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On The Ropes

By Cobberpix
I had to uprate a fair bit for this but the added noise or 'grain', as we used to get with pushed film, adds to the atmosphere of the wrestling match in our local Drill Hall.

Tags: Photo journalism Expression Fight Conflict Black and white Girls Pain Wrestling Wrestler Strain Humour and fun

Voters: wyatturp, SamM, janecurrie and 13 more

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wyatturp 15 2 England
12 Jun 2006 10:19PM
The pain in this shot, well done Steve.
SamM 14 2 Germany
12 Jun 2006 10:20PM
This is excellent. Great angle, great composition, great presentation. Love the tones and the pose. Very well done!
12 Jun 2006 10:36PM
Thanks folks. It was a fun assignment and clapping along to the Eye Of The Tiger before each match was the cherry on the cake!
12 Jun 2006 10:58PM
perfect angle for this; and composition works very well... no cropped limbs and all three persons very well visible. Great shot
RoddBC 14 40 United States
12 Jun 2006 11:13PM
Excellent capture! Great comp, tones and action. oh, and welcome to epz!

kaybee 16 7.4k 26 Scotland
12 Jun 2006 11:58PM
Great expressions and the dark vignette works a treat
The_Collector 14 4 1 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 12:21AM
Great angle and comp' super shot.
twistor 17 80 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 12:52AM
Great shot chap. Agree with Wyatturp, you really get the sense of pain. You kept this shoot very quiet...
NevP 15 853 13 Canada
13 Jun 2006 4:04AM
Excellent viewpoint, nice shot.
fossilized 16 79 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2006 3:29PM
Excellent composition.

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