These 12 Wonderful Pictures Of People Exiting A Water Slide Will Brighten Up Your Day

Water slides are just the best.

1. Keen photographer Krista Long has created a lovely series of pictures of people emerging from a water slide at full speed.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

2. The collection is aptly called I Love Summer.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

3. Long, from Des Moines, Iowa, decided to take the pictures after spending time with her children at a local swimming pool, Time reported.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

4. “I love how people’s emotion right before they splash down is either total excitement or fear or cringing,” the social worker told the magazine.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

5. “So I just really wanted to capture that moment.”

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

6. She said her pictures came after a wretched winter, and she was pleased to be able to create something that highlighted the joy of summer.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong
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8. “I just thought, you know what, this really does capture just how wonderful it is to be enjoying summertime,” Long added during the interview.

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10. The series was created after she perfected her timing. She then used Photoshop to blacken out everything behind the swimmers to make the image more striking.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong
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12. Wonderful.

Krista Long / Via Flickr: kristalong

The full series can be seen on Long’s Flickr page.

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Richard James is the UK news editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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