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2013 HK Open pics

Discussion in 'Hong Kong / Macau / Vietnam Open 2013' started by Cheung, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. Cheung

    Cheung Moderator

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    Here are some pictures from 20 Nov 2013

    Rajiv happy - does he ever smile?
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    One to watch for the future
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    Good pictures .. Thanks Cheung... Srikanth after losing to LCW ?? !!!
     
  3. Cheung

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    Yes, after losing. It's only his second international tournament. Looked a bit stiff. I heard he was worried about taking on LCW but he did OK.

    India's chief coach is quite an animated person.

    Check out Hendra's smash grip. His forefinger doesn't touch the handle....
     
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    A few shots I managed to take at the end of the day before being told to stop! 054.jpg 055.jpg 056.jpg 058.jpg 060.jpg 067.jpg 068.jpg 070.jpg 072.jpg 074.jpg 078.jpg 080.jpg 083.jpg 085.jpg 087.jpg 090.jpg 097.jpg 099.jpg 111.jpg 115.jpg 120.jpg 131.jpg 137.jpg
     
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    Nice pics! Very sharp...
     
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    But WHY????
    You didn't use the flash, no gigantic lens, no tripods?
     
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    actually from the quality of those pics, looks like a gigantic lens was used...

    especially when the settings appear to be 1/500s and f2.8 with such close up shots
     
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    I can see the problem with using flash but what's the issue about using a big lens?
     
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    only registered official photogs are allowed to use them... for commercial copyright reasons or such...
     
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    @Cheung

    That's because what you see is the follow thru... one would pull a tendon/muscle if one were to force the forefinger to remain on the handle on such a follow thru after a smash.

    But you can bet that before and during strike, his forefinger is applying pressure onto the handle in order to accelerate the racket head.
     
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    Jyeung probably takes better photos than the rest of the photographers :):)
     
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    Cheung, don't say that, I'm still learning!

    For those currious about my settings, I only brought along my humble 135mm/f2, settings at 1/800sec, f stop ranges from 2.0 to 3.5, ISO around 2000. Lighting very good in there, about 1.5 to 2 stops better than what I have to deal with in local clubs and gyms!
     
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    It was even better last year. At some areas on court, we could go to ISO 800! They have decreased the light levels this year :(
     
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    Some more from yesterday.

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    Let's look at the tournament doctor's role...

    Here he sits.

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    Then he goes up for the examination (with the gloves on). He is testing the eye movements here

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    Here come the eyedrops which came from a team member in the audience, then thrown down to the coach who then brought it to the courtside.

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    The many faces of Tang. IMGL2561.jpg IMGL2573.jpg IMGL2618.jpg IMGL2660.jpg IMGL2683.jpg
     
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    One of Tang's opponents

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    oh yes.
    bao yixin in skirt again! :D
     
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    It must be a racquet problem.

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    The trademark "O" sign.

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