Water Play From Bygone Summers
Cool Fun on a Hot Summer Day -- Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 80 mm — 1/250 sec, f/8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Cool Fun on a Hot Summer Day

Yesterday's post – Water Play at Gen's House – reminded me of two years ago while we were in Cupertino for the summer (before selling our house).

Anthony was three and a half years old at the time. Having a yard with hoses, there was lots of water play, especially because it was such a hot summer that year...

Three-Year-Old Fireman-in-Training -- Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 112 mm — 1/90 sec, f/5.3, ISO 250 — map & image datanearby photos
Three-Year-Old Fireman-in-Training
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 28 mm — 1/160 sec, f/7.1, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos

My favorite shots where of him playing in the lawn sprinklers that I posted at the time, but I'm so enamored with the series that I'll post a few more today...

Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 200 mm — 1/50 sec, f/5.6, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 80 mm — 1/80 sec, f/5, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 75 mm — 1/250 sec, f/8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 80 mm — 1/250 sec, f/8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 105 mm — 1/180 sec, f/7.1, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
(a little fill flash helped on this one) -- Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 170 mm — 1/250 sec, f/8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
(a little fill flash helped on this one)
Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 105 mm — 1/160 sec, f/6.3, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos

One shot was way overexposed such that it came out almost all white. I lowered the exposure four stops in Lightroom, which brought out a little detail, but what detail was there became quite posterized when it was unsquished from the top of the highlight area, creating an interesting effect....

Cupertino, California, United States -- Copyright 2006 Jeffrey Eric Francis Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 VR @ 95 mm — 1/10 sec, f/5.3, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos

I felt the white “background” (the parts that were so overexposed that no detail could be recovered) was a bit harsh, so I added the vignette as well.


One comment so far...

Great series of shots! Maybe he and his little cousin can relive this and have some fun running through Grandma’s sprinklers in Ohio in a few weeks.

— comment by Marcina on July 7th, 2008 at 9:57am JST (9 years, 5 months ago) comment permalink
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