iheartfaces...week 2 "best face photo"

The theme for this weeks photo challenge over at i♥faces is "best face photo".

I looked over several photos from the past six weeks and I kept coming back to this one. This is my Mom on Christmas day 2009. I guess I was drawn back to this one over and over because I ♥ her face so much. She is Mom to seven kids, six girls and one boy (I'm number 6). She is 76 years old and has had to deal with Crohn's disease for most of her life. She is loved by all her kids and grandkids and anyone who knows her.


I didn't do much editing on this shot. I cloned out a few flash glares from her glasses and cropped it a little and that was all it needed.

Love you Mom.


Anonymous January 11, 2010 at 12:23 AM  

i love how she's slightly biting her bottom lip. great photo!

Fotobiography January 11, 2010 at 1:08 AM  

Great shot. Beautiful skin tones. BTW, thanks for stopping by my place. (I miss MY mom!)

Mrs. Bird January 11, 2010 at 3:23 AM  

Great capture! Such personality :)

Buckeroomama January 11, 2010 at 3:44 AM  

Her face has such character. :)

tiff(threeringcircus) January 11, 2010 at 4:39 AM  

I love how photos and faces tell a story. Beautiful capture of your mum.

Catherine January 11, 2010 at 7:54 AM  

What a lovely photo of your mother.

Da Bee's Knees January 11, 2010 at 10:02 AM  

Grandma B looks wonderful.

Alice January 11, 2010 at 10:08 AM  

she's beautiful! i love her expression and her curls...her curls are gorgeous!

thanks for commenting on my post,too, i appreciate it :)

It's The Young's Y'all January 11, 2010 at 2:07 PM  

How sweet your mom looks! Great photo! I love it!

Hannah January 11, 2010 at 2:38 PM  

She has such a kind face. I love that you captured such a soft expression. Love it.

Crystal Rae January 11, 2010 at 7:46 PM  

wonderful... simply wonderful.


Donna January 11, 2010 at 7:47 PM  

I just love her face. She is so beautiful and I hope that age as well as she has! Just bliss!

the monkey's mama January 11, 2010 at 9:48 PM  

oh your mom is so sweet looking. What a great picture!

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