Cathryn Humphrey - Feeling the Pull

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Cathryn Humphrey - Feeling the Pull

Uploaded: March 09, 2011


Let me to introduce Cathryn Humphrey, a champion women's slalom waterskier, here displaying her true grit.

Shot during the 2011 Open Australian Waterski Titles held at the internationally renowned Stoney Creek Holiday Park, Telegraph Point, NSW, Australia on an extremely hot and humid late summer day.

Canon EOS 40D & Canon USM 100-300mm Lens: RAW, Manual settings of f/6.3 @ 1/1000sec, 200mm, ISO 100, Hand held.
Lightroom 2.2 & Photoshop CS3.


Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Dennis Gay March 09, 2011

THE MAKING OF 'Cathryn Humphrey - Feeling the Pull':

My Port Macquarie Panthers Camera Club mate Peter and I set out north of our home town of Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia on this hot summer day to bag some of the action at this national event.
We had only made a few shots when we were approached by the park's Publicity Officer and asked if we would make a series of action and promotional shots to help publicise the event, the park and the sponsors, for which we would receive all the proper accreditation for the use of our images as well as VIP status at the event.
We agreed immediately and set about our task in earnest, bagging some great keepers for ourselves along the way.
Cathryn did a great job this day and with this form made it into the finals to be held the next day.


Dennis #1359377

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 09, 2011

Outstanding work Dennis!! #9281962

Douglas Pignet March 09, 2011

wonderful action capture #9282052

Michelle Alton March 09, 2011

As was often said in the British comedy, "Are you Being Served," You've All done very well. This is a fantastic image to be sure! #9282436

Robert Jensen March 10, 2011

Outstanding #9283499

Dennis Gay March 10, 2011

Carumba Senor Editor!!!!!

Muchos gracias for awarding the intrepid Cathryn a PICK!

D! #9284333

Dennis Gay March 10, 2011


Welcome one and all to the waterski titles.
My utmost Aussie thanks for the uplifting and stimulating collective feedback for Cathryn's great effort.

Michelle: So good to see there is another fan of good ol' British comedy on BP. 8-)

Dennis #9284339

Dennis Gay April 26, 2011

Super Duper Uber Thanks Mr Editor for elevating my champion waterskier to *FINLAIST* status.

Dennis #9371066

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic April 27, 2011

Good morning, Dennis.
This is a great action image. Congratulations on your Finalist Award.
;) CC #9372725

Dennis Gay April 27, 2011

Hiya *CARLA*!

Good evening to you. Many thanks indeedy for your "great" wrap and effervescent congratz.

Dennis #9372813

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 28, 2011

Hi Dennis,
Wow, what a catch...I can feel it by the look in her caught her well..Congratulations on your finalist badge. Best, Lydia #9377631

Merna L. Nobile April 28, 2011

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping

Dennis Gay April 28, 2011

Yeeeeehaaaaa *LYDIA* & *MERNA*!!

Oodles 'n' oodles of warm Aussie thanks to you both for your very encouraging congratz.

Lydia: Thanks too for your great wrap.

Merna: I wonder if we could use that formula for Life? 8-)

Dennis #9378573

Jean-Pierre Ducondi April 12, 2012

Fantastic action capture Dennis. Congrats.
JP #10087022

Dennis Gay April 12, 2012

Ahoy JP!

Many thanks indeed for coming to the waterski titlesand leaving such a geat wrap.

Dennis #10087250

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