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A rather late upload from me todaySad Another of the knights this time in action so to speak Smile In this shot you can see the lance breaking (well just lol ) The lances they use have the end section made of some sort of light wood that breaks fairly easily, especially when the horse is going at the gallop Smile These end pieces are replaceable and have some sort of stop on the very end to prevent them doing any major damage to the rider or horse, anyway hope you like this.

Off to the steam rally tomorrow, hopefully the weather will be kind and I'll manage to get so reasonable photos :Wink

Thank you all so much for all your C&C's very much appreciated

Thanks for taking the time to look

Hugh

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Aug 2013 - 12:39 PM
Focal Length:210mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.2
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:We have lift off ................
Username:morpheus1955 morpheus1955
Uploaded:24 Aug 2013 - 11:02 AM
Tags:Carisbrooke castle, General, Jousting, Knight
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Brovy
Brovy  1 England
24 Aug 2013 - 11:05 AM

Love the re-enactment pics

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rontear
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:09 AM

Action captured Hugh, moment of impact !!! Great POV too.
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LynneJoyce
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:25 AM

Wow, what fabulous timing!

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DicksPics
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:33 AM

All four off the ground - great timing or what, Hugh!

Richard

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barbarahirst
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:09 PM

no feet ... whoah!!!

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Nikonuser1
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:16 PM

Great timing Hugh, a great image, well capturedSmile

Cliff

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Aug 2013 - 12:17 PM

A great capture with perfect timing Hugh !! Wish I could attend an event like that !

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Badgerfred
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:23 PM

Fine capture Hugh, nice timing,
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lonely_oryx
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:25 PM

Good low POV and well done getting all the horses hooves off the ground

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mrswoolybill
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24 Aug 2013 - 1:35 PM

Six feet in total off the ground! Great timing.
Moira

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Brilane
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24 Aug 2013 - 1:38 PM

Nicely exposed.
Brian

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mikbee
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24 Aug 2013 - 1:59 PM

A super ''in flight'' capture Hugh !!
Mick.

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TyChee
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24 Aug 2013 - 3:02 PM

Great capture!
Ty

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DixClix
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24 Aug 2013 - 3:50 PM

What an excellent image! The shattering of the lance, all the horses four feet in the air...incredible timing! Well done!
Richard

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nonur
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24 Aug 2013 - 3:58 PM

All four hoofs on the air, super timing, Hugh.

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pamelajean
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24 Aug 2013 - 5:58 PM

A well captured action shot, Hugh, and you also handled the bright sunshine expertly. I like the composition, too, with the horse and rider over to the left. Pity about the background people, but you have them quite nicely blurred.

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Michaela_Solway

Knight in shining armour sums this up.. Very well controlled & sharp image ..excellent

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Mike_Smith
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:11 PM

Cracking shot, i would love a go at that

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Nigeve1
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:26 PM

Great action capture and POV.
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:46 PM


Quote: What an excellent image! The shattering of the lance, all the horses four feet in the air...incredible timing! Well done!
Richard


Quote: A super ''in flight'' capture Hugh !!
Mick.


Quote: Good low POV and well done getting all the horses hooves off the ground

WOW!!!!! all said above

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 8:09 PM

brilliant detail hugh wonderful colour and pov a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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24 Aug 2013 - 9:49 PM

Superb timing Hugh,excellent shot..Lin

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213hardy
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24 Aug 2013 - 10:27 PM

Great timing, a cracking image, Hugh.

Den

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johnlw
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24 Aug 2013 - 10:44 PM

Great capture love the movement.
Regards John.

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thedon1941
24 Aug 2013 - 10:50 PM

Terrific action shot Hugh. Brilliant. Don

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Potra
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25 Aug 2013 - 2:12 AM

The PoV makes the magic of this extraordinary shot.
M

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25 Aug 2013 - 10:09 AM

Great point of view and a superbly well timed capture Hugh.

REgards Nathan

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25 Aug 2013 - 10:11 AM

Superb shot Hugh I am suprised he did not run you down SmileSmile

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AlexAppleby
25 Aug 2013 - 11:46 AM

Very well captured. I guess that back in the day they didn't have the same health and safety limiters! That would have been a whole different photo!

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Lillian
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25 Aug 2013 - 5:59 PM

Lovely action shot Hugh, hoofs off the ground...
Very impressed
Lillian

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
25 Aug 2013 - 6:58 PM

Superbly timed Hugh and a great pov.

John

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 1:18 PM

Fantastic action shot one you wouldn't expect.
A friend of my brithers was one of the KNiHGTS (horesmen) in Excalibur way back when.

Aidan.

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