Love of Basketball

© Gunther Allen

Love of Basketball

Evy Johansen Student 7/28/2005 12:08:16 AM

Wow, Wonderful image, Gunther!! #284994

S J 7/28/2005 12:17:15 AM

Very nice capture, Gunther!! I really like the color tones on this. #1647344

Mary Clarke 7/28/2005 3:16:48 AM

Fabulous portrait shot Gunther. #1647530

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 7/28/2005 3:23:31 AM

Fantastic image Gunther!!!
Great lighting and composition!!! #1647548

Jeff W. Robinson 7/28/2005 4:13:37 AM

Outstanding portrait Gunther! Jeff #1647773

Gunther Allen 7/28/2005 7:16:03 AM

Thank you Jeff, Adilson, Mary, Sanjay, and Evy. Your comments mean a lot to me! -G #1648603

Wendy Stevenson 8/20/2005 1:01:37 PM

Congratulations on making the finals with this excellent portrait Gunther! Best of luck in the next round!! Really great shot! #1739562

LJ Corliss 8/20/2005 1:21:19 PM

Congrats :) #1739653

Michael S. Swaffar 8/20/2005 1:46:53 PM

Congrats Gunther! #1739825

Linda D. Lester 8/20/2005 2:39:33 PM

WTG!!! Congratulations!!!! Awesome shot! #1740343

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/20/2005 2:52:34 PM

Congratulations Gunther! #1740552

Heather L. Jacks 8/20/2005 3:05:00 PM

Wonderful shot Gunther! Congrats on your finalist! #1740727

Claudia Kuhn 8/20/2005 3:37:05 PM

Great portrait Gunther, congrats! #1741160

Melissa L. Zavadil 8/20/2005 4:28:46 PM

The sepia with the orange ball is just so incredible!! This is just an awesome shot!! GORGEOUS!! Congrats on your finalist!! #1741761

Rob Bishop 8/20/2005 4:37:58 PM

Congratulations, Gunther! This is just so well done!

Rob #1741835

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/20/2005 6:12:53 PM

congratulations, gunther! really awesome image! #1742688

Terry Cervi 8/20/2005 6:30:51 PM

What a wonderful portrait, Gunther! Congrats! #1742808

Gunther Allen 8/20/2005 11:03:46 PM

I'm so honored... and what nice comments! Thank you Terry, Laura, Rob, Melissa, Claudia, Heather, Leanne, Linda, Michael, LJC, and Wendy. I hope the judges feel the way you do too! :-) #1743860

S J 8/21/2005 1:50:13 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Gunther!! #1744279

Jennifer S 8/21/2005 6:19:32 AM

Congratulations on being a finalist, Gunther! This is a fantastic image!! #1745071

Duane Carter 8/21/2005 8:57:10 AM

Congratulations Gunther, an excellent character portrait!!! His expression and eyes give off a feeling of excuberence for life. #1746012

Marie Fields 8/21/2005 9:16:24 AM

Congratulations on this terrific portrait, Gunther! Excellent! #1746139

Jeff W. Robinson 8/21/2005 10:58:39 AM

Congrats Gunther! Jeff #1746609

Lori Carlson 8/22/2005 12:19:21 PM

Love of....THIS PHOTO!! Way to go Gunther!! This is FANTASTIC!! Congrats! :0) #1751819

Stephanie A. Laird 8/22/2005 2:48:33 PM

Fantastic Image Gunther! Great smile of this guy! Congratulations! #1752565

Fawn M. Schutt 7/13/2006 6:52:28 PM

I love this picture. Very awesome. #3025964

Gunther Allen 7/13/2006 7:54:22 PM

Thank you so much Fawn! #3026193

Mary C. Legg 3/3/2007 11:11:59 PM

very cool portrait-- reminds me of so many brilliant players, too. very much an ideal for players to seek because the warmth and glow on his face doesn't come from gold-digging and prima donna fits, but pure love of the sport... the face looks too familiar and gives me the prickles because I want to identify it.

about a year ago, I stumbled across a picture on google attached to some basketball news and it startled me so much that I had to check it out because I swore it was slick watts-- it was and it wasn't. it was his son and there was second image of them playing one on one.


freaky-- like finding Bobby Orr's kid on the Rangers. Gordie Howe has a kid too, but aint nobody like Gordie Howe. some folks are just the one and only originals-- like this guy in this photo. very memorable portrait and face. You dig through your memory bank trying to identify the face because you know it's somebody you know or ought to know and you feel guilty about not recalling his name. #4019280


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Description

aperture f5.6, shutter 1/125, lens -50mm, location- Balboa Park in San Diego, CA, time of day- the sunset hour! My favorite time to shoot. The skin tones are smoother and the shadows cast long behind the subject instead of underneath their eyes!

Uploaded on 7/27/2005 11:27:42 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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