Re-work Wednesday 50

The Big Splash

During the week I was browsing through my archives, reminiscing about some summer time images to counteract the current dark and dreary days we are experiencing. I came across this shot of Ryan, and I wondered how it would look in Black and White? This was taken during one of the rare family BBQ’s we have when we get some good weather. Ryan had been complaining about not wanting t play in the paddling pool as it was for ‘little kids’. So I pulled over the mini slide to create a little water slide and this was the result. Hours of fun guaranteed. I used a fast shutter speed to catch the water splash and used a burst mode to capture a variety of shots as he went down the slide, but I think this image captures the best moment. Converting to B&W was just an experiment, as I did not think that the water splash would stand out as well as it did. As always your comments, observations and critique are always welcomed. 🙂

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About edmooneyphotography

Photographer, Blogger, Ruinhunter, with an unhealthy obsession for history, mythology and the arcane.
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14 Responses to Re-work Wednesday 50

  1. beetleypete says:

    What I like about this shot is how the conversion to B+W immediately gives it ‘age’. It could easily have been taken during the 1960s, or after 2000. The choice is ours…(In a way)
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Ali Isaac says:

    What a lovely moment! I think you captured it perfectly!

  3. gpcox says:

    Summertime pictures are looking good about now, but then again, so is your festive Gravatar image!!

  4. rubyr8 says:

    Summer sun, water and a happy kid. A timeless picture given a classic look with monochrome. Good choice.

  5. willowdot21 says:

    That is such a joyful photograph!

  6. sabbyj33 says:

    You’ve really captured the fun in this photo! I love the water splash, looks very effective! Great photo.

  7. LB says:

    The B&W works here! Not just for the splash of water but for that happy expression

  8. M T McGuire says:

    That’s a lovely joyful shot. Really like it and the B&W just gives it that special edge. Nice one.

    Cheers

    MTM

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