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The Free Runner
The Free Runner

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Freedom III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM
Location: Suwanee, GA
Date: Dec 2, 2011
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Sports, Action
Date Uploaded: Dec 3, 2011

This was one of the resulting images from a 2 hour Parkour shoot. Two LP160s bare at camera right cross-lighting the sun.

Place: 6 out of 64
Avg (all users): 6.0993
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 5.7073
Avg (non-participants): 6.2455
Views since voting: 1232
Views during voting: 287
Votes: 151
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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12/20/2011 12:33:06 AM
Congrats on your high finish. Excellent photo- this is one of those photos that sticks in your mind. That's a good thing!!!
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12/16/2011 11:57:02 PM
Regarding your question about impact and my initial comment. Keep in mind, this is one opinion. . . as it stands, it is very appealing. I can see it in a tutorial or a written piece on free running. For a greater human impact, it needs context. . . other participants, or random people, watching. . . I can imagine the varied expressions as they watched. It becomes a street image, or candid, loaded with story, not the least of which is the act of free running in a rigid city environment, etc. That would make it memorable beyond the splendid action. Cheers, Ben

Message edited by author 2011-12-17 00:01:22.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/13/2011 11:44:35 AM
Wow. My apologies for the keyboard vote leaving a comment. Why a 5? A fine photo, great action and sense of freedom, it just didn't strike me as a memorable photograph due in part to a rather static composition and a one dimensional interpretation.

Message edited by author 2011-12-15 20:09:38.
12/13/2011 02:24:04 AM
cool jump
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12/08/2011 08:30:24 PM
Love it 9
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12/08/2011 03:41:58 AM
Sharp, current, and screams freedom, especially with the title to help. Perhaps actual free running (as opposed to this stunt) would have been better, but it's still excellent.
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12/07/2011 09:42:08 PM
Well done! 7 from me.
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12/07/2011 12:29:36 PM
How incredibly strange...
12/07/2011 06:08:26 AM
Pretty good, but why BW? :)
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12/07/2011 02:22:14 AM
Great timing to get a very interesting composition.
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12/07/2011 12:18:09 AM
WOW! Perfect capture!
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