" Let's Play Ball "

© Jennifer L. Alder

" Let's Play Ball "

A P 7/20/2008 12:12:23 AM

Just love the expression you caught here, Jennifer and the B&W presentation. Outstanding capture. #963895

Brett Dolsen 7/20/2008 12:26:25 AM

Wonderfull portrait and great timing for this incredible expression in B&W Jennifer!!Such determination!Brett #6200068

Kate Jackson 7/20/2008 12:39:25 AM

What an eye!! Fantastic expression Jennifer. He really is concentrating. Such fun! #6200117

Christina N. Seuser 7/20/2008 12:39:53 AM

Wonderful expression and framing Jennifer! The tones are exquisite!! #6200120

Tiia Vissak 7/20/2008 12:43:00 AM

a cool portrait! #6200130

Nadya Johnson 7/20/2008 12:44:17 AM

Love it! What a look you caught! Outstanding, Jennifer! #6200134

Jennifer L. Alder 7/20/2008 12:54:18 AM

Thank you all for the supportive comments, I appreciate them :)
His look here puts a huge smile on my face. lol. #6200153

Avril Mrs Young 7/20/2008 2:29:27 AM

Just love it....adorable photo of the cutest kid in town ;) awesome tones and capture Jennifer! #6200183

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/20/2008 2:30:06 AM

Great B/W portrait you have here, Jennifer.

Dominick #6200184

Bill Knaps 7/20/2008 2:32:35 AM

What a cute shot Jen. Had to laugh after I read what kind of face he was putting on. Bill #6200193

Aimee S. McMaster 7/20/2008 3:00:01 AM

.....how adorable Jen; whta a look...what great nephews and nieces you have and how lucky they are to have such a loving aunt...;<) Aimee #6200245

Paul E. Earl 7/20/2008 3:02:59 AM

Love it! A really terrific image, Jennifer. #6200254

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/20/2008 3:11:37 AM

Way cute!!! #6200284

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 7/20/2008 3:19:04 AM

Morning Jen ;0)
WoW..
He looks Just Like "Spanky" From The Gang!!
I can Picture Buckwheat Alfafa Darla and Froggy all playing in the sandlot
This Is EXCELLENT!!!! #6200299

Deb Koskovich 7/20/2008 3:38:37 AM

Dang, Mel stole those words from me! Exactly what I was going to say! This has such an appealing timeless quality to it...all boy! #6200330

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 7/20/2008 3:51:09 AM

You Need to get up Earlier DeB #6200345

Melissa Olsen 7/20/2008 6:29:13 AM

Very nice, also the first thought that came into my mind was Spanky from the Gang as well. Wonderful portrait! #6200567

Chastity Abbott 7/20/2008 7:05:07 AM

this should be a winner for sure!!!!!! #6200679

Claudia Kuhn 7/20/2008 7:08:14 AM

This is such a wonderful capture Jen! Love that expression! #6200692

Shari Kelly 7/20/2008 8:01:02 AM

Seriously comparable with Norman Rockwell art---
A*w*e*s*o*m*e Jen---made me smile!!!
Have a Great Sunday dear heart~~~~ Shari #6200927

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 7/20/2008 9:40:52 AM

LMAO, AWSOME expression and ddr work Jennifer, AWSOME portrait......AS USUAL!!! #6201302

Patrick Rouzes 7/20/2008 10:16:40 AM

Now, that has to bring a smile to anyone's face!!! Phenomenal everything here, Jennifer , & I also predict a Winner!!! WTG,my friend!!! #6201434

Girish Vaghela 7/20/2008 10:31:12 AM

Terrific image, Well captured, Jennifer! #6201490

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 7/20/2008 11:55:40 AM

Fantastic image & I Love her Expression! Well done! #6201693

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/20/2008 12:35:37 PM

LOL...What a wonderful face, Jennifer!!!! Great shot and effects!!!!! ♫ k #6201801

