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FA Cup

By Costy  
Recently did a guided tour of the new Wembley Stadium. Climbed the steps to the royal box and was met with this. It's the offical FA Cup, used up until 1993 (different, bogstandard plinth)... solid silver, the whole hog. Enjoyed it despite crap weather... and first time I had got out with the camera since before Xmas, can you believe?!?!?!

Bit of glare from the flash, but what can you do? Needed flash in those conditions, no tripod and couldnt even reposition it.

Still I'm quite pleased with this considering...

Tags: Football Tour General England Close-up and macro Trophy Fa cup Wembley Sports and action

Voters: lindin, Herge88, neilw and 6 more

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lindin 13 451 United States
27 Jan 2008 10:41PM
The vibrant colors make this image great. I love the silver against the red bg. Wouldn't it be great if one could move things around how you like them. Oh, well..still a good shot.
Herge88 Plus
13 40 6 England
27 Jan 2008 10:53PM
Nice shot and what an experience.

Best Matt
neilw 13 England
28 Jan 2008 12:02AM
Great shot, it would of been better if the ribbons of Liverpool FC was attached Smile

Costy 13 483 6 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2008 7:40AM
Thanks people.

Liverpool Neil?? pfft!

Hey Lindin! Thanks!
foggytwo 17 36 1 Scotland
28 Jan 2008 7:31PM
A very good capture Ryan,well worth the climb.
rowarrior 13 4.4k 9 Scotland
28 Jan 2008 11:14PM
And your predictions of this year's winner is...
drewd 15 31 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 12:12PM
Nice shot, probably as close as this POSH fan will get to seeing the cup :-(
Costy 13 483 6 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 12:29PM
Lol.... Katy I'll be hoping United get past Arsenal first! Drewd... I was at London Rd pre-season for the United friendly. Darren Fergsuon doing well with your boys there though.
glyndwr 13 73 10 Wales
29 Jan 2008 1:31PM
Great opportunity for a shot.
I think you can make the image stronger if you crop out the sky if you wished.

Costy 13 483 6 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 2:15PM
Thanks Robert.... I will see how that looks when I get home from work.

Appreciate all your comments.
17 Feb 2008 10:58AM
we have a few cameras in common Smile and this is amazing. i have never seen a close up of the FA cup before. love it. and i love watching football, so this has definitely got my vote Smile

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