The Finish Line

Uploaded: February 20, 2011 03:12:04 | Entered: July 11, 2020 15:04:36


A Racer approaches the Finish Line at a recent 5K Race.

Canon 70-200L IS at 90mm. Mid-Morning, ISO 400, 1/5,000 @ f4.5, EC 0

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 90.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Michelle Alton February 20, 2011

This is wonderful Jeff. Both the runner and his shadow caught in mid-air! They sure are happy feet! #1354649

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 20, 2011

I am amazed by anybody who can run. I try to run when I'm in a hurry to catch a sunset, but I never seem to get anywhere. It's like slow motion (and it IS)..I think I can walk as fast as I can run. #9251003

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 20, 2011

I'm with Carolyn on the running. LOL. Excellent timing, comp, and clarity, Jeff. So cool. #9251026

Mike Clime February 20, 2011

Nice action shot, comp and shadow, Jeff! #9251042

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic February 20, 2011

Well done capturing him in mid air! Fun image, Jeff. I love the shadow! #9251046

Janet McNeil level-classic February 20, 2011

Great perspective!! Beautiful capture!! #9251056

Gord MacEachern February 20, 2011

Wonderful comp Jeff, also like the man shadow, great job!! #9251076

Danny B. Head February 20, 2011

Jeff, was that your friendly reminder for me to get my shoes on an hit the pavement? lol My shoes are right next to me and I was about go head out for the morning run..... just trying to "delay" a bit. lol Okay, I'm getting off the computer now and heading out. #9251089

Ron McEwan February 20, 2011

WOW! Jeff that is some stop action work here, WTG #9251179

Jyri Vissak February 20, 2011

Cool find! Simple is beautiful. #9251192

Robert R. Goodman February 20, 2011

Hi Jeff,Awesome capture.Beautiful detail!!! #9251219

Lynn M. Whitt February 20, 2011

very cool capture... #9251223

Ray Thoms February 20, 2011

Great capture Jeff.... #9251270

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 20, 2011

Fantastic shot , wonderfully presented,Jeff!! #9251293

Monnie Ryan February 20, 2011

Very creative and well done, Jeff! #9251294

Ellen Hodges February 20, 2011

Fabulous capture, Jeff! He's still going strong, too, at the finish!! #9251327

Tiia Vissak February 20, 2011

a cool action image! #9251411

Ann Coates level-classic February 20, 2011

As a runner myself I can totally relate to this although I don't hit the road, I hit the treadmill. Am planning to do the City to Surf in six weeks, 12k's but it will be a bit harder on my body, being on the road. You caught the moment perfectly Jeff. Outstanding action shot. #9251430

John Benway February 20, 2011

Great shot Jeff. Perfect timing.
John #9251481

Kerry Hill February 20, 2011

Fantastic stop action shot Jeff! #9251569

Jack Gaskin February 20, 2011

COOL SHOT Nice going

Happy Shooting
Jack #9251885

Carol L. Fowler February 20, 2011

Nice composition. Cool! #9251974

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 20, 2011

Great timing to get both feet off the ground, I like the shadows too #9252120

Stephen Zacker February 20, 2011

It's what you don't see that makes this a Great shot. #9252142

David Phalen February 20, 2011

Terrific action shot Jeff!! Perfect timing with great shadows!! #9252199

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 20, 2011

Awesome capture, Jeff! I love it!

Debby #9252249

SaMi Martin February 20, 2011

Great capture with both feet off the ground and the shadow tops it off! #9252253

Patrick Rouzes February 20, 2011

Superb clarity, lighting, shadows, timing & comp here, Jeff! You nailed this perfectly! WTG! #9252312

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 20, 2011

Excellent catch, Jeff! #9252391

Dick W. Wyatt February 21, 2011

This is a great action shot !
The shadow is a bonus . #9252486

Brett Dolsen February 21, 2011

Wonderfull idea and completion Jeff!! #9252518

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 21, 2011

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #9252591

Gail Sullivan level-classic February 21, 2011

Caught mid-stride...terrific work, Jeff! #9252811

Lorraine A. Cook February 21, 2011

WOW! Excellent timing on this race to the finish, Jeff!!! LOVE the lighting, color, legs and SHADOW, My Friend!!<:)) #9253031

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 21, 2011

PERFECT timing Jeff, WOW BOTH feet in the air!!!! LOVE that wonderful shadow!! <>< #9253742

John Connolly February 21, 2011

Excellent light and timing here Jeff! A wonderful story telling image! #9253896

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 21, 2011

Love the perspective and shadow, Jeff. #9254072

Kaye Burazin February 21, 2011

I had been running 5 miles this last summer, but I'm afraid this winter I became lazy. Love the stride of the runner you captured #9254140

Ken Jarvis February 21, 2011

Great timing and well focused shot, Jeff! #9254325

Avril Young February 21, 2011

wow, excellent capture, great action shot Jeff... #9254454

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 22, 2011

Thank You!! Jeff #9254707

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay February 22, 2011

Awesome capture Jeff! Wonderful comp!
WTG! #9255432

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 22, 2011

Thank You Doug and Ruth! Jeff #9256294

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic February 23, 2011

Fantastic the comp and shadows. Great action shot!! #9257970

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 23, 2011

Thank You Marilyn! Jeff #9258383

Renata Gusciora February 23, 2011

Wow!Striking action shot,Jeff!Awesome timing and composition! #9258451

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2011

Thank You Renata! Jeff #9260391

Eivor Kuchta February 25, 2011

Great timing on this, Jeff! I like the simplicity in the image. I think I would have liked it even better without the shadow in the bottom left corner. #9262008

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 26, 2011

Thank Eivor - I understand your point but since this is not in a studio I have to take the light and shadows that nature gives me:-) Jeff #9262559

Irene Colling level-classic February 26, 2011

Exciting image Jeff.
Great timing to get both feet off of the ground. The combination of feet, legs and shadow makes this an outstanding photo. #9262884

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 27, 2011

Thank You Irene! Jeff #9263927

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