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Watch the camera!!........ by Cvail73

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This happened at the occasion of the UEFA cup in manchester, opposing The glasgow rangers and the St Petersburg Zenith.

The guy DID NOT get hurt, AND the camera still seemed to work. I could see it coming though: the way he was going down with a strap on each shoulder AND something in his hand AND his hat.. People, sometimes, you wonder…

He was trying to take photos from a football fan crowd from a truck, the descent was harsh, to high, landing on a crushed metal barrier and helping hands (yup, did not say they weren’t helpful when they are not cheering and fighting). I saw at least 20 guys go down that route, still wondering how they did not get hurt. Probably high intake of beer, it relaxes the muscles and helps when falling..?

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UEFA 08 Projet


truck, man, crowd, england, uk, fall, west, north, camera, fan, journalism, photographer, manchester, football, journalist, uefa

It all started when I was about 8 when my brother received a camera as a present. It fascinated me, and a year later, I won a basic camera for holiday work at school. The virus was inoculated.
I had my first SLR 18 years ago, went staight for the darkroom at Uni but decided that staying up all nights was not a good idea so I restricted myself to only taking photos after a while. I quickly jumped on the digital bandwagon and loved it straight away..

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  • salsbells69
    salsbells69almost 6 years ago

    Fabulous timing getting this. Sometimes It makes me wonder what these people are thinking. Anyway..if he didnt get hurt well and good.

  • Thanks!
    Yes ….I would not have posted it if he’d hurt himself….

    – Cvail73

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesalmost 6 years ago

    Great capture, way to be there at just the right second!

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 6 years ago

    o crazy!!!

  • O yeessss!

    – Cvail73

  • Jeff Palm Photography
    Jeff Palm Phot...almost 6 years ago

    oh too bad looks like a decent one too!

  • It was a good one, but an old one, so he had the newer precious one in his other bag…

    – Cvail73

  • sami al-haj
    sami al-hajover 5 years ago

    great capture lad. love it.

  • Thanks! lass actually ;)

    – Cvail73

  • sami al-haj
    sami al-hajover 5 years ago

    apologies. i should have known you have more style than us lads. lol

  • nah, without being equal because we are different beasts, we are equivalent? ;)

    – Cvail73

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 5 years ago

    Great shot!
    Join “The Photographer in Action” Group.

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