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Second in the series.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Sep 2011 - 3:31 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.4
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Big boys don't Cry
Username:danbrann danbrann
Uploaded:5 Mar 2013 - 8:01 AM
Tags:Photojournalism, Rugby, Sports / action, Tynedale.
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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
5 Mar 2013 - 8:03 AM

A super action imageSmileSmile
Effrossini

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:08 AM

This looks like being a great series Danny ~ you really have captured the moment here.

Albert

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:11 AM

You have zoomed in on the action so well here, Danny: expressions once again say it all.
Ronnie.

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 8:43 AM

Really great...you have real talent in this field. Grin

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:58 AM

Good timing and details Danny

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JohnChambersPhotography

All action good expressions great timing, get among it I say.

John

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104033 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:06 AM

He's not going very far!! WinkGrin

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:11 AM

Nice close image - i felt as if i was in the middle of the play! Good image - I like it a lot!!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:31 AM

That poor boy - he's surrounded by the opposition (hope his mum wasn't watching) - and a bit of a high tackle? Great action Danny! Smile
Ann

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:37 AM

Good close crop

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 10:44 AM

Great image Danny
glyn

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:48 AM

Action......

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parob
parob e2 Member 3parob vcard France72 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 10:59 AM

Great action shot! I was wondering if adding a little more blur to the surrounding players would not make the shot dynamic. Here you have frozen the action and eliminated its speed...Just a thought to make a good photograph even better. Cheers,
Paul

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64562 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 11:13 AM

Right in the middle of the action. Another super clear shot.
x

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franken
franken e2 Member 123182 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 2:55 PM

Another excellent action image here Dan.

Ken

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 3:48 PM

wonderful timing and detail danny brilliant colours and comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44055 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 4:46 PM

Looks like the odds are well and truly against him, Danny...and he has just realised it! Poor fellow.
Great sports action capture.

Malc

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8292 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 4:53 PM

The look of determination/desperation on the face of the man with the ball is classic - good job I don't have to play rugby being female (I am a coward)Wink love the way you have timed this Danny

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 5:57 PM

He looks like he needs a good sniffle............. get the tissuesSad
Diane

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 7:01 PM

Fantastic action image Dan. Excellent timing
Jim

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Mar 2013 - 5:32 AM

Great pressure on him

Peter

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 3:54 PM

Up close and personal - the guy is toast!

Anne

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2013 - 10:59 PM

Is there any space left for some more adverts? I don't think so.
Super image, great expressions captured.
Johanna

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Scottishlandscapes
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10 Mar 2013 - 1:42 PM

I'm sure they do sometimes Danny. I saw a few last night at the start of the Ireland v France game and they hadn't even started.
Your action images are very good indeed, always.

Dougie

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