Kids play skiprope on Morro Strand State Beach - Wholesome Family Scene

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    Kids family unit plays skiprope on Morro Strand State Beach by skipping rope which in this case is actually a giant kelp strand. Hollister Peak (one of the nine Sisters or Morros) is visible in the background. Young mothers play with their children in this wholesome family activity scene.

    Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
    Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
    Shot at 110 mm
    Exposure:Auto exposure, Program AE, 1/1,000 sec, f/8, ISO 400

    Photo © 2008 “Mike” Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com,, Canon EOS-1D Mark III with Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras, handheld, RAW.

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    1. Faith Unlimited 105 months ago | reply

      Ahh! The joys of childhood! Good to see families enjoying a nice spring day at the beach.

    2. rafaelantonio 105 months ago | reply

      I really loce the action here. Amazing shot!!!

    3. cpapworthbarnum 88 months ago | reply

      Just wanted to let you know that I've added this photo to my Women's Running website.

      Thanks for the great photo!
      Carmel Papworth-Barnum

    4. mikebaird 88 months ago | reply

      cpapworthbarnum Thanks for the Creative Commons use note! Your health blog looks great.
      If you could link to the image page rather than my more general home page that would allow viewers to more easily find the source image - but do it only if it is easy. Come back! Cheers.

    5. Robyn P 84 months ago | reply

      Great pic. Adding this to my blog which links to an article on happiness in parenting. Thank you for posting in creative commons!

    6. The Foodie Gift Hunter 78 months ago | reply

      Mike, great shot and thank you for making it available for use. I am using it to illustrate a post over on tomorrow, and it's perfect for summing up families at play.

      Thanks again

    7. Mandi Ehman 69 months ago | reply

      "Thank so much for making this available under Creative Commons. I used it in a post here:

    8. mikebaird 69 months ago | reply

      Mandi Ehman Mandi, thanks for the very relevant Creative Commons use and for leaving a use note - perfect article for this image. Come back for more.

    9. Frank217 [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      Happy kids without a doubt. Wonderful capture.

    10. Bunchland 68 months ago | reply

      Beautiful photo! We used it on our site at
      Thank you so much!

    11. mikebaird 68 months ago | reply

      Bunchland Thanks for using my wholesome family photo at under Creative Commons and leaving a use note
      Please note typo, above, "Mike Reid" should read "Mike Baird."

    12. reportguy 67 months ago | reply

      Great shot. I used it on a post about exercise guidelines for kids, with attribution and a link back to this page. Thanks!

    13. alannin3 52 months ago | reply

      Lovely picture, thanks for making available via Creative Commons. I wanted a nice family scene to use for our blog:

      Attribution included.



    14. mikebaird 40 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the Creative Commons use link of the
      Kids play skiprope on Morro Strand State Beach - Wholesome Family Scene

    15. Skrewtips 39 months ago | reply

      Hi Mike,

      I've published this nice 'Wholesome Family Scene' picture by you in an article on my blog at the following link:

      Please visit the article at the link above and see if you like it.

      Thanks for the nice image.

    16. radargeek 5 months ago | reply

      Running right into it. It is the fun that is more important to whether they crashed into the rope or not

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