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Thankful.       ©2019 johncomyn
NIKON D7000       4th place, 149 points
1/160s, f11, ISO 100, 75mm, Manual, Pattern, flash
 
Post-Processing: Raw Adjustments
Layer Masks
Healing
Curves
Crop
Warming Filter
      Extra Info: This is my son, Liam 21 years old. He has been fighting cancer for past year (T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma). Happy to say this past fall he was declared in remission. He went through 6 months heavy Chemo treatment, and then 2 years of lighter chemo to come. His hair has grown back, come in quite curly.

Managed to get him to pose for couple pictures.
 
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ysal
Jan 18, 2019
    Congratulations on a wonderful portrait. Party on!

doto
Jan 17, 2019
    Congrats on a fine shot, and even more on the good news that he is on the right way. He looks it too. My hope and prayers are with you and him for a full and fast recovery

Lo
Jan 14, 2019
    Congratulations on your second top 5 finish, and on your wonderful news.

johncomyn
Jan 14, 2019
    Thank you everyone for the great comments of encouragement. Liam is doing real well, he has maybe year and half of maintenance chemo to go and of course lots of pills. We need as parents just need to help him keep on track, he's young and most important things for him in life is to party.

Thank you for the votes and warm comments.

mrsawyer
Jan 14, 2019
    Congrats on your 4th place finish and your double top 4 finish. More importantly, kudos on your son's recovery. Beautiful portrait.

NEAT
Jan 14, 2019
    Oh John, who was to know that this was your son. Iím sure it has brought you all a lot closer together, such a wonderful portrait, and Iím so glad that it did well for you. Wishing all the best for your family especially your son.

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Lo
Jan 14, 2019
    The eyes tell it all - so much suffering for one so young, but there is such hope in them for the future. It's a wonderful portrait, beautifully executed. I'm so happy that things went well.

RolandB
Jan 13, 2019
    Wonderful portrait. Love the lighting and black b/g. Tops among my choices.

forkcandles
Jan 13, 2019
    super portrait using the landscape crop. my best wishes to him for the future

davemisunas
Jan 13, 2019
    excellent portrait... sharp, good lighting and expression.

aoc46
Jan 12, 2019
    Great portrait - beautifully posed and lit. Congratulation and best wishes to both you and Liam on your achievements!

wrosenthal
Jan 12, 2019
    The two portraits in this set are among the best shots. I liked this one from the first, with its fine detail, lighting, and expression. Even before reading the back story. Happy to hear that things have worked out well.

dk
Jan 12, 2019
    Well, that is very good news. Glad he submitted to a photo ;] It's a good one.

NEAT
Jan 12, 2019
    Oh what a trial for him and you all, but glad heís pulled through! And what a handsome young man... his eyes sparkle knowing he has a bright future ahead.

jomari
Jan 11, 2019
    This is a beautiful portrait, not only a handsome subject, but beautifully lit and composed. Love the hat!
I can only imagine what it is like for cancer to threaten your loved one. (I have two 21 year old grandsons.) Best wishes for his ongoing health. May the remission be permanent.
In my faves.

ysal
Jan 11, 2019
    This nearly brought me to tears. I can't imagine anything more difficult that to see your child fight such a terrible illness. All my thoughts are with you. Stay strong, beautiful young man.
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