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Fastball Down The Middle
Fastball Down The Middle
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Distance (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Date: Oct 21, 2007
Aperture: f25.0
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/15
Galleries: Sports, Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Oct 21, 2007

I am the pitcher, and my mom took the photo. I'm wearing my Boston Red Sox shirt and hat (Go Red Sox!) and I'm in a throwing position. My dad held the baseball. I predict about a 5.8-6.0, but we'll see.

Statistics
Place: 55 out of 156
Avg (all users): 5.6355
Avg (commenters): 6.6000
Avg (participants): 5.2800
Avg (non-participants): 5.7439
Views since voting: 1053
Views during voting: 418
Votes: 214
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/30/2007 03:52:36 PM
did you just hold up the ball and take the picture?
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10/30/2007 10:20:27 AM
Clever.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/29/2007 04:09:07 PM
Looks too fake.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/29/2007 10:53:48 AM
It looks like two balls in this photo? Also there is no second basemen or outfielders as far as I can see.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/28/2007 01:19:49 AM
Nice take on this.
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  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/27/2007 05:47:55 PM
Wow! Great Shot!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/26/2007 09:18:03 PM
I really like the concept you have used for this shot. House in the background is a bit distracting and also the white circle which I assume is on the fence or is there two balls in the actual picture? - it takes away from the shot. Nice sharp closeup of the ball. A creative idea and perfect for the challenge. Well done.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/26/2007 01:46:53 PM
I think I would have liked the reverse better . . .focus on pitcher, ball in motion . . .
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/26/2007 06:59:44 AM
Very nice idea. Some spin on the ball would have made it even more realistic (but it would also have complicated the execution).
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/24/2007 10:16:48 PM
I get the feeling the ball is held and not captured in motion, which would add 'wow' to the image. The theme represented very well though and dof is just right 7
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