The Florida Adult Baseball League played it all-star game yesterday here in my home town of Fort Myers. The game started over 2 hours late because of rain but once it got started it went off without a hitch. The players in this game come primarily from the Tampa area and need to be at least 18 years old.
The shortstop in this picture came charging in on a ground ball and in one motion picked up the ball, flew through the air and threw the batter out at first base.
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rbellemare (2109) 2012-08-13 18:20
Very nice picture of this player in action. Great capture of a unique moment. It's a great portrait. Having the ball in the picture is making this moment even more precious.
janraiski (482) 2012-08-14 4:15
perfect timing, dynamics & concentration of man, good composition.
trevormoffiet (1796) 2012-08-14 4:16
I love the frozen action of the shortstop and the ball nicely placed in the image. A well balanced image with the sharp figure of the player and slight out-of-focus ball in the foreground while the background is nicely further out of focus. A nice touch is the single out-of-focus spectator watching the action.
ACL1978 (6871) 2012-08-14 10:04
Definitely showing off the sport photography chops here, Gregory. Outstanding capture at a perfect time, as he and the ball hang in the air, almost still in the lens. Great DOF lends the whole scene wonderful clarity.
kabel (1385) 2012-12-31 21:28
Hello, Wow! That is action at its' best. Look at the height that player got off the ground. Your timing was fantastic. Perfect exposure.
- Copyright: Gregory Wagner (fotoguy22) (4566)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-12
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 1D MKII N, Canon EF 400MM F2.8 L, Compact Flash 4 GB
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1600 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-08-13 17:48