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The Rocket

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 September 2009 in People & Portrait.

Saturday we celebrated Calvin's 7th birthday. One of his gifts was a rocket toy. You jump on and the rocket goes way, way up in the air. So fun! Happy Silly Tuesday.

Canon PowerShot G10 1/125 second F/7.1 ISO 250 11 mm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

We have that same toy too! So fun! Kids love it! Great shot!
Happy Silly Tuesday :))

22 Sep 2009 5:22am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Great timing!

22 Sep 2009 6:01am

masoud from tehran, Iran

superbe

22 Sep 2009 6:30am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Hehehe fantastic expressions...bet it was fun!!! Happy ST!!!

22 Sep 2009 6:35am

@Linerberry: Great fun (for all ages!!).

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Good fun..

22 Sep 2009 7:53am

Brian Chen from Seattle, United States

Looks like they are having loads of fun, way to drive curiosity in children.

22 Sep 2009 8:01am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

cool shot

22 Sep 2009 8:05am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Love their expressions!

22 Sep 2009 8:12am

zOOm from Paris, France

Oh oh ! Cool expressions for both (grand ma seems fascinated). However little sister does not seem to be very interested ! ;-)

22 Sep 2009 8:41am

@zOOm: It's actually Calvin's cousin, Fiona. She comes alive when it is her turn.

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Gramma's face is the best :-)

22 Sep 2009 8:54am

@xavier cardell: Agreed!

Barbara from Florida, United States

Happy Silly Tuesday!
At first I thought they spotted a UFO.
What fun, first I've seen that toy.
I'm in for ST.

22 Sep 2009 9:45am

Mhélène from Paris, France

expressions very well captured !

22 Sep 2009 10:24am

Irene from France

Lovely scene !

22 Sep 2009 10:52am

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

Lovely expressions. Are they your grandkids?

22 Sep 2009 11:06am

@Hema Iyer: Yes they are.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

This is an adorable candid, bravo Jack!

22 Sep 2009 1:12pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

sweet scene

22 Sep 2009 1:38pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

The question is though,"Where´s it going to land" ??

22 Sep 2009 1:45pm

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: One landed high up in a tree.

Don from spokane, United States

A fine capture of the rocket launch. That toy must be a barrel of fun. Nice action shot.

22 Sep 2009 2:21pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

and it works! nice!!

22 Sep 2009 2:55pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Will it ever come down? Your picture has it suspended in space for EVER! Great ST shot!

22 Sep 2009 3:34pm

@MrsAmber: One of the rockets ended up high in an evergreen. We plan to use the neighbor's power washer to get it down.

'Paul from Minneapolis, United States

i love th esponteneity of this shot.. great facial expressions.. fun!

22 Sep 2009 5:53pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

all in the same direction, funny shot, Jack!
friendships!

22 Sep 2009 6:03pm

Ajay from Pune, India

And one of them doesn't even care about the rocket more that the toy being stepped on. :-)

22 Sep 2009 6:50pm

@Ajay: She cared when she was the one doing the stepping (actually jumping)!

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Cute shot......just like a little girl.....no interest, unless it's me, me, me!!!

22 Sep 2009 11:34pm

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Happy ST!!! GREAT shot!

22 Sep 2009 11:38pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Wonderful shot, full of expressions of joy and wonder. Happy ST.

22 Sep 2009 11:55pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

This is so cool shot . Grandma, a little boy and girl - all have a different facial expression :))

23 Sep 2009 12:02am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Looks like fun. Happy ST.

23 Sep 2009 1:05am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Love the expressions you captured on their faces. It looks like the sister wasn't as interested. :-)

23 Sep 2009 3:02am

@Steven: Cousin Fiona turns on when it is her turn.

tara from California, United States

that's a cool cool toy i bet. i haven't seen like that one in our area yet, but i guess i seldom goes to kids' party. :) great shot.

23 Sep 2009 3:12am

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

i'm still looking for it!

23 Sep 2009 7:24am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That is one happy kid. I'll bet he tried to get it so high you couldn't see it.

24 Sep 2009 12:12am

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Fiona doesn't look nearly as impressed as Calvin (and Ellie)! ;)

24 Sep 2009 1:19am

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Looks like he is having a ball. love his expression. Excellent candid of the moment.

25 Sep 2009 12:25am

@LCImagery: Absolutely.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Joys ...lovely shot

28 Sep 2009 1:17pm