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Many thanks for all your comments on my last upload, very much appreciated.

A patch of sunlight picked out this competitor cat like makeup.

Thanks for looking

Regards Richard

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 70-200 f2.8 Zoom
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Under the wire
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:5 Feb 2013 - 8:32 AM
Tags:2013, Barbed wire, Sports / action, Sunlight, Tough guy
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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3260 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 8:41 AM

I feel her pain..................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 8:42 AM

What fun!.......no, not really, but everyone to their own, I guess: but a super shot of this participant as he/she (I can't decide) flounders in the muck and glaur.
Ronnie.

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morpheus1955
5 Feb 2013 - 8:43 AM

Superb shot, excellent composition, I can't imagine why anyone would put themselves through that !!

Hugh

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 8:46 AM

Thanks for the GEA Julia very much appreciated and Ronnie it is a lady competitor
Regards Richard

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Pixelliott
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5 Feb 2013 - 8:46 AM

Completely different.Well taken.

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GillyB
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5 Feb 2013 - 8:49 AM

Superbly captured!

gill

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 8:51 AM

O my talk about pain and suffering but she seems to be enjoying the event, beautifully captured

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vickyf
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5 Feb 2013 - 8:54 AM

Great capture - looks like a movie still!

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User_Removed
5 Feb 2013 - 9:02 AM

Super sporting capture Richard.
Alf.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8527 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1091 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 9:17 AM


Quote: looks like a movie still!

That's what I was thinking. Great use made of a great opportunity.
Moira

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JohnChambersPhotography

What a well timed shot with good detail and colour . action frozen in mud love it.

John

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 9:29 AM

Great series Richard and another well timed action shot.

Albert

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mex
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5 Feb 2013 - 9:42 AM

Good timing and capture richard.
cheers phil.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Feb 2013 - 10:10 AM

Excellent capture Richard, nice timing,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41116 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 10:10 AM

Your description of a 'lady competitor' just seems a little incongruent TongueGrinGrin. She has my Respect with a capital Smile. I like your angle of view, Richard, makes a very powerful image but I do wonder where you are in this, then?

Dave

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milky
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5 Feb 2013 - 10:12 AM

Nice timed--------MilkyWinkWink

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 10:16 AM

First class image - Superbly framed and with great expression on the girls face! Great timing to pick out the patch of sunlight! Excellent

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digital_boi
5 Feb 2013 - 10:19 AM

excellent Richard love it

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 - 10:20 AM

Great action capture
Steve

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dudler
dudler Critique Team 11163 forum postsdudler vcard England390 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 10:40 AM

Sometimes, you have to wonder... "Why?"

Not in Wales, I imagine!

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jovanovic
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5 Feb 2013 - 11:20 AM

Excellent SmileSmile

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 11:22 AM

Excellent capture............ the things people do for funTongueTongueGrinGrin
Diane

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achieverswales
5 Feb 2013 - 11:27 AM

Awesome Richard.

Regards

Trev.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 12:11 PM

She looks like she is having fun

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LesF
LesF  8178 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 12:27 PM

Best of the series so far Richard, think it's the light that does it


LesF

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AnneWorner
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5 Feb 2013 - 12:37 PM

I also think this is the best in the series - fabulous pov and light. Congrats on the GEA.

Anne

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Deep_Bhatia
5 Feb 2013 - 12:59 PM

Outstanding work.

