Empty Seats

Mary K. Robison level-classic 11/4/2011 11:37:38 PM

A gorgeous EoD entry, Heather! It catches the eyes, like you caught that ball, so well placed in your composition.
Your comment that "in Rider Nation we bleed green for our team no matter what" is a fine description of a devoted fan. #1420627

Tiia Vissak level-classic 11/5/2011 12:06:57 AM

great colors & timing! #9784764

Avril Young level-classic 11/5/2011 2:02:26 AM

wow, this is awesome, very creative...this is a winner Heather.. #9784856

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/5/2011 2:35:23 AM

I would be very surprised if this image doesn't become a POTD! Just fantastic, and your description is a heart warmer. #9784876

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 11/5/2011 3:39:21 AM

This is such a cool capture - Great job Heather!! #9784951

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 11/5/2011 4:10:18 AM

Very cool capture Heather!! Perfectly timed and composed. Love your description.

I live in the outskirts of Hamilton in Ti-Cat country. It's amazing how crazy people are here for their teams. Tim Horton's even makes donuts with yellow and black sprinkles. We'll watch the Grey Cup but that's about it. We are Steeler fans here, Jim loves American football. #9784999

Gord MacEachern level-classic 11/5/2011 4:28:36 AM

This is such an amazing image Heather, a winner in my book!! #9785041

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 11/5/2011 4:32:21 AM

I think you have a winner. Great comp and colors but the football flooting by puts it over the top. #9785049

Christine R. Lobsinger level-classic 11/5/2011 6:49:58 AM

Hi Heather - THIS IS A WINNER TO ME!!!!!!

Awesome, outstanding A++++ shot in every way!!!!
You should enlarge this shot, and keep your caption (words) and include it with your image and give it to your team... I know they would LOVE it TOO!!!!

Smiling Big,
Christine #9785263

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 11/5/2011 7:26:05 AM

I agree, Heather. It's a winner all right. #9785313

Gina Cormier level-classic 11/5/2011 7:39:18 AM

YUP...WINNER TO ME!! What a great EOD!!! #9785333

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 11/5/2011 7:59:20 AM

Hi Heather,Fantastic capture my friend.Beautiful color,Our team here in Az can't win a game to save their lives!!!! #9785378

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/5/2011 9:04:27 AM

Incredible timing, comp, clarity, pov & EOD here, Heather! Exceptional in every way & winner in my book! Good luck, my friend! #9785467

John Connolly level-classic 11/5/2011 1:39:47 PM

You have excelled yourself with this shot Heather! The color, composition and light in this action capture is unbelievable! #9785780

Susan Weisensel level-classic 11/5/2011 1:41:44 PM

Love this Heather, a good fan love the team win or lose. #9785790

Tammy Espino level-classic 11/5/2011 3:12:15 PM

Awesome capture!!!!!!! :) GO team GO! (next year) #9785920

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/5/2011 5:07:39 PM

Beautiful assortment of colors and comp- perfect for EOD #9786125

Carol Eade level-classic 11/5/2011 7:32:57 PM

Beautiful capture, Heather, love the colors, how you "caught" the ball, and your description! #9786310

Debbie Bray level-classic 11/5/2011 7:52:31 PM

Great capture of the ball amongst the colourful rows of seats, Heather! It's also interesting, reading about your football! #9786333

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/6/2011 4:58:03 AM

Great colors and lines but the football addition makes this outstanding Heather, bet we see this again girl!!

jo ann c. #9786786

Mike Clime level-classic 11/6/2011 5:02:18 AM

Nice action shot and love all of the bold colors of the bleachers, Heather! #9786807

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 11/6/2011 5:03:17 AM

Superb EOD, Heather...I'm with the gang...winner here, too!!! #9786811

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 11/6/2011 6:54:42 AM

Fabulous capture Heather! #9787000

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/6/2011 12:37:28 PM

Fantastic EOD image with awesome colors, Heather! :-) k #9787517

Jill Odice level-classic 11/6/2011 1:26:33 PM

Very colorful! :-) #9787627

Renata Gusciora level-classic 11/6/2011 2:43:27 PM

Oh wow,this is so cool,Heather!Very colorful,fantastic EOD shot!Great lighting and clarity too! #9787763

Ann H. Belus level-classic 11/6/2011 9:29:05 PM

Perfect timing to get this excellent shot, Heather...love those brilliant colors! #9788207

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 11/7/2011 12:15:21 PM

Great catch and awesome colors , Heather!! #9789433

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/8/2011 8:40:25 AM

GREAT catch here Heather, I hope the intended receiver had one as well!! <>< #9791320

Emile Abbott level-classic 11/8/2011 2:02:21 PM

Talk about pre-visualazation, composition setting before hand for the EOD and patience to wait for the right moment to make the capture. Awesome Heather. #9791853

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/8/2011 5:17:26 PM

Wow, what colorful stands. Great EOD image Heather #9792203

Mitch Spence level-classic 11/9/2011 9:12:51 AM

What a great graphic image, Heather, and we even get to see the flying football! You know, in the little thumbnail, I thought these maybe were pencils. :) #9793683

Carolyn McIntosh 11/9/2011 4:00:44 PM

Great catch . . pun intended . .. what a wonderful photo . . . #9794281

Ellen Hodges level-classic 11/12/2011 7:46:04 PM

Love the colors and awesome pov, Heather!! Hope that you get a touchdown with it!! #9800911

Craig W. Myers level-classic 11/22/2011 11:21:29 AM

Very cool image. The flying football rather than a solitary person in the stands, really sets this apart from other images of this nature. Excellent capture. #9825146

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Description

I went to the last practice of our football team.
The bleachers were empty but the Saskatchewan Roughriders were hard at it, preparing for their final game.
I "caught" the ball as it flew through the air past the empty bleachers.
Our team has had a very disheartening year but in Rider Nation we bleed green for our team no matter what. (Our colours are green and white.)
EOD

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 11/4/2011 11:04:39 PM

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