Where's the bat????????

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by nipprdog, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. nipprdog

    nipprdog

    Jun 8, 2006
    IN
    batless.

    :wink:

    what are the odds of me catching this again???????

    ironically, his mother tracked me down before the game, and asked that I get some good action shots of him. (apparently, I didn't get very many of him in the last tourney).

    her son is now part of a once in a lifetime pic.

    she better order a big print of this one.

    1/2000/sec
    f 4.5
     
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  2. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Jim, this image could not have been more perfect if you had PhotoShopped the ball onto the end of the bat, this is amazing timing. I just sit and stare at it.....wow!
     
  3. Bigmuddy

    Bigmuddy

    546
    Feb 28, 2007
    Ohio
    Jim, your right what are the chances of you catching this image again.
    Well, you got it this time. Great capture and timing. This image is fun to look at as Frank said.
     
  4. That's an awesome shot! I hope she orders a poster :biggrin:
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Yeah ...Where is the bat
    OMG what a shot
     
  6. bruheim

    bruheim

    194
    Jul 1, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    Different sport, same idea...

    [​IMG]

    I have a few others of these and a few 'basketball-heads', too.
     
  7. haze2

    haze2

    780
    Mar 18, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Truly amazing. I'm sure I'll never see that shot again.
     
  8. nipprdog

    nipprdog

    Jun 8, 2006
    IN
    Thanks, Frank. I've stared at it quite a bit myself. when I saw it on the backscreen for a couple seconds, I thought it might be a good 'ball on bat' shot. when I first saw it on my computer, it took a few moments for me to realize what I had. I literally asked myself "where's the bat?"

    Thanks, Brian.

    Thanks Chris. I'm thinking about putting that shot in a seperate gallery and only offering it in 24"x36". :biggrin:

    Thanks, Gale.

    cool shot, Bruce.

    Thanks, haze.
     
  9. very cool
     
  10. GBRandy

    GBRandy

    Feb 28, 2006
    Green Bay, WI
    Wow...is that cool!

    Hopefully they see the uniqueness of the shot and will appreciate it for the rarity of it....but from a parents perspective, don't be surprised if they don't order a print....it is after all, a strike.
     
  11. LOL so true... :smile:
     
  12. kramk

    kramk Guest

    But one for your own trophy wall... great catch!

    best, mark
     
  13. You ought to send that into Sport Illustrated for Kids. I bet they'd publish it.
    Incredible shot!
     
  14. nipprdog

    nipprdog

    Jun 8, 2006
    IN
    Thanks, Randy.

    Thanks, dude.

    Thanks, Randy. good point. :wink:

    Thanks, Mark.

    Thanks for the comments and the suggestion, Jim. I'll look into that.
     
  15. JMartin

    JMartin Guest

    Indeed a nice shot. We all try to capture the bat making contact with the ball, but what are the odds of a capture like this :confused:

    I can say it is the first I have seen.
     
  16. joepilot

    joepilot

    599
    Mar 21, 2007
    Richmond Va.
    Way cool . 1 in a 100000000000000000 shot
     
  17. Jim, thank you for proving that even we lowly D50 folk can have good timing. That is a great shot...not only should his mother buy a big print, but you need to have one mounted on your wall as well, and the D50 bronzed beside it. Congratulations!!
     
  18. bruheim

    bruheim

    194
    Jul 1, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    Jim, I forgot to ask in the earlier note - where are you in Indiana? I grew up in Frankfort.
     
  19. WOW....simply WOW! The kid has a great helmet as well...I havent seen that kind of graphics added on to a little league helmet before.
     
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