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French Beach
The New York City Celebrates Our Independence Day
Rainbow Leaves
Thistle and Bees
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Awaken - A Portrait
Hawks of the Prairies
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12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Awaken - A Portrait

This portrait of my mother was taken on Prince Edward's Island, Canada, during a "girl's trip" that included my mother, daughter & me. We had just gotten up and the house was still quiet. I noticed the soft lighting from the shear curtained window on my mom's face, so I grabbed my camera and just took the shot. I love this picture because it is so evocative. My mother has struggled with her faith since the death of my brother 10 years ago. I have hoped that she would find it again so that she might have some comfort in the knowledge that my brother is in heaven, and is no longer afflicted by the Multiple Sclerosis that had left him bedridden for the last 15 years of his life.

TAGS: Canada, Inspiring, Jesus, Mood, Portrait

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© Courtney Emmett.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 8, 2014, 9:01 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Kensington, Prince Edward Island, Canada