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ghostly dancers

By sputnki
Another June, another ballet recital for my daughter. She's not in this shot, at least I don't think she is. The lights hadn't actually come on yet but I could see the faint outline of these girls as they got ready. So at 1600 ISO wide open, shake reduction on and holding my breath I tried for the shot.

In other news, the boat is in the water and not sunk (yet). We did have an adventure getting to the marina. I was following in the chase car (taking pictures as I drove naturally), which probably saved my car. I'd hold back to try and get the boat and trailer starting on a turn to see a bit more side-on. Well after a particular bump the wind got under the hatch and blew it and the upper door right off the boat and onto the highway... So my job was to pick up all the bits.... Fortunately there was no serious damage and I was able to get it back on later.

Then of course we got it in the water and the motor (which started no problem) wouldn't shift into gear! Doohh! Got her all tied up next to the launch ramp while we worked on it. That was when we had the pleasure of watching somebody ram their sailboat full speed onto their dock.... People were diving for cover and surprisingly once things settled down there was little obvious damage! Made us feel better tho!



Tags: General Black and white Dancers B and w Ballet

Voters: bliba, jaspernina, AlanBW and 11 more

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bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
18 Jun 2007 1:29PM
very it

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jaspernina 13 1.0k Wales
18 Jun 2007 2:34PM
Great capture, bliba took the words i wanted to use Smile

AlanBW 14 20 England
18 Jun 2007 3:06PM
Less is definitely more here Doug
BlueRoom 13 73 20 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2007 6:09PM
Strangely effective, and very definitely one of yours.

tull 16 181 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2007 7:23PM
Excellent light Doug love this mate.

ChrisOs 15 2 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 10:53AM
Well, the other guys have said it all. I've nothing original to add.

Good work.

MickS 15 23 14 England
24 Jun 2007 8:46PM
Watcha Doug,
praps a tad too dark but still a guddun and worth the vote.
Hmmm, Ghost Dancers, are they SiouxSmile
The_Collector 13 4 1 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2007 12:18PM
excellent Doug, love the low light high lights.

User_Removed 15 825 Lithuania
26 Jun 2007 7:06AM
... no Star Trek Technology on this one!?!... thats more my kind of shot!... Wink

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