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Big bang

By oldgreyheron      
This sequence of images from the 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony in London takes us from the moment that the exceptional Stephen Hawking introduced a sequence of events where a celestial sphere impacts something to create an impression of the big bang.

Please follow the sequence of images- not all are brilliant photographically, but they were taken in real time and do, I think, tell a great story of part of this enthralling event.

Photographically I was juggling with lenses - real pressure - I need two camera bodies if I ever do anything like this again. I had the IXUS too, and did use it but not for this sequence.

More tomorrow...

I'm still excited and processing these images and sharing them keeps the emotions flowing!

Mike

Tags: Photo journalism London Stratford Big bang Opening ceremony 2012 Paralympics Stephen Hawking

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 7:24PM
cracking set mike really like v4 and v6 nice ones Wink
andy

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31 Aug 2012 7:25PM
V4 reminds of a Christmas Pudding after pouring the Brandy over the pud........very nice set.........V1 very poignant.........GrinGrinGrin
31 Aug 2012 7:27PM
Julia, V4 struck me the same way, but I didn't want to say that in the commentary! It was a very large pudding! Mike
exposure Plus
12 3.9k England
31 Aug 2012 7:43PM
Lovely lovely images Mike
Pauline.
RobboB Plus
10 118 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 8:10PM
Yep V4 &5 are great Mike. Wonderful stuff
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 8:57PM
V4 & V5 for me too.
V4 I think has the edge.
Wonderful to see these straight from the event.
KateGrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
1 Sep 2012 6:04AM
A wonderful sequence taken during the opening ceremony, Mike, excellent captures. Carol
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
1 Sep 2012 12:31PM
Most impressive! v4 &5 are especially so. You have recorded this amazing event extremely beautifully.

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