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Challenge: POWER II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenge Stuff
Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M1
Lens: Olympus 150mm f/2.0 Zuiko Digital
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Date: Oct 3, 2015
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/4000
Date Uploaded: Oct 6, 2015

Tarah Mikacich during the Malibu Boats Wakeboard World Series presented by ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK, in Conroe, Texas, USA.

Statistics
Place: 6 out of 43
Avg (all users): 6.3733
Avg (commenters): 8.2000
Avg (participants): 6.2222
Avg (non-participants): 6.4583
Views since voting: 499
Views during voting: 142
Votes: 75
Comments: 7
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10/19/2015 06:28:56 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

I should have guessed this was one of yours, Ronnie...as others have already noticed, the biceps on her are something else! Frankly I love this shot, I'm surprised it didn't ribbon. The relative softness of the backdrop of rooster tail, coupled with the lines of her body, the flying ponytail, the concentration on her face. Even the knee brace tells its own story, obviously this girl is one not to be easily stopped despite having done something to her knee, probably while she was doing exactly what she is doing right now.

The only thing I don't like is that blue-and-black thing on the line to the left. Even though the towrope obviously continues out of frame, for me that one little thing kind of halts the otherwise nice clean lines here prematurely.

Otherwise a very well-deserved top ten finish and hey, you even beat out a nekkid cyclist with this! ;-)

Susan
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/15/2015 09:20:29 PM
In my generation, you only saw muscles (and power) like this on a person of the masculine gender. voted earlier
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10/15/2015 08:15:45 PM
You can see the power in her arms
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10/14/2015 12:28:26 PM
Lovely shot
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10/10/2015 03:01:57 PM
Hope she made it! 9
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10/09/2015 07:13:53 PM
Perfect action pic. 10
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10/09/2015 12:15:04 AM
them's serious biceps
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