Saturday - In The Park

Uploaded: August 03, 2013 02:35:19


Last Saturday afternoon Leena and I was photographing wildlife at the lake when this boy came by riding his bike along the ridge of a nearby trail - I had to change gears quickly as I could not pass up the photo-op!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 100, Late-Afternoon, 1/320 @ f5.6, EC 0 - Adjustments with PSCS5 and coverted to B&W with NIK Silver Efex 2

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Colette M. Metcalf August 03, 2013

Wonderful capture, Jeff!!!! Love the B&W!! #1538871

Paul E. Earl August 03, 2013

Fantastic capture. #10794271

Tiia Vissak August 03, 2013

a cool b&w! #10794302

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 03, 2013

A great childhood memory captured Jeff

Excellent work!! #10794307

Jyri Vissak August 03, 2013

Well seen and presented! Simple is beautiful. #10794324

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic August 03, 2013

NICE!! I like this! #10794339

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 03, 2013

Wonderful lighting, and great childhood capture! Very nice work Jeff! Unexpected ops are always the best! #10794357

Michelle Alton August 03, 2013

Well this will wipe out YESTERDAY's "ear worm" song. Now I'll have a new one!

Wonderful catch Jeff, and the black and white was a great touch. #10794379

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 03, 2013

Excellent B/W capture, Jeff. Great comp. and timing. #10794392

Monnie Ryan August 03, 2013

Outstanding, Jeff - love the B&W! #10794414

Gord MacEachern August 03, 2013

Glad you were quick enough to nail it Jeff, love it, the B&W really works super here!! #10794431

frank w. degenhardt August 03, 2013

When I pull up this page Jeff, I see that six out of the eight pictures have earned the gold. I think these last two entries will make that eight out of eight being gold. Its always a thrill to get that shot off and you have only one shot and a hint of a second to do it, then have it turn out so beautiful like this. This is a picture that you would think the photographer spend tons of time setting up. I am so loving the silhouette and that boy on his bike. The trees, the land lines, even the boy wearing his helmet, everything so sharp and clear. Incredible, award winning work my friend. Outstanding. #10794511

Stephen Zacker August 03, 2013

Has a Great feeling to it #10794545

Danny B. Head August 03, 2013

Great catch! Nice in B&W! #10794564

Robert R. Goodman August 03, 2013

Hi Jeff,Outstanding capture my friend.Wonderful B&W,Another hot day out here in the desert!!! #10794662

Ann Coates level-classic August 03, 2013

The tones work really well here and the boy who just happened to come along really sets this image off. #10794724

Antonio Amen August 03, 2013

Nice B/W #10794871

Katherine Kuhn August 03, 2013

A young boy on a bike surely qualifies as wildlife, Jeff! Great image -- love the b&w silhouette & composition! #10794878

John Connolly August 03, 2013

A wonderfully detailed image with spot on exposure Jeff! What a brilliant presentation! #10794884

Leslie McLain level-classic August 03, 2013

Terrific capture and use of B&W, Jeff. #10794934

Douglas Pignet August 03, 2013

Hi Jeff, Great title for this wonderful B&W well done #10794978

Emile Abbott level-classic August 03, 2013

Stunning silhouette and conversion to B&W, Jeff. #10795032

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 03, 2013

Wonderful capture of this boy enjoying his bike. I like the bw and silhouettes #10795115

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 03, 2013

Great timing and comp, Jeff! #10795249

Barbara Waldoch August 03, 2013

Perfect catch, Jeff! #10795259

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 03, 2013

B&W was the only way to go with this wonderful composition Jeff! #10795296

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 04, 2013

Fantastic silhouette, Jeff. Works great in B&W. #10795367

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 04, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10795370

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 04, 2013

This is so appealing, Jeff...the placement of the boy in the frame is perfect! #10795455

David Phalen August 04, 2013

Perfectly composed and captured with excellent contrast and clarity!! #10795706

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 04, 2013

Great composition and tones Jeff!,
Amalia #10795745

Marijana Fajgl August 04, 2013

This is fantastic, Jeff! #10796001

Thomas E. Hinds August 04, 2013

Great capture, Jeff, capturing this boy and his bike so very artfully! #10796092

Mary K. Robison August 05, 2013

On-the-fly captures can turn out perfectly, and this image proves it, Jeff! Love your choice of b&w, making it all silhouetted. A winner, if they let me judge! #10796456

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 05, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10796487

Marilyn Cornwell August 05, 2013

Such a great image, Jeff! What a winner! #10796525

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 05, 2013

Love the tones, lighting, silhouetes, clarity & scene, Jeff. Good luck, my friend.

