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Long Jump

By dandeakin
Nottingham's Market Square became a lake after an exceptional summer thunder storm..... Most people accepted they were soaked and walked through the lake - except this guy.

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6 Aug 2012 7:09PM
Great capture, very impressing image


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BrianSS Plus
11 395 39 England
6 Aug 2012 7:16PM

Quote:Critique welcome

None needed, it's a great shot and personally speaking a competition winner! Well spotted & taken!
dandeakin Plus
10 209 3 England
6 Aug 2012 7:20PM
Ha. Grin Thought I had this month sorted out 8 months ago with a couple of images from last year. The past few weeks shooting has given me abit to think about....
paskinmj Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 7:37PM
Spot on timing.
fazzer Plus
8 54 7 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 8:51PM
great shotSmile
JaHa Plus
5 48 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 11:16PM
Makes me wish for a weatherproofed camera. Great shot
conrad Plus
13 10.9k 116
7 Aug 2012 8:41AM
Excellent timing, well done!
6 3 8 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 4:04PM
Timed to perfection!Grin
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 4:52PM
Well taken - I can even see the rain falling.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 6:09PM
Amazing capture and congratulations on the EC award SmileSmile
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 7:03PM
Superb image!

Fantastic shot!!!
dandeakin Plus
10 209 3 England
8 Aug 2012 1:17PM
Thanks very much. Most of the rain had stopped by the time this was taken.

I was very lucky as most people were stepping over the puddle further down the street and I had composed for this with my prime lens. This guy came running out of no where and leapt accross the puddle much closer than everyone else. This image was uncropped so I was very lucky not to have cropped off his head or feet etc.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
8 Aug 2012 2:55PM
"Awww he's fallen in de vater " said Bluebottle WinkA marvellous stride he should have been in the Olympics SmileSmileCaught at just the right moment
Fantastic shot, perfect timing! In the Bresson's style, love it!


User_Removed 15 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2012 10:05AM
Yes, very Bressonesque. Wink
13 Aug 2012 9:55PM
Very Henri Cartier-Bresson Grin
14 Aug 2012 12:52PM
Sheer quality and timing. Superb
alansnap Plus
14 577 26 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 4:57PM
Very Cartier Bresson , with the advantage of high ISO.

14 Aug 2012 5:05PM
A decisive moment :0)
Ridgeway Plus
11 222 2 Ireland
15 Aug 2012 10:15AM
Brilliant shot,,one of those wish it was mine,,

dandeakin Plus
10 209 3 England
15 Aug 2012 3:30PM
Many thanks for the POTW award, much appreciated.
15 Aug 2012 5:09PM
Great shot Dan , congratulations on POTW and best of luck with Amateur photographer photographer of the year , looks like you are going to run away with it this year .

Best wishes

Sean .
Very nice shot - very Cartier-Bressonique, thedecisive moment
dandeakin Plus
10 209 3 England
16 Aug 2012 11:25AM
Cheers Sean, I'm having a better year than last year (so far). All the best.
WOW, that's all i can say, I could never do that!
Nic_WA Plus
13 179 2 Australia
17 Aug 2012 10:07AM
Perfectly captured!
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
17 Aug 2012 12:57PM
great timing. an excellent image. biggest congrats on POTW.lesley
19 Aug 2012 8:50PM

Quote:Very Henri Cartier-Bresson Grin


It is only you and alansnap here that seem to be aware of it...

6 Sep 2012 11:08PM
The Decisive Moment indeed. The expression on his face shows his effort in getting across the puddle.
parob 7 3 74 France
9 Oct 2012 10:31AM
Excellent shot in frozen motion. The person's face is very expressive as it focusses on the effort. Overall, the atmosphere, timing, etc. make for an excellent Street Photo. Bravo.
Excellent shot!!!

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