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Flight On Borrowed Time by JAGfotos
Flight On Borrowed Time
With my younger sister being a competitive gymnast, I've become somewhat immersed into their world. It's almost as crazy and equally as passionate as equestrians (which is saying something). I love to watch them achieve their goals that they work for some 30 hours a week all year long - as teenagers and younger. This athlete is a only 15 years old and is a Level 10 gymnast, the highest you get before becoming elite (olympic). However, much of them don't dream of olympic gold like many spectators would think - most of these young ladies are focused on becoming collegiate athletes working towards full-ride scholarships. 

I wish I had that much dedication as a pre-teen. 

This skill that is shown is called a 'tkatchev' - and she is actually moving BACKWARDS (to the left of the frame). So, she launched herself into nothingness relying on pure physics and the angle in which she released the high bar to put her back into position again to recapture the bar. All while making it look skilled and tight. Keep in mind, that high bar is over 8ft high. She is like on a whole 'nother floor than the judges and coach. 

Have I mentioned gymnasts are slightly insane? 

2015 © Molly Mellinger Photography 
Small Touch by JAGfotos
Small Touch
Learning some new retouching techniques, enjoying the results. 
If you have any critiques I would greatly appreciate them! :) 

2014 © Molly Mellinger Photography    
Never More by JAGfotos
Never More
This young girl had the most AMAZING blue eyes I have ever seen. I haven't touched the tones of her eyes at all, just converted the B&W which shows off the depth even more so. Really quiet stunning.

2014 © Molly Mellinger Photography        
Frozen by JAGfotos
A rework of a older image that I've always really enjoyed but felt that I didn't do it justice.
So, tried again!

2014 © Molly Mellinger Photography    


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Molly Mellinger
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
I am a 22yo girl who never quiet grew up and certainly didn't phase out of the horse crazy child.
I own a single horse who is my pride and joy, he clutters this gallery frequently (he's the adorable chestnut with a pretty white star).
I am a university graduate and attempting to figure out what to do with my life.
Photography has been an integrated part of my life since I was gifted with a small point-shoot camera when I was a teenager. I attempt to capture the various facets of my passion(s).
Jag6201 Check out my art account if you're interested!


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Scutterland Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I just wanted to say you are an AMAZING photographer!!! :squee:
JAGfotos Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much! :)
DWDStock Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks for the fav Heart 
JAGfotos Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Of course! You have a very beautiful gallery and some wonderful stock that you are so kind to share. :) 
countrytouch Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
Happy birthday :)
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