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Ground Ball up the Middle
Ground Ball up the Middle

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Sports III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D70
Lens: Tokina AT-X 400 AF 400 SD F5.6
Location: San Diego
Date: May 5, 2007
Aperture: 6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Sports
Date Uploaded: May 5, 2007

What I liked about this shot is not the eye popping aspect of it. Instead its one that your should savor just a bit. You've got the ground ball going up the middle. The second baseman and shortshop wonder whose to blame. The runner is taking advantage of it while the right fielder is busy chasing it down. And the best thing about it is they all come together in a perfect diamond shape.

Place: 96 out of 230
Avg (all users): 5.7225
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6125
Avg (non-participants): 5.7907
Views since voting: 1402
Views during voting: 282
Votes: 209
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/15/2007 07:42:30 AM
love his face!
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05/14/2007 01:50:26 AM
Excellent job of catching the moment. Nice dof.
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05/13/2007 01:28:05 AM
Interesting shot at least in terms of the subject. The two boys in the background really detract from this picture however.
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05/12/2007 09:12:36 PM
I love the background in this photo - it really captures how chaotic & disorganized children's sports can be. Oh, and nice shot of the runner too.
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05/10/2007 08:15:42 PM
Great capture, you can actually see the action!
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05/10/2007 06:23:30 PM
AH man, needs a frame and this would be perfect!
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05/10/2007 01:15:11 AM
Love the expression and crisp focus and colours.
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05/09/2007 06:09:20 PM
Great expression. The centred composition works well here and the colours are nice.
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