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These are Painted Wolves,( cape hunting, wild, hunting Dogs) taken in the last vestiges of light. Using Fuji Velvia I was trying for movement. This i achieved with only a small amount of images. Very Art Wolfe, he was at this location in Botswana a few weeks before me.

Camera:Canon EOS 5
Lens:70- 300 Canon zoom
Recording media:Velvia ASA 50
Title:Action at dusk
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:6 Sep 2006 - 7:10 AM
Tags:Action, Low light, Movement, Specialist / abstract
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Votes:47
Voters:A_Harrison · Chant57 · PaulHolloway · RodStrachan · dave thelens · AlleyCatz · User_Removed · Scott_Scot · Elimare · FeePhoto · viscostatic · 49er · BiggyBoo · Diana · wenlock · dannybeath · edsephiroth · SFd · jennialexander · rossi · KevSB · Landlord · porty2003 · dannyk · picnic66 · GreyMoonRising · peter_hopson · pentaxpete · JamesAppleton · chunky1972 · AlanWillis · georg · Francois Lepinay · mrjt · Tibetan · gwynn56 · gbradley · georgiepoolie · CDSINUK · DonMc · IngridVekemans · Bullyuk123 · Angi_Wallace · brian17302 · whatsthisbuttondo · chr1sm45on · BRITCHIE ·
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dave thelens
dave thelens Plus Member 11936 forum postsdave thelens vcard United Kingdom
6 Sep 2006 - 7:20 AM

WOW ... stunning

Dave

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz Plus Member 8274 forum postsAlleyCatz vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2006 - 8:16 AM

I really like the movement and shapes.The feel of the pack is well shown.Excellent.

~Alley~

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User_Removed
User_Removed Junior Member 851 forum posts
6 Sep 2006 - 4:19 PM

Great shot and gets better the larger it is viewed. The thumbnail does it no justice at all. Wonderful action.

Derek

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dave thelens
dave thelens Plus Member 11936 forum postsdave thelens vcard United Kingdom
6 Sep 2006 - 5:07 PM

been on here all day and only 3 comments ....

Dave

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Scott_Scot
Scott_Scot Plus Member 10Scott_Scot vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2006 - 6:56 AM

Excellent action shot!

Scotty

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Vee_Enn
Vee_Enn Plus Member 10100 forum postsVee_Enn vcard England
6 Dec 2006 - 1:30 PM

You've succeeded in capturing the movement and the fire-like lighting adds to the image.

I sympathise with dave thelens' comments, but fear that you would've needed a sunset and/or a naked lady in shot to get more comments and clicks Smile

Really well done,
Vince

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FeePhoto
FeePhoto Plus Member 834 forum postsFeePhoto vcard Scotland
21 Dec 2006 - 7:23 AM

Doesn't work so well as a thumbnail but is a superb shot - well taken.
Having tried to get decent shots of painted hunting dogs at the zoo, I'm very jealous that you've been able to get such a natural shot and in such beautiful light!

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viscostatic
viscostatic Plus Member 8viscostatic vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2006 - 7:27 AM

I like the way you have captured the movement here. This photograph deserves much more attention.

Phil.

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RodStrachan
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17 Jan 2007 - 2:29 AM

Great feeling of movement in this scene - good use of the light too.

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PaulHolloway
PaulHolloway Plus Member 8PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2007 - 2:26 PM

Superb shot. A really dynamic image

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dave thelens
dave thelens Plus Member 11936 forum postsdave thelens vcard United Kingdom
14 Mar 2007 - 4:46 PM

still cant believe that this only got NINE

Sad ..........................



Dave

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S_Boulding
S_Boulding Plus Member 772 forum postsS_Boulding vcard England
6 May 2007 - 4:33 PM

very nice photo, rare animals nice to see some photos Smile

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49er
49er Plus Member 8564 forum posts49er vcard
7 Jun 2007 - 4:54 PM

just had a look at these... I think this is a cracker.. (dare I say to progressive for most EPZ'ers)..

Regards

Edgar

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Darren_Birkin
Darren_Birkin Plus Member 734 forum postsDarren_Birkin vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2007 - 5:17 PM

Thats a great picture. Certainly has lots of movement and energy.

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dannybeath
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18 Jun 2008 - 4:23 PM

Wow Ron!

this is the kind of thing that could win the animal behaviour; mammals, category of the BBC wildlife photographer of the year!

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SFd
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25 Aug 2008 - 5:41 PM

I love the movement in this image.
Steve

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jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
7 Oct 2008 - 7:24 AM

Perhaps it was the same pack that we saw? Great Image. as said before certainly deserves more interest.
Jenni

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dannyk
dannyk Plus Member 10dannyk vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2009 - 10:26 PM

Wow Ron this is excellent, imagine being in that scrum.....no thanks!

superb shot!

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GreyMoonRising
15 Jan 2009 - 11:55 AM

What an amazing thing to see and love the way you have captured it Ron.

I had to look at it for a while to see what was going on due to the sense of motion. One of the best P/Fs I have seen on ezine!

Peter

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peter_hopson
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8 Feb 2009 - 1:30 PM

only one word for this one ,stunning, pete,

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pentaxpete
pentaxpete Plus Member 9560 forum postspentaxpete vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2009 - 6:07 PM

This attracted me in the thumbnails - thought I could comment on a 'Busy composition' BUT NO! It's a GREAT snap,the highlights move across the composition in a wonderful way. Regards.... Peter.
PS Told you at Club I would find you again on here!!

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JamesAppleton
JamesAppleton Plus Member 638 forum postsJamesAppleton vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2009 - 9:30 PM

Unbelievalve that this hasn't attracted more votes - this belongs with HC and above... Superb vision and technique, I'm sure there was more than one frame involved, but no less fantastic and worth the effort!

J

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2009 - 10:12 PM

Hi James,
This was indeed just one frame, Fuji Velvia and low light did the rest. I do have others that I may scan in the future, thanks for the comment. Ron.

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2009 - 10:56 PM

Thanks for all the c/c's, got there in the end. Ron.

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Francois Lepinay
Francois Lepinay Plus Member 11Francois Lepinay vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2010 - 5:38 PM

I like this one very much. Full of thriving young life.

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mrjt
mrjt Plus Member 8mrjt vcard United Kingdom
7 Sep 2010 - 9:23 AM

Hi Ron, I had a go at a similar image, but to no effect its not easy..First class. could go on a wall...Jack

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Tibetan
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9 Jan 2013 - 10:07 AM

An excellent shot caught the movement just right, the one in the middle has just the right amount of light to make him the leader of the pack, very well done love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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IngridVekemans
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10 Nov 2013 - 3:56 PM

The long shutter speed works really well here to show the hustle and bustle in a wild dog pack! Love it!
Grt, Ingrid.

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IngridVekemans
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10 Nov 2013 - 3:57 PM

Forgot to vote Wink

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brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2014 - 2:16 PM

Love the movement in this image Ron

Brian

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