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 06, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10797829

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 06, 2013

LOVE the B+W here, VERY well done!!! <>< #10798736

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 07, 2013

Thank You Nancy! Jeff #10799842

Alex T. Mizuno August 10, 2013

You were quick to capture the perfect silhouette! Wonderful work Jeff! #10803414

Ujjwal Mukherjee August 10, 2013

Super capture and presentation,Jeff!! #10803829

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 11, 2013

Thank You Alex and Ujjwal! Jeff #10803899

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 11, 2013

You did good! :D I just got brave enough on our last camping trip to take some candid photos of people. Maybe I will post one in the next few days? :D

Great timing and opportunity here, Jeff!
-Laura :) #10804872

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 12, 2013

Thank You Laura! Jeff #10805085

Val Feldman level-classic August 15, 2013

There's so a wonderful sense of old-fashioned summer lightheartedness captured here, electronic games, no organized soccer match, etc. - just a boy out for a ride on his bike and off to his next great adventure somewhere. Wonderful tones, perfect silhouettes and timing. I'm betting winner! #10809037

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 16, 2013

Thank You Val!! Jeff #10809682

Wendy Stevenson August 24, 2013

As the song of the same name runs through my mind I can imagine a more perfect image to match! Perfect in every way! LOVE this Jeff! #10819057

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic August 24, 2013

Great shot...good thing you were able to change your gear so quickly. Excellent choice for B&W. Hope to see this again. #10819738

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 25, 2013

Thank You Wendy and Marilyn! Jeff #10819925

Maria Coulson August 25, 2013

Perfect capture Jeff. #10820745

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 26, 2013

Thank You Maria! Jeff #10820868

Carol L. Fowler September 30, 2013

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist! #10856553

Alex T. Mizuno September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Jeff!! #10856602

Robert R. Goodman September 30, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10856851

Pat Abbott level-classic September 30, 2013

Love this, Jeff! Congrats! #10857030

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 30, 2013

Congratulations on this great finalist
Jeff, hope we see it in Gold too, I love it!

jo ann c. #10857240

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 30, 2013

Congrats, Jeff, on this striking and engaging finalist!

Debby #10857332

Tammy Espino September 30, 2013

Congrats!! :) #10857355

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic October 01, 2013

Congrats on your WINNER! Love it! #10858048

Colette M. Metcalf October 01, 2013

Congrats to you on this wonderful Win!!!! #10858106

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 01, 2013

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10858121

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 01, 2013

Fabulous winning capture. Congrats, Jeff. #10858127

Randy K. Baldwin October 01, 2013

Congrats Jeff! Wonderful Image! #10858165

Nadia Paul October 01, 2013

Fantastic image Jeff - congrats on your win! #10858236

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer October 01, 2013

Congratulations, Jeff! #10858323

Val Feldman level-classic October 01, 2013

:):):) It sure deserved it -
so glad it got it.
Warmest congrats, Jeff on a wonderful
Gold Win!! #10858519

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 01, 2013

Excellent. Congratulations on your win, Jeff! #10858617

Mitch Spence level-classic October 01, 2013

Great scene, beautifully captured. Congratulations, Jeff. #10858743

Emile Abbott level-classic October 01, 2013

Congratulations Jeff and glad to see this one with a gold winner badge. #10858901

frank w. degenhardt October 01, 2013

A work of art. Congratulations on the Second Place Win Jeff. Way to go. #10858964

Ermanno Radice October 01, 2013

Congratulation on your gold winner!! #10859022

Katherine Kuhn October 01, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Jeff! Looks just like my grandson! #10859206

David Phalen October 01, 2013

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #10859219

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic October 01, 2013

A big congratulations to you on this amazing winner, Jeff. #10859261

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 01, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Jeff #10859275

Alex T. Mizuno October 01, 2013

Congratulations on your win Jeff!! #10859280

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 01, 2013

So glad to see this get a gold badge, Jeff!

