I Believe I Can Fly...

Discussion in 'People' started by eng45ine, Jul 6, 2005.

  1. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Spent the day walking around the City of Chicago. One of my stops was Navy Pier...a wonderful amusement facility for families. Here's an image of a young lady having the time of her life.....

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    Thanks for looking...critiques are always welcome.
     
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Cool.. yup she is really into it..

    good shot
     
  3. Great moment, well caught in speed, DOF and lighting. The angle is a brillant element of the composition.
     
  4. Wonderful shot, Frank! Really captures the moment!!
     
  5. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Gale and Christian,

    Thanks so much for your comments. I had a ball today shooting whatever came along. The girl in this image was yelling, screaming and flailing her arms around. The ride extended upward and spun around very quickly...who wouldn't have fun riding that ride?
     
  6. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    I really love this. Very creative composition. You were lucky you caught this expression. Very, very fun picture.
     
  7. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    This capture rocks! Very neat composition and effect of DOF.

    I like it frank!
     
  8. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Terri and Patrick...thanks for the complements. I was certainly in the right place for a change!!!
     
  9. Awesome shot!! The diaganol lines really spark the image.
     
  10. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Justin,

    When I was walking up the stairs to see the kids on this ride...I sat down, switched lenses and blasted off about 30 images. I was hoping to find someone who was having a really good time. This young lady looked to be quite content with her ride. The centrifigal force of the spinning ride created a neat effect for me. A little sharpening and cropping....Bam!, a cool image to post!!! I had a ball shooting yesterday!!!
     
  11. OH!!! That is wonderful!!! :D :D :D :D
     
  12. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Wow Frank.. That is one great photo... That needs to be submitted to Kodak's picture of the Day contest.. A sure fire winner.

    Dave
     
  13. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks so much Bryan!
     
  14. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Dave...and on your recommendation, I just entered it...we'll see how it does!! :D
     
  15. You have really caught the fun of the moment in this excellent image. Well done Frank.
     
  16. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Frank,

    That's a great shot.
    fantastic DOF.
    A real inspiration

    alex
     
  17. Simon

    Simon

    315
    Apr 30, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Hey Frank - I love that shot - as others have said, the diagonals really put an extra dimension into the image.

    Well done.
     
  18. hans

    hans

    827
    Feb 5, 2005
    The Netherlands
    Frank I like this one,great capture of a fun moment
    The joy is showing on their faces !!
     
  19. Excellent composition and it suggest a lot of movement.
     
  20. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks everyone for the kind words...I had a great time trying to capture the kids enjoying themselves on that ride. I seem to sit and stare at that image, the chains that hold the swings offer an interesting feature in the shot. It was a good day!!!
     
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