Flying Bull

© Emile Abbott

Flying Bull

Bobby Ray Goodman Student 7/3/2011 11:21:49 AM

Hi Emile,WOW!He sure can catch some big air.Beautiful capture my friend.I hope you have a safe and Happy 4Th Of July!!!! #1390092

Kevin OToole 7/3/2011 12:12:01 PM

Outstanding action shot, Emile. #9504023

Michelle Alton 7/3/2011 6:11:39 PM

Looks like the cow that jumped over the moon...on the way DOWN! Awesome action capture, Emile. #9504583

Emile Abbott 7/3/2011 7:01:00 PM

Thanks Bobby, Kevin and Michelle. I have been =/-with internet and thank you for your visit and comment back when I can connect. #9504654

Susan Weisensel 7/3/2011 7:36:54 PM

OUTSTANDING timing and capture Emile. #9504715

Joy Rector 7/4/2011 5:33:23 AM

great shot #9505346

Shirley Sicurello 7/4/2011 9:43:50 AM

WOW! Fantastic timing on this shot! #9505816

Jeff W. Robinson 7/4/2011 12:58:54 PM

Amazing capture of the moment Emile!! Hope you are having a wonderful 4th of July!! #9506064

John Connolly 7/4/2011 2:25:26 PM

Wonderful timing for this great action shot, Emile!
I hope you had a very happy 4th of July! #9506260

Emile Abbott 7/5/2011 7:15:52 AM

Thanks Susan, Joy, Shirley, Jeff and John #9508089

Stan Kwasniowski 7/5/2011 2:03:47 PM

Emile, great shot as ever #9508834

Emile Abbott 7/5/2011 3:28:52 PM

He was flying high for sure, Thanks my friend. #9509012

Val Feldman 7/7/2011 1:53:21 PM

An outstanding capture of this wild and wooly bull with all four hooves off the ground! Amazing how powerful these animals are and even more amazing that someone could actually ride atop all that unleashed fast and furious power. I've never seen a rodeo - think it's about time I track one down! Incredible shot, Emile! #9514089

Emile Abbott 7/7/2011 4:11:27 PM

Thanks Val #9514333

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/7/2011 6:53:30 PM

Wow, Emile, awesome rodeo shot! It's a fav!

Debby #9514663

Emile Abbott 7/8/2011 9:27:42 AM

Thanks Debby #9515964

Nancy L. Green 7/21/2011 12:40:17 PM

Another AMAZING image Emile, I hope you are careful down there in the ring!!! Have a wonderful trip my friend!! <>< #9545233

Emile Abbott 7/21/2011 4:41:04 PM

It will be special to photograph the Cheyenne Frontier days. #9545725

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/27/2011 6:06:49 PM

Fantastic timing Emile!,
Amalia #9558658

Emile Abbott 7/27/2011 6:08:45 PM

Thanks Amalia #9558664

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/25/2011 1:41:00 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Emile!!!! #9627700

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/25/2011 2:19:44 PM

So glad to see this get a finalist award, Emile!

Debby #9628052

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2011 3:14:35 PM

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Emile! :-) k #9628389

Joannie M. Bertucci 8/25/2011 4:09:57 PM

This looks more like bull throwing! :-) And we know Texans can "throw" a lot of "bull"! :-) Congrats on this amazing stop action finalist Emile! #9628833

Merna L. Nobile 8/25/2011 4:44:36 PM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

Phyllis Burchett 8/25/2011 5:25:35 PM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist Emile! #9629654

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/25/2011 5:31:26 PM

Huge Congratulations on your Finalist Emile!,
Amalia #9629713

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/25/2011 5:45:13 PM

Amazing stop action. Great timing. Congratulations on your well deserved finalist award. #9629808

Carol Eade 8/25/2011 5:52:34 PM

Amazing action shot, Emile, congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #9629841

Stan Kwasniowski 8/25/2011 9:16:45 PM

Emile, a big congratulations #9631266

Lisa J. Boulden 8/26/2011 7:57:18 AM

Certainly not a sight you see every day!
Amazing capture, Emile!
~♥~lisa #9632977

Val Feldman 8/26/2011 8:49:24 AM

Incredible stop action! What a get-up-on-your-feet-and-applaud shot!! Congratulations, TX friend, on an amazing, perfectly executed Finalist!! #9633265

Emile Abbott 8/26/2011 9:16:00 AM

Thanks Bobby, Debby, Kitty, Joannie, Merna, Phyllis B, Amalia, Phyllis H, Carol, Stan, Lisa and Val #9633418

