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Rugby from the North Doc

By pepperst
Last two shots from the shoot I did at Cobra last weekend.

Both pictures were taken in the closing minutes of the game when victory was certain but the reality had yet to fully set in.

I liked the idea of the families coming together for this moment rather then spend them with the males at the bar, it said a lot about what it meant to them.

Please say as you see, I would rather the truth here than we made a fool of in public!

Cheers all

Tags: Photo journalism Portraits and people Rugby from the north

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24 Mar 2008 10:29AM
Great pic, proper social documentary stuff.

Of course, somebody will be along shortly to complain about the colour cast rather than noticing that it tells a story. The yellow/green cast adds to the story. The ceiling probably is that colour anyway!

I'm sick of sunsets, readers wives tat, blue tits and all the other stuff we see on here. Time to wake up and realise there's more to the world than camera club chocolate box stuff.

I bed there's a goodseries in the making here.

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rmr 9 1 Wales
24 Mar 2008 10:40AM
super shot,lovely colours and expressions captured
well done pal still celebrating
Artois 10 405 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2008 4:56PM
The colours and detail work so well. Again another great capture of human expression, and a moment in time.
robway 11 318 Wales
24 Mar 2008 8:42PM
Epic shots, great recording of a great 5 Nations.
Da iawn.
WelshKiwi 8 3.2k 2 Wales
27 Mar 2008 10:33AM
I love it because of he story it tells. And that after all is what photography is about and what it is YOUR hoping to achieve.

I love this and I thinks both images are very emotive.

Have an award on me Peps.

Lee Smile
pepperst 9 2.3k 4 Wales
27 Mar 2008 11:09AM
Thanks all your words are much appreichiated (or however you spell it!)


graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2008 4:55PM
Well Done WALES !!
rowarrior 8 4.4k 9 Scotland
31 Mar 2008 10:02PM
Love the father and son moment
IFIMAGE 8 143 Wales
9 May 2008 10:16PM
Nice work, only found you today,
I see that the adult wales shirt in the picture, has shrunk in the wash, the same as mine has! lol!
Great shot Great Season!
Cheers Ian
pepperst 9 2.3k 4 Wales
11 May 2008 8:47PM
Thanks Ian, me thinks its actualy the tight fit version and the guys another Adam Jones Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
20 Jul 2008 11:33AM
We took our daughter to one of the games this year for her first time. A real family occation. Reminds me of the smiles on our faces that day

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