Huge congrats on your win!
Debby #10859377

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 01, 2013

Huge Congratulations Jeff!,
Amalia #10859427

Phyllis H. Burchett October 01, 2013

Fantastic Jeff, congrats! #10859514

Jeffrey R. Bange October 01, 2013

Congratulations Jeff on your well deserved win. #10859533

Ellen Hodges October 01, 2013

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Jeff!!! #10859556

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 01, 2013

Huge congratulations on your superb winner,Jeff!!!! #10859582

Leslie McLain level-classic October 02, 2013

Congrats on a terrific winner, Jeff. #10859800

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 02, 2013

Great winner, congratulations Jeff!

jo ann c. #10860200

Thomas E. Hinds October 02, 2013

Congratulations, Jeff, on this great Winner! #10860425

Angie M. Davis October 02, 2013

Love it!! Great capture! Great title! Congratulations! #10860713

Lana Arcemont October 02, 2013

Congratulations, Jeff! #10860742

Rona L. Schwarz October 02, 2013

Well, it's a good thing you have such quick hands, Jeff! And creative ones, too! Great eye to spot this - beautifully composed. Huge Congrats to you on this well-deserved winner! #10860808

Robert R. Goodman October 03, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful win!!! #10861171

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 03, 2013

AWESOME !! Congratulations on your Second Place win. #10861365

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 03, 2013

Super 2nd Place Gold Winner, Big Congratulations Jeff!

jo ann c. #10861692

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10861912

Renee Doyle October 04, 2013

Congrats on this wonderful winner Jeff!! #10862494

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 05, 2013

Thank You Renee! Jeff #10862931

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 06, 2013

Love the uniqueness on your image Jeff, congrats on your gold badge! #10864220

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 07, 2013

Huge CONGRATZ on this terrific winner, Jeff!!!

UB. #10864499

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 07, 2013

Thank You Joannie and Usman! #10865041

Stephen Zacker October 08, 2013

Great simplicity and striking image. Congratulations #10865816

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 09, 2013

Thanks Stephen! Jeff #10866394

Carol Flisak level-classic October 09, 2013

Wonderful composition... Congrats on you winner, Jeff! #10866598

Carmody Baker October 12, 2013

Very nice capture and processing Jeff! #10869802

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 13, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10870194

Merna L. Nobile October 19, 2013

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna #10876219

Linda M. Walker November 01, 2013

A big congrats....excellent work and the B/W works so well! #10887278

Summer A. Kozisek November 04, 2013

Wonderful capture Jeff! #10890208

Linda S. Smith level-classic November 04, 2013

Beautiful capture and treatment Jeff! Huge Congrats on this well deserved WIN!!! #10890224

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 04, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10890973

Husain Akhtar December 01, 2013

Classic b&w - great winner! #10912466

Rod Partington December 08, 2013

Love this image Jeff! Congrats on the gold! #10917595

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 08, 2013

Thank You! Jeff #10917634

Gary Lange December 11, 2013

As ALWAYS, great image, Jeff. I haven't posted much at all this year although I'm making an effort to get more images up. But my gallery is not updating for some reason. #10919786

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 11, 2013

Thank You Gary! Jeff #10919822

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 15, 2013

Saturday, in the park, I think it was the 4th of July! (Now I will have that BREAD song in my head all day!)

What a great image, Jeff. Huge congrats on another winner!

-Laura :D #10922589

Karen Celella December 16, 2013

Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Jeff! #10923298

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 16, 2013

Thank You Laura and Karen! Jeff #10923515

Daniella Puente January 03, 2014

This is precious Jeff, congratulations! #10936169

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 04, 2014

Thank You Daniella! Jeff #10936652

Phyllis A. Houghton February 01, 2014

Wonderful win! Congratulations, Jeff! #10962895

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 03, 2014

Thank You Phyllis! Jeff #10964764

Mike F. Anderson April 01, 2014

Love this semi- silhouetted image, Jeff! Kind of between two realities. Terrific capture, plus I'm hearing the Chicago tune in the background ... :-) #11015364

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 03, 2014

Thanks Mike - That is a great song!! Jeff #11016931

Jill Odice level-classic April 06, 2014

Glad you are so quick on the draw that you captured this great shot Jeff! #11018603

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 08, 2014

Thank You Jill! Jeff #11020105

Marijana Fajgl March 11, 2016

Well deserved All Time Gold, Jeff! Big congratulations! #11445265

Emile Abbott level-classic March 11, 2016


Jeffrey R. Bange March 11, 2016

Congratulations Jeff on your well deserved All Time Editor's Pick. #11445665

James Kooper March 12, 2016

Such a simple but expressive shot it is! Black and white is always in my favorite list. Congratulation. #11446093

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 20, 2016

Thank You! #11449291

Mary K. Robison June 06, 2016

I see why this silhouetted capture got two gold awards! Congratulations, Jeff!

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 07, 2016

Thanks Mary! #11483237

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