"They Told Me to Smile" was shot at Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA. This photo recently won Best of Show, 1st Place, Judges Choice and a merit at the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association 2015 Spring Print Competition. A Canon 500mm f/4L with a 1.4 extender was used sitting on a tripod with a Gimble Head. The lens was fully racked to 700mm. Manual focus was used.