Posts Tagged ‘father’

Photographer Captures Heartwarming Photos of His Parents Waving Goodbye at the Door

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For as long as photographer Angelo Merendino can remember, leaving his parents’ house involved a heartfelt goodbye at the door.

“There was never an, ‘I’ll just let myself out,'” he writes. “It was always, ‘We’ll walk you to the door.'” At some point he realized this goodbye wasn’t always a given, and decided to capture it in photos for the remaining years he had with his 80+ year old parents. Read more…

The Photography of 4-Year-Old Hawkeye Huey, Son of Nat Geo Photographer Aaron Huey

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There’s an intensity on Hawkeye Huey‘s face as he looks out from Salvation Mountain in California, Fujifilm Instax 210 in hand, goggles askew on his forehead, eyes searching the horizon for the next exposure. It’s the kind of intensity typified by at least two kinds of people: 4-year-olds and National Geographic photographers.

Which makes sense, since Hawkeye is the first, and his father, celebrated photographer Aaron Huey, is the second. Read more…

Photographs that Challenge the Stereotype of the Absent Black Father

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If you trust the image painted by popular culture and the media at large, it’s easy to come to the assumption that African-American fatherhood is something of an oxymoron. The stereotype depicts black fathers as universally absent, uncaring or otherwise uninvolved.

But as with most stereotypes, it misses the mark. And photographer Zun Lee‘s powerful new book “Father Figure: Exploring Alternate Notions of Black Fatherhood” seeks to show the other side of the coin and challenge this generalization.
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Dad Captures Embarrassing Video of Daughter Taking Crazy Selfies in the Backseat

What’s the best way to ensure that your latest selfies are on par with the rest of society? Why, you practice them in the backseat of the car while your father takes you across town, of course!

Unfortunately, this poor teen (who was doing just that) didn’t realize her father was recording her hilarious facial expression practice as she enthusiastically captured a range of creative selfies on her phone. Read more…

Father Documents His Premature Daughter’s Fight for Survival from Birth to Age One

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Thanks to an infection, little baby Edie started her life 16 weeks earlier than she was supposed to, and in pretty bad shape. When she arrived, she weighed only 570g and a consultant told the family that she had between a 5 and 10 percent chance of survival.

And so, not knowing how much time he would have with his daughter, father David started taking pictures. Little did he know, he was documenting a fight that Edie would win, and a miraculous transformation in the process. Read more…

Special Effects Artist Uses VFX to Turn His 3-Year-Old Into ‘Action Movie Kid’

What happens when you combine the imagination of a three-year-old with the talents of a father who is a special effects artist? You get “Action Movie Kid”, a great example of when a talented visual artist uses his skills to make his kid feel awesome. Read more…

Father and Daughter Pay a Heartwarming Photo Tribute to Mom’s Memory

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If you don’t want to cry today, we suggest you skip this one. That being said, for the love of all that is holy, please don’t skip this one! The tears are more than worth it when you hear the story behind these touching and at times heart-wrenching daddy/daughter photos. Read more…

Heartwarming Time-Lapse Shows a Day of Play Between Father and Son

Emio Tomeoni often plays with his toddler son Xavier while his wife Stephanie is at work, due to her often irregular hours. Recently, he decided that instead of simply telling his wife what transpired over the course of a day, he would show her through pictures — many, many pictures.

Tomeoni set up a camera in the corner of his living room and created a time-lapse video of a day of their play, showing himself and Xavier moving about the room, tinkering with different toys and structures, and enjoying hours of loving merrymaking.
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Funny Photos of the ‘World’s Best Father’ with His Adorable Daughter

For the past year, Washington, D.C.-based photographer Dave Engledow has been shooting a humorous series of photographs titled World’s Best Father. With help from his wife Jen, he comes up with all kinds of random (and creative) photo shoot ideas to do with his young daughter Alice Bee. The photographs generally portray him as a distracted, incompetent father who lacks basic life skills and who lets his daughter get into all kinds of mischief. Thankfully, the photos aren’t candid snapshots of what his life is actually like.
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Dad Films 25 Years of Kids Coming Down Stairs on Christmas Morning

For 25 years, YouTube user spoonito‘s father would record footage of spoonito and his sister walking down the stairs on Christmas morning. The video above is a compilation of the videos that shows the passing of 25 years, and the coming and going of relatives and pets.