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Friday, December 01, 2006

Theme Day - Inspired by Bob of Barcelona




Many of us in the daily photo family admire the work of Bob, who until recently ran the Barcelona Daily Photo blog. He has a wonderful knack of capturing sharp dramatic light and brilliant color, as well as just the right shot that tells a human story. His blog is on hiatus (temporarily, I hope) but visit it anyway to learn about Barcelona. He had an interesting habit of getting down on the ground to shoot up, and many of us noticed how often we'd see people shown from the waist down. The Daily Photo family as a group decided to pay homage to him this month - we're all showing people from the waist down today.
52 City Daily Photo blogs are participating in this theme day, please use the links to below to visit them. Due to time zone differences and other factors, the theme photo may not be displayed until later if you are viewing early in the day.

Porto (Portugal) - Greenville (USA) - Evry (France) - Queens (USA) - Seattle, WA, (USA)[Kim] -Stayton , OR, (USA) - Albuquerque, NM (USA) - Joplin, MO (USA) - Singapore [Raymond] -Guadalajara, Mexico - Santiago, Chile - London (UK) - Jakarta (Indonesia) - Bandung (Indonesia) - Melbourne, Aust (John) - Phoenix, AZ (US) - Twin Cities, MN - Newcastle upon tyne (England) - St. Paul, MN (USA) Carol - Szentes (Hungary) - Tuzla (BiH) - St. Paul Kate - Dubai (U.A.E.) - Nelson (New Zealand) - Sharon, CT USA - Tenerife (Spain) - Auckland (New Zealand) - Budapest (Hungary) - Sydney, (Australia) [Sally] - Sequim, WA, (USA) - East Lansing, MI (USA) - Vantaa, (Finland) - Singapore [Zannnie] - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - Shanghai, (China) -Sydney (Australia) [Nathalie] - Hyde (UK) - Akita City, (Japan) - Tokyo (Japan) - Rotterdam (The Netherlands) - Manila (Philippines) - Seattle, WA ( USA) [Susan] - Stavanger (Norway) - Hong Kong - Chattanooga, TN, (USA) -Barcelona (Spain) - Trujillo (Peru) - Naples FL, (USA) - Delta, CO (USA) - Buenos Aires, (Argentina) -Bastia, (France (Corsica)).

17 Comments:

Blogger Kim said...

Super! One of the things I most admire about Bob's "Bob shots" is that the people are usually in action. You've captured that spirit beautifully. Kudos!
-Kim

10:26 PM  
Blogger Sally said...

Ohh, Jenny, you have reminded me about that evil torture machine! Great shot.

11:37 PM  
Blogger magikthrill said...

Great photo, I really enjoy the way you captured the image by using Bob's technique of shooting upwards :)

11:47 PM  
Blogger Jing said...

oh, very healthy shot!!
and vivid really.
:))

and i think what we do now is the best wishes for Bob. it seems we all miss him.

jing
www.shanghaidailyphoto.com

1:33 AM  
Blogger Olivier said...

voila donc le secret de ton eternel jeunesse. superbe photo. bravo


thus veiled the secrecy of your eternal youth. superb photograph. cheer

2:13 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

Do hope Bob will return someday!
thanks for the reminder, really need to hit the gym!

3:40 AM  
Blogger ~tanty~ said...

Very good choice Jenny. I like it!

4:08 AM  
Blogger Lachezar said...

Good one, I'm guessing you killed two birds with one shot literally: workout and daily photo!

Congrats!

4:59 AM  
Blogger edwin s said...

bob better come back! love this shot. but he's gotta come back...BOBBBBBBB!

5:51 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Unusual choice and a great shot!

6:22 AM  
Blogger Ham said...

A short belt from an old Tom Paxton song: Come on Harry/ Come on Sue/ Let's do what the magazines tell us to/ Get ourselves in shape the fashionable way./ 25 laps around the pond/ will make us tall and slim and blonde/ Oh hand me down my jogging shoes today......

Nice one.

6:44 AM  
Blogger zannnie said...

ohhh very healthy....wonderful shot!

zsolt & zannnie

www.budapestdailyphoto.com
www.singaporedailyphoto.com

10:21 AM  
Anonymous ruth said...

I regret that Bob was already on hiatus when I joined DP. I've checked out his site, and it's great. This is a nice shot with clarity and motion together.

11:28 AM  
Anonymous denton said...

Very Bob-eques! I like the blurred foot. Bob would be impressed with your contribution.

12:14 PM  
Anonymous lynn said...

Very healthy interpretation!

3:06 PM  
Anonymous Nathalie said...

Thumbs up sporty girl!

10:22 PM  
Blogger Keropok Man said...

i should start walking too!

1:36 AM  

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