99. Spinning Top

by Ricardo April. 09, 2010 4067 views

This was one of my toys from my childhood! Today I found it and decided to take some shots of it spinning! I got the results I was wishing!

Today was too hot to have a walk. I'm still getting ‘'ready’' to the hot again. :P
24ºC is just good! hope it keeps like that!wo-wo!

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Brian 10 years, 9 months ago

Great idea! These are really good, I love them all.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Christa 10 years, 9 months ago

Também gostei sempre muito de brincar com piões e este me fez lembrar a minha infância! :))

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Vania Gianese 10 years, 9 months ago

Wow! Great work! I like especially #2 and 4!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Tim 10 years, 9 months ago

love this set!!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Mariez 10 years, 9 months ago

That's really good. According to me, #2 is the best : the colours are great and you made a good use of the depth of field.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Robel Narte 10 years, 9 months ago

ha ha ! i remember this when i was in grade school , i used to make my own top , cut a rounded branch of a tree and drive a big nail on it , then i slowly and patiently shape it..thanks a lot for sharing !
best regards ,
rob

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jarvo J 10 years, 9 months ago

Wow - terrific action shots Ricky. When I saw #3 as a thumbnail, I thought that it was the same type of snail that Kozuka had posted today ;-)

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Kate 10 years, 9 months ago

Fantastic captures Ricky...simplest ideas often get the best outcomes

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Miclaud 10 years, 9 months ago

I like #3!!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Art Bee 10 years, 9 months ago

You are the tops Ricky! Great post!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Ray King 10 years, 9 months ago

#3 and 5 are Tops!! Cool post.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Hong S 10 years, 9 months ago

nice idea,, vampire ricky

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Darlene Foster 10 years, 9 months ago

Great shots! I love how it's in the groove!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Thebronzebow 10 years, 9 months ago

Fun memories and great shots!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Brenda Nelson 10 years, 9 months ago

Perfect idea to spin it in that little groove in the floor! Great use of motion, too!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jacki 10 years, 9 months ago

Good idea and I like the results. This would be a great submission for Ted's "light, camera, action" Gallery of Light!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Matteveryday365 10 years, 9 months ago

Love the third shot with the top leaning slightly over. I can imagine how a shot like this would look with the top leaning even further over. It would appear to defy gravity!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Masoud Ahmadpoor 10 years, 9 months ago

Kid ages memories !

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jennye 10 years, 9 months ago

really cool shots!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Huiching 10 years, 9 months ago

Interesting capture. And hope the air at your place will be fine as your wish too.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Marsha 10 years, 9 months ago

Interesting shots....and well done! Love the sense of motion....

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Robertpetergee 10 years, 9 months ago

cool shot! i like the 4th one!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Finbarr 10 years, 9 months ago

Awesome shots !

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Walter 10 years, 9 months ago

Great idea! :-)

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Michael Sakowicz 10 years, 9 months ago

Neato. I like the motion.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Juan Bautista 10 years, 9 months ago

buen trabajo!!!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Enrico 10 years, 9 months ago

Bel lavoro, complimenti!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Lynn 10 years, 9 months ago

Very cool...I love spinning tops!!! # 2 and 3 :))

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jack Castelo Branco 10 years, 9 months ago

fixe;)

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Moira 10 years, 9 months ago

Brilliant, that's brought back some childhood memories for me too. Love the first and third shots.

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Paolo Martini 10 years, 9 months ago

....beautiful and so original!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Sandra Vermeulen 10 years, 9 months ago

Ricky,
this top is TOP!!!
#3 straight to my favorits!!!!

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Lynda 10 years, 9 months ago

Nice shots

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Noemi 10 years, 9 months ago

I just love it

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Eiram Marie 10 years, 9 months ago

great pictures! this toy is called káča here...have no idea how it is called in English:)
is it so hot in your country already? We still have temperatures only around 15 ....but I do not complain:)

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
Tom Thompson 10 years, 9 months ago

Looks like that flooring was designed for the top, very cool capture Ricky

10 years, 9 months ago Edited
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