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

Some Giant Slalom racing action for you in the next few uploads.

Thanks for looking

Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2013 - 11:13 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Holding the edge
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:27 Mar 2013 - 8:25 AM
Tags:Aosta valley, Giant Slalom, Italy, Pila, Ski racing, Skiers, Skiing, Sports / action
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Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
27 Mar 2013 - 1:02 AM

A cracking action shot , Richard -love the clarity and details..........Grin

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NaturesHaven
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:28 AM

Great sporting action, I like the feeling of speed as the skier comes downhill, the light in the visor sets the skier off...........GrinGrinGrin

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27 Mar 2013 - 8:34 AM

Perfect timing to capture this excellent action shot Richard.

Albert

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footloose
footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 8:36 AM

Top marks for this great action image,well caught.
Dennis

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DeSilver
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:38 AM

Wonderful shot, crisp and sharp. I would imagine that it is quite difficult considering the speed that these downhill skiers go at.


Regards David.

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scottchappell
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:40 AM

Superb capture

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LesF
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:42 AM

Cracking image Richard


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GillyB
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:46 AM

Superb!
This is one good reason for lugging decent kit up the mountain!

gill Smile

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richmowil
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:50 AM

Great composition and light - superb timing!! First class image!!

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Badgerfred
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27 Mar 2013 - 8:51 AM

Excellent action shot Richard,
Fred.

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27 Mar 2013 - 9:01 AM

Top notch action image that could grace any winter sports magazine with consummate ease!

Ade

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canonfan
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27 Mar 2013 - 9:04 AM

Fantastic action photography
Jim

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 9:05 AM

Crashing shot.

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WhiteRose1
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27 Mar 2013 - 9:08 AM

Quality capture, Richard. Pin sharp against the snow spray.

Dave

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morpheus1955
27 Mar 2013 - 9:14 AM

Superb action shot, excellent composition and timing

Hugh

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JohnChambersPhotography

Perfect position Richard giving you the angle to capture this crisp clean and sharp all action shot, it's quality through and through

John

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rontear
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27 Mar 2013 - 9:36 AM

Caught the action Richard !!
Ron.

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NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom114 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 10:11 AM

Captured in the ideal position, pin sharp and perfectly framed Richard

Regards Nathan

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Phil_L
Phil_L  6 Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 10:16 AM

Excellent momentum Richard. How's he ever gonna get upright again.
Phil

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27 Mar 2013 - 10:28 AM

super focus Smile

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bricurtis
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27 Mar 2013 - 10:35 AM

Superb action shot.!!

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stevie
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27 Mar 2013 - 10:40 AM

Well done on this, especially for getting your kit up the hill (I resort to a compact when skiing!)

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 10:42 AM

Thanks to GillyB and Ade_Osman for taking the time to award the image one of their UA very much appreciated.
And Julia for the GEA very much appreciated too
Regards
Richard

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TrevBatWCC
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27 Mar 2013 - 11:04 AM

A very nicely framed and excellently captured action shot here, Richard - well deserving of those Awards Smile
Trev Smile

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EOS_fan
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27 Mar 2013 - 11:38 AM

Brilliant action shot Smile

Steve

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27 Mar 2013 - 11:42 AM

Wow a great action shot, well captured

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derekhansen
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27 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

A really superb action shot Richard. Congrats on the GE.
Derek

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lonely_oryx
27 Mar 2013 - 12:26 PM

Superb timing and light

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achieverswales
27 Mar 2013 - 12:39 PM

Awesome action Richard have another UA.

Regards

Trev.

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rajasekar
rajasekar  6 India2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 12:51 PM

Wonderful action photography!! You got it right there at the right moment!

Raja

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27 Mar 2013 - 1:05 PM

Amazing skiing and amazing photography........Sandy

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barbarahirst
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27 Mar 2013 - 1:15 PM

...and here I was thinking it was a self portrait ...Wink
Excellent capture

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Jat_Riski
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27 Mar 2013 - 1:18 PM

Excellent timing, Richard.

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 1:25 PM

Superb shot Richard. Nicely timed.
Ant.

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27 Mar 2013 - 1:41 PM

Wonderful action shot.
Carole

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AnneWorner
27 Mar 2013 - 2:30 PM

A superb action shot Richard - superbly timed. Nice spray of snow and a good positive diagonal in the comp.
Well deserving of all the awards.
Looking forward to more.

Anne

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
27 Mar 2013 - 2:41 PM

Top notch action capture here Richard, they dont get better than this. First class.

John

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 3:01 PM

What fantastic and great action shot,very well done,
saeid

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 3:15 PM


Quote: Top notch action image that could grace any winter sports magazine with consummate ease!

Ade

He's right, superb

David

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Sezz
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27 Mar 2013 - 3:17 PM

Congrat's for your awards Richard, well deserved - superb capture!

Sarah *

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27 Mar 2013 - 4:03 PM

Thanks for all your comments and also thanks to Luckybry, Lonely-oryx, and acheiverswalves for taking the time to award one of their UA again very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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27 Mar 2013 - 4:57 PM

Simply PERFECT!!! Richard. Congrats on your awards.
Brian

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Phil_Restan
27 Mar 2013 - 5:06 PM

Quality shot Richard

Regards
Phil

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27 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

Superb capture!
George

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27 Mar 2013 - 6:44 PM

That is action

Peter

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27 Mar 2013 - 7:39 PM

Many thanks for all your comment everyone again very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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27 Mar 2013 - 7:57 PM

Great ski action photography Richard, superb timing.

Trev

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dathersmith
27 Mar 2013 - 8:24 PM

Excellent action capture Richard, we saw some good racing this year but I only had the X100 with me.

Darren.

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27 Mar 2013 - 8:28 PM

Great shot Richard. I expect to see that around the exhibition circuit ?
Regards Roger

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PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Mar 2013 - 10:29 PM

excellent action shot. paul

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CraigWalker
28 Mar 2013 - 9:32 AM

First class capture Richard. Decided to award my UA for this week.

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ugly
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28 Mar 2013 - 9:45 AM

What a great image..
You gained so many awards..
Great work...

Dave

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28 Mar 2013 - 10:27 AM

Spectacular action shot Richard.
Regards,
Rende

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Tonyd3  111010 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2013 - 11:14 AM

I wuld say this is one of your strongest images on Epz Rich.
Well done.
Cheers
Tony

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28 Mar 2013 - 12:25 PM

It deserves every award that t has got. Excellent Richard.

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Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2013 - 2:06 PM

Many thanks again to everyone for their comments.
Also thanks to CraigWalker for taking the time to award the image one of his UA, again very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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28 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

VERY well timed Richard, and excellent action shot.

John Smile

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28 Mar 2013 - 7:18 PM

Stunning action capture, Richard!!!
Effrossini

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29 Mar 2013 - 10:04 AM

Good action image Rich.

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Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 559 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 9:01 AM

Congrats on all the awards Richard. Bery well- deserved
Alun

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digital_boi
30 Mar 2013 - 11:10 AM

wow cracker Richard all awards very well deserved a pleasure to view

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 11:37 AM

Ooh this one has even more drama than your latest upload, probably because of his even more acute lean (and better technical skills) and closeness to the gate.

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focused-photography

+++

Carsten

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 11:42 AM

Wonderful winter sports action.
Very well deserved awards.

B.

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