Hot In The City

© Les Rhoades

Hot In The City

Uploaded: January 11, 2008 01:00:19



FINALIST: January 2008
It’s a rite of summer….everyday hordes of kids flock to the fountain to play in the water.
Location: Federal Square - Bern, Switzerland
There are 26 jets, which shoot water up to a height of 13-feet.

Photo taken August 2007

Canon EF 28-300 f/3.5-5.6L IS + B&W Polarizing filter


Pat Gamwell January 11, 2008

Fabulous shot, Les! The defined water sprays are incredible! #827053

January 11, 2008

Great capture. #5322523

Jacob S. Maentz January 11, 2008

This looks like a lot of fun. #5322544

Sheryl Worboys January 11, 2008

what a fantastic capture:) #5322548

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 11, 2008

Great image of fun here, Les.

Dominick #5322580

Paul Michko January 11, 2008

COOL shot, Les. #5322588

Joy Rector January 11, 2008

awesome, great capture #5322738

Michelle Alton January 11, 2008

Superb work, Les. It's an invigorating way to start the morning for me...looking at this, that is!
Michelle #5322774

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic January 11, 2008

What a great picture--fun and architecture all in the same shot, how often does THAT happen!! #5322817

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 11, 2008

Very refreshing looking, Les. I love the exuberance and energy you have captured here and the way the water spray creates softens the lines of the building and lets us see it as if through a veil. Great MT entry! #5322887

Tiia Vissak January 11, 2008

Great pov & mood! #5322951

Marcie A. Fowler January 11, 2008

Love all the fountain shots. Great moment captured here Les. Looks like so much fun. I'd be tempted myself even though I'm supposed to be "grown up." #5322966

Rhonda Burger January 11, 2008

What fun. Brings back WARM Much needed today.
Great lighting and action Les. Rhonda #5323102

Rhonda Burger January 11, 2008

What fun. Brings back WARM Much needed today.
Great lighting and action Les. Rhonda #5323107

Ken Smith level-classic January 11, 2008

I like how you're frozen the drops...I can go for some warm weather about now. Excellent shot, Les! #5323112

Datha Y. Thompson January 11, 2008

Perfection Les!!!! :0) #5323290

Zaida Gamiet January 11, 2008

Excellent capture and a beautiful scene #5323690

John Caruso January 11, 2008

Shame on you, Les, for hiding this one for so long. It's so dynamic, and the photographic tension created with the children in the back is wonderful! #5324247

Marina Moore January 12, 2008

This is great!!!!! Excellent capture!!! :) #5329467

Paul Goodman January 12, 2008

wonderful image les, love the action, #5331303

Ronald F. Fischer January 12, 2008

Stunningly beautiful capture!! #5331528

Chris Henning level-classic January 12, 2008

Cool image! I love the action and the spray of the water is fantastic. Fun, fun capture! I think winner! #5331564

Sharon Day level-classic January 13, 2008

Cool shot, Les! No pun intended ;). Great capture of the action! #5334774

Erika Haight January 14, 2008

Nice job on another EP Les!!! :0) erika #5338506

Denise Kappa January 17, 2008

Wonderful photo - it makes one smile :) #5354923

January 18, 2008

Nice shot, it looks like a painting #5360999

Sylvia Rossler February 22, 2008

Big congrats on another amazing finalist Les :O) #5533987

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 22, 2008

Just a wonderful theme shot, Les. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5534629

Corinne M. Thompson February 22, 2008

Congratulations on your Finalist for this Les...wonderful fun image! #5534934

Marina Moore February 22, 2008

Congratulations Les!!! This is the greatest capture ever! :) #5535112

Stephanie Frey February 22, 2008

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist! #5535408

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Les!! #5535634

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 22, 2008

Beautiful Les! Congrats! #5536086

Laurence Saliba level-classic February 22, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!!! #5536718

Katarina Mansson February 23, 2008

This is indeed fun - congratulations on another lovely finalist! #5537602

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2008

Congratulations! #5537728

Ken Smith level-classic February 23, 2008

You had a great month. Congrats again! #5540028

Christian Rosito February 23, 2008

This is beautiful, congratulations on this pretty finalist. #5540317

Cheryl E. Molennor February 24, 2008

Congratulations!! #5544269

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 24, 2008

Les when are you going to give lessons. Congrats on this and all yours in multiple categories. #5545250

