Cousin Jena at the Lake
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looking out over the Big Lake ( big, at least, if you're not even two years old yet ) -- Rootstown, OH, USA -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 56 mm — 1/1250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
looking out over the
Big Lake
( big, at least, if you're not even two years old yet )

Amidst the busy day yesterday I took a few minutes to visit the lake with Anthony's 22-month-old Cousin Jena...

Uncle and Niece heading down to the lake with Jena Photo by Jena's mom (my sister), Marci Kreta -- Rootstown, Ohio, USA -- Copyright 2010 Marci Kreta
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 55 mm — 1/1250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
Uncle and Niece
heading down to the lake with Jena
Photo by Jena's mom (my sister), Marci Kreta

I asked her to turn around and smile for me...

“Hi” -- Rootstown, OH, USA -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 52 mm — 1/640 sec, f/3.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
“Hi”

She immediately wanted to throw stuff into the lake, reaching down to grab a blade of grass. Throwing stuff into water is apparently a primal instinct in children, as we saw last year in “Throwin' Rocks”, earlier this year on a beach in Japan, among others.

tall stalk of grass in hand, Ready to Throw -- Rootstown, OH, USA -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 24 mm — 1/1250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
tall stalk of grass in hand,
Ready to Throw
Another Subject for her throwing pleasure -- Rootstown, OH, USA -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 26 mm — 1/1250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Another Subject
for her throwing pleasure

There was somewhat of a headwind so it was challenging to get things into the water, but she got a few.

I plucked a sprig of Queen Anne's Lace and asked whether she'd like to give it to Grandma, and she did...

Running Back to Grandma -- Rootstown, OH, USA -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 24 mm — 1/320 sec, f/10, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Running Back to Grandma
“Grandma” Photo by Marci Kreta -- Rootstown, Ohio, USA -- Copyright 2010 Marci Kreta
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 55 mm — 1/1500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
“Grandma”
Photo by Marci Kreta
“Here You Go” Photo by Marci Kreta -- Rootstown, Ohio, USA -- Copyright 2010 Marci Kreta
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 @ 52 mm — 1/4000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
“Here You Go”
Photo by Marci Kreta

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