Forever Young

© Susan M. Hembree

Forever Young

Uploaded: July 16, 2008 23:08:16


My brother, Jim, lets go of his youthful spirit as he takes a ride on the local pool's slide on a hot July Saturday afternoon.

Choosen as Kodak Picture of the Day--August 29, 2008

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 10/12500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Renee Doyle July 16, 2008

Made me smile :) Great fun action capture Susan!!! #962132

Jean B. Hall July 16, 2008

Terrific action shot. You caught him at the perfect moment! #6189631

Raquel J. Ruiz July 17, 2008

What a great shot! #6189647

Dr Silly level-classic July 17, 2008

Super fun action shot. Should be a BP theme winner. :O)

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 17, 2008

Great fun image you have here, Susan.

Dominick #6189861

Avril Young July 17, 2008

ha ha delightful! #6193175

Michelle L. Frick July 19, 2008

Sue - this is sooooooo fabulous! Perfect timing, and the expression on his face is priceless! Beautiful action shot for the MT! Hope to see this one again!! #6199286

Sheila D. Bottoms July 19, 2008

Oh so fun and cool...I am sure we will see this again. #6199353

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 19, 2008

This is an amazing capture, Sue. The sharpness, clarity, colors, composition--it all works. I really think this should go on and on! #6199799

Susan M. Hembree July 19, 2008

Thanks everyone for your comments! I really love this photo of my brother as it really shows off the kid in him. I think he would be delighted by all your comments as well. #6199909

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 21, 2008

What a FUN photo!! #6208171

Donna K. Kilcher July 24, 2008

love it #6224976

Karen Engelbreth August 21, 2008

Congrats on your finalist, Susan! #6343783

Michelle L. Frick August 21, 2008

Oh boy - I sure do feel smart right now - I knew we'd see this again! It's just TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!!! #6343820

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 21, 2008

Me, too, Shell!! I just knew they would recognize this as a great one. Congratulations on the finalist badge, Sue, and good luck in the next round. #6343951

Alex T. Mizuno August 21, 2008

Looks like your brother is really having fun. Congratulations on your Finalist Susan!! #6344046

Sherry L. Davis August 21, 2008

Awesome capture, Susan! Congrats on your finalist! Love it! #6344536

Susan Fox August 21, 2008

Awesome action shot Sue! Congratulations :-) #6344974

Susan M. Hembree August 21, 2008

Wow! Thanks everyone! #6346531

Datha Y. Thompson August 21, 2008

LOVE IT SUE!!!! Congratulations!!! WTG :0) #6347805

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 21, 2008

Big Congratulations Susan!,
Amalia #6347811

Kristy A. Keene August 21, 2008

Congrats on your Finalist!!! #6347820

Scott A. McDaniel August 21, 2008

Fun. Nicely done #6348187

Katarina Mansson August 22, 2008

How can I have missed this fantastic fun picture before?! Perfect for the MT. Congratulations Sue! #6348814

Les Rhoades level-classic August 22, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful FINALIST! #6348834

Renee Doyle August 22, 2008

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Sue!! #6348962

Anna Diederich August 22, 2008

What a fun capture! Congratulations! #6349276

Daniella Puente August 22, 2008

Congrats Susan :) this is a FUNtastic finalist!!! #6350026

Cyn Valentine August 22, 2008

COngratulations Susan!! #6350030

Elida Gutierrez August 22, 2008

Congratulations on your Finalist.


Sylvia Rossler August 22, 2008

Big congrats ☺☺☺ Susan :o) #6351131

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 22, 2008

Great timing Susan!! Congratulations on your FUN finalist! #6353006

Patrick Rouzes August 22, 2008

Susan, a HUGE congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6353475

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 24, 2008

Wonderfully wonderful!!!
Congrats on this delightful finalist!
WTG, Susan!
~Lisa♥ #6359468

Mitch Spence level-classic August 24, 2008

Sue, I don't know how you managed to shoot this with such incredible depth of field and stop action at the absolute perfect moment, but you did, and it couldn't be better. Congratulations to you. #6360047

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 25, 2008

Congratulations Susan on your Win.

Dominick #6364776

Kristy A. Keene August 25, 2008

Congrats, Susan!!!!!!!! #6364849

Anna Diederich August 25, 2008

Congratulations on your win, Susan! #6364896

Jean E. Hildebrant August 25, 2008

Such a fun image, Susan and perfect for the theme! Congrat's on this win!!! #6364967

Kara L. Hendricks August 25, 2008

Congratulations to you Sue!!

WOOHOOOO!!!!! #6365057

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 25, 2008

Big congrats to you!
~Lisa #6365067

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe August 25, 2008

Congratulations on your great action Winner, Susan! #6365196

Daniella Puente August 25, 2008

Huge congrats on this winner Susan! :))) #6365368

Sylvia Rossler August 25, 2008

Big congrats on your beautiful winner Susan :O) #6365481

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 25, 2008

WTG Susan, a very fun winning image!!! Congratulations! #6365662

Elida Gutierrez August 25, 2008


 "The Fairy Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"July Winners"


Pat Gamwell August 25, 2008

Ahhh, yes!! THIS one just HAD to win! Big congrats, Susan!!! #6367160

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 25, 2008

I absolutely could not be happier if this was my own entry, Sue. Congratulations!!! #6367168

Amy JACKSON August 25, 2008

Congratulations, Susan!! :) #6367196

Susan Fox August 25, 2008

Congrats on your win Sue! #6367335

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 25, 2008


KARU. #6367648

Colleen Farrell August 25, 2008

Wow, this is FANTASTIC!! Big congratulations on a VERY well-deserved win, Susan! #6368230

Chris Henning level-classic August 25, 2008

Great capture, Susan:) Congratulations on your win!! #6368569

Alex T. Mizuno August 25, 2008

Yaay, it's a great winner! No wonder your brother looks so excited :) Congratulations Susan!!

Hope you had fun at PhotoWalk. I did. #6368576

Renee Doyle August 26, 2008

Congratulations Susan!!!! #6368944

Katarina Mansson August 26, 2008

Congratulations on your perfect winner for the theme! #6369506

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 26, 2008

Great action shot. Congrats on this beautiful winner, Susan #6370994

Nemil B. Chabebe August 26, 2008

Congratulations! #6373746

Wally Orlowsky August 27, 2008

Congratulations on this happy winner, Susan! #6374909

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 27, 2008

Such a cooooool winner Susan! Congratulations! #6377332

Datha Y. Thompson August 27, 2008

Congratulations Sue!!! WTG!!! :0) #6377846

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe August 29, 2008

Congrats, Susan! #6386805

Susan M. Hembree August 29, 2008

Thank you all for your kind comments! Sue #6386821

Adam CD Caron September 04, 2008

i thought I had seen this befor. Congrats on 2nd place and kodak photo of the day. #6408922

Patricia Ronan October 03, 2008

Terrific fun image Susan, great moment captured, congrats on all your wins:) #6549906

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