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The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings

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Challenge: Sports V (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon
Date: Feb 5, 2012
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Sports, Animals
Date Uploaded: Feb 5, 2012

My cousin has taken up polo and consequently I've just discovered it is Awesome!! It can turn into a very fierce sport near the goals but the animals are treated with so much respect.

Place: 7 out of 57
Avg (all users): 6.7838
Avg (commenters): 7.5556
Avg (participants): 6.3235
Avg (non-participants): 6.9211
Views since voting: 1268
Views during voting: 298
Votes: 148
Comments: 12
Favorites: 0

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02/14/2012 10:07:57 AM
Great top 10 capture of 'hockey on horses'! :-)
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02/13/2012 12:14:25 AM
I love the frozen moment of this!
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02/13/2012 12:03:45 AM
Excellent shot - congrats on the top ten!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/12/2012 07:08:49 PM
Great capture!
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02/12/2012 03:17:47 PM
Hmmm so far as I know horse racing is still 'the sport of kings', though of course royals do play polo - they're virtually the only ones who can afford it!
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02/12/2012 01:21:14 PM
Excellent b&w conversion.
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02/12/2012 12:47:07 PM
Perfectly composed and I love the b/w. Very well done.
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02/11/2012 07:10:42 AM
that arc of the mallet is sublime suggesting all that power of horse and rider tansferred into the ball, love the juxtaposed black and white horses and the black and white shot 8
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02/10/2012 01:47:25 PM
And seldom seen, isn't it. Beautiful shot
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02/06/2012 11:08:47 AM
This is a very nice catch of the action. Really building up the suspense with what will happen when he hits the ball.
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02/06/2012 08:42:10 AM
Love the way you captured the curve of the stick in motion here. The horse and rider in the background are a bit of a distraction, but that doesn't stop me from giving a high score. :)
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02/06/2012 07:55:15 AM
Such a nice picture
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