Father and son baseball batting lesson in the Cloisters Park, Morro Bay, CA, 08 March 2009. Published with permission of father. Tech note: The greens were slightly de-saturated here in Lightroom to increase focus on the people and off of the grass. Photos by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike at mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com, Canon 1D Mark III, and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM IS w/ circular polarizer handheld. Tech note: used 1/800th shutter priority to freeze the ball after being hit by the bat. Shot 10 frames/sec (fps) to have a sequence of images to select from. RAW.
07 Dec 2010 Creative Commons use request approved: permission to use
Date: 7th December, 2010. My name is Courtney Sommers and I am interested in obtaining permission to use your photo below for a History Channel Documentary - please email me at courtneysommers [at} gmail d o t com if you are interested and i will email you our release form. Thanks!
08 Dec 2001 Courtney said "The Documentary is Called 'Prophets of Doom' and will air on History in late January , so watch out for it! Its a special about what is to come of American Life."
Release I signed said: "Still Photograph(s): [description] silhouette of man and woman at beach, 2 boys play in sand, father and son surfers, bikers, girl in blue dress, girls cartwheel on beach, group photographing on beach, father with 3 kids, father and son play baseball, group photographing dirt, 2 girls play in sand, 2 women on horses at beach, 3 girls in parade, blue sport car, man on kayak, silhouettes of father and son at beach, hiking group, father and daughter on horses at beach
ID# MB_silhouette of man and woman at beach, MB_2 boys play in sand, MB_father and son surfers, bikers, MB_girl in blue dress, MB_girls cartwheel on beach, MB_group photographing on beach, MB_father with 3 kids, MB_father and son play baseball, MB_group photographing dirt, MB_2 girls play in sand, MB_2 women on horses at beach, MB_3 girls in parade, MB_blue sport car, MB_man on kayak, MB_silhouettes of father and son at beach, MB_hiking group, MB_father and daughter on horses at beach "