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Sleepy Smiles



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rlinn3 PRO+
 
rlinn3 May 27, 2014
Love the expression.
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi June 05, 2014
OMG, wonderful picture !!!!!!!!
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
johnconstantine
 
johnconstantine July 11, 2014
Adorable!
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
SarahAnne99
 
SarahAnne99 January 14, 2015
Oh my! This is so perfect!! I love it!! :-D
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi January 22, 2015
BIG CONGRATULATION FROM THE CHALLENGER !!!!!!!!!! :-)
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
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gondmagdi January 22, 2015
BIG CONGRATULATION FROM THE CHALLENGER !!!!!!!!!! :-)
far2go4
 
far2go4 January 22, 2015
So Beautiful. I love the pose it is so natural and the amazing expression ... Great capture.
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
Tobiegirl
 
Tobiegirl January 22, 2015
Beatiful baby! Creative work!
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
suesmith
 
suesmith January 22, 2015
Congratulations on your win. Well deserved for such a beautiful and cute image. x
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
JudyRushing
 
JudyRushing February 27, 2015
So very cute!
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
staciestevens PRO
 
staciestevens March 08, 2015
The smile says it all…delightful shot!
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melissapapaj March 18, 2015
Thank you :)
WenQ
 
WenQ April 04, 2015
SO cute! :-) Wen
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melissapapaj May 06, 2015
Thank you Wen!
avinashlittle PRO+
 
avinashlittle May 04, 2015
Too good. Softness and mood well captured and perfectly rendered pastels.
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melissapapaj May 06, 2015
Thank you!
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots July 01, 2015
Adorable! Congrats.
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melissapapaj January 15, 2016
Thank you!
ilevel PRO
 
ilevel July 01, 2015
That little smile is perfect!
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melissapapaj January 15, 2016
Thank you!
EyeContakt-Photography
 
EyeContakt-Photography November 21, 2017
Omg that is priceless... Simply Adorable!!
RobynC PRO+
 
RobynC November 23, 2017
This one should win a few awards!!
Tanda4bama PRO
 
Tanda4bama December 09, 2017
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/precious-newborns-less-than-2-months-old-photo-challenge-by-tanda4bama
jendurst
 
jendurst June 30, 2018
Cuteness

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this at the cute little guys home :)
Time
Around 11:00.
Lighting
This was all natural light with a reflector and the window above and behind the baby.
Equipment
I took this with a Nikon D700, 24-70 f/2.8 lens handheld.
Inspiration
I don't typically shoot a lot of babies, but this was for a friend. When she smiled, I was happy to capture it.
Editing
Honestly, I did very little post processing... just adjusted the contrast a bit.
In my camera bag
I have 2 Nikon D700's, a Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8, A Nikon 60mm f/2.8, a Nikon 16mm f/2.8 fisheye, a Nikon 50mm f/1.8, and lastly, my hobby lens a Nikon 300mm f/2.8
Feedback
Honestly, it was a rather simple shot... lots and lots of patience with newborns :)

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