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Real Effort

Posted by
Nigel (Avening, United Kingdom) on 29 December 2012 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Amsterdam Marathon 2012

Canon EOS 7D 1/1000 second F/5.0 ISO 500 207 mm

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Devi from Chennai, India

Brave runner at the marathon !!! Fine capture Nigel !!

29 Dec 2012 5:27am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Strong effort, great capture

29 Dec 2012 7:40am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Got to take your hat off to them - good portrait

29 Dec 2012 7:44am

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

A strongggggggg effort

29 Dec 2012 8:33am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I can see the effort on his face. Nigel I've been looking at stepping up to the 60D or 7D and see from the EXIF you have a 7D. Are you happy with it?

29 Dec 2012 8:56am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Strong image of the man's effort! Beautiful portrait!

29 Dec 2012 11:19am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Good portrait !

29 Dec 2012 12:13pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

SPLENDIDE!!! ***** Bonne journée.

29 Dec 2012 12:38pm

jean pierre from paris, France

splendide image!! amitiés

29 Dec 2012 12:48pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

Well done

29 Dec 2012 1:17pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! beauty

29 Dec 2012 1:22pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

What tension here! Nigel, this is magnificently composed and rendered! Just excellent!! All the best - Denny

29 Dec 2012 4:32pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Il est moins fringuant qu'au départ! Belle image de ce courageux

29 Dec 2012 5:25pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Ganz schön Anstrengend. Wunderbares Portrait.

29 Dec 2012 5:25pm

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent portrait. A tough race, congratulations to this runner who is not very young.
Good evening.

29 Dec 2012 5:39pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

He's gritting his teeth. A good portrait of the effort.

29 Dec 2012 5:41pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic processing. You can really see the strain on his face. Excellent portrait!

29 Dec 2012 7:06pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wow, this is a great capture of the moment! obviously some runners weren't having fun all the time ... ;-)

29 Dec 2012 7:45pm

Ruthiebear from United States

A great portrait. He seems to be working hard, but not sweating.

29 Dec 2012 8:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific portrait

29 Dec 2012 8:54pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous portrait and excellent processing !!! You really caught a moment of hard effort ... Well done

30 Dec 2012 12:26am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

great expression, great shot...

30 Dec 2012 3:00am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Il souffre quel portrait et captage ne plein effet merveilleux.
Belle journée

30 Dec 2012 4:28am

Roland Theys from Gerpinnes, Belgium

Very nice portrait!

30 Dec 2012 2:18pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

so expressive!

30 Dec 2012 5:13pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

This si outstanding, sorry I missed it berfore

30 Dec 2012 9:12pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

congratulations on the spotlight

31 Dec 2012 3:33am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

ps - congratulations

31 Dec 2012 3:33am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

31 Dec 2012 6:29am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the spotlight

31 Dec 2012 7:49am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Awesome shot Nigel, congratulations!

31 Dec 2012 7:50am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Spotlight. Bonne journée.

31 Dec 2012 8:02am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Nigel, Hrzlichen Glückwunsch!

31 Dec 2012 8:17am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Félicitations pour le Spotlight. Bonne Annee. Happy New Year!!

31 Dec 2012 10:06am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Fantastic portrait ! Congratulations on the spotlight .

31 Dec 2012 10:32am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Dramatic picture.
♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪...And A Happy New Year!♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪...

31 Dec 2012 2:30pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

MAGNIFIQUE PHOTO!!!félicitation pour ton spotlight

31 Dec 2012 3:58pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

31 Dec 2012 8:45pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Congratulations on this Spotlight! Great portrait!

31 Dec 2012 8:58pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

1 Jan 2013 12:25am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

1 Jan 2013 12:42am

franz from Baden, Austria

congrats, nigel! what a way to end the year !!!

1 Jan 2013 11:28am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Congrats Nigel on the spotlight ! Happy new year !

1 Jan 2013 7:42pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Superb portrait!

1 Jan 2013 9:39pm

eligreg from Madrid, Spain

mix emotions! congrats on spotlight & happy new year

1 Jan 2013 11:39pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Awesome shot! Congrats on the Spotlight! And Happy New Year!

2 Jan 2013 1:07am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Wonderful capture and congratulations on Spotlight.

2 Jan 2013 3:56am

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Your portraits are super, congratulations

2 Jan 2013 10:58am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on the Spotlight!

2 Jan 2013 2:23pm

mohammad from isfahan, Iran

تلاشِ قابل احترامی است
تبریک می گم نیگل برای ثبتِ این لححظۀ جاودانه
موفق و پیروز باشی

3 Jan 2013 7:23am

Kazimir from Havirov, Czech Republic

I would have aged so much strength and vigor. :-)

4 Jan 2013 1:12pm

David Legg from Detroit, United States

Excellent! The close crop really pushes the effort and emotion at the viewer.

18 Jan 2013 4:30pm

straightlines from istanbul, Turkey

fine tones, great portrait

22 Feb 2013 4:03pm

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Canon EOS 7D
1/1000 second
ISO 500
207 mm