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I wish: a) I was 30 years younger, and b) I possessed the spherical objects these youngsters own. I cannot begin to understand how they do this on skies. But there again, I always landed on my head on a trampoline, so I am pretty useless at this sort of thing. When I go skiing, I like to keep the skies in contact with the snow! Why hang upside-down doing an impression of a helicopter?
I'm just an old fogey, I guess.Sad
Anyway, the last of these from last weekend on the piste. No collision occurred this time, thankfully.
Thanks for looking and thanks for bothering.Smile

Malc

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 Feb 2013 - 3:24 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Aerial acrobatics
Username:saltireblue saltireblue
Uploaded:2 Mar 2013 - 3:41 PM
Tags:Bat imitation, Drammen, Helicopter imitation, Norway, Skiing, Sports / action
Votes:38
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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:21 PM

WOW !..

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franken
franken e2 Member 123261 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:55 PM

Really impressive action shot Malc.

Ken

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43651 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:58 PM

Great timing superb image.

Regards Nathan Grin

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 5:58 PM

Beautifully composed and captured crazy action shot!

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:30 PM

Spot on. Action well caught, pin sharp and well composed.
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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8827 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 7:35 PM

Simply amazing action captured, and against the clear blue sky, with bits of snow flying up into the air....wow!
This one's my favourite.

Last Modified By pamelajean at 2 Mar 2013 - 7:37 PM

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:01 PM

Hope you paid them well for this seriesWink
another top shot Malc
Lillian

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:05 PM

Yet another brilliant image Malc - I go one further than you and like to keep my feet on the ground without any skis in between GrinGrinGrin - but then I am an old fogey AND a coward
Jason

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:28 PM

Very impressive and well captured Malc SmileSmile
Helen

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104231 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:29 PM

I never did get to try out the white stuff. Always wanted to protect my knees! Smile Smile

Love the angle.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 9:42 PM

Exemplary timing and exposure on this winter sports shot, Malc.
Ronnie.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:35 AM

Love this series Malc, and this is a great addition to it.

John Smile

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:58 AM

amazing shot

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milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
3 Mar 2013 - 3:13 PM

Excellent captures----MilkyWink

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 5:23 PM

Extraordinary - and well captured Malc!
Ann

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:48 PM

Some of these kids are really amazing athletes. You have captured some good shots from your skiing adventure......Sandy

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 4:55 PM

The acrobatic skill of some youngsters is very impressive - my cousin's son used to dot this daredevil kind of stuff till he had a major fall last year - wrecked his hip and will walk with a limp for the rest of his life. We never thought of consequences either when we were young.

Anne

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 4:50 PM

one of the best ski shots I have ever seen. I can imagine that Norwegian Scots get tempted here Smile
Although all my ancestors come from cold places, I prefer 30+ myself, spent too much time in the outback I think.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 5:14 PM

Superlative Capture! ~

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