In Japan rugby season has startred, that is my great plesure to see and shot. I am sure Rugby is one of the most exciting and emotional sports-----.
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photoray (13981) 2013-09-19 16:01
Excellent frozen action Rugby scene, sharp resolution of combatants with facial anguish, and blurred background, and in natural colors.
I am a big fan of American football which evolved from rugby, and is our biggest sport along with baseball.
Happy trails to you,
cebe (1491) 2013-09-19 19:07
Excellent shot Takero, and unusual subject. The expression of each of the three players is very good. Dynamic, well framed and pleasantly sharp.
Have a nice day,
jjcordier (79297) 2013-09-19 23:15
Une très bonne photo de rugby où on ressent la sensation de puissance et de vitesse de ce sport....que l'on aime beaucoup en France!Belle qualité d'image.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2013-09-20 3:09
Bravo... A nice action packed scene which can be seen here rarely. You composed it superbly with a great sharp details as ever. Excellent picture quality. A tough catch but made easily. Tfs.
carlo62 (49261) 2013-09-20 14:14
grande azione, un bel groviglio di atleti.
Grande tecnica e ottimo tempismo.
abmdsudi (54607) 2013-09-21 10:32
Kono hinshitsu no shotto de, anata wa itsu demo seikō shitara, supōtsukameraman, tsuyo-sa to seikaku ni umaku tōketsu senshu no kettei no tesuto o kaita akushon shotto o jūten yoi furēmudearu koto ga nintei sa rete imasu. Anata wa totemo migoto ni kōka o takameru yawarakai haikei ni pinto ga atte sō hijō ni yoku, surudoi hisan to tanoshisa o hokaku shita. Watashi mo iro ga daisukidesu. Omedetōgozaimasu. Arigatō
drt100 (2095) 2013-09-21 21:40
What a great professional shot - this struggle could not be reflected better. Takero, you amaze me!!! The faces and expressions, clarity, focus ... all the technical elements are really great. This is for sure a top photo for you and should get many happy faces !! :) :) :)
ourania (46364) 2013-09-22 6:15
Hello dear Takero,
amazing capture of this interesting scene from the passionate rugby game. The postures and expressions evoke so much interest and drama. The excitement and tension evoked have a great impact due to the effective closeness and stunning sharpness you have achieved. A very fascinating scene, almost imperceivable by the naked eye, even by those who would happen to have the perfect point of view. Excellent work, congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely week,
mcmtanyel (23393) 2013-09-27 20:37
Another spectacular action photo. My, those teeth guards are about to fall out of the mouth of the fellow on the ground! I like rugby better than American football, it looks braver. American football players just hide behind heavy armor! Besides, rugby seems to go faster.
Didi (60588) 2013-10-11 9:33
Great catch in a very good decisive moment. I like tje player expressions
You should work for newspapers :)
adidas5nb (5743) 2013-11-03 17:10
stunning action pic.love the intensity and the passion.great focusing and the timing is so so good.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (42354)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-15
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon 1D Mark‡W, Canon 300m/m 2.8L USM
- Exposure: f/4, 1/2500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-19 14:58