Autumn biker

© Robert Pranagal

Autumn biker

Uploaded: October 08, 2002


A kid on his bike riding under an autumn chestnut tree.


Damian P. Gadal October 08, 2002

Nice one Robert! #10350

Robert Pranagal October 08, 2002

Thanks Damian.
I really value your support.
Cheers! #16812

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 08, 2002

Please tell me you weren't in a tree when you shot this! Beautiful!! #16827

Robert Pranagal October 08, 2002

Thanks Carolyn,

Had I been on a tree, I would have probably fallen down all cold and numb before I captured this shot.
I waited for ages for the right figure to show up in the frame.
Unfortunately the only people were teenagers returning from school...
I was waiting for an old lady or grandpa, but this little fella on a bright bike works fine too (IMHO, of course!). Couldn't wait any longer because my wife was yelling from the kitchen that the lunch was ready.

I took this shot from the balcony in my apartment. The blocks of flats were built in the 60-ties and oads of trees were planted between them, so now it looks like a park.

I am determined to get that "old grandma with a dog" shot one day...

Thanks again! #16834

Cathy M. Gromball October 08, 2002

I think this shot is great Robert. The grandma with a dog might have been cool, too, but with the cyclist, the wheels match the trees giving the picture that extra togetherness. Nice job!

Cathy :) #16845

Robert Pranagal October 08, 2002

Thank you Cathy!
I really value your opinion.
Best regards #16856

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Congrats, again!! Great work!! #22557

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

Carolyn, thank you very much! #22626

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations Robert!

Cathy :) #22687

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

Thanks a million, Cathy! #22694

June Marie Sobrito May 26, 2019

Congratulations! #22704

Shelley Sanders May 26, 2019

Congrats Robert for the winner's circle on this! Love your story telling perspective/angle on the shot. #22762

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

June Marie and Shelley!
Thanks so much that you took time to write! I am really grateful for your comments! #22877

Heather K. McFarland level-classic May 26, 2019

Many congrats Robert! I think the perspective and motion in this image are very engaging! Excellent image.

Heather #22916

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2019

HI Robert!! You did it!! I'm sure you're having a MUCH better month in terms of disappointment. Woo hoo!! VEry deserving of a win here!! I love the perspective...neat shot indeed!!
Stay in touch!! #23274

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

Heather and Dolores.
Thank you very much. I really value your opinions. And I am so grateful to hear words of praise from other phothographers, like yourselves...

Yes, this month was particularly good for me. I placed a couple of finalist images and this second place one.
Definitely feel better now, since last month was a total disaster....

Thanks again, girls! #23279

Yulianto Soeroso October 17, 2011

wow extra ordinary hihi #9740147

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