A mother comforts her child;  26 Nov 2009.

They are both old friends of our’s.

In the emotion of the moment, the mother’s eyes close and her lips part slightly to murmur soft comfort and reassurance.

And, to me, the baby’s anguish is reflected in the widely splayed hand that desperately clutches her mother’s neck – and especially in that little thumb. 

D700 with 24-120 Nikkor at 120mm; 25,600 ISO; Dfine 2; Silver Efex Pro 2, starting at the Soft Sepia preset.

About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

9 Responses to PEOPLE 211 – MOTHER AND CHILD (MONO)

  1. bluebrightly says:

    A beautiful portrait Adrian, with processing that gives it a timeless look.


  2. paula graham says:

    Nothing like the bond twixt mother and child, beautifully and movingly portrayed by you, my friend. xx


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