MM 3-16: My Granddaughter’s First Hit

It was the third or fourth game of the season and my seven-year-old granddaughter (she’s eight now) hadn’t reached first base yet. She wasn’t too happy. Then late in the game she came up to bat again and luckily I was there to record the great event for posterity. My camera settings were too slow to freeze the action in the photo but I think I succeeded in  capturing the movements of both ball and bat as she got her first hit. She’s happy now. So is her grandfather.

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My granddaughter about to rip the ball into right field for her first base hit ever.

Click on the photo to see a larger version of the photo.

It’s the first week of the month and Leanne Cole has chosen Movement to be the theme for this week’ s Monochrome Madness Challenge. Go to Leanne’s website to see how other photographers have interpreted the theme and to find out how you, too, can submit your entry for future challenges.

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About crowcanyonjournal

I am a family man with interests in family history, photography, history and travel.
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5 Responses to MM 3-16: My Granddaughter’s First Hit

  1. disperser says:

    Very nice . . . and yes, it’s better to show movement.

  2. Amy says:

    her first base hit ever! Congratulations to your granddaughter! 🙂
    Great photo!

  3. hey!! terrific shot and you go girl!!

  4. Anita says:

    Wonderful shot! (Both from you and your granddaughter.) And I like that the ball is blurred – it shows the force of the hit. 🙂

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