What a Moment!

© Michelle Alton

What a Moment!

Stefania Barbier level-addict 6/24/2012 7:25:04 AM

beautiful moment you've captured, with great pov and colors! #1470959

Katherine Kuhn level-addict 6/24/2012 7:51:26 AM

Great capture with a great story, Michelle! #10197728

Liz Bullock level-addict 6/24/2012 8:52:09 AM

Terrific capture! #10197762

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-addict 6/24/2012 10:13:04 AM

Wonderful capture, Michelle! Here's to many more Baseball Games.....Cheers! #10197830

Mitch Spence level-addict 6/24/2012 10:55:37 AM

This says everything about the awe he must be feeling. I think what you've done here by picking this particular moment and this particular perspective is wonderful. #10197875

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 6/24/2012 2:01:47 PM

Great pov and capture. #10198047

Terry Cervi level-addict 6/24/2012 5:15:51 PM

I don't know my baseball very well, but this is a fantastic shot inside the stadium, Michelle! #10198244

Bonnie C. Lackey level-addict 6/24/2012 5:29:35 PM

You have caught the magic of baseball. From sandlot games to major league ones, the rules are the same and nothing says summer more than the crack of the bat. Awesome, Michelle! #10198277

David Phalen level-addict 6/24/2012 5:51:46 PM

Fantastic POV, colors and clarity!! Love It!! #10198319

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 6/24/2012 6:15:37 PM

wonderful capture Michelle, love your comp #10198368

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-addict 6/24/2012 8:34:19 PM

Fantastic composition,clarity,details,colours,treatment and not to forget the moment!! Wonderful image,Michelle!! #10198573

Ann Coates level-addict 6/24/2012 8:47:38 PM

You certainly captured the moment Michelle. I imagine he must be really excited and at the same time a bit nervous. #10198590

Robert K. Bemus level-addict 6/24/2012 10:54:25 PM

Great storytelling shot Michelle-- his posture and view of the sign say it all!! #10198676

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 6/25/2012 2:10:24 AM

Your hitting a 1000 with this beautiful and spectacular picture of this ball player as he looks at the scoreboard and lets the moment overtake him. Love the framing, vivid, rich colors, amazing details on that scoreboard. Love that you gave some history as to the importance of it to. Award winning work my friend. #10198781

Kathy Reeves level-addict 6/25/2012 3:25:47 AM

Outstanding image, Michelle!!! A winner for sure! #10198843

Jack Gaskin level-addict 6/25/2012 4:48:00 AM

A THRILL to be on the BIG STAGE no matter what the GAME LEVEL Wonderful Catch

Jack

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Ken Smith level-addict 6/25/2012 5:06:05 AM

That's a great shot, Michelle. Congrats on having the opportunity!! #10198978

Amanda J. Tanner level-addict 6/25/2012 6:20:25 AM

Great timing to capture a great story telling image. Nice work Michelle! #10199067

Agnes Fegan level-addict 6/25/2012 10:04:58 AM

Wow...you really captured a wonderful moment here Michelle! #10199389

Debbie Bray level-addict 6/25/2012 1:06:50 PM

Michelle, what a fabulous title, I couldn't even wonder how he must have been feeling at that moment!! Scared, excited, anxious! This is a great story telling image, I love it!! #10199685

Thomas E. Hinds level-addict 6/25/2012 5:33:25 PM

Fantastic image, Michelle! I love the vertical composition, the near-far, and the color and clarity! For me, there is no more beautiful game than baseball, and this image just fits right in! #10200114

R. J. Laudenbacher level-addict 6/25/2012 7:26:03 PM

Oh...you captured this perfectly Michelle. You can feel the emotion of him standing in that stadium. Fabulous work! #10200295

Patricia Seidler level-addict 6/26/2012 7:20:52 AM

Im sure he is picturing a sold out crowd cheering him on when he makes the big leagues! Wonderful capture. Love the pov and colors. #10201122

Jeffrey R. Bange level-addict 6/26/2012 8:34:53 PM

Great capture and storytelling Michelle, I can just imagine what that young man must have been feeling knowing that he was going to be playing in the Philles' Major League stadium. #10201894

Michele Peterson level-addict 6/27/2012 6:39:55 PM

Michelle, this just caught my eye as I scrolled through new entries, and it is even better biggie sized. Fabulous job capturing this moment.... perspective, comp, and colors are just WOW. Great story with it as well. We'll see this again!! #10203396

Emile Abbott level-addict 6/28/2012 7:41:18 AM

It is all about capturing the moment. Well done Michelle. #10204190

Jennifer L. Alder level-addict 7/5/2012 12:08:56 AM

A very nice story telling image, Michelle. :) #10214770

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The 27th Annual Carpenter Cup Classic
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Named for former Phillies' owners Bob and Ruly Carpenter, the Carpenter Cup Classi is recognized nationally as one of the finest baseball tournaments for high school students. Many Carpenter Cup participants have gone on to big league careers including Mike Piazza, Ben Davis, Mike Koplove, David Miller and Bobby Higginson.
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The Semi-finals and the Championship games were played in the Philies' Major League stadium, "Citizens Bank Park."
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This young man could not believe he was actually about to play in this amazing stadium. His team made it to the Championship game.
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It was also my first shoot in a Major League venue.
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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 6/24/2012 5:32:41 AM

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