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The Battle of Mortimers Cross

Posted by
Nigel (Avening, United Kingdom) on 30 October 2012 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Re enactment of a 15th Century Battle

Canon EOS 7D 1/800 second F/5.0 ISO 400 200 mm

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rem_la from Villiers, France

c'est un coup à blesser quelqu'un

30 Oct 2012 5:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

Nice capture :-)

30 Oct 2012 5:45am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Action men from days gone by:)

30 Oct 2012 6:38am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

None better than the English archers, superb action shot Nige

30 Oct 2012 7:08am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!
Beautiful colors & lights!

30 Oct 2012 8:32am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

If they start shoot arrows, it will become dangerous. A superb framing of this action. A beautiful photo.
Have a good day.

30 Oct 2012 8:33am

Lucie Pao (By PegM) from ~ ici ou là ~, France

Beautiful and strong vision !

30 Oct 2012 8:46am

Philippe from Paris, France

A very nice shot. Be careful of the arrow... Have a nice day.

30 Oct 2012 8:54am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Brave heart, did the shoot anyone the moon first?

30 Oct 2012 9:22am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I shot an arrow in the air
It came to earth I know not where
.....I loose all my blasted arrows that way

30 Oct 2012 9:23am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une pluie de flèches se prépare à tomber, filons vite!!! Magnifique shot. Bonne journée.

30 Oct 2012 9:30am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb angle and great timing ! Beautiful !

30 Oct 2012 9:32am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Le concours de tir est lancé!

30 Oct 2012 9:32am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

great frame !

30 Oct 2012 10:28am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Super frame Nigel, what a great event to photograph.

30 Oct 2012 11:28am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I love how you have filled the frame here Nigel! Well done! ;-)

30 Oct 2012 1:00pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Sehr Konzentriert diese Bogenschützen.

30 Oct 2012 1:12pm

Francisco from Miami, United States

So cool!

30 Oct 2012 1:22pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

What an amazing capture.

30 Oct 2012 1:44pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

some times i think you are living meny meny yers ago.....very good work.

30 Oct 2012 1:48pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

superb action shot - they sure do take this re-enactment very seriously - but - not that serious as to put a real arrow head on their arrows - tchhh, men or mice!!!!! lol :)

30 Oct 2012 1:52pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Coup de coeur pour le cadrage! Bravo

30 Oct 2012 2:08pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quels archers sueprbe cpatage et attitude ils vont tirer les flèches.

30 Oct 2012 2:18pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Brilliant capture.The English and Welsh archers were the reason so many battles were won !!

30 Oct 2012 3:27pm

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

So nice framing

30 Oct 2012 5:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An extraordinary archer! Wonderful photo.

30 Oct 2012 5:56pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

That is awesome, how far did those arrows fly? I like the safety tips. I love the facial expression of the energy needed to draw the long bow.

30 Oct 2012 7:20pm

franz from Baden, Austria

ah, now we're getting serious ... all take cover !!!
love the very effective compo and frame and your use of vignette !

30 Oct 2012 7:26pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

superb action and crop!

30 Oct 2012 7:53pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I really like seeing the row of archers like this. Excellent image.

30 Oct 2012 8:14pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent gesture and light

30 Oct 2012 9:27pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is fantastic! It just looks so real. It must have been wonderful to watch. Fabulous image! There was lots of wind and rain. I was lucky that I didn't lose power. I think the worst of it was along the coast. I live about 150 miles from the ocean.

30 Oct 2012 9:49pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Good dof Nigel, and a great shot

30 Oct 2012 10:36pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great image!!

31 Oct 2012 3:31pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

This is excellent!!!*****

31 Oct 2012 7:18pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wow...great shot..all that concentration ...well captured

4 Nov 2012 3:15pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/800 second
ISO 400
200 mm