Deep

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Daisymaye
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5 Feb 2013 - 1:15 PM

So ladies do this too. Great capture of her pain and struggle. ......Sandy

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rogerdoger
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5 Feb 2013 - 1:28 PM

Great shot Richard.
Regards Roger

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 - 1:33 PM

Stunning capture Richard! Truly wonderful Smile

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:44 PM

Many thanks for all your comments everyone and to Ugly, Digital_bois, answersonapostcard and Wofly for taking the time to award on of your UA very much appreciated.
John NO not in Wales, sunny Wolverhamton.
David I was waiting at the end of this section, the competitor where just getting to the end of their long crawl under the barbed wire and the Killingfields awaited them.
Regards Richard

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TrevBatWCC
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5 Feb 2013 - 2:19 PM

Not my idea of fun, but what a super capture, Richard...and well done on all those Awards! Smile
Trev Smile

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:15 PM

I too wonder why - but who are we to complain when they make such excellent subjects! This is brilliant.
Ann

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:30 PM

Thanks for the EC Pete very much appreciated.
Regards Richard

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danbrann
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5 Feb 2013 - 3:42 PM

A real cracker from a very good series Richard. You could get some outstanding shots if you participated and took your camera with you.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 4:16 PM

brilliant timing richard cracking detail and colour a stunner top shot Wink
andy

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gajewski
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5 Feb 2013 - 4:57 PM

Well, what woman doesn't like a day with the sun on her face? Smile
Actually, I do like the light in this shot, Richard. Great POV as well.
-=\Walter

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chris-p
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5 Feb 2013 - 5:57 PM

Well done Richard.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:15 PM

Brilliant, my fav' of the series so far Richard, this really captures the essence of the event.

John Smile

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Philo
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5 Feb 2013 - 6:20 PM

Richard, you have caught her just right and the light on her face is wonderful.
Phil

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:42 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone, very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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johnjo58
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5 Feb 2013 - 6:49 PM

Wonderful imagery Richard, I think you are very wise being on the warm, dry end of the camera

David

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dathersmith
5 Feb 2013 - 7:19 PM

An excellent capture Richard with some superb detail in the girls face, congrats on all the awards.

Darren.

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cheesey
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5 Feb 2013 - 9:34 PM

Congrats on all the well deserved awards Richard.
Top class image mate Smile .
Cheesey.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 10:05 PM

Thanks for your UA cheesey very much appreciated.
Regards Richard.

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jaktis
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6 Feb 2013 - 5:27 AM

Perfect

Peter

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CaroleS
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6 Feb 2013 - 7:52 AM

Captured at just the right moment!
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lesliea
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6 Feb 2013 - 9:01 AM

Beautiful image well captured.
Allen, Smile

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Sezz
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6 Feb 2013 - 2:32 PM

First Class capture Richard, my congrat's for your EC and awards, well deserved!

Sarah *

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Rende
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6 Feb 2013 - 3:35 PM

Superb and original action shot Richard! Looks like you found a new model Wink
Congratulations on the EC!
Regards,
Rende

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desborokev
6 Feb 2013 - 5:15 PM

I did this race every year through the 90s,loved it!! Photo brings back only good memories!

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6 Feb 2013 - 5:19 PM

A long long way from the studio here Richard, great action and expression.

Dougie

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 543 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 5:19 PM

What a great image, Richard. Congratulations and have another badge.
Alun

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6 Feb 2013 - 7:38 PM

Fantastic and great action shot,Richard,very well done,
saeid

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6 Feb 2013 - 8:55 PM

Many thanks for all your comments everyone, and also to Keith and Alun for taking the time to give me their UA, very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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6 Feb 2013 - 9:54 PM

Fabtastic image from a fantastic series.... excellent Richard & well done on all of & the most prestigous awards.

GarethSmile

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2013 - 3:52 PM

Thanks Gareth

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7 Feb 2013 - 7:54 PM

Great capture Rich Thumbs Up.

John

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Tibetan
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8 Feb 2013 - 3:22 PM

Nice one like it brings back memories lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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10 Feb 2013 - 10:57 AM

Excellent lighting makes this one the best in this series for me .....Phil

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11 Feb 2013 - 7:48 PM

GI Jane, RichardWink
Ron.

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13 Feb 2013 - 8:51 AM

Breathless just looking at it. Breathtaking stuff Richard. Congrats on all these awards. You'll need a trolley to take these home. Grin

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