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Another from an event at Barry island in August.

I hope to be able to get out and about with a camera soon?

Camera:Pentax K-x Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 70-300 APO
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Powerboat racing
Username:franken franken
Uploaded:16 Nov 2012 - 9:58 AM
Tags:Barry, Powerboat racing, Sports / action, Transport, Vale of glamorgan
Votes:51

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digital_boi
16 Nov 2012 - 10:32 AM

great action capture Ken nice work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
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16 Nov 2012 - 10:55 AM

So full of action, great shot!
Carole

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Briwooly
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16 Nov 2012 - 11:15 AM

Excellent action shot Ken

Brian.........................

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surfinsurveyor
16 Nov 2012 - 11:25 AM

Great composition and detail. Good to be able to see the faces - full of concentration. GrinGrin

Keith

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 12:04 PM

A great action shot Ken SmileSmile
Helen

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AnnChown
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16 Nov 2012 - 12:29 PM

Brilliant capture - excellent timing and a steady hand Ken!
Ann

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 12:38 PM

Your captures of these events create no end of excitement, Ken. Here the close crop heightens the tension, enhanced by the central participant's body language, and the wonderful detail of the catamaran balanced on the tip of its propeller and the corner of one hull. Superb.
Regards
Bill

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 12:40 PM

Well-timed action, and composition with the boat turning into frame. You can see the concentration on their faces, and the second boat is nicely de-focussed.

Dave

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 12:53 PM

No need to go out when you have stuff like this hidden away. excellent Ken.

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 1:09 PM

You have certainly captured the speed and intensity of the event. Nicely done.

Gerry

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mrswoolybill
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16 Nov 2012 - 1:12 PM

All that action and two faces visible too!
Moira

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Daisymaye
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16 Nov 2012 - 2:00 PM

Great action and spray. Like the look of determination on the two fellows........Sandy

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
16 Nov 2012 - 2:59 PM

Great action shot well done, looking at that wish I still had my speed boat! I don' know though lol. well done, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ugly
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16 Nov 2012 - 3:00 PM

A great action image...
Nice camera work...

Dave

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Ade_Osman
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16 Nov 2012 - 3:06 PM

Good solid action imagery....

Ade

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achieverswales
16 Nov 2012 - 3:07 PM

The lens has compressed the perspective perfectly Ken, giving the impression they are all tail to tail, awesome movement on the water and determination on the faces.

Regards

Trev.

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Hop-A-Long
16 Nov 2012 - 3:09 PM

Excellent action shot.

Andy

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 4:44 PM

A real action packed thriller Ken. Perfectly timed and exposed.
Ron

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sparrowhawk
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16 Nov 2012 - 4:46 PM

oh wow

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16 Nov 2012 - 5:12 PM

great timing Smile

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ChristineD
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16 Nov 2012 - 5:26 PM

Great action shot

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good action shot Ken and not a shop window in sight. nice one.

John

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bricurtis
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17 Nov 2012 - 11:18 AM

Super action image Ken.
Brian.

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cuffit
cuffit  7161 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2012 - 3:41 PM

Very good indeed. Chris

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17 Nov 2012 - 3:55 PM

Great action shot Ken
Rick

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Outlander
Outlander  472 forum posts
17 Nov 2012 - 4:49 PM

Good action nicely captured Ken at Costa del Barry.

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18 Nov 2012 - 12:04 AM

An amazing action capture!
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F00tiechic
18 Nov 2012 - 10:02 PM

just watched this on tv lol amazing shot Wink

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
20 Nov 2012 - 10:58 PM

Spot on shot full of action! well done like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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