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Sabreurs

By Sabreur
Following on from Tuesday's upload, here is a wider shot of the same match. Again a slow shutter speed to try and show some of the movement.

For anyone who doesn't know anything about fencing, this is a sabre fight. The target is verything above the waist (excluding the hands) - you can see in the picture the metallic jackets that the fencers wear to allow the scoring equipment to detect hits. In sabre you can hit any part of the blade.

This demonstration took place in the Long Gallery at Nottingham Castle - hence the paintings on the wall.

The variant show another image from a few seconds later - another slow shutter speed and a similar conversion to balck and white.

Tags: Black and white Sports and action

Voters: woolybill1, mrswoolybill, cats_123 and 7 more


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woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 7:23PM
Wonderful images full of breathless energy and excitement. The excellent black & white adds to the atmosphere.
Bill

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kaybee 12 4.9k 25 Scotland
25 Feb 2011 4:23PM
Super images - I couldn't help playing with them
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
5 Apr 2011 5:57PM
Like the use of the slow shutter speed in this, work well.
Regards Richard
adrian_w Plus
9 3.7k 4 Scotland
27 May 2011 2:58PM
just found this as I was looking at your p/f after you joined the grumpies.
I really like this; it gives a real sense of movement & dynamism but is not so blurred that you can't see what is happening. I think V2 is a bit too blurred.
Adrian
frz67 7 10 32 Italy
19 Oct 2011 10:07PM
just seen this as "featured e2 photo".
excellent, particularly like v1
francesco
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2012 10:39AM
Nice dramatic shot.
Matt

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