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Morning everyone !

Thank you all ever so much for all your comments & votes on my Wales Rally GB Series.

A big thank you to Denny for his Award on TRUE GRIT.

Also a big thank you to RW Photography & Hugh for their Awards' on DAMBUSTER

And also many thanks to Fab Vab for their Award on CAMOUFLAGE.

Today's upload was taken at the first run of the Wales Rally, as the early morning light was just starting to come through.

This car had just come through the water that you saw on yesterday's Dambuster, it went straight into a sharp left-hand bend, as you can see in this image, there is steam coming from the red hot brakes after the water dip !

I liked this shot as it shows the Steam from the brakes, the smoke & grit being thrown up, and also shows the terrible rain & fog these drivers had to drive through on their first early morning run.

All I've done with this image, is to clone out a bin that was in the background, and alter the levels slightly.

Well, hope you like this shot ?

Have a good day everyone !

Chris

Camera:Canon Mark lll blah
Lens:Canon 100-400L
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:BREAK THROUGH !
Username:Imagephotographics Imagephotographics
Uploaded:28 Oct 2009 - 4:50 AM
Tags:Photo journalism, Sports / action, Transport
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Comments

colmar
colmar e2 Member 742 forum postscolmar vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 4:52 AM

Morning Chris ... Grand action shot that smoke captured so well thanks for the info and sharing this image have a great day Colin

CherryMartin
CherryMartin e2 Member 6CherryMartin vcard United States
28 Oct 2009 - 5:14 AM

great action capture.

ChrisBilton
ChrisBilton e2 Member 587 forum postsChrisBilton vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 5:27 AM

wonderful image, some real movement here

paddyman
paddyman e2 Member 566 forum postspaddyman vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 5:38 AM

Thanks for showing us another of your super images,,well done.
Alec

StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1015503 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 5:54 AM

Another big winner Chris, looks like you're having fun.

Denny

MandsH
MandsH e2 Member 7MandsH vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 6:27 AM

Well c ptured
mandy

maratsuikka
28 Oct 2009 - 6:40 AM

Excellent serie of WCR cars,best ever here,Chris......more plzzzz

JudeC
JudeC e2 Member 7JudeC vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 6:58 AM

Superb - love the tones - Jude.

elkiebrooks
elkiebrooks e2 Member 1183 forum postselkiebrooks vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:12 AM

A teriffic photograph that shows off everything the rally driver and his/her co-driver have to cope with.

STEVELIN
STEVELIN e2 Member 6160 forum postsSTEVELIN vcard Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:17 AM

super shot chris.
steve

Nettles
Nettles e2 Member 7Nettles vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 7:25 AM

When I saw this shot I instantly thought - Muck in the camera - hope that didn't happen.
Great shot.
Annette

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:26 AM

Great action shot.

imagio
imagio e2 Member 8imagio vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:33 AM

Great action shot

Bernie

shawnsphotos
shawnsphotos e2 Member 10shawnsphotos vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 7:35 AM

Superb series of action shots with a real sense of atmosphere.

Shawn

baclark
baclark e2 Member 53740 forum postsbaclark vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:36 AM

Another super shot showing how tricky it is for the drivers.
Barbara

Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:42 AM

Excellent

PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:54 AM

Superb image, excellent work!

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 7:57 AM

Superb action shot great composition, very well taken.

Hugh

Image123
Image123 e2 Member 5Image123 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 8:00 AM

stunning shot

BERTRAM
BERTRAM e2 Member 6BERTRAM vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 8:13 AM

A very well captured sports shot.
Dave

dianah
dianah e2 Member 824474 forum postsdianah vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 8:16 AM

Stunning..full of atmosphere and I love the tonal quality.
Di

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 8:25 AM

wonderful well timed capture chris bags of atmosphere in this one glad to make it an rc nice one Wink
andy

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 8:29 AM

wonderful action capture. Quality image.
regards
Yung

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 8:57 AM

Your picture is so good it is as if I am in the car feeling that "whip"

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 9:23 AM

Warm light through a cloud of dust, fabulous.
Moira

Adderwatcher
28 Oct 2009 - 9:25 AM

Another great shot Chris, Well captured.
Scott

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 9:37 AM

Another top shot!!

Ann

motorsportpictures
motorsportpictures e2 Member 6289 forum postsmotorsportpictures vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 9:42 AM

Another stunner.
Scott

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 9:54 AM

Great action shot, hope the camera didnt get to dirty. Brian

Gaz111
Gaz111 e2 Member 5Gaz111 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 10:12 AM

Another well caught action shot

somnathchatterjee

wonderful tones here, very well done.

