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At the wrong place at the wrong time

By Drummerdelight
When searching for a square cropped boxing sports image in my (too big) collection of boxing captures for a first local mini-exhibition, I gave the original color version of this capture a seccond life as I initially went for a B&W conversion. I had another go at converting to B&W, as I find my technique and/or style changes, I hope it developes... seeing mistakes I made in the beginning

I was hoping to have four b&w images to enlarge, but for this image I prefer the color version.

Looking back at this moment in time, I feel the man was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Tags: Sport Hobby Action Leisure Boxing Flutist Pianist Freetime Sports and action

Voters: RLF, woolybill1, helenlinda and 62 more

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Fine action capture GrinGrinGrinGrin

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mrswoolybill Plus
12 1.5k 2053 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 7:48AM
It's a superb image, but b&w for me by a long way, it's all about the faces. Colour seems to be about everything else.
14 May 2019 7:56AM
great shot and it has to be colour for me
14 May 2019 9:03AM
This reminds me of a George Bellows painting - you've captured the visceral nature of the sport - just look at the eyes. Colour for me.
dark_lord Plus
15 2.3k 576 England
14 May 2019 10:53AM
Mono for me.
14 May 2019 11:22AM
Superb...
14 May 2019 1:00PM
Really good action shot Guy!

Arne Smile
14 May 2019 2:45PM
Great timing and the mono version is more dramatic.

Lory
14 May 2019 3:42PM
Great action shot - looks painful
saltireblue Plus
9 9.3k 35 Norway
14 May 2019 6:08PM
Their expressions are much more visible in the b&w one, and this shot is all about that.
14 May 2019 7:49PM
Stunning action capture, Guy.
Great title.Smile Mono is my fave.
Herge88 Plus
12 40 5 England
14 May 2019 8:05PM
Love boxing and this is an excellent image Guy.

Best Matt
barrywebb Plus
12 16 6 United Kingdom
14 May 2019 8:20PM
Great action shot. Mono for me too
Barry
14 May 2019 10:06PM
Great action shot I like both. ⭐⭐⭐
Davy.
Brilliant composition and the Mono is the stronger

Carole
DaveRyder Plus
5 3.0k 1 United Kingdom
15 May 2019 2:26AM
GE for the mono version. Great image, caught the moment and atmosphere.
15 May 2019 12:15PM
quality shot, in more ways than one...

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