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Water skier

By DeanH  
I saw some people water skiing on the lake nearby at the weekend and wanted to try and capture some action shots which is something i haven't really had much exposure to.
The light was very awkward and the skiers were far enough away for me to need the full 300mm on my lens which isn't it's sharpest area to be honest. In colour the pic is only slightly coloured with a little brown so i have desaturated and added tone in CS2.
Im not 100% happy with it and certainly there is room for improvement but i like the wave made by the ski.

Comments and criticism more than welcome

Tags: Sport Water Water skiing Sports and action

Voters: norton, Briwooly, riprap007 and 15 more


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Comments


norton 12 6 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 2:19PM
Great action shot,well timed and captured...........

Tony.

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DeanH 11 45 1
14 Apr 2008 2:20PM
Thanks, i have uploaded it but now realise im not happy with the crop Sad
Briwooly 11 452 5 England
14 Apr 2008 2:26PM
Super action shot works well in B&W

Brian................................
challicew 8 1 1 South Africa
14 Apr 2008 3:03PM
Brilliant action in this image, well taken
EllieEdge 8 15 42 Norway
14 Apr 2008 3:12PM
Great action, great composition.
14 Apr 2008 4:27PM
Nice capture, well done.

Dougie.
stevemc 10 49 England
14 Apr 2008 7:39PM
Cracking shot Smile
Steve
15 Apr 2008 1:12PM
Great action shot Dean. I think the crop is good as it is.

Lee.
crazycucumber 8 176 1 England
16 Apr 2008 4:57PM
Fantastic capture , cracking shot.
bangalicious 8 1.3k 5 England
16 Apr 2008 11:26PM
Brilliant Action shot.

Which camera settings did you use?

Anil
Very nice, Dean.....Perfectly caught!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
Sweetpea 11 6 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2008 6:33AM
Very cool shot Smile

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