Jennifer L. Alder 7/20/2008 1:01:56 PM

Thank you all !!!! :) #6201884

Karen Engelbreth 7/20/2008 1:13:05 PM

LOL - cool portrait, Jennifer! #6201913

Teresa Norris 7/20/2008 1:34:59 PM

Jennifer, I LOVE this...it's so timeless and completely CUTE!!! WONDERFUL capture and work. This goes straight to my faves! #6201993

Bojan Bencic 7/20/2008 1:41:23 PM

Amazing tone, Jennifer. Fantastic image. #6202014

Michelle L. Frick 7/20/2008 1:44:47 PM

FABULOUS!!!! Oh, I love that face you captured Jen - that's awesome! #6202028

Eugenio Diaz 7/20/2008 1:54:52 PM

FANTASTIC image...An impact is extremely strong!
Well done and good timing! #6202065

Sam Britt 7/20/2008 2:36:51 PM

Great expression & tones, Jennifer. Cool portrait. #6202183

Margaret R. Barry 7/20/2008 2:46:06 PM

Great portrait, Jennifer. Fantastic tones, comp. and expression! #6202214

Beverly A. Wright 7/20/2008 2:48:21 PM

He may someday become famous for that
pitching face!!! Good healthy fun!!!!
Great capture Jennifer!!! #6202223

Jessica Jenney 7/20/2008 3:19:17 PM

Terrific, Jen! A unique and captivating portrait! Beautiful tones and fierce look in his eye! #6202307

Anita N. Hogue 7/20/2008 3:35:55 PM

Awesome catch of this intense little face, Jennifer! Fabulous!!!! #6202364

Jeanine M. Bailey 7/20/2008 4:02:03 PM

Love that expression!!! So cute and serious!! Awesome B&W!!! #6202427

Alexis Yobbagy 7/20/2008 6:19:47 PM

Expression is amazing!!! What concentration!!! #6202728

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 7/20/2008 7:43:00 PM

The expression is a winner! Perfect in B/W! #6202971

Mukesh Srivastava 7/20/2008 7:57:50 PM

Very intense expression, great presentation in B&W, Jenni!!! Sure to see this again.... #6203027

Melissa Gurdus 7/20/2008 8:00:35 PM

Fantastic portrait with that incredible expression, Jennifer!! You caught this look so well and your presentation in black and white is great!! #6203035

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/20/2008 8:36:29 PM

Terrific capture of his intense expressions and wonderful treatment here,Jen! #6203131

Angela Azzinnaro 7/20/2008 9:37:00 PM

EXCELLENT capture, comp & tones Jen!!!! #6203273

Robert K. Bemus 7/20/2008 11:42:35 PM

Great expression and effects, Jennifer!! #6203382

Vitor Dias 7/21/2008 2:59:12 AM

Absolutely most wonderful Jennifer.

rgs Vitor #6203871

Judi Morrissey 7/21/2008 4:50:07 AM

what a face. great capture, Jen! #6204230

Shannon D. Miller 7/21/2008 5:27:13 AM

LOVE IT! This is soooo....great Jennifer! That expression is priceless, I love the way he looks so dirty. Wonderful in b&w, we will see this one again! Shannon~ #6204364

Kay E. Mahoney 7/21/2008 6:12:16 AM

Nice capture, Jennifer. Love the expression. #6204502

Debra R. Harder 7/21/2008 8:41:10 AM

FABULOUS expression, Jen! Dylan looks like a little rascal...cute, cute, cute! LOVE your tones, lighting, comp, details...PRICELESS portrait! Deb #6205137

Jennifer L. Alder 7/21/2008 12:08:36 PM

ty ty ty :) #6206123

Cindy Bendush 7/22/2008 2:04:54 AM

This is one for smiles Jen -- love it!!! #6211445

Jennifer L. Taranto 7/22/2008 6:38:40 AM

haha ... love his expression!! love your tones too!! #6213257

Angie Sidles 7/22/2008 7:23:29 AM

OMG!!! This is outstanding! I love the detail, comp and of course the squinted eye!! We will see this again for sure!! STUNNING work Jen! #6213485

