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The Longest Eight Seconds

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Challenge: Free Study 2018-02 (Standard Editing)
Collection: dpchallenge entries
Camera: Canon EOS-7D Mark II
Lens: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO
Location: Kihikihi, New Zealand
Date: Feb 17, 2018
Aperture: 9.0
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Animals, Action
Date Uploaded: Feb 28, 2018

In New Zealand there is a growing movement to get rodeos banned. The people protesting this have resorted to using photography & social media to stir up negative emotion. As a result of this, it is becoming increasingly harder to take any photographs at rodeos here. I just love being able to capture the drama of it all & I love rodeo. So thank you everyone that voted on this & thank you for the comments. They are always appreciated.

Place: 4 out of 66
Avg (all users): 6.6875
Avg (commenters): 7.5714
Avg (participants): 6.6563
Avg (non-participants): 6.7500
Views since voting: 293
Views during voting: 73
Votes: 48
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0

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03/08/2018 02:46:33 PM
So well captured! (I wonder if you used continuous regime here to catch the perfect moment). Should've been on top
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03/08/2018 02:02:54 PM
It's the white of the eye! It's the opening hand! It's the imminence of the big hurt! It's just classic. Congrats on HM!
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03/08/2018 12:38:19 AM
Congrats on 4th. This was my stand alone top pick. It's a brilliant capture.,
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/07/2018 11:03:46 PM
That's just crazy good!! I hope it all turned out right.
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03/07/2018 09:22:02 PM
The horse looks positively demented. And I'm thinking there's some serious pain in that cowboy's immediate future. Great capture.
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03/07/2018 12:17:56 PM
Wow, perfect timing. 9 from me
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03/04/2018 08:23:31 PM
great focus, timing and framing, a little room to the left for them to move into would have helped this for me but a strong image.
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03/04/2018 06:44:38 PM
what a fabulous shot!
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03/01/2018 05:14:28 PM
super capture! needs some contrast in post. gl.
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03/01/2018 10:05:15 AM
Ouch....face plant. :-)

Well done.
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