4.01.2008

Theme Day: Water

The Theme Day for April is 'water'. The photo I've selected was a fun one to take. That is my son jumping into the water. He was jumping off of a rock into one of the lakes in the BWCA. The height from the rock to the water was about three to four feet. This gave me a great vantage point to take this shot. I believe this was my sixth attempt to get the capture I was looking for. My son was more than willing to jump into the water, wouldn't you if you were nine years old?

There are many more cities participating in today's theme day photo. Please stop by their photo sites and say hello. Let them know that Slinger from Twin Cities Daily Photo sent you. Do give everyone around the world a chance for their timezones differences to see all of the city photos.

Making a splash, jumping into a lake.
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Adelaide, Australia, Albuquerque (NM), USA, American Fork (UT), USA, Anderson (SC), USA, Ararat, Australia, Arradon, France, Ashton under Lyne, UK, Athens, Greece, Auckland, New Zealand, Austin (TX), USA, Bandung, Indonesia, Barton (VT), USA, Belgrade, Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia, Bellefonte (PA), USA, Bicheno, Australia, Bogor, Indonesia, Boston (MA), USA, Boston (MA), USA, Boston (MA), USA, Brighton, UK, Brookville (OH), USA, Budapest, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary, Canterbury, UK, Cape Town, South Africa, Chandler (AZ), USA, Chateaubriant, France, Cheltenham, UK, Chicago (IL), USA, Christchurch, New Zealand, Clearwater (FL), USA, Clearwater Beach (FL), USA, Cleveland (OH), USA, Coral Gables (FL), USA, Cypress (TX), USA, Dallas/Fort Worth (TX), USA, Dunedin (FL), USA, Durban, South Africa, East Gwillimbury, Canada, Evry, France, Glasgow, Scotland, Greenville (SC), USA, Grenoble, France, Guelph, Canada, Gun Barrel City (TX), USA, Hamilton, New Zealand, Hampton (VA), USA, Haninge, Sweden, Helsinki, Finland, Hobart, Australia, Hyde, UK, Inverness (IL), USA, Jackson (MS), USA, Jakarta, Indonesia, Jefferson City (MO), USA, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, Joplin (MO), USA, Juneau (AK), USA, Katonah (NY), USA, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Kyoto, Japan, Lake Forest Park (WA), USA, Larchmont (NY), USA, Las Vegas (NV), USA, Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, Lodz, Poland, London, UK, London, UK, Mainz, Germany, Maple Ridge, Canada, Marseille, France, Mazatlan, Mexico, Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne, Australia, Memphis (TN), USA, Menton, France, Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, Minneapolis (MN), USA, Minneapolis (MN), USA, Minsk, Belarus, Monrovia (CA), USA, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Monterrey, Mexico, Moscow, Russia, Mumbai, India, Mumbai, India, Mumbai, India, Nancy, France, Naples (FL), USA, Nashville (TN), USA, Nelson, New Zealand, New Orleans (LA), USA, New York City (NY), USA, Niamey, Niger, Norfolk (VA), USA, Norman (OK), USA, Norwich, UK, Nottingham, UK, Odense, Denmark, Omsk, Russia, Orlando (FL), USA, Oslo, Norway, Paderborn, Germany, Paris, France, Paris, France, Pasadena (CA), USA, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Pilisvörösvár, Hungary, Pont-à-Mousson, France, Port Angeles (WA), USA, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Port Townsend (WA), USA, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Portland (OR), USA, Portland (ME), USA, Portsmouth (VA), USA, Prague, Czech Republic, Quincy (MA), USA, Riga, Latvia, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saarbrücken, Germany, Saigon, Vietnam, Saint Louis (MO), USA, Saint Paul (MN), USA, Salem (OR), USA, Salt Lake City (UT), USA, Salt Lake City (UT), USA, San Diego (CA), USA, San Francisco (CA), USA, Seattle (WA), USA, Seattle (WA), USA, Seguin (TX), USA, Selma (AL), USA, Sequim (WA), USA, Sesimbra, Portugal, Setúbal, Portugal, Shanghai, China, Sharon (CT), USA, Singapore, Singapore, Sofia, Bulgaria, St Francis, South Africa, Stavanger, Norway, Stayton (OR), USA, Stockholm, Sweden, Stouffville, Canada, Subang Jaya, Malaysia, Suffolk (VA), USA, Sunshine Coast, Australia, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia, Székesfehérvár, Hungary, Tacloban City, Philippines, Terrell (TX), USA, Terrell (TX), USA, The Hague, Netherlands, Tokyo, Japan, Toruń, Poland, Toulouse, France, Turin, Italy, Tuzla, Bosnia, Twin Cities (MN), USA, Victoria, Canada, Vienna, Austria, Virginia Beach (VA), USA, Wailea (HI), USA, Washington (DC), USA, Wassenaar, Netherlands, Wellington, New Zealand, West Paris (ME), USA, West Sacramento (CA), USA, Weston (FL), USA, Williamsburg (VA), USA, Willits (CA), USA, Yardley (PA), USA

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33 Comments:

At 3/31/2008 9:29 PM, Blogger Denton said...

Great photo and lots of fun for you as well as your son.