Melissa Olsen 7/22/2008 8:38:33 AM

SO cute Jen!! Love the skin texture on this! #6214086

Marisol Pastor 7/22/2008 11:45:12 AM

Wonderful portrait, as always. His expression is fantastic, so mischievous! ... reminds me of the old B&W series "The Little Rascals". #6215249

Sue Marshall 7/22/2008 2:30:42 PM

LOL I LOVE his expression Jen!!!
I think we shall see this one again!! :-) #6216008

Jane E. Kirn 7/22/2008 4:54:07 PM

ADORABLE face, yep definitely reminds me of a little rascal in modern times. Great capture Jennifer. #6216868

cheryl m. phillips 7/22/2008 9:27:15 PM

Oh this just rocks!
I really like this! Very cool in b&w!
~cheryl #6218716

Lisa J. Boulden 7/22/2008 9:30:39 PM

Fantastic!
What a great expression!
Wonderfully treated.
~Lisa #6218721

Sue McLeod 7/23/2008 3:34:12 PM

& a VERY serious face it is! I hope the pitch was as good as this expression Jennifer! Great capture! :) #6222658

Mike Umbreit 7/23/2008 6:34:39 PM

Jen - Yep...I am smiling! :) Adding this one to my favorites! - Mike #6223153

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 7/24/2008 12:48:52 AM

hmm, another masterpiece, Jen! very well done, my friend! #6223851

Kimi A. Phillips 7/25/2008 12:14:25 PM

Perfection!:) #6230486

Jennifer L. Alder 7/25/2008 1:06:55 PM

Wow--- thanks SO MUCH.. I am thrilled you all enjoy this one :) #6230682

Jessie L. Cole 7/26/2008 7:29:32 AM

OMG look at that expression......! Awesome work Jennifer...! :) #6233099

Paul Sikora 7/27/2008 7:57:47 AM

I agree with a lot of the comments this is a great portrait #6235954

Jeana Clark 8/2/2008 7:14:37 AM


IT'S A WINNER!!!
I love his expression!!!
Fantastic timing on this most
excellent capture Jen!!!
SUPERB WORK!!!!

~J~ #6261306

Jennifer L. Alder 8/17/2008 7:14:00 AM

ty much everyone!!! :) #6324293

Sue Marshall 8/21/2008 3:33:37 PM

Big congrats Jen on all your fantastic Finalists!! :-) #6343637

Teresa Norris 8/21/2008 3:37:22 PM

Congratulations, Jennifer!!! I love this awesome finalist!! #6343670

Karen Engelbreth 8/21/2008 3:43:45 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Jennifer! #6343716

Christina N. Seuser 8/21/2008 3:47:15 PM

Congratulations on another spectacular finalist Jennifer! #6343753

Angie Sidles 8/21/2008 3:50:02 PM

BIG CONGRATS! Love this one!!! :o) #6343792

Michelle L. Frick 8/21/2008 3:50:31 PM

Congratulations Jen!!! #6343800

Margaret R. Barry 8/21/2008 3:59:02 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jennifer #6343875

Alex T. Mizuno 8/21/2008 3:59:22 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist Jennifer! Your portraits are always exceptional! #6343881

Michelle Alton 8/21/2008 4:52:38 PM

Wonderful Finalist, Jennifer. Way to keep going! #6344724

A P 8/21/2008 5:03:31 PM

I want to see this one in the end. CONGRATULATIONS #6344870

Anita N. Hogue 8/21/2008 5:09:03 PM

Congratulations once again, jennifer! You are so awesome with these portrait shots! #6344956

Peter Appelbaum 8/21/2008 5:11:38 PM

Fantastic finalist Jennifer. Peter #6344991

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/21/2008 5:19:08 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6345075

Shari Kelly 8/21/2008 5:22:34 PM

CONGRATS JEN...OUTSTANDING FINALIST!!! Shari :O) #6345113

Barbara Waldoch 8/21/2008 5:24:05 PM

Congratulations on all you finalists, Jen! #6345125

Anna Diederich 8/21/2008 6:10:20 PM

Congratulations, Jennifer! #6345739

Agnes Fegan 8/21/2008 7:04:34 PM

Congrats! #6346408

Bill Knaps 8/21/2008 7:33:12 PM

Yea Jen I knew that cute Nephew or yours would get you another, but you took that great portrait and created this great shot which is a well deserved Finalist. Congrats Jen. Bill #6346756

