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Wheelchair Tennis

By ukgubbi
Dear Friends

I thank you all profusely for all the comments, views, votes and overwhelming user awards to my previous upload.
I have been working as a volunteer for an NGO called " Ivolunteer". Two days back, I was asked to photograph the event " Karnataka wheel chair tennis championship 2015" held in a very prestigious Tennis court in my place - Bangalore. I immediately agreed and went there with butterflies in my stomach, as I was doing the event for the first time. When I met all those participants , (about 80 of them from all over India)their enthusiasm and attitude changed my perspective towards life. I took about 300 images, enjoying every bit of the event. The experience I had keeps me grounded rest of my life. Some of the images for your kind perusal

with warm regards

Tags: Sports and action

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13 Jan 2015 3:35AM
What an amazing experience, Uma.
Great journalism

9 Fantastic beautiful photos witch wonderful colours with great attention to detail excellent photography SmileSmileSmileSmile
Andysnapper 12 109 25 England
13 Jan 2015 6:43AM
Superb images and a wonderful event.

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
13 Jan 2015 7:04AM
A wonderful set, Uma.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2015 8:46AM
This form of tennis is very popular here as well. Good on you for these excellent images.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
12 438 2 England
13 Jan 2015 9:24AM
A fine set of good publicity images Uma!
13 Jan 2015 9:31AM
lovely collection of the event, Great capturer of great moments Grin
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
13 Jan 2015 10:31AM
What a wonderful set 😆😆😆
rajasekar 11 2 India
13 Jan 2015 2:28PM
So Motivating! Nothing is impossible in this world.. Good job

ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
13 Jan 2015 2:54PM
A brilliant set of images Uma you have done the participants and organisers proud with your photography.
Congratulations for being asked and also on your efforts

13 Jan 2015 3:20PM
A great and beautiful set , and unforgettable moments to you , Uma ! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
gss 7 1 Romania
13 Jan 2015 3:30PM
What a great and useful action, so well photographed, well done!
13 Jan 2015 4:05PM
Well done Urm, wonderful shots of these amazing folk, we had the para Olympic games and I really admire these people. Wonderful photos and such a good write up from you

Patty GrinGrinGrinGrin
13 Jan 2015 7:59PM
A beautiful reportage!
HarrietH Plus
10 303 Portugal
13 Jan 2015 8:33PM
Beautiful. A great idea, wheelchair tennis and you can see the participants really enjoyed themselves. That is great work you are doing as a volunteer and reporter.

xwang 11 56 8
13 Jan 2015 10:27PM
Very well done,Patty. A wonderful set with beautiful memory..
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2015 4:35AM
Good photographic journalism! Everyone looks so happy! Wheechair Tennis ... Why not!
I am glad it also helped you towards getting to do even more volunteering... It's a great rewarding thing to do! Bravo Uma! Grin
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
14 Jan 2015 10:21AM
A shame for me, I came to know about this event right now, being an Indian citizen.Thanks for sharing
danbrann 16 640 17
14 Jan 2015 4:18PM
I didn't even know that this sport existed. Thank you for sharing these cracking images.
helenlinda Plus
13 374 22 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2015 4:21PM
v9 is my favourite - with v7 coming in at a close second. SmileSmile
Helen -
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2015 7:20PM
What a lovely set from you here Uma
14 Jan 2015 9:10PM
What an experience Uma. A super set. Cathy
15 Jan 2015 9:21PM
Superb photo journalism, Uma.

ali63 9 790 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2015 3:52PM
What an honour to be able to photograph this event,

MaryFaith 6 59 New Zealand
17 Jan 2015 2:20AM
Well done Uma - a great set of photos - they must have been so pleased Smile

capto Plus
8 6.6k 25 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2015 2:48PM
A lovely set of a great event.Smile

Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
18 Jan 2015 7:37PM
Excellent set Uma.
Mike_Smith Plus
13 723 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2015 2:02PM
A cracking set of shots Uma, you have done a superb job of the event
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
23 Jan 2015 5:02AM
It must be a difficult variant of tennis


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