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After the Game
Michael Edwards

After the Game

You tell me...did they win or lose?
My son after a game of basketball in March,2010

Leica MP ,Leica Summicron 90/2.0,Tmax 400
1/45 second at f2.8 on Tmax 400 full exif

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Cindi Smith16-Jun-2010 11:44
Love the did he win or lose? It looks like he is sad so I'm thinking they lost. Love the expression you caught here. He seems lost in his thoughts.
Michael Edwards13-Jun-2010 13:41
Funny you should say that, Barry.
He played on very good teams his first two years.
This year he was the best player on a team with several boys who didn't have any experience. They lost every game....Sherri and I were grateful for the experience for him.
Life is like that sometimes; WE know that. This was a year for learning an important lesson, with the constant encouragement of his parents...
Barry 13-Jun-2010 11:01
Entirely disappointed I'm sure. Your capture certainly brings out the feelings very well here... not everyone would think of capturing a sombre moment like this. Well spotted... and better luck next time for your son... you win some, and you lose some...
Rudi 13-Jun-2010 03:33
He wears his feeling on his sleeve. His disappointment comes through the screen at you! :-)
Cindy Flood13-Jun-2010 01:49
This picture shows that your son takes his sport seriously. I hope that they won the next one. Nice capture.
Bob Stevens12-Jun-2010 12:28
OK... I'll guess that they won big and he's feeling bad for the other team. :-)
hal 12-Jun-2010 12:13
A picture of dejection, Michael.
A very sensitive image. Very well done
Pete Hemington12-Jun-2010 08:42
Smart top, hope they have a good season, its always hard with kids to encourage them to do their best and then console them when they come up against better teams.
Terry 12-Jun-2010 04:20
Well, its not looking good :(. Hopefully he recovered and the
team did better the next time....a great mood shot.