Reaching Out


Photo-A-Day #1887

I love having beautiful afternoons in Spring. When I have those I get the chance to spend some quality time with Eva in the yard. Today when I got home we got to hang around on the front lawn as I blew bubbles and Eva “Plopped” them. That mean that she ran around and sat on the bubbles on the ground. I kept trying to get her to blow bubbles but she kept sticking her fingers in the wand. But I did manage to snag today’s photo.

What I love about the photo, other than sweet little Eva, is that both the angle and the tight focus on Eva makes it look like the image is in motion. She’s reaching for something, maybe it was a stray bubble maybe it was because she wanted the bubble container. We don’t know but by looking at it we can see that she is reaching for something and the feeling of motion is strong.

I also love the light poking through the trees behind Eva and highlighting her hair. Yes, I use that technique a lot and I am trying to improve my use of it, so bear with me as I become a backlighting genius.

Photo Information

Date Taken: June 8, 2010
Camera: Nikon Corporation (Aff Link)
Model: NIKON D80 (My Flickr)
ISO: 1600
Exposure: 1/640sec
Aperture: 6.3
Focal Length: 80mm
Flash Used: No
Mode: Aperture
Lens: Sigma 18-250mm

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4 thoughts on “Reaching Out”

    1. Trisha,
      The photo information is embedded in the file of the image. I upload the photo to Picasa and there is a link that shows you more information (the EXIF info) about the photo like the info above. You can also see the info there on flickr too.

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