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Happy Birthday to John

Posted by Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 26 October 2012 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Today is my husband's birthday. We have been married almost 39 years. Happy birthday to a wonderful man!
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SONY NEX-C3 1/200 second F/5.6 ISO 200 52 mm

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Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

Happy Birthday to him! Congrats on the long marriage!

26 Oct 2012 5:09am

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Nice to 'meet' John, happy birthday!
Great portrait!

26 Oct 2012 5:16am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

A very happy birthday to him, great close up

26 Oct 2012 7:21am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Happy birthday to your hubby. It is my sister's birthday today as well:)

26 Oct 2012 7:23am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Haha a wonderful tribute, and happy returns to him.

26 Oct 2012 8:29am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great sharp portrait.
Happy birthday.

26 Oct 2012 9:16am

Pascale from Belgium

What à look :)
Happy birthday John

26 Oct 2012 10:02am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a bit scary having that larger than life head pop out of the screen :) Nice delicate smile though

26 Oct 2012 10:02am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great portrait !! Happy Birthday !

26 Oct 2012 10:02am

Emma G from Canberra, Australia

Happy Birthday to your husband....nice clear portrait shot.

26 Oct 2012 10:47am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag. Schönes Portrait.

26 Oct 2012 10:56am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Happy birthday to your husband, Ruthie - great portrait!

26 Oct 2012 11:08am

tataray from france, France

Bon anniversaire. Magnifique portrait. ))
Belle journée à vous 2.

26 Oct 2012 12:09pm

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A beautiful portrait. Happy Birthday John and Have a wonderful day together.

26 Oct 2012 12:18pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Happy Birthday, John. Excellent natural portrait that shines with personality!

26 Oct 2012 12:29pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Many happy returns to your hubby

26 Oct 2012 12:32pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Happy Birthday young Sir!

26 Oct 2012 12:57pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Happy Birthday to John ... what an expression he gave you. ;D

26 Oct 2012 1:23pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: We were at my grandson's baseball game, and i was ging to take a profile shot of him, at the last moment he turned and looked at me as I clicked the button.

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Cool portrait !
( if you look the thumbnail of this image this is exactly how I would crop it )

26 Oct 2012 1:58pm

@Mariana Maoduš: Although I admit he has gorgeous eyes, his smile is what first attracted me to him, and I could not bear to crop out that part of his face. THanks ;-)

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa super anniversaire à John alors!! très beau portrait!!!!

26 Oct 2012 2:01pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

HBD to him! great portrait!

26 Oct 2012 2:15pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

If you have another, better look at this portrait, you can see right away how unfocused this portrait is with very bad resolution . The top of his head is overexposed, his 'famous smile' and beard totally without focus . So, what I like only here are his red glasses and a little bit better focus here, around glasses and his eyes .
Hey girl, I did a couple hundreds of portraits and you should be thankful to get any advice from me!

26 Oct 2012 3:10pm

@Mariana Maoduš: Please accept my apologies if you thought I did not accept or appreciate your expertise. I appreciate every comment and criticism. I am not a professional and only learning how to take photos. I have admitted many times on here that I do not take good portraits. But I keep trying and hope one day to do better. I am truly sorry if my response offended you. AM I forgiven?

Don from United States

I like his expression. It's fine image. Congrats to your husband for 39 years and still going strong.

26 Oct 2012 3:32pm

Dan from Quartz Hill, United States

Happy birthday, Nice Close Up, Good Looking Man and Well Done.

26 Oct 2012 3:33pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Of course, you are forgiven. And I apologize too for not seeing that this gentleman is your husband and that today you celebrate his birthday ! So, happy , happy birthday to him. Have a great time together . I see you are still in love with him:)

26 Oct 2012 3:55pm

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Happy birthday! Great portrait!

26 Oct 2012 4:27pm

Baldwin from Venezuela

Fabulous portrait !!! Happy Birthday to him ...

26 Oct 2012 6:43pm

franz from Baden, Austria

absolutely cool shades !!! and yes, this IS a special smile ... ;-))
happy birthday, sir, many happy returns and many, many more happy years together ... !

26 Oct 2012 6:49pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Happy Birthday to your husband! Nice portrait.

26 Oct 2012 7:05pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Happy birthday mate,keep on smiling so your lovely wife can regale us with "Great"shots of you...It's my wifes Birthday tomorrow and I was going to put a shot of her on, but I wont now in case the canadian heavy artillery is directed my way (Bring it on !! ) ;>))

26 Oct 2012 7:09pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A wonderful portrait Ruthiebear.A very Happy Birthday to your husband and wishing you many more beautiful years together. Will be back soon.

26 Oct 2012 8:06pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic portrait! Happy Birthday to your husband and congratulations on 39 years of marriage :) Have a nice weekend!

26 Oct 2012 8:27pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Now that is up-close and personal. Stubble on his face. I can tell by his expression, he is saying, "Really, Ruthie...?"

26 Oct 2012 8:30pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Happy Birthday to John, has he forgiven you for this ultra close-up shot ? :)) And congrats on those 39 years together !

26 Oct 2012 8:48pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Happy birthday to him, and to you both for the wonderful and long marriage.

26 Oct 2012 10:07pm

Lluís from Canet de Mar, Spain

nice hommage

26 Oct 2012 10:41pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

happy birthday. i like the look that he is giving you

26 Oct 2012 10:59pm

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

you done an excellent portrait of your husband that you want a ..Happy Birthday! and congratulations for the thirty-nine years of marriage. What a message of love. Eternal happiness!! A hug.

26 Oct 2012 11:17pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A very Happy Birthday to your husband! I love those glasses and his expression!

26 Oct 2012 11:18pm

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

happy Birthday John!!Your wife captured a great expression!

27 Oct 2012 12:19am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Love the individual whiskers visible on the chin; don't like the wispy head hair lost in the bright background. Nice that his eyes are visible through the tinted lenses.

27 Oct 2012 12:48am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Happy Birthday. Now we all know You

27 Oct 2012 4:16am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Happy Birthday!

27 Oct 2012 4:29am

Sam from Chennai, India

Happy Birthday to your husband. Congratulations on 39 years of marriage. Great portrait. Lovely expressions :)

27 Oct 2012 5:12am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Happy birthday to John! This happens to be also my husband's birthday. :)

27 Oct 2012 8:03am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

A very happy birthday

27 Oct 2012 6:31pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy birthday to John!!

28 Oct 2012 7:28pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A scarecrow? Ha ha, just kidding. Happy Birthday to him.

29 Oct 2012 5:32pm