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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 20, 2013
TakenAugust 8, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length55 mm

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And they that be wise shall shine in the brightness of the firmament.... as the stars for ever and ever.
Daniel 12: 3

I captured this candid in an old school building that was moved to the fair grounds...Two young boys were having a blast with their balloons in an impromptu moment while the lady who may have been a retired school teacher was answering a question from the young boy on the other side. These children no doubt are teenagers now and wouldn't be caught playing with balloons anymore but I loved the spontaneity of youth at that stage of their life.

7 responses

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 Jan 2013):

    A great candid capture! The balloons are so colorful and no doubt a lot of fun, too. A terrific entry, Andrea!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (19 Jan 2013):

    You captured reality!! My opinion is: If that lady were a teacher, she would have already had those 2 balloons confiscated by now! LOL

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (19 Jan 2013):

    Thanks for the comments & faves...You are probably right in your assessment Donald if
    this had been in an actual classroom during the school year..but it took place during the county fair in the summer time and the kids were just having fun during that one split second
    that I shot the picture...It didn't continue on after that...What is so unusual about this is that
    the lady was so involved with talking to the boy on the other side that she wasn't distracted
    by the balloons in her line of concentration or thought..

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (19 Jan 2013):

    The boys are having fun with the interesting, colorful, balloon bats! Excellent candid shot and entry to the theme.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (19 Jan 2013):

    Nicely captured momentary distraction.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Jan 2013):

    Reaching lofty heights in JPG's Theme Park!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (20 Jan 2013):

    What a wonderful shot for the theme! Great timing to catch them!!

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