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I'm just dancin
I'm just dancin

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Challenge: Best of 2014 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2014 Challenges 2014
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
Location: Spencerville
Date: Jul 27, 2014
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/1250
Date Uploaded: Jan 1, 2015

Yep. My favourite little bareback bronc, Wildhorse Production's Heavy Shot, giving me yet another killer shot with my favourite cowboy aboard for yet another matchup. It's anyone's guess who will win when it's Heavy Shot vs Joe Courville. That horse knows his angles, and always seems to be having so much fun out there, I swear he's just dancing. Hence the title.

Just wish I had some more headspace at the top for bronc rider Joe Courville, but ah well. I think he nearly won this round!

pp: shot RAW, straighten, crop, brightness/contrast, dodge, burn, blur, resize, sharpen, save for web

Place: 118 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.8083
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7238
Avg (non-participants): 6.4000
Views since voting: 203
Views during voting: 206
Votes: 120
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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01/22/2015 10:57:57 AM
good processing. the overexposure of the crowd allows the subject of the photo to pop.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/21/2015 11:47:44 PM
Awesome capture of the action. I can feel the energy.
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01/21/2015 05:57:49 PM
what a great capture!
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01/21/2015 03:02:48 PM
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01/20/2015 04:18:41 PM
One of my top picks, yes 10 being the top. Nice work.
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01/20/2015 01:52:51 PM
Fine action shot. I like how the background audience is faded out.
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01/15/2015 11:38:37 AM
I like the processing on the people in back. In fact I find the background more interesting than the foreground as the angle on the rider hides his arms and head and is therefore not as strong as it could be.
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01/15/2015 07:03:59 AM
great action 9
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