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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 25 March 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

As we leave our weekend with our granddaughters, I would share with you Steve McCurry's wonderful blogpost on the gift of grandparents (I think of it as the gift of being grandparents).

NIKON D700 1/250 second F/6.3 ISO 400 66 mm (35mm equiv.)

Sophie from Doubs, France

Excellent !

25 Mar 2013 5:14am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

25 Mar 2013 6:21am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a lovely moment this makes . . the adventure of Life !

25 Mar 2013 6:32am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!
so beautiful frame & colors!
L O V E L Y !

25 Mar 2013 6:37am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely image Jack and superb link too

25 Mar 2013 7:59am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Pleine de tendresse ta photo!!! j'aime+++

25 Mar 2013 9:05am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful photo of beautiful moment with your granddaughters. I looked at the blog which you recommend, it) is extraordinary of grandparents' moving slices of life around the world.
For me, my grandchildren are a piece of my heart and the sharing of unique moments.

25 Mar 2013 9:32am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a wonderful intimate moment between the two girls! There is no greater gift in life than healthy grandchildren! Well done Jack! ;-)

25 Mar 2013 11:08am

helys from Paris, France

Confindence, tenderness
Great PoV, perspectives, colors, move

25 Mar 2013 11:22am

Fabien Lestrade from France

Lorsque les plus jeunes aident les plus vieux : la grande hésite, la petite la rassure. Une belle histoire !

25 Mar 2013 12:13pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

My son is just 14 years old. When will I have a grandchild ? I hope someday !

25 Mar 2013 12:18pm

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent shot.

25 Mar 2013 12:27pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

I'm sure they will remember this place for a very long time :)

25 Mar 2013 12:34pm

Mahdi Monavari from Zanjan, Iran

Superb shot & great POV!

25 Mar 2013 12:46pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent capture!

25 Mar 2013 1:46pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Lovely shot !

25 Mar 2013 2:09pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe prise!!! amitié

25 Mar 2013 3:25pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Lovely scene of these girls helping each other on the path! Superb instant!

25 Mar 2013 4:45pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Charmante iamge de ce deux jeun sur cette passerelle de bois.

25 Mar 2013 4:53pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Sweet capture....:-)

25 Mar 2013 5:13pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Très belle image, superbe cadrage. Bonne journée.

25 Mar 2013 5:56pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love this point of view - I feel like I am walking with them.

25 Mar 2013 6:39pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really super shot

25 Mar 2013 6:58pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great capture of these two! The outstretched hand on her sister's back adds a special touch here.

25 Mar 2013 7:59pm

@Steven: It makes the photograph. It was such a tender moment.

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

That attitude so loving! I like! Muchos besos y abrazos, Adela

25 Mar 2013 9:07pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Great catch of this intimate moment.
‘United we are strong!’

25 Mar 2013 9:48pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

So cute and lovely! Tenderness between two sisters!!

26 Mar 2013 12:10am

Mary from PA, United States

What a blessing grandchildren are! So different an experience than our own children. I guess because we are a little more sure of ourselves in how to raise/teach them. Thanks for the wonderful link. Such beautiful pictures and quotes.

26 Mar 2013 12:16am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

How sweet.

26 Mar 2013 2:14am

franz from Baden, Austria

what a lovely and fun series of your granddaughters ... what fun you must have had !!!

26 Mar 2013 4:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


28 Mar 2013 2:00am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


28 Mar 2013 4:14am