Muay Thai

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  1. ifilia

    ifilia TPF Noob!

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    Hi all, first time posting here.

    I was recently allowed to shoot ringside at a Muay Thai event which was... fun :wink:. I found it incredibly difficult as I'm still using the default lens that comes with the 350d and thus had to shoot at iso1600 :grumpy:.

    I'm looking for any input at all regarding this shot to help with my assignment (culture magazine content).

    Thanks in advance.

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    Ripnowell45 TPF Noob!

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    I really like this a lot. I am a big fan of Muay Thai and MMA fighting
     
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    Very cool shot! Love the lighting. Even though he's right in the middle, it works for me here. I tried cropping off the right to a 4:5 ratio, and it ends up losing something.
     
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    Great shot...The light is very dramatic and I like how the crowd is barely visible in the back.
     
  5. ifilia

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    Thanks for the kind comments guys.
    Any tips on what could improve the shot?
     
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    markc TPF Noob!

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    Not that I can think of. Maybe spot out that white just above the rope by his head or clone out that lonely hand, but that's it.
     
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    wow, i never noticed that hand hah.
     
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    WOW...just wow...that shot is so amazing

    p.s. thanks for the new background :)
     
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    markc TPF Noob!

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    Heh. I didn't either until I really scrutinized it.
     
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    That was 1600ISO! WOW! When I read that, I thought, "Oh man, this is going to be grainy." But far from it! Reminds me of classic Ali pictures.
    If I have to be critical about something, is that I can't see much detail in his face area. I know his gloves are up, but it would have been nice to have seen more detail especially in that area.
    But great emotion in the picture, regardless. Great shot!
    Doesn't make me so scared to boost my ISO now!
     
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    Awesome shot. I'm a HUGE MMA fan too and almost jumped out of my seat when I saw the thread. I definitely think you captured the scene well. As far as what to improve??? I wouldn't mess with it. It has awesome contrast... emotion... the ropes guide your site right into the fighter... awesome shot.

    Shouldn't those be 4 oz gloves???? What a wuss. Haha jk. :hail: I'm sure he could kill me just by thinking about it.
     
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    Thanks again for the comments guys, really will help with my assignment.

    It's actually my father :lol:
     

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