Doing more with pictures in 2012…

196 – Motion


Teaching my 13yoa niece and 16yoa nephew how to skip rocks.  All that was done to this is crop.

 

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18 responses

  1. Great capture to shoot these….

    January 16, 2012 at 12:42 pm

  2. Oh great skipping!

    January 16, 2012 at 1:04 pm

  3. Wow five skips on a first try is impressive as is the stop action. Well thought out.

    January 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm

  4. How cool that you are sharing your talents with your niece and nephew, as well as with us.

    January 16, 2012 at 1:54 pm

  5. cool shot. I have never been good at skipping stones like that.

    January 16, 2012 at 4:25 pm

  6. Tammy

    Loving the patterns in the water!

    January 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm

  7. A five skipper . . . neat . . . love the stop action with the patterns in the water.

    January 16, 2012 at 4:33 pm

  8. I agree – love the skips stopped mid-flight – did you get one more out of that rock? I was skipping stones at the river yesterday but didn’t think to take a photo – I will now!!

    January 16, 2012 at 4:58 pm

  9. regularman

    Very nice for the theme … and what a simple joy the activity is.

    January 16, 2012 at 8:25 pm

  10. I would love to learn how to skip stones. I’ve never been able to or known anyone who could.

    January 16, 2012 at 11:39 pm

  11. I’d say you are a master at this as well as in the recording….great post!

    January 18, 2012 at 5:03 pm

  12. Thanks, guys! LOL I must say I captured this skip but did not also throw it! I’m definitely not that good. No ambidextrous multitasker here. This skip was one of the kids’ successes. The only thing I wished was that the little stick hadn’t been floating there. Oh, well. I was very excited when I saw I caught the rock in the air, though. @Gisele & Theresa: I could NOT skip rocks until I was an adult! It always eluded me no matter how I tried (lousy hand/eye coordination I guess), but these kids picked it right up, the scoundrels! 🙂

    January 22, 2012 at 10:27 am

  13. Great capture – and skipping from the kids 🙂

    January 23, 2012 at 10:29 am

  14. What a great image and story to go with it!

    January 23, 2012 at 2:01 pm

  15. That’s a great capture! Love the movement and the progression from ring to ring – and the rock still visible in that big splash.

    January 23, 2012 at 8:41 pm

  16. One of those simple little pleasures…haven’t done it for years…but have fond memories of summer visits to the lake and skipping stones. Grea capture!

    January 23, 2012 at 9:45 pm

  17. I’m a bit sorry to read that you didn’t skip and shoot this but love it anyway. An important skill to have, no matter when you ace it.

    January 24, 2012 at 8:26 pm

  18. Very nice capture! Ulterior motives in teaching them to skip rocks?!

    February 14, 2012 at 6:36 am

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