Ciderman
Ciderman e2 Member 5Ciderman vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 10:26 AM

Love the mood in all your pics
Will

MickS
MickS e2 Member 9MickS vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 10:47 AM

Watcha Chris,
excellent little set of action shots.
best
Mick

maryg
maryg e2 Member 666 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 10:48 AM

Wonderful atmosphere here , another cracker
Mary

Thushari
Thushari e2 Member 5Thushari vcard Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 10:57 AM

Another great shot Chris. well done.
Thushari

RhythmThief
RhythmThief e2 Member 5RhythmThief vcard
28 Oct 2009 - 11:07 AM

Very atmospheric, lovely unusual shot.

digitall
digitall e2 Member 8238 forum postsdigitall vcard Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 11:35 AM

Impressive stuff. I like the subdued color of the background.

maggieh
maggieh e2 Member 6maggieh vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 11:35 AM

A tight turn brilliantly caught.
maggie

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 11:36 AM

A superb action shot showing great movement.

whiteswan01
whiteswan01 e2 Member 6whiteswan01 vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 11:44 AM

wow excellent

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 11:55 AM

Great capture of the action, Chris, excellent.
TrevB Smile

kishanm14
kishanm14 e2 Member 6kishanm14 vcard India
28 Oct 2009 - 12:06 PM

Great action capture Chris.

martinjp
martinjp e2 Member 5martinjp vcard Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 12:54 PM

Drifting eh! Anothwer superb image Chris, magic...

Martin.

Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 2:17 PM

Great action shot, well captured.

Bob_V
Bob_V e2 Member 7Bob_V vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 3:15 PM

Another great addition to this superb series Chris.
Bob

SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 3:19 PM

First class capture.
Sandra

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 3:43 PM

Brilliant action image.
Christine

agingrocker
agingrocker e2 Member 5agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 5:06 PM

Great action shot Chris
Antony

Gezina
Gezina e2 Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 5:14 PM

Stunning work - like the shot for the same reasons you've mentoined - Ina

CraigJones
CraigJones e2 Member 5CraigJones vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 5:27 PM

Love the composition and detail, very nice well done

Craig

Benas
Benas e2 Member 5Benas vcard Poland
28 Oct 2009 - 5:33 PM

good shot

Billyray
Billyray e2 Member 770 forum postsBillyray vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 5:37 PM

Another cracking action shot Chris. EXCELLENT.
Ray

Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro e2 Member 7200 forum postsIan-Munro vcard Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 6:38 PM

Love it.

walk8
walk8 e2 Member 6walk8 vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 7:20 PM

ACE SHOT

Gray_ina
Gray_ina e2 Member 6Gray_ina vcard
28 Oct 2009 - 7:25 PM

Very well timed capture - love the early morning feel to it - Graham

KevinWalsham
28 Oct 2009 - 7:48 PM

a great action capture well timed.

big bill
big bill e2 Member 10big bill vcard Scotland
28 Oct 2009 - 8:32 PM

Superb very nice shot, Bill

Roly
Roly e2 Member 7Roly vcard Wales
28 Oct 2009 - 8:55 PM

Super action shot.Well captured Chris.

Yogendra
Yogendra e2 Member 11Yogendra vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 9:17 PM

Excellent shot, Superb.

Yogendra

330bmw
330bmw e2 Member 5330bmw vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 - 9:45 PM

fantastic image excellent detail.
Mark

betts
betts e2 Member 6betts vcard England
28 Oct 2009 - 9:51 PM

Fantastic action shot.
betts

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2009 - 9:52 PM

Superb action, well composed shot. Excellent colour and detail.
Steve.

Tonyto
Tonyto  6 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2009 - 12:43 AM

Another great capture, love the mood. excellent image!
Tony

horley
horley e2 Member 7horley vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2009 - 1:38 AM

I think that I agree with everything said about this image a great shot.terry

Dusan
Dusan e2 Member 5Dusan vcard Sri Lanka
29 Oct 2009 - 2:26 AM

Great action shot Chris.
Dusan

photophantom
photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2009 - 2:31 AM

wow, cool smokin' shot!
Dennis

koka
koka e2 Member 6koka vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2009 - 7:31 AM

this one has to make to 100! Congratulations Katie

tigertimb
tigertimb e2 Member 740 forum poststigertimb vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2009 - 8:11 AM

Excellent bit of action and atmosphere and very pleased to be able to add the one to make 100 Smile
Tim

unicorn17
unicorn17 e2 Member 6unicorn17 vcard Scotland
29 Oct 2009 - 9:10 AM

Can smell the rubber ! Gill

Cor
Cor e2 Member 5Cor vcard Belgium
29 Oct 2009 - 11:10 AM

Excellent!!!
Cor.

MickyMc
MickyMc e2 Member 7MickyMc vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2009 - 11:39 AM

This is my favourite of this mini series
Mavis

JohnH37
JohnH37  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2009 - 10:42 PM

Wow..excellent.
-John

e_villeda
e_villeda e2 Member 7e_villeda vcard
30 Oct 2009 - 3:05 AM

Bravo it is a very good work , I check all your picture and this one is very good

HobbitDave
HobbitDave e2 Member 6HobbitDave vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2009 - 4:36 PM

Seriously wicked shot! The atmosphere and the flying gravel static in the air are magical.
Dave

PaulLiley
PaulLiley e2 Member 5PaulLiley vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 9:34 AM

I really like all your rally shots. Full of action and excitement. You've captured the atmosphere. Can just smell the exhaust fumes! Paul.

aitchbrown
aitchbrown e2 Member 9247 forum postsaitchbrown vcard United Kingdom
31 Oct 2009 - 11:48 PM

Brilliant shot. helen x

DeirdreMarie
DeirdreMarie e2 Member 5DeirdreMarie vcard Ireland
8 Nov 2009 - 2:11 PM

Superb shot!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2009 - 10:48 PM

A terrific motorsport action shot, I'm not surprised to see the epzers' rally round to give this one their vote

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