Simplicity of the Ball by Randy Turnbow

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A plastic children’s wading pool and 500 plastic balls equals never ending joy.

Apple iPhone 4S, unknown camera settings.

Image captured via phone and HDR effect added in Smartphoto Editor, final processing and crop in PS Lightroom.


balls, colors, rainbow, sphere, child, girl, toddler, fun, joy, play, pool

I am self taught, with an imagination that will not stop. I started drawing as a kid, and dabbled with correspondence art school but never took art in high school or college because I felt it might constrain me. I was wrong, but no crying over spilled milk.

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  • leapdaybride
  • Thanks for the wonderful feature Carla!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 1 year ago

  • Awesome feature, thanks POP’s!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    Congratulations on your Editoers Weekly Choice Feature nicely done and presented hugs

  • Thanks you so much Bonita!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Excellent work… Congratulations Child Photo Of The Week!
    Editors Weekly Choice Ending 10th, February 2013
    The World As We See It , or as we missed it. Group

  • Awesome, thanks for the honor!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Tangerine-Tane
    Tangerine-Taneover 1 year ago

    Love it. : )

  • Many thanks TT, most appreciated!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    congratulations for your Editors choice feature. it’s a fantastic picture :)

  • Thanks for the great comment and fave too Manon. It’s easy with such a cute little model like Lilly!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 1 year ago

    A great fun shot … I have similar of my grandchildren :)
    Congratulations on your Editors Weekly Choice feature in “The World As We See It , or as we missed it.”

  • Ah, then you know Trish, you have little time to capture those fantastic shots. I had to use my phone so I had to get arty to compensate for the lower resolution. Thanks!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • KUJO-Photo
    KUJO-Photoover 1 year ago

    Fabulous capture, Randy!!! Love it :-))

  • Thanks for the kind comment Karin, and for the fave!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 1 year ago

    Wow!!! Just amazing and so much fun! Beautiful shot and idea!

  • Thanks for stopping by Angie, the great comment and fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • leapdaybride
  • Wonderful feature treat LDB, thanks! Btw, I saw you used the JibJab video for Valentines and I had to do the same, thanks for the reminder!

    – Randy Turnbow

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