Caught in the moment of : I show you how to hold your bow.
Great guy and longbow archery instructor Mels in action during coaching.
2012: Equipment: Eyes, hands, mind, soul, Canon Eos 30D

  • Feature 17-11-2012 Hats Heads Group

2011: Mel was so kind to let me try a real longbow and gave lots of real useful tips.
He made the photograph of my first attempt just to show me what can be very much improved, pleasant homework so to say.
First experience with a real longbow ;)

Wow that feeling was great, I do hope I will ever have one myself for now ongoing practise and working my butt off to achieve the REAL THING.

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  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 2 years ago

    great shot .. My son at the moment is doing his level 2 coaching .. he shoots long bow .. me I am a re-curve archer ..

  • Wow thanks Angel and wish your son all the best it must be fantastic to be a coach! :)

    – patjila

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxabout 2 years ago

    Indrukwekkend, vooral die foto van jou zelf!
    Liefs en groeten en mooie zonnige zondag verder!
    Hans xxx

  • Hi Hans dankjewel :) Hoewel ik zelf schrok hoor van mijn eigen foto ha ha, kreeg er een waslijst punten van verbetering bij dusss huiswerk maar wel leuk veld werk meer :) xx

    – patjila

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 2 years ago

    A stealth bow & arrow, invisible to the enemy so you can sneak in undetected by the arrow radar!!
    Is that you in the smaller image?
    Awe how’s that just a wee one?
    You made me quiver :o) xx

  • Yes it is I the one eyed blonde lol. First mistake shooting with one eye open he he
    thank you lots Robin for support and friendship xx

    – patjila

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisabout 2 years ago


  • Ha Anna I agree totally a fine friendly man and great coach! Thank you lots!

    – patjila

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteabout 2 years ago

    Very sympathetic photo of Mel and of the YOUNG LADY below

  • He he Gilberte Mel is great that lady is just practising a bit and hoping one day she will shoot that fantastic longbow :)

    – patjila

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 2 years ago

    This is great!

  • Thank you Berns it was the moment caught and i was happy with it :) No real pose just explaining to someone how the act with the bow :)

    – patjila

    JUSTARTabout 2 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you so much syl hope you have a great weekend!

    – patjila

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsabout 2 years ago

    Wow… Love the light n shade to this fabulous portrait Patjila , your reenactment images so light up RB …. Fantastic photography !

  • Thank you so much Paul my heart and passion are included when I shoot photographs xx

    – patjila

  • finepix
    finepixabout 2 years ago

    Great work my friend x

  • Thank you lots David so nice of you x

    – patjila

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeabout 2 years ago

  • Robyn thank you so very much for your feature!

    – patjila

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