Patricia A. Coblentz 8/26/2011 12:00:45 PM

WTG, Emile! Congratulations on this fantastic winner!!! #9634059

Michelle Alton 8/26/2011 12:09:59 PM

Absolutely a fabulous action capture, Emile. Hearty Congratulatons! #9634110

Phyllis Burchett 8/26/2011 12:28:54 PM

BIG congrats Emile on this fabulous winner!!! #9634225

Patrick Rouzes 8/26/2011 12:30:30 PM

Did not have time to Congratulate all finalist, Emile! Congratulations on your wel-deserved Win here, my friend! WTG! Not surprised! #9634233

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/26/2011 12:55:18 PM

Fabulous July Winner! :-) k #9634342

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2011 1:34:36 PM


Big congratulations on this Outstanding 1st Place Gold Winner Emile!

jo ann c. #9634506

Anita N. Hogue 8/26/2011 3:24:45 PM

Awesome winner, Emile! A big congratulations! #9634884

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/26/2011 5:22:24 PM

So glad to see this get the gold, Emile!

Debby #9635272

David Phalen 8/26/2011 5:33:09 PM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #9635318

Nancy L. Green 8/26/2011 6:59:04 PM

WTG Emile, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #9635561

Bunny Snow 8/26/2011 7:48:00 PM

Fantastic action capture. Wire sharp with wonderful detail and clarity, color and tonality and marvelous story telling. Congratulations on your spectacular win!!! #9635714

Stan Kwasniowski 8/26/2011 9:36:12 PM

Emile, way to go, congratulations,you deserve it #9635903

Mary K. Robison 8/27/2011 2:44:44 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner! #9636121

Carol Eade 8/27/2011 4:56:40 AM

So glad to see this win...fabulous image and big congratulations, Emile! #9636344

Linda D. Lester 8/27/2011 7:55:43 AM

Excellent capture...Congratulations! #9636646

Karen Slagle 8/27/2011 8:43:41 AM

Congrats Emile on your fabulous winning image. #9636719

Joannie M. Bertucci 8/27/2011 9:26:52 AM

Texas wins again! :-) Congratulations on your gold badge win Emile! #9636802

Allen O. Howard 8/27/2011 9:47:59 AM

POW! Winner!!! Congratulations Emile. A really stunning image! #9636831

Emile Abbott 8/27/2011 2:23:09 PM

Thank you all I was really surprised as I have been busy with a lot of RV problems and had not been to BP. Thanks Patricia, Michelle, Phyllis, Patrick, Kitty, JoAnn, Anita, Debby, David, Nancy, Bunny, Stan, Mary, Garol, Linda, Karen, Joannie and Allen. #9637348

Val Feldman 8/27/2011 6:12:57 PM

Oh, Emile - I'm a little late to the party and celebrations but sending you my heartiest and biggest TX YAHOO your way for a wonderful, wonderful Gold Win! Congratulations, my friend!!!!! #9637761

Laura E. Swan 8/28/2011 9:10:55 AM



YES! He Might Be White and Flying but I Bet He Is NO ANGEL!!!! HA!

Love it and so happy for you that it went BIG GOLD!

-Laura :)

P.S. I haven't been on BP much lately either...My summers are very jam packed. I owe you a visit or two! :) #9638565

Emile Abbott 8/28/2011 12:15:44 PM

Hi Laura, keep busy and catch up later. #9638835

Tarun Bose 8/29/2011 10:18:33 AM

Congrats for your winner, Emile. #9640721

Lydia Williams 8/29/2011 1:45:52 PM

This is an outstanding catch, Emile! Congratulations on your win! #9641077

Emile Abbott 8/29/2011 2:04:39 PM

Thanks Val Tarun and Linda. #9641100

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/29/2011 2:11:10 PM

Hi Emile,Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend.I'll try and make it back on weekends to comment on your beautiful works!!!! #9641119

Usman M. Bajwa 8/31/2011 10:24:51 PM

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

UB. #9645623

Christine Pentecost 9/26/2011 7:22:36 AM

Wow, this is an awesome photo! Congrats! #9695123

Emile Abbott 9/26/2011 12:15:43 PM

Thanks Bobby, Usman and Christine #9696217

Ellen Hodges 9/26/2011 7:31:17 PM

Absolutely fabulous winner, Emile! Outstanding in every way!! Huge congrats!!! #9697826

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This bull is Heavens Gate and he is one mean and flying bull as Bradley Harris finds at 6.18 sec. Had not posted a bull ride capture in a while.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 78.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Uploaded on 7/3/2011 10:12:34 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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