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Shot taken in England

Yes, yes I know, it’s been awhile since I have uploaded any shots on RB and it is nice to know you have missed my work and maybe little old me as well, LOL. I haven’t taken many new photographs for ages and any shots I have taken I am too critical on and too hard on myself to show them off (which isn’t a bad thing really) so in the end I don’t bother. However, this is the latest shot for you to view and comment on if you want to and I hope you like it and thank you so much for dropping by my work and for your constant support, please call back again soon even if it is just to see some of my old tired work. Bless you.


Ok, so Jackie and I were taking a drive out on Father’s Day last week trying to find a field full of Poppies to shoot. We had seen a few growing along the side of motorways and other roads recently and Jackie had told me she had seen a windmill in a field of poppies last year when she went to Norfolk with a friend. So I did some research online and we decided to use father’s day as my day to capture this beautiful white and wonderful windmill in a field of red poppies.

Well it didn’t happen. We drove the 80 plus miles and found the windmill surrounded by houses so not worth shooting in my book and no field of poppies to be seen, anywhere. Anyway to cut a long story short, on the drive out there we came across a motocross event and I managed to shoot this action shot of the guys going over one of the many jumps. Oh yeah, In the end we drove over 200 miles for a non-existent field of poppies. You can’t win them all eh? And Jackie was great company.

F-stop f/5.6
Exposure time 1/250 sec
ISO speed 100
Exposure bias -4.3 step
Focal length 300 mm on a 70 – 300 mm Tamron lens.
Manual Priority
Shot in RAW in camera and converted to Black & White and Jpeg in Photoshop Elements 7

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©Anthony Hedger Photography 2010

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  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 4 years ago

    Great actionshot Anthony!

  • Hey TJ, thank you for dropping by my work my friend and for your kind comment.

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRoseover 4 years ago

    Hiya Tony!
    WOW! This is such a cool action capture!!
    Top notch dear Friend…….so nice to see you again……….xoxoxox

  • Hey Rose thank you for your kind comment my friend xhugsx

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 4 years ago

    Well captured Tony- not a poppy in sight but next best thing lol!! x

  • thank you for your kind comment Pauline xhugsx

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • mscott207
    mscott207over 4 years ago

    excellent capture. stellar work and it looks great as a B&W!!

  • Hi Michael thank you for your kind comment my friend

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • Susan E. King
    Susan E. Kingover 4 years ago

    Great action shot, sorry had to giggle over your 200 mile drive for nothing, that’s got to be dedication. Good to see you about again it’s been a long time.x

  • Ok, ok laugh away Susan the glove will be on the other foot if it were you honey, LOL thank you for your kind comment xhugsx

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • CJTill
    CJTillover 4 years ago

    Nice one Tony.

  • Mr. Till, thank you for your comment my friend

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenover 4 years ago

    Great action capture Tony, love the B&W!!

  • thank you for your comment Kylie

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

  • gaylene
    gayleneover 4 years ago

    fabulous – love the enrgy of the riders “flying”

  • thank you again for dropping by and for your kind comments

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

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  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 4 years ago

    Excellent action capture Tony.

  • Hey Don, thanks for your kind comment my good friend

    – Anthony Hedger Photography

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