You cant beat me!!

© Jatie Van der Walt

You cant beat me!!

Bonnie C. Lackey November 21, 2006

You have captured all the effort that dog is putting out. What a marvelous image! #560363

Jack L. Howdeshell November 21, 2006

These shots of the Greyhounds you have are outstanding, especially photographing them from the outside of the corner, tough shot for sure. #3611102

Judyann Plante November 21, 2006

Wow, Jatie! Fantastic Capture of both the action and their expressions. Excellent photo!

Judyann ><> #3611148

Jatie Van der Walt November 21, 2006

Thanks all for the great feedback. Yes this dogs is extremely fast and there is no time to waste on the shot. This foto was taken in sunlight at +- 11:00 in the morning #3611163

Jo Berry November 21, 2006

Really GREAT capture!! Love all the action portrayed. #3612695

Christina C. Moore November 21, 2006

Wow! This is great! #3613334

Roger Fry November 21, 2006

Fantastic shot ! Makes me want to go to the dogs !
Rog #3613365

Johnny Santoso November 24, 2006

Dramatic and spectacular.. the expressions is hard to beat.. a winner.!
Congratulations.

rgds,

#3627645

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) December 29, 2006

Great image. Congradulations. #3753998

Sharon King December 29, 2006

What a terrific action shot, Congrats on this wonderful Finalist! #3754727

Paula L. Mackey December 29, 2006

AMAZING SHOT! congratulations! #3755525

Tricia L. Olson-Giles December 29, 2006

Great shot. Was this an amateur race? No muzzles? For those that don't know, a greyhound can get up to 45 mph and is the second fastest land mammal behind the cheetah. When retired, they are happy on a couch, and sleep...a LOT! I have adopted hounds, plus one racing pup. #3755982

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3756529

Paul G Slate December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist! what a wonderful photo! #3758305

Sharon F. Morris December 30, 2006

Congrats Jatie on your finalist it is a great capture. #3758585

Jayne Martin December 30, 2006

Congratulations, this is a fabulous capture #3761190

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761577

Cyn Valentine level-classic December 30, 2006

Wonderful image.. congratulations! #3762262

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Jatie, great action capture; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3764635

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Congratulations on your win Jatie, great action shot! #3765237

Glenda H. Travis January 03, 2007

Great shot Jatie! Well deserved win... #3776826

Judyann Plante January 04, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Jatie!

Judyann ><> #3779053

Donna W. Neal January 04, 2007

Congratulations on this well deservered Winner, what an action shot!!! #3779314

Sinziana I. Ene January 06, 2007

wow amazing ! I never seen a photo like that ! Great capture ! And expression !Well done ! Congrats #3786935

Cheryl E. Molennor January 06, 2007

Wow is right. Excellent action shot! Congratulations #3789580

RC Fritz January 07, 2007

Terrific expressions. Congrats on your WIN! #3792351

Jatie Van der Walt January 08, 2007

Thanks for all the great feedback I received on this photo. Yes it is amateur racing. This dogs is realy wonderfull. When they dont race they seem small and thin but in the race the body just expand of pure adrenalin rush this dogs get. They just ran these dogs love it. As Tricia said they are the second fastest animal on the planet and that is why it is so difficult to get these dogs at the right spot to capture. #3794099

Tricia L. Olson-Giles January 08, 2007

Jatie,

Saturday I'm on my way to Jacksonville to pick up my third grey who just retired. She's been pre-adopted since birth, and is just over two years old. Obviously she had a short career, and just didn't make it. :)

Again, congrats on capturing one of my favorite animals. There are a few grey portraits in my gallery/website, but no action shots. I still haven't gotten to the track with my new camera.

Trish #3797612


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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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