Windsor Special Olympics Gymnastics

by lulujane on June 19, 2009

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I liked this photo of Iesha Ellwood – it scans over a series of three mirrors, giving vertical breaks and uneven placement of wall art.

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Celine LaBrecque

What a delight to observe these happy athletes at work/play.

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Iesha Ellwood

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Concentration was the order of the day.

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Determination and poise.

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This looks like so much fun.

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Sweetness shared by Iesha is sweetness doubled.

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Sydney Hansen

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Paige Padbury

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Sometimes there are happy accidents in photography.  Through the sheer luck of it, the line on Celine’s tunic aligned with the line of the wall mounted bar.

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Sydney looks like such a happy person.  As I followed her with my lens I often smiled to myself in response to her bright smile.

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Sometimes there is a time out for adjusting equipment.

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Some postures look like statues.

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While other poses are action oriented.

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As I was leaving the dance studio I commented to one of the waiting moms, telling her that I could tell the athletes really worked hard at developing their skills.  She nodded an affirmation as I added “they have a lot to memorize”.

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Darren 06.19.09 at 11:05 am

Wonderful shots Linda. I posted a couple on my site too:

http://photo404.com/?p=422

lulujane 06.19.09 at 1:01 pm

Thanks Darren… I’ll go to photo404 right away. Also, got my 50 mm lens this afternoon.

Merrisa 06.20.09 at 12:25 pm

Aunt Linda,
These pictures are amazing! You do wonderful work! They really capture the moment. Love you!

Cindy 07.15.09 at 11:07 am

you really do capture the beauty of the moment and their happiness & the hard work these young ladies are putting into something they truly love, which you have shown through your lens. thanks from a mom!

Melanie 07.15.09 at 4:09 pm

I’m showing these to Sydney. You captured some gorgeous shots! Great job!

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