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Sword Dance

By Irishkate  
Something a little different tonight.
An action shot while you're all watching Olympic Opening Ceremony.
This was taken at The Gardening Scotland Exhibition where there
was a Pipe Band and some Highland Dancing.
Plenty more flower pics but don't want to bore you.
Thank you for votes for Clematis Chantilly.

Tags: Scotland Photo journalism Sword Kilt Highland Dance at Gardening Scotland Exhibition

Voters: Jasper87, buxton, helenlinda and 33 more

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
27 Jul 2012 10:29PM
Good crop, Kate, and well timed for the classic pose.


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A good yin but ah danee licht tha coulor o tha socksSmileSmile

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 10:35PM
Love the way the left sock follows the pattern of the pavement SmileSmile
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
28 Jul 2012 12:01AM
A great Scottish image that begs the usual question. - gary
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
28 Jul 2012 12:09AM
I was watching the opening ceremony Kate,
and was surprised to hear of some ''sports'' I have never heard of before.
Should have Highland Dancing in it I reckon !!
Good shot.
28 Jul 2012 12:17AM
Excellent capture Kate. You caught the action perfectly with this one
28 Jul 2012 1:01AM
Great timing spot on! Steve
alansnap 14 577 26 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 1:01AM
Good capture and it looks as if it's a man doing the dancing too - don't tell me I'm wrong please. It's great to see highland war dancing not being done by a wee lassie.
Alan - ex-highland dancer of no great skillGrin
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
28 Jul 2012 1:08AM
Like the point of view on this kate and a great sense of movement, like it a lot.


taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
28 Jul 2012 1:55AM
Those are wonderful socks!
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
28 Jul 2012 7:24AM
Fantastic and great action shot,very well done,
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 7:34AM
Good sense of movement, well captured. Love those socks.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
28 Jul 2012 8:18AM
Brilliant movement shot Kate,I would love to have seen them dance as I do a lot of Welsh country dancing.I am going to a birthday party(60)tonight and I am the caller with country dancing there,Done it many time with children ,but not grown ups.
Super crop Kate.. Very nicely observed Like the placement of the hat
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 10:54AM
Excellent crop concentrating us on the action, very nice.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 2:05PM
Excellent! It's a very difficult subject (trying to keep the feet within the view-finder, for a start) and you've got an image that works as a composition, as well as conveying the dance. He's almost caught in mid-air, while his sword remains solidly on terra firma.
Herge88 11 40 4 England
28 Jul 2012 2:07PM
Shows the dance well, good composition.

Best Matt
28 Jul 2012 4:49PM
Excellent capture
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
30 Jul 2012 7:26PM
Perfect timing.

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