Uploaded: February 08, 2008


Canon 1D MKII With Canon 500mm L IS USM Lens. Aperture Priority - F6.3 , ISO 400, 1/2500 sec.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II


Mike D. Perez level-deluxe February 08, 2008

Great action closeup, Fanie. #850168

Amy JACKSON February 08, 2008

Fantastic capture, Fanie!! #5465307

Douglas Pignet level-addict February 08, 2008

Very nice action shot Fanie,Doug #5465325

Allan Farnsworth February 08, 2008

Great shot. #5465650

Christina C. Moore February 08, 2008

Wonderful! This is a good technically challenging and compositionally exciting shot. Way to go! #5465657

February 08, 2008

Great cation, timing. Just a fantastic job. #5465722

Tiia Vissak February 08, 2008

well done! #5465786

Anne M. Young level-addict February 08, 2008

Perfect timing..........great action shot #5467130

Christian Rosito February 09, 2008

Really amazing, just in the right moment, I like the monochromatic scheme. #5470684

Joan Powell February 11, 2008

WOW , excellent action shot ! #5480305

KV Day March 22, 2008

This should take the grand prize, very nice work. #5677436

Erica Murphy level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Congratulations!! This is awesome!!


Diane Dupuis March 22, 2008

Fanie - this is simply AWESOME and I think it should take Grand Prize!!! #5678531

William C. Raco level-classic March 22, 2008

Excellent detail and action
Beautiful work, Fanie
Congratulations #5679545

Christian Rosito March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! #5680365

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 23, 2008

Congrats on this amazing finalist!!!
~Lisa #5685011

john dunne March 24, 2008

Wow . I love greyhounds and own a few. Ive never seen one photographed like this before. Well done. Excellent #5690118

Anne M. Young level-addict March 24, 2008

Congratulations - one of my favourites #5691153

William C. Raco level-classic March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your win, Fanie! #5691228

March 24, 2008

Wow! Incredible clarity! Wonderful work here! #5691561

March 24, 2008

Great angle!!! Which track is this at? I love watching them. #5692140

Elida Gutierrez March 24, 2008


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

Diane Dupuis March 25, 2008

WOOHOO! Congrats on your 2nd place (although I think it's #1 this month!) #5693674

Manuel Barrera March 25, 2008

Great pov, congratulations #5694894

Fanie Heymans March 25, 2008

First I want to thank you all for the lovely comments on this photo. This photo was taken between Welkom and Odendaalsrus in the Free state, South Africa. John, these dogs are amazing and well looked after. I think I am very privilege to be there and take photos of them. Once again, thank you all for the kind remarks. #5695232

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 25, 2008

Great image in action here, Fanie.

Dominick #5695962

Dianna Murphy March 25, 2008

Wow, I just entered one very simular. Great job. #5697182

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