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Many thanks for all your comments on my last image, very much appreciated.
Thanks also to Julia for the GEA very much appreciated and to the following for their UA:
GillyB, Ade-Osman, Luckbry, Achieverswales and CraigWalker very much appreciated.

Another racer from the Giant Salom race a slightly wider line than the last racer but still traveling very quickly

thanks for looking

Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2013 - 11:12 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Changing the edge
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:30 Mar 2013 - 9:38 AM
Tags:Aosta valley, Gaint Slalom, Italy, Pila, Ski racing, Skiers, Skiing, Sports / action
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capto
capto Plus Member 32388 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 9:43 AM

Absolutely spot on with everything.Smile

ivor

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martin.w
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30 Mar 2013 - 9:44 AM

Pin sharp despite the speed, a cracking action shot Smile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 9:46 AM

Top notch sports action shot, Richard, the skier captured rounding the marker.
Ronnie.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 9:58 AM

Thank ivor, Martin and Ronnie for your comments and Many thanks to PhilipMinnis for your UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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30 Mar 2013 - 9:58 AM

Super action shot Richard, great composition,
Fred.

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CaroleS
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30 Mar 2013 - 10:00 AM

Great capture with the flurry of snow as the edges cut in on the turn.
Carole

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Trev_B
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30 Mar 2013 - 10:05 AM

He really up on the edges... another wonderful image.

Trev

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rogerdoger
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30 Mar 2013 - 10:09 AM

Great Shot Richard. Wish I had some shots like that. Did you need a `pass` or wa it just taken from the spectators areas ?
Regards Roger

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Jat_Riski
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30 Mar 2013 - 10:33 AM

Excellent capture, Richard.

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lonely_oryx
30 Mar 2013 - 10:40 AM

Another great and well timed shot

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digital_boi
30 Mar 2013 - 11:07 AM

excellent capture and timing Richard

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almiles
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30 Mar 2013 - 11:36 AM

Good sense of action with his lean, the snow spray and his look of concentration.

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achieverswales
30 Mar 2013 - 11:45 AM

Stunning clarity also on this one Richard.

Regards

Trev.

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WhiteRose1
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30 Mar 2013 - 11:54 AM

Beautifully captured against the snow spray and the shady hillside, Richard. Top work again.

Dave

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 12:27 PM

Amazing action Photography Richard, screams speed

David

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 12:54 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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Daisymaye
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30 Mar 2013 - 1:08 PM

Another super capture of action and great sport.......Sandy

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30 Mar 2013 - 2:34 PM

Superb camera control

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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EOS_fan
EOS_fan  427 forum posts England
30 Mar 2013 - 4:07 PM

Another cracker Richard, real high quality sports photography Smile

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Sue_R
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30 Mar 2013 - 4:57 PM

Fantastic action shot. Love it!

Sue Smile

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30 Mar 2013 - 5:37 PM

Thanks for your UA ward Sue, very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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30 Mar 2013 - 6:01 PM

Another great action shot Richard - perfectly exposed SmileSmile
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30 Mar 2013 - 6:54 PM

Turning out to be an excellent series these Richard


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30 Mar 2013 - 7:03 PM

Excellent capture !
George

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30 Mar 2013 - 7:33 PM

Well captured action shot

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30 Mar 2013 - 8:03 PM

First Class Richard - Great action well captured!!

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thedon1941
30 Mar 2013 - 10:22 PM

Fabulous "Classic" Slalom shot. Brilliantly taken. Don

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31 Mar 2013 - 10:34 AM

SO much action

Peter

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31 Mar 2013 - 11:11 AM

Perfectly timed, Richard.

I enjoy doing some downhill skiing, but at this expert level they get up to 140 kph! Not for the faint-hearted.

Malc

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31 Mar 2013 - 2:20 PM

Beautifully composed action shot Richard.
Regards,
Rende

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31 Mar 2013 - 5:01 PM

Great photography Richard.
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31 Mar 2013 - 7:41 PM

Thanks for the HC Pete a nice supprise
Regards Richard

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31 Mar 2013 - 9:23 PM

Most impressive, so brilliantly timed
Lillian

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31 Mar 2013 - 11:01 PM

First class capture!
Effrossini

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JohnChambersPhotography

Well timed Richard on a good angle.

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2 Apr 2013 - 7:45 AM

Very impressive well composed action capture.

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2 Apr 2013 - 12:12 PM

Another stunning action shot Richard, my congrat's for your awards!

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2 Apr 2013 - 2:00 PM

Like it. But I want more mountains please.

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2 Apr 2013 - 3:51 PM

Great action shot Rich. P:]

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2 Apr 2013 - 7:36 PM

Good action captured here.

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Bravdo
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3 Apr 2013 - 3:39 PM

A great action shot here and good detail in the spraying snow from his ski's.

Barry

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2013 - 9:25 AM

Excellent action shot. Top drawer stuff Richard. Could be straight from Ski Sunday. Paul

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5 Apr 2013 - 11:57 AM

I've come in a bit late on this one Richard and everything has been said. Stunning.

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5 Apr 2013 - 1:44 PM

Cracking detail and the timing is just perfect!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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6 Apr 2013 - 10:39 AM

This reminds me of a promotion shot taken for Canon when the 1D Mark III came out - excellent capture!

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focused-photography

Like it a lot.

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10 Apr 2013 - 8:34 AM

wow wionderful

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