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... and my Dad can beat your Dad.

Posted by
Ralph Jones (Detroit, United States) on 18 February 2010 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

Mission Statement:
To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

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STEED from Gueret, France

Of course !!!!!

18 Feb 2010 7:29am

Rags from Plano, United States

LOL! great title.

18 Feb 2010 9:26am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Pleasure of sports !!!!!

18 Feb 2010 11:47am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL....great title for this cute shot Ralph! The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat! ;-)

18 Feb 2010 1:12pm

mirela from brighton, United States

Awesome title!!!! Love the shot, too!

18 Feb 2010 1:57pm

David from Detroit, United States

Kid in the gold: "Well, are you gonna call it, or not?"
Kid in the blue: "I can't believe he got me with that move."

18 Feb 2010 2:15pm

Olivier from Hainaut, Belgium

Even not badly!

18 Feb 2010 2:32pm

Candid1 from Washington, DC, United States

Ralph........ What a fantastic candid shot!!! I absolutely love this and you should know that it's my favorite in so many ways! The first and most important is because my Dad coached high school wrestling when he was in college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. As a result he follows the sport religiously every season. Second being is that this is the best candid I've seen you do! Third is everything else about it is perfect........Well done my friend!!! 5 STARS!!

18 Feb 2010 2:43pm

Stu from Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Superb dynamism and a great narrative. This one really tells a story. Top work. The 50d works well at ISO3200 too.

My 50d has been back at Canon for the past week. Shutter problems (Err 22). Very disappointed.

18 Feb 2010 3:22pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

I am laughing :))) Poor little one on the floor :)) ha ha ... He will be fine :)

18 Feb 2010 3:26pm

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

He's waiting for a decision, this has turned into a personal family battle ?

18 Feb 2010 3:46pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Good stop action shot. Nice color.

18 Feb 2010 4:20pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Certainly, there is such conviction in his eyes! Superb instant sports! All children have a dad who can beat your daddy! " Same for the mothers, they are only having a most beautiful child in the world!

18 Feb 2010 4:30pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

I laughed so hard at your title! Thanks for that!! This kid in the blue is saying, "no i'm not crying! these are drops of sweat coming out of my eyes!"

18 Feb 2010 4:45pm

k@ from Paris, France

Oh terrible - and terrific ! Plus your title is so funny & realistic ;)

18 Feb 2010 4:46pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

I love the title for this Ralph. My husband was a wrestler and my son tried out in high school. Your words made me think of that!

18 Feb 2010 7:54pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

The expressions on both their faces are perfect and tell the story. Nice.

18 Feb 2010 7:55pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

haha! great title and shot!

18 Feb 2010 10:04pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Wow...this is serious stuff for these two! Look at those faces! Nice shot!

18 Feb 2010 10:28pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Excelente instantanea y muy bueno el título.

18 Feb 2010 11:39pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

A great moment in sports; the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat personified.

19 Feb 2010 1:23am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

love their expressions

19 Feb 2010 1:38am

Denise from Duncannon, United States

Oh, I suffer with the underdog.... I hope both children were awarded in the end. The emotion shot here is very nice.

19 Feb 2010 1:47am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A perfect capture of emotion seen in both of the competitors' faces; one of confidence and the other realizing eventual demise.

19 Feb 2010 3:56am

e11even from eleven, United States

Hey hey Ralph! I find it interesting what we think of as sport! the boy on the bottom looks not to be enjoying this as much! :)

20 Feb 2010 3:26pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

great grip

21 Feb 2010 9:12am

Todd Bennett from Halifax, Canada

This is a great shot. I really like the expressions on their faces.

23 Mar 2010 3:12pm