

So cute ! A wonderful capture !

17 Sep 2011 8:46am

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

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Beginning of a new love story

17 Sep 2011 8:57am

@Calusarus: Thank you very much Fred! Yes, the first of many I am sure!! ;-))


An adorable shot

17 Sep 2011 9:02am

@DIMITRIOS: Thank you very much Dimitrios! ;-)

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

This is so sweet!

17 Sep 2011 9:06am

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

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Love is............

17 Sep 2011 9:16am

@Curly: A many splendored thing.... Thank you very much Curly! ;-))

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

ahhhhhh .... adorable!!

17 Sep 2011 10:22am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thank you very much Sharon! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A sweet gesture!

17 Sep 2011 10:27am

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

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice capture of the budding friendship.

17 Sep 2011 11:32am

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

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Well, well! It looks promising!...and you were just ready with a click!

17 Sep 2011 11:45am

@Japanalia: Thank you very much Gabriela! Yes, you have to be ready with Cael and he moves pretty fast..... ;-))

tataray from france, France

Mdrrrrrr.... par tes explications...
C'est ce qu'on appelle l'instinct Non ?...
Très cool Cael..... c'est magnifique .))

17 Sep 2011 12:20pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! Oui, certainement instinctive! Certains commencent beaucoup plus tôt que les autres! ;-)

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

Ha, ha ... chip off the 'old block'? ... and is that you in red, playing chaperon?

17 Sep 2011 12:56pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: LOL....thank you very much Judy! No I am not in the shot as I am taking the picture! ;-))

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Awww.... So tender and cute ;) Wonderful moment... Right timing again Eric, well done ! Have a lovely weekend :)

17 Sep 2011 12:58pm

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

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Ha - a ladies' man, eh? Taking after his grandfather no doubt. LOL Adorable shot Eric!

17 Sep 2011 1:45pm

@Jason Politte: ROFL....according to his grandmother the answer is yes! Thank you very much Jason! ;-))

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Lovely shot, eric...those 'moves' as you put it are instinctive at that either like people or you don't! ^)^

17 Sep 2011 1:48pm

@janina: LOL....thank you very much Janina! ;-))

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

so tender! and sweet - i love love it! a great example of: right time, right place WITH your camera!

17 Sep 2011 3:03pm

@Photographs by M.E.: Thank you very much Maria! I don't go anywhere without my camera!! ;-))

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Even at this young age he seems... a ladykiller!, hahaha.
Maybe she is like a big sister for Cael
Good moment, Eric.

17 Sep 2011 3:06pm

@El pare: ROFL....thank you very much Manel! Yes, he certainly has a way with the ladies! This young lady was not known to him, she just happened to be in the vacinity.... ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

It's an exciting scene. It is exquisitely sweet. I have been touched. Magnifca opportunity to make good use ... A hug, Adela

17 Sep 2011 3:08pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ave la petite soeur, génaiel compo et iamge superbe tendre et émouvant super captage

17 Sep 2011 3:09pm

@Nicou: LOL ... Je vous remercie beaucoup Nicou! Cette jeune femme n'est pas la soeur du Cael, mais plutôt une jeune dame sans méfiance qui était en visite au zoo ce jour-là. Il vient se dirigea vers elle et a mis son bras autour d'elle et dit: Salut! ;-))

Brandon from New York, United States

Excellent shot! Love the composition!

17 Sep 2011 3:15pm

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

franz from Baden, Austria

absolutely priceless! what a sweet gesture!

17 Sep 2011 3:20pm

@franz: Thank you very much Franz! ;-)

myky from Ontario, Canada

A precious image that creates instant emotion...nicely captured. -D

17 Sep 2011 3:24pm

@myky: Thank you very much Myky! ;-)

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

so nice how he wraps his arm round her neck!
lovely shot.

17 Sep 2011 5:16pm

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

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'adore cette complicité où on a l'impression qu'il lui chuchote à l'oreille ses sentiments envers ce qu'ils regardent....
passe d'agréables moments et à bientôt

17 Sep 2011 5:52pm

@L'angevine: Merci beaucoup Angevine L'! Oui, le avances candide des enfants sont merveilleux à voir! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

17 Sep 2011 6:57pm

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

Susan from Pompano Beach, by Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Sweet !!!

17 Sep 2011 7:20pm

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

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

beautiful photo. very sweet image. even his back is a beautiful picture where you can see in them the sweetness. a kiss. Alejandra

17 Sep 2011 8:00pm

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

RBL from Oxford, United States

Tender moment captured, very lovely!

17 Sep 2011 8:22pm

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

Cruz from exurbia, United States

too sweet! Babies do have a way don’t they?

17 Sep 2011 9:33pm

@Cruz: LOL....thank you very much Cruz! Yes, they are guileless and that is why they get away with it! ;-)

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Hahaha probably like his grandpa =)) cool capture!

17 Sep 2011 10:31pm

@Dokmateo: LOL....I see you have been talking to my wife!!! Thank you very much Dokmateo! ;-))

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Nice scene. Life begins as soon :-). Nicely captured.

17 Sep 2011 11:42pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! Yes, too soon it would seem! ;-))

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is so sweet! Very cute!

17 Sep 2011 11:51pm

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

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


18 Sep 2011 1:41am

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

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

A future lady killer. He's got the moves.

18 Sep 2011 7:09am

@Phil David Morris 2011: ROFL....yes, I can only imagine the result of the collision between his natural moves and hormones! Thank you very much Phil! ;-)))

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

vraiment très mignon et tendre

18 Sep 2011 9:48am

@Veronique: Merci beaucoup Veronique! ;-))

k@ from Paris, France

Aww, total bliss ! I suspect you are fond of this lil boy yourself, correct ? ;)) The body language here is so so tender.

18 Sep 2011 1:09pm

@k@: Thank you very much Karine! Yes, this is my little grandson Cael Xander who I happen to be extremely fond of as you can well imagine! ;-))

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

He is going to be a little "heart-breaker" for sure!

18 Sep 2011 8:19pm

@Tracy: Thank you very much Tracy! Yes, I think you are right! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, a girlfriend already! Nice shot.

18 Sep 2011 8:56pm

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

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

ha haa.. How cute.. may be getting it from the grandpa, me thinks :)

19 Sep 2011 9:21am

@Sarito: ROFL....I see you have been speaking with my wife! Thank you very much Sarito! ;-))

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

How many shall fall for this cute boy before he reaches age can and was so simple at one time...lovely capture..

21 Sep 2011 4:23am

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! I think the number could be quite a few! ;-))

Sugata from Newark, United States

Wonderful moment!

21 Sep 2011 4:45am

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

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A very sweet capture. He realy knows how to treat the little lady. Well done !!!

21 Sep 2011 10:25am

@Laurette: Thank you very much Laurette! Yes a skill that will stand him in good stead as he matures I a sure! ;-))

1/125 second
ISO 400
225 mm (35mm equiv.)