Making sense of my photography hobby in retirement

Downhill Forward Roll Race

Our granddaughter turned six this week and had her birthday party at a local park.  One of the party games was a downhill forward roll race. The children were lined up at the top of a small slope and on the command “GO” they set off on their tumbling to the bottom.

This image was captured just as the race started. I love the way the three-year-old watches the tumblers with fascination and seeming active encouragement.

Sony Alpha DSLR – A200, 1/400 sec F8, ISO 100, SigmaDC 18-200mm zoom lens at 26mm


2 responses

  1. This is a beautiful picture. Great “capture the moment” for your granddaughter

    November 12, 2010 at 11:07 am

    • Thanks for the comment Mike. I think that this is still one of my favourite photographs.

      November 12, 2010 at 11:16 am

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