Early memories are made..

© Peter W. Marks

Early memories are made..

Uploaded: August 20, 2011


1/100; f9; 100ISO; 200mmfl

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 189.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Dale Hardin August 21, 2011

What fun she is having. Nothing like walking barefoot in mud. #1402702

Michael Kelly level-deluxe August 21, 2011

Are they related or just strangers?

Good color and focus. #9619109

Peter W. Marks August 21, 2011

Thanks guys. I took this while back in Cornwall. They are strangers and it was just one of those sweet moments that I couldn't resist shooting. There were of course delightful sound effects that went with it as the little girl shrieked as she stomped in the wet sand. This was during low tide in the harbour at Mevagissey. #9619125

Jeff E Jensen August 21, 2011

Nicely seen and captured Peter! #9619306

Debbie E. Payne August 21, 2011

Peter , Looks like she is having so much fun in the nice,squishy mud. I can almost feel it oozing up between the toes. The fun will begin when Mom takes her home and tries to get all the sand off daughter and herself! I agree...good capture of a fun moment! #9619341

Joan E. Hoffman August 22, 2011

Cute... all kids like mud, looks like mum does as well. #9621076

Stephen Shoff August 22, 2011

...or perhaps early memories are felt. Good job capturing a learning moment.

Peter W. Marks August 23, 2011

Thank you friends. here is another shot from the same place. You will see from the shadows directly beneath the kids that this was about noon local time and the contrast is rather harsh but this scene of three kids absorbed in their activities wouldn't wait for better light. The nearest girl is examining the sea life underneath the bladderwrack seaweed, the other girl is picking up tiny sea shells while the little boy was trying to shake wet sand off his hands. And to think they will grow to teenagers only interested in texting or whatever replaces that in ten years time. Sigh! #9621966

Aimee C. Eisaman August 24, 2011

Very sweet capture! :~) Might look okay with a bit of the shadows opened up. Not sure you can get more detail on the mothers face with the harsh lighting. Too bad you don't know them because I'm sure they would love to have this shot. #9625092

Rita K. Connell level-classic August 24, 2011

beaches and little kids are just to fun. great capture of mother and daugher totally unaware of you even being there. great job #9625216

Beth Spencer August 24, 2011

I think you captured a very special moment here.
I really like the last one of the kids playing, so awesome to see them doing something besides watching TV and playing video games. #9625865

Carla Capra level-classic August 30, 2011

Hi Peter;
You've captured a wonderful moment here. It brings back fond memories of my children at that age. Thanks for that. I especially enjoy the way the tones of the soil surround the pair.
;) CC #9642582

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