What Would Bobby Fischer Do?

© Heather K. McFarland

What Would Bobby Fischer Do?

Uploaded: November 15, 2001


My son is learning to play chess and I wanted to capture the intensity and concentration he displays during a good match. I decided to try a macro approach to this portrait with my Nikon CP950. I used natural light at F3.5, 1/30 sec.


Michelle Campbell November 15, 2001

How wonderfully creative! What a shot!
Michelle C #1768

America A. Block November 15, 2001

Wonderful shot...I love the look of intensity you've captured here. #2701

Mark Oxley December 11, 2001

A very worthy winner. A great idea well excecuted. Well done. #3732

Heather K. McFarland December 11, 2001

Thank you very much Mark! Heather #3737

Jeffrey J. Brown December 11, 2001

Congrats on your latest win! =)
Keep up the great work...

Jeff Brown #3776

Heather K. McFarland December 11, 2001

Thank you Jeff. Heather #3783

December 14, 2001

This is a fantastic photo. Congratulations. #3918

Lisa Young December 16, 2001

Congratulations Heather. Not surprised that this shot won here too. It's an excellent shot of your son. Does he have a big head yet? :-) #3973

Heather K. McFarland December 17, 2001

Thank you Lisa. No...lol...he didn't let it all go to his head. But he did enjoy seeing himself all over the internet. Heather #3979

Laura Johnson December 18, 2001

Heather, cognrats. I love this shot. It is so clear and tells such a great story.
Well done.
Lau #4011

James Bennett December 21, 2001

Rod Stewart said, "Every picture tells a story" and this one certainly does. The way he's eyeballing that white king, I'd say somebody's in trouble. Lovely. #4081

May 26, 2019

Very nice gallery, I enjoyed browsing through it, very colorful and well shot collection!

Thanks for sharing it!

Jason H. #39583

Debbie S. May 26, 2019

Wow!! What a gallery!! I shoot and am attracted to the same kind of images as you are...such varied subject matter, but all have that graphic element...just awesome! It's also interesting to see what "the judges" at BP recognise and what they don't...it's SO subjective, isn't it? Some of my favs, they didn't agree with me on...always interesting. I'm a new fan!! -Debbie S. #120719

Arman E. Barbuco July 21, 2008

I must say you have one very lovely gallery. I am so inspired with all your photos.. I cant seem to choose a favorite. I love them all. #6204990

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 18, 2011

Great capture of your handsome son, Heather. He must have grown to be a very handsome man!

UB. #9410478

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