The action shot I did not completely get

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  1. Ron Evers

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    More practice is needed.


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    Still a neat shot, tho! I just wish those other people were standing a few feet more to the right.
     
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    When you get into action shots, you start to accumulate some of those...hehe.

    I agree, its still a fun shot.
     
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    Ouch, when her feet hit the concrete :confused: Cool shot!!!
     
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    Why not vertical?
     
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    Crazy shot, even with the feet cut off!
     
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    So close! Still really cool - was it a standing backflip?
     
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    "Feet"?

    This one makes ME think "Ouch, when her HEAD hits the concrete!" ;)

    What was she doing, Ron. Why was she flipping over like this? Was there something soft under her, on the concrete?

    And hey, you're a nature photographer. People are very new, action even newer, that given, this isn't so bad, at all!
     
  9. Ron Evers

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    Thanks guys.

    My crop makes it look like she is over pavement but she is not. This was the third flip in her travel down the mats. Here is two frames earlier as shot using Helios 58/2 Russian lens.


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    I was really impressed with what these young country/small town girls could do.
     
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    Thanks for letting us see the context photo. That explains quite much here!
     
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    Why not vertical?
     
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    I must not understand your question, I cropped to portrait (vertical). I could not shoot shoot portrait with the camera in my state of development. I am lucky to keep the subject in frame in landscape. I am a total beginner with action shots.
     

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