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Neon1 3 5 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 3:54PM
What a fine moment,I like it.

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dudler Plus
13 464 882 England
30 Jun 2013 4:09PM
Don't look down...
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
30 Jun 2013 4:14PM
Beautiful form!! This is or should be a prize winner. TG
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 4:19PM
Another great action shot, Cheryl.
carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 4:21PM
Darryl .Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Jun 2013 4:38PM
You have got the capture of these acrobatic wee characters down to a "T", Cheryl: another cracking shot, the action totally frozen and the detail could so well recorded.
Pinnace 7 12 Wales
30 Jun 2013 4:47PM
All that leaping about, must be nuts.
csurry 14 9.2k 92
30 Jun 2013 5:13PM
Thanks all.

Thanks Anthony for the GEA Grin
erios 3 1 Mexico
30 Jun 2013 7:02PM
Stunning shot!!!!!!+++
lawbert 9 1.8k 15 England
30 Jun 2013 7:04PM
It would be interesting to see your exif Cheryl as to me there is an incredible amount of noise in the BG
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MandyG 4 2 England
30 Jun 2013 9:07PM
You don't get more action in an action shot than this Cheryl. Smile Superb.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
30 Jun 2013 10:06PM
Who moaned about noise, for a shot like that you just got to put up with it.. what matters is it is sharp and spectacular!!
7 10 10 England
30 Jun 2013 10:41PM
Superb timing.
csurry 14 9.2k 92
1 Jul 2013 6:31PM
Thanks all.

Thanks Zoran and James for the UAs

ISO settings were very, very high! The image does not do justice to just how poor the light conditions were. There was a lot of experimentation going on as to the required shutter speed, and therefore the ISO was allowed to go as high as it needed to in order to maintain a minimum shutter speed of around 1/4000th.

Personally not bothered by the noise as the file could be cleaned, I just have not done so. There are quite a few images taken at a lower ISO, but because of entering them in a competition I have chosen not to load those to ePZ at this moment in time.

There were two of us taking images at the time and we decided a noisy sharp image was preferable to a 'clean' but unsharp or unusable image. The main reason being that on both camera files (nikon and canon) the noise was in the background and not detrimental to the main subject. Therefore if so desired it could be cleaned up.
Ayoob 5 Australia
2 Jul 2013 12:26PM
WOW......this is a fantastic shot ,right on time - very well done......GrinGrinGrin

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