Debra R. Harder 8/21/2008 8:04:46 PM

WTG, Jen!! HUGE CONGRATS on this BRILLIANT finalist!! Deb #6347091

Melissa Gurdus 8/21/2008 8:07:13 PM

Congratulations on this incredible finalist, Jennifer!!! #6347108

Evy Johansen 8/21/2008 8:24:28 PM

Big congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Jennifer!! #6347295

Laurence Saliba 8/21/2008 8:35:53 PM

:) Congratulations again Jenniefr!!! The winning wink!!! :) #6347429

Shannon D. Miller 8/21/2008 9:26:53 PM

YUP! I knew this one would be here! But then again all of your work deserves to be here. CONGRATULATIONS Jennifer! #6347799

Jessica Jenney 8/22/2008 1:34:20 AM

Congratulations, Jen on another terrific finalist! #6348550

Brett Dolsen 8/22/2008 1:42:41 AM

Awesome Jennifer and good luck with this great portrait!!Brett #6348567

Renee Doyle 8/22/2008 3:24:56 AM

WTG Jen!! Congratulations! #6348956

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 8/22/2008 3:38:30 AM

No Surprises Here!!

Congrats Jen!!! #6349016

Renata Gusciora 8/22/2008 6:32:52 AM

Congratulations on this super finalist,Jennifer!!! #6349879

Daniella Puente 8/22/2008 7:23:15 AM

Congrats on this EXCELLENT finalist Jen!!! #6350122

Elida Gutierrez 8/22/2008 8:56:50 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist.

#6350771

Mike Clime 8/22/2008 1:02:28 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #6351910

Laurie Daily 8/22/2008 1:35:11 PM

This is another great one, Jennifer, congrats on this wonderful finalist! #6352174

Tiia Vissak 8/22/2008 2:33:37 PM

Congratulations! #6352532

Sam Britt 8/22/2008 5:46:00 PM

Congratulations again, Jennifer! #6353210

Patrick Rouzes 8/22/2008 6:19:19 PM

Jennifer, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6353407

frank w. degenhardt 8/22/2008 8:22:49 PM


Way to go. A well deserved beauty. Congratulations and good luck the next round. #6353922

Ujjwal Mukherjee 8/23/2008 3:19:22 AM

BIG congratulations,Jen on your terrific finalist! Good luck!! #6354611

Janet Daniel 8/23/2008 8:31:48 AM

First thing that came to mind was "Spanky"! LOL
What a delightful, spectacular portrait, Jennifer! Congratulations!! #6355457

Jennifer L. Taranto 8/23/2008 11:40:06 AM

LOVE it - WTG girl!! #6356169

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 5:22:36 PM

Congratulations on this cute finalist, Jennifer! #6357042

Teresa A. Burnett 8/23/2008 7:40:30 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist Jennifer!! Best of luck in the next round!! #6357534

Derek D. Dafoe 8/24/2008 5:12:56 AM

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #6358610

Laura L. Gonzales 8/25/2008 5:51:12 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Jen!!! Soooooo cute!!! Laura #6367375

Datha Y. Thompson 8/26/2008 11:46:09 AM

Adorable!!! Congrats again my friend :0) #6371288

Mike F. Anderson 8/27/2008 8:51:36 AM

Excellent in B/W! Congratulations on your finalist, Jennifer #6375988

Kathy L. Clark 8/27/2008 8:05:02 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Jennifer. what a cutie. #6378605

Marisol Pastor 9/4/2008 10:37:19 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Jennifer. It's a truely fantastic portrait. #6410970

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Description


Dylan, captured this afternoon outdoors...
summer is time for the neighborhood kids to play baseball- this is his "pitching face"
thanks for looking!!! :)


Entered: Monthly Theme- Summer Fun


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 7/20/2008 12:03:31 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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