Final Stretch

© Robert Leverton

Final Stretch

Uploaded: September 05, 2005


This was taken at the Maryland State Fair this month. Found a great vantage point to shoot as they rounded the final corner and head for the finish line. Shot through a chain link fence so had to set the lens at F/2.8 on the 400mm. This put the speed at 1/2000 allowing a crisp shot. Used single point focus in AI mode.

Exif: FNumber: 4, ExposureBiasValue: 0/1, ExposureTime: 0.0005, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance:


Karen Damiani October 21, 2005

Wow! Stunning image, great capture and through a chain link fence! Really well done Robert! Congratulations on making Finalist!! #330311

Kirsi Bertolini October 21, 2005

Excellent horseshot! Congrats! #1976439

October 21, 2005

How fast were you running? #1980015

October 22, 2005

You've captured the power of the moment here. #1983345

Robert Leverton October 22, 2005

LOL - I was lucky to be behind that chain link fence.

I tried to capture the power by getting as low to the ground with the camera that I could. Thanks for the kind comments from all.

Cheers, Bob #1984286

KHAWLA Haddad October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS On wonderful second place Winner,Bob!!!! #1988653

Karen Rahlf October 23, 2005

Great action shot. Congratulations on your win. #1988834

Cathy M. Gromball October 23, 2005

Congratulations, Robert!

Cathy :) #1990137

Piotr M. Organa October 23, 2005

I like how the botttom of the picture opposes the top. Good shot! Congratulations on your win, Robert! #1990261

Bill Houghton October 26, 2005

Congratulations Robert on your beautiful winning photo. #2000315

Stephanie Laird level-classic November 03, 2005

ROBERT THIS IS AWESOME! Congratulations! #2031954

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