Jide Alakija

15 Apr 2006 1,362 views
supporter of
atom rss 1.0 rss 2.0
web browser google del.icio.us digg technorati
| lost password
birth date
photoblog image Connection


Not much to say except that I'd never taken a photograph of a new born child before, so this was an experience for me not to say the least. Okay not quite Anne Geddes but you get the point, I don't think it's any different from what I've been putting up, maybe that's because it was taken a few weeks ago when I was playing with blurs and shallow DOF.

Anyway enjoy...how's the Easter so far?

comments (28)

  • Andy
  • My room, still!
  • 15 Apr 2006, 00:06
Such a beautiful shot Jide! Mother and Daughter look beautiful! What a moment eh? Easter for me has been work work work! On again tomorrow... well today I suppose! better get to sleep! Let me know about that "eyes opening" thing i blogged you about yesterday! Happy Easter mate smile
great work! I think the blur is here very good! The look of love smile
  • attah
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 15 Apr 2006, 00:50
mmm..I like.
Good to see this. My wife is due in about 1 month, so I\\\'m always looking for ideas for baby photos!
  • attah
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 15 Apr 2006, 00:58
BTW Skywalker.. is that yours?
  • jill
  • United States
  • 15 Apr 2006, 01:12
How precious! Sweet.
  • ndiginiz
  • New Zealand (Aotearoa)
  • 15 Apr 2006, 05:56
Tena koe ehoa
Very personal and maternal image. The quality of lighting and shadow adds to those expressions.
  • Ella
  • Germany
  • 15 Apr 2006, 08:45
Thank God not Anne Geddes ;-)! Great soft light and I really love how you framed the scene.
  • jlc
  • 15 Apr 2006, 09:21
Sweet shot wink
Nice capture; it must have been an experience to be one of the first to photograph the baby. Easter: so far, so good. You? Cheers.
  • david
  • Australia
  • 15 Apr 2006, 10:05
a beautiful image wink
  • Sinem
  • MK, UK
  • 15 Apr 2006, 10:10
Now we are talking young Jedi. I can feel the force oozing thru on this image.

LV likey, it's different, it's imaginative, you want to say... not seen many images like this before. Not your same ol same ol mother and baby shot. No we are really seeing just how good this bro is. So you have been holding out on us in shutterchance? smile

You don't think it's any different than what you have be en pitting up.... okay holdon, Lord Vader needs to have a look at your archive shoots and find something similar to this......

(4 mininutes later) uuummmm nope could not find a similar image, do I setect a hing of G glow in here? Love the lighting here, almost a silhouete shot, love the fact the background is overblown.

Now this is what I am talking about. SOMETHING DIFFERENT from the Alikija. I AM looking forward to tommorows shot with glee.

Lord Vader.
  • mr skee
  • skeetown UK
  • 15 Apr 2006, 10:10
This has a very nice feel to it! Well done.

losing a tad bit of the top might enhance the composition :-D
  • Funmi
  • 15 Apr 2006, 11:59
in one word... beautiful!
  • Micki
  • 15 Apr 2006, 12:07
Such a tender moment, emphasized by the soft silhouettes. Perfect!
Aaaaah!- so cute. Nice on
  • Dia
  • Greece
  • 15 Apr 2006, 12:33
Such a sweet moment, wonderful feeling, the photo talks for itself smile

mmm too many things to do this Easter heheh, so I guess its gonna a busy Easter for me, Happy Easter to you too! smile
  • Shuva
  • India
  • 15 Apr 2006, 13:43
Yes a very personal sweet piece of moment captured!
  • jj
  • Japan
  • 15 Apr 2006, 14:27
heartwarming shot!
  • Veloran
  • Singapore
  • 15 Apr 2006, 15:03
Beautiful shot, you've captured a lot of feeling here...
very nice
this is SO beautiful!!
Lovely shot! You managed to capture the feel and both look very beautiful.
  • Azhar
  • Mumbai,India
  • 16 Apr 2006, 05:13
Hmmm...tough one for me although the scene is pricless I think the blur and the glow didnt come off well.
Great capture of a tender moment, therefore it works for me.
  • chunter
  • Salisbury, Wiltshire. UK
  • 18 Apr 2006, 13:59
Just a hint of light at the edges defines the whole scene. A deft touch, Jide.
  • Temi
  • United States
  • 28 Apr 2006, 13:34
I have to say i dont agree. Everyone is so focused on the usbjet they aren't looking at the photography. Jide, a nice image but you could have done more with the light. great angle but im sure the picture extents more to the right, or at least i feel it sud. Overall - hummmm....seen better.
  • Rob
  • France
  • 28 Apr 2006, 14:17
This one is too special 4 me.

Leave a comment

must fill in
[stop comment form]
for this photo I'm in a any and all comments icon ShMood©
camera Canon EOS 10D
exposure mode
shutterspeed 1/250s
aperture f/1.8
sensitivity ISO200
focal length 30.0mm
Yellow busYellow bus
Self portrait 3Self portrait 3
Demonstration Scene 5Demonstration Sc...