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Great North City Games 100m Hurdle

By marctowler    
Taken at the Great North Games in Newcastle towards the beginning of the year. It was team USA vs Team GB... For this USA won but considering the speed they go at I am happy with this... Any comments or suggestions on improvements with the picture or processing are always welcome.

Tags: Sport People Athletics Hurdles Sports and action

Voters: lil48, Herge88, JohnHawthorne and 2 more


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5 Jun 2012 11:32PM
great action shot. Lil

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danh Plus
7 61 36 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2012 10:28AM
Well-timed, but the lack of separation from a cluttered background detracts from an otherwise-good capture.

Quote:Well-timed, but the lack of separation from a cluttered background detracts from an otherwise-good capture.


Any suggestions on how I can solve that issue?
danh Plus
7 61 36 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2012 5:33PM
Shooting with a wider aperture would help, especially if combined with shooting at the longer end of your zoom. Depending on your event you might have the option of re-positioning yourself to a point where you can see that your background is less 'busy'. Sometimes simply dropping to one knee can make a difference.

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