Rugby is my most favorite sport in the world. I played when I was young and still have great sympathy with players.
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erhan1958 (14811) 2013-05-23 2:00
very difficult play for me.
we don't know rugby in turkey, we now football.
great moment, very intresting shot
adidas5nb (4626) 2013-05-23 2:01
what a fantastic action pic.great timing and pov.love the jersey colors and the sharpness in the pic.really nice taken.
SnapRJW (30002) 2013-05-23 2:29
Hello Takero - Well one thing is for sure, I would hate to be caught up in a rugby scrum; these men look totally fearless and very determined to get possession of that ball. An excellent action shot..... my husband is also a big rugby fan but he prefers soccer.
Greeting from Namibia. Rosemary
lousat (73853) 2013-05-23 2:41
Hi Takero,really nice and a bit funny to see the energy anmd the faces of these players,excellent new capture from this rugby field whit very good details and colors,i like it.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
yquem46 (38382) 2013-05-23 4:38
A great action shot with very expressive faces and excellent sharpness
Bravo, have a nice day
Noel_Byrne (22092) 2013-05-23 6:42
Another wonderful sports shot, I am amazed at how clear you are able to capture this with such fast movement taking place. Excellent portrait of this moment in time.
Best wishes from a very stormy Ireland!
holmertz (38579) 2013-05-23 12:04
I enjoy your sports photos very much. You are very good at capturing the most exciting moments, also those that probably hurt most. I love the intensity of the bodies and the strong feelings expressed by the players' faces. The sharpness is perfect on the poor man nearest to us.
marina7 (8051) 2013-05-23 12:35
great capture of an intense moment. You can almost feel the pressure of the game. The players look like bees in those striped uniforms:)
ourania (28278) 2013-05-24 9:43
Hello dear Takero,
how many players and expressions, how much sense of action and excitement have you enclosed in this frame! There's great depth and the colours are marvellous. You have captured an unrepeatable dramatic moment in an excellent way. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely day,
serp2000 (38824) 2013-05-25 3:27
Wow! Excellent presentation of your favorite sport, Takero. Outstanding capture of so expressive moment of the game, good dynamic. TFS!
Greetings from rainy Ural town.
SWEETFREEDOM (21994) 2013-05-25 5:36
great sport picture, i like their face expressions during plays. well done
ACL1978 (7467) 2013-05-25 20:03
Your sports shots are always something different and exciting, Takero. The sense of impact here is really stunning, and you've captured the contest at its height well, especially in the hand slamming into the man in FG's forehead, and the perfect recording of his expression. Thanks!
emka (75011) 2013-05-25 23:14
Hi Takero, I would like to see you playing rugby :) I like your festival photos but you are also excellent sport photographer. Superb dynamic shot, the expressions of the players are superbly shown.
macjake (53952) 2013-05-30 7:07
another wonderful photo of Rugby players from your gallery.
you do well to show the human emotion and human expression. love the hand on the head and the power thats on display.
enjoy your day
drt100 (2053) 2013-09-22 14:26
You have many great "rugby" photos. This one again shows the heart and spirit of the game ... and it shows your understanding and empathy for its players.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34924)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-05-12
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 1D Mark‡W, Canon 300m/m 2.8L USM, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/4, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-05-23 1:57