 
At 3/31/2008 10:22 PM, Blogger Lisa said...

great moments..

splashhhhhhhh and fresh!


http://jogjaportrait.com

 
At 3/31/2008 10:46 PM, Blogger delightful-d said...

Excellent Photo!
My 9 yr. old son also loves the water. Lakes, pools, ponds.... it doesn't matter - he loves them all (I think Grandpa and Grandma's lake in Northern MN is his favorite though).

 
At 3/31/2008 11:03 PM, Blogger Ming the Merciless said...

Awesome photo!! I love the freeze-frame feel of it.

 
At 3/31/2008 11:44 PM, Blogger Fénix - Bostonscapes said...

Perfect shot. And the color of the water is wonderful. Very neat.

Happy theme day.

 
At 4/01/2008 12:44 AM, Blogger Jilly said...

Awesome shot. Fabulous photograph of a fabulous moment.

 
At 4/01/2008 12:53 AM, Blogger Ineke said...

Yes, looks like the 2 of you had fun.

 
At 4/01/2008 12:58 AM, Blogger Lynette said...

What a wonderful memory you have photographed. Nice!

 
At 4/01/2008 12:59 AM, Blogger Anu said...

Great shot. Lovely blue water with your son's splash. Perfect timing too.

 
At 4/01/2008 1:36 AM, Blogger Ham said...

Perfect split second capture, I love it

 
At 4/01/2008 2:02 AM, Blogger Nathalie said...

Splashing fun!

What a contrast with yesterday's photo, which would also have fitted the theme beautifully!

 
At 4/01/2008 3:01 AM, Blogger jelvistar said...

A willing subject makes it so much easier! Beautiful shot!

Port Angeles Daily Photo

 
At 4/01/2008 5:01 AM, Blogger R&R in The Netherlands said...

Great fun!

 
At 4/01/2008 5:47 AM, Blogger Sally said...

Oh that's awonderful photo. Bet you're not doing it right now though! (or is it ice/snow swimming/???)

 
At 4/01/2008 5:59 AM, Blogger ~tanty~ said...

My goodness, the water is so blue.
Very good shot!

 
At 4/01/2008 6:57 AM, Blogger Jim said...

Great shot, nice to have a willing subject, LOL. Looks like fun.

 
At 4/01/2008 7:25 AM, Blogger Chris said...

Nice shot! My son would have loved to volunteer for that duty, too! I also love yesterday's shot, btw. . . .

 
At 4/01/2008 8:06 AM, Blogger Ann (MobayDP) said...

wow! That shot is a keeper!

 
At 4/01/2008 10:13 AM, Blogger Kim said...

Slinger, He's like a little water angel, full of joy!
Thanks for bringing us this happy sight. Oh to be nine and near water!
-Kim
Seattle Daily Photo

 
At 4/01/2008 10:26 AM, Blogger isabella said...

Wow! Look at the crater he creates ;-)
Super action shot!

 
At 4/01/2008 12:52 PM, Blogger Felicia said...

Cheers to your son! What a trooper...I guess all relatives of a photographer have to have patience, courage, and great smiles.

 
At 4/01/2008 2:58 PM, Blogger zentmrs said...

Fantastic shot - definitely a great entry for today's theme!

 
At 4/01/2008 5:01 PM, Blogger riniroo said...

LOVE THIS PIC!!!!!
As a mom of 3 boys I appreciate the "fun" of the moment. Come on by cypressdailyphoto. I'm back and going full steam!
Thanks for the small piece of your life in MN!

 
At 4/01/2008 5:44 PM, Blogger brian said...

nice shot! Happy theme day!

 
At 4/01/2008 7:46 PM, Blogger Mo said...

Great photo, thank God for nine ear olds!

 
At 4/01/2008 7:46 PM, Blogger Mo said...

Great photo, thank God for nine ear olds!

 
At 4/01/2008 8:16 PM, Blogger Clueless in boston said...

Love the photo. It looks like fun and the promise of better weather to come. Great choice.

 
At 4/01/2008 8:47 PM, Blogger slim said...

Great stopped action photo that brought a smile to my face. How to take advantage of your natural resources for theme day . . .well done!

 
At 4/01/2008 10:01 PM, Blogger Marie-Noyale said...

A family picture that we can enjoy!! beautiful.

 
At 4/01/2008 10:21 PM, Blogger Dusty Lens said...

A great capture, what a fun shot! And the water is so clear, not the typical root beer color in many of the BWCA lakes.

 
At 4/02/2008 12:08 AM, Blogger Ben said...

Agree! What a fun shot! I can hear splash sound. Did he try jump in to the water on his back, so we can see his expression? Either way I can see you and your son had a very good time together.

 
At 4/02/2008 6:32 AM, Blogger Steve Buser said...

Amazing shot. What action!

 
At 4/04/2008 8:11 PM, Blogger Neva said...

haha...what a hoot....he certainly looks like he is having fun.....I have almost made it through the list of theme day...I have seen you at just about every one...so for that...I am impressed....I love to see all the photos and I really feel I should try to visit them all...which is why I am still at on Friday evening....but the end is near. I will tell them You send your regards. Is it close to spring by you? not here yet...sigh.

 

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