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Christmas elves

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 22 December 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Mother and child outside the Myer Christmas window display in Bourke Street, Melbourne.

I wish you all the best for the festive season!

NIKON D5000 1/250 second F/5.6 ISO 800 52 mm

Ani from Bordeaux, France

So beautiful portraits in red !!! ;o)

All the best for you and your family Stephen.

22 Dec 2011 6:40am

@Ani: Merci, Ani. Joyeux Noël à toi aussi.

Lilly and Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . color-coordination is key . . and presumably, no sign of snow ?

A Very Happy Christmas to You and Yours, Stephen.

22 Dec 2011 7:33am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful composition and color! Superb!

22 Dec 2011 7:35am

Sebastien from Genève, Switzerland

Nice Christmas colors!

22 Dec 2011 7:37am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Sorry, my first thought was "Minnie Mouse", not a particularly flattering thought, but there you go!

22 Dec 2011 7:38am

mayoline from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

A cute portrait of these two 'girls'!!!

22 Dec 2011 7:54am

arvin from sari, Iran

How beautiful, cute....

22 Dec 2011 7:55am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Yet three children !!?? Nice shot , Phil

22 Dec 2011 8:01am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Cute shot. Happy Christmas to you and yours Stephen

22 Dec 2011 8:14am

@Doug: Thanks, Doug. Merry Christmas and all the best for 2012!

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Nice shot :)

22 Dec 2011 8:17am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolis portraits ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée


22 Dec 2011 8:19am

Sterre from Vianen, Netherlands

This is beautyful portrait from mother and child with the red christmas tuch.

22 Dec 2011 8:49am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

a festive coordination of red and white

22 Dec 2011 9:22am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Well, you do get around, stephen! I've taken a few this year too and may post some in the new year. These 'girls' are cute, and the elves too! Best of the Season's greetings to you and your family, including Crank. May 2012 be reasonably hassle-free and lived to the full. Cheers! :OD

22 Dec 2011 9:30am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Both are Gorgeous....wonderful double Portrait.

22 Dec 2011 9:38am

Pedro Alves from Porto, Portugal

Great shot! And a matching title!
Love the glasses :)

22 Dec 2011 9:49am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A beautiful picture my friend! Reflexes and sympathetic gaze of the girl baby! Good job ... A hug, Adela

22 Dec 2011 10:38am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a lovely double portrait

22 Dec 2011 11:00am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

ah oui elle a aussi son propre lutin

22 Dec 2011 11:13am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

They are all getting into the festive spirit, have a great Christmas!

22 Dec 2011 11:14am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Lovely colors !

22 Dec 2011 11:21am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

A so wonderful image to illustrate Christmas!! I wish you a merry christmas for you and all your family!!

22 Dec 2011 11:24am

Mandar from Kudal, India

Cute Chicks.....I like the expressions of kid...

22 Dec 2011 12:24pm

Shahriar choobin from Mashhad, Iran


22 Dec 2011 12:54pm

tatar@y from France

Magnifiques portraits, j'aime le contraste des couleurs.)

22 Dec 2011 1:46pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful image. Beautiful portrait and title. Great festive mood here. Merry Christmas, Stephen :)

22 Dec 2011 2:24pm

@Sam: Thanks, Sam - season's greetings and wishing you all the best for 2012!

London Caller from London, United Kingdom

Oh... Mother and child.
Mary is fashionable. ;)

Happy Christmas, S.

22 Dec 2011 2:34pm

@London Caller: Thanks, LC. Season's greetings and have a great year in 2012!

myky from Ontario, Canada

Love how the baby is looking at you...great shot Stephen.
Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!

22 Dec 2011 4:36pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A lovely heart warming image.

22 Dec 2011 6:45pm

@Rick: Thanks, Rick. Merry Christmas and enjoy the festive season!

Stefanie from Paris, France

Very cute!

22 Dec 2011 7:11pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


22 Dec 2011 7:15pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Una imagen preciosa,buen ojo.

22 Dec 2011 9:09pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

very nice

22 Dec 2011 9:43pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great candid capture and festive red! Have a very Merry Christmas!

22 Dec 2011 9:48pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great capture of these two! Looks like Mom laid out the outfits in advance so that they would match nicely. The reds really pull everything together. Merry Christmas Stephen!

22 Dec 2011 9:58pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

nice people pic, i like the reds, Merry Christmas...

ps: just got myself a new Nikon and loving it :-) :-) :-)

22 Dec 2011 11:10pm

@peter.K: Thanks, Pete. Great news on your Nikon!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That little elf in the red bandanna is a cutie. Nicely captured.

22 Dec 2011 11:15pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Oh I'm missing that window this year - often in Melbourne in December and make sure I go late at night once the queue around the block has disappeared. Cute double portrait:)

22 Dec 2011 11:25pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Hehe a curious look from the child...a beautiful portrait of mother and child! Superb colors and tones!

22 Dec 2011 11:57pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Oh, this is such a beautiful shot, Stephen. Very well done to include the elves!

23 Dec 2011 12:54am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

love that red

23 Dec 2011 12:58am

franz from Baden, Austria

very attractive double portrait, and such vivid colours !!

23 Dec 2011 5:16pm

JMS* from CHONBURI, Thailand

La meilleure façon de souhaiter Noel...
A toi aussi, je souhaite un bon Noel, ainsi qu'à tous ceux que tu aimes.

24 Dec 2011 2:46am

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Lovely_Lovely_ Lovely :)))

25 Dec 2011 7:36am

1/250 second
ISO 800
52 mm