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 24, 2008

Ah, one to make us yearn for summer! Congratulations! #5545399

Datha Y. Thompson February 25, 2008

Congratulations AGAIN ;) WTG Les!!! #5552150

Susan M. Hembree February 25, 2008

One to make us yearn for summer, Chris? How about yearn for youth? Sigh... A great shot and spontaneous shot, Les! Congratulations on your finalist! #5552347

Susan Fox February 26, 2008

Congrats Les! I am expecting to see this one in the winners circle!!! #5554922

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 26, 2008

Congrats on your GOLD Les!!! Marvelous capture! #5555571

Sylvia Rossler February 26, 2008

WoW !!! Tripple win ??? Awesome !!! Huge congrats Les :O) #5555724

Corinne M. Thompson February 26, 2008

Congrats Les! #5555768

Michelle L. Frick February 26, 2008

Congratulations on another gold Les!!! #5555873

Dr Silly level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations again Les for a wonderful photo that made it to the GOLD. :O)

Jennifer L. Alder February 26, 2008

Congrats, Les, on this sensational WINNER!!! :) #5556012

Danielle Fuller February 26, 2008

Again Les???? You go!!!!! Wonderful job on this and very deserving of gold!!! #5556060

Cyn Valentine February 26, 2008

WTG Les!!! Big congrats on another awesome winner!! #5556072

Lee Canham February 26, 2008

CONGRAT-You know the rest-LATIONS ..
Excellence all the way..Well Done Les. #5556194

Elida Gutierrez February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your Win!!!!


Bob Cournoyer level-classic February 26, 2008

I'm getting tired of seeing your name, Les!! .. :-)

Well done!

Bob #5556725

Nadya Johnson February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Les! #5556955

Susan M. Hembree February 26, 2008

Wonderful, Les! Congratulations again on your 2nd place gold! #5557338

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your second place winner, Les. #5557658

Michelle Alton February 26, 2008

Congratulations on thie fantastic winner, Les. Love the effects and the composition is so much fun.
Michelle #5557754

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 26, 2008

Huge Congratulations on your Win, Les!! Wow!! A triple treat this month!!!!!!!


Anna Diederich February 26, 2008

Congratulations Les! #5558151

Marie Fields February 26, 2008

Terrific image, Les! Congratulations on all your finalists and Wins! You're on fire! :) #5558310

Jane M February 26, 2008

Excellent image. A very deserved gold pick! #5558362

William F. Clair February 26, 2008

One of the best!!! I knew this would win when you first posted it. #5558843

Susana Ms Heide February 26, 2008

THREE GOLDS for you Les and definitely well deserved!!! Sending you a hearty congrats!!!! #5558961

Laurence Saliba level-classic February 26, 2008

Congrats again Les!!!!! #5559154

Katarina Mansson February 26, 2008

...and congratulations again! #5559417

Carol Teal February 26, 2008

It certainly looks fun! Congrats on your winning image Les! #5559524

Tarun Bose February 27, 2008

Big, big congrats Les for your outstanding second prize winner. #5559895

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 27, 2008

Congratulations Les on your Win!

Dominick #5559994

Ed Heaton February 27, 2008

Again well done Les and Congrats on your Win! #5560525

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 27, 2008

You'll need to jump into the fountain yourself, to cool down---you're on fire this month! Congratulations! #5561301

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 27, 2008

A triple win but I disagree with Chris stay hot my friend, Huge congrats for all your well deserved wins Les. #5561663

Chris Henning level-classic February 27, 2008

Congrats on your gold, Les, I knew this was a winner! #5561818

Sharon Day level-classic February 27, 2008

Great capture, Les!!! Congratulations again! #5564074

Cheryl E. Molennor February 28, 2008

WOW! Congratulations! #5566989

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 28, 2008

Congrats yet again, Les!!! #5568365

Carolyn J. Connolly March 05, 2008

WOW, Les - this image is SO-O deserving of its Second Place award!! I absolutely L-O-V-E it...and I wish you BIG congratulations!! :o) #5595631

Renata Gusciora May 17, 2008

Cool image!Congratulations!!! #5935273

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