A New Twist on Playing Catch
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Nice Smile. Nice Form. Nice Boots? -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 340mm — 1/160 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1600 — map & image datanearby photos
Nice Smile. Nice Form. Nice Boots?

Not quite a regulation baseball uniform, but appropriate to the situation. Last month some neighborhood kids were playing catch, with the twist that they were separated by a little river, adding a bit of drama to each throw...

Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 58mm — 1/500 sec, f/5, ISO 3600 — map & image datanearby photos
Good Nab -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 290mm — 1/500 sec, f/6.3, ISO 3200 — map & image datanearby photos
Good Nab
This One, Not so Good -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 140mm — 1/500 sec, f/5.6, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
This One, Not so Good
Spring into Action -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 140mm — 1/500 sec, f/5.6, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
Spring into Action
Now the Boots Make Sense -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 170mm — 1/1000 sec, f/5.6, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Now the Boots Make Sense
Bobble -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 240mm — 1/500 sec, f/6, ISO 5000 — map & image datanearby photos
Bobble
Drew Smiles From Everyone -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 210mm — 1/160 sec, f/6, ISO 1800 — map & image datanearby photos
Drew Smiles From Everyone
Close Call -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 170mm — 1/160 sec, f/5.6, ISO 1600 — map & image datanearby photos
Close Call
Another Kind of Hazard -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 290mm — 1/200 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1600 — map & image datanearby photos
Another Kind of Hazard
Big Brother's Reach -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 240mm — 1/100 sec, f/6, ISO 1600 — map & image datanearby photos
Big Brother's Reach
Going In With the Broom for extended reach -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 380mm — 1/160 sec, f/6.3, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Going In With the Broom
for extended reach
Improvising on his side of the river -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Sigma “Bigma” 50-500mm OS @ 116mm — 1/160 sec, f/5.6, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
Improvising
on his side of the river

All 6 comments so far, oldest first...

Cute post. But what was the weather like…one girl had on shorts and a down vest?

Kids wear shorts/skirts all year round. I have never quite understood it. —Jeffy

— comment by Grandma Friedl in Ohio, USA on May 21st, 2011 at 10:43am JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

I like the way you pick your subject.
Well done again.
Anna 🙂

— comment by Anna on May 21st, 2011 at 2:18pm JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Children should be taught not to play ball games along a storm drain. It is well known children had been drowned and/or washed away in situations similar to this, trying to retrieve a ball that falls into the water.

It’s not a storm drain, it’s a river 10cm deep. —Jeffrey

— comment by CS Chua on May 21st, 2011 at 2:41pm JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

I noticed one thing which is the river in Japan is almost crystal clear! Woot. I hardly sees only in the place I am living in while it used to be.

I think these kids really improvise what ever they had. Never came across my mind to did it that way.

— comment by Song Keat on May 23rd, 2011 at 11:25am JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Very nice this photo sequence.
I like very much it.

🙂

— comment by max on May 25th, 2011 at 1:12am JST (6 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Looking at those pics was so funny. They are really special.

— comment by Anne on September 27th, 2012 at 11:30am JST (5 years, 3 months ago) comment permalink
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