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2013 HK Open pics

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

  1. jyeung

    jyeung Regular Member

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    This photo shows the character of Miyuki Maeda. She just lost her mix double's match with partner Hirokatsu Hashimoto to China's Nan Zhang and Yunlei Zhao. As she missed her shot and as a result lost the match with the third set score of 20-22, she went down on her knees and as a result, wet the court surface with her sweat. Once she realized what she had done, immediately she went to her bag and used her own towel to dry the wet area herself, how considerate of her, I admire her! 428.jpg
     
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    a 270mm f/4 lens. that's pretty adequate setup and shows how good the lighting is. also discrete enough that the usual annoying guard in HK Open won't bother you much.
     
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    She did this out if consideration of the next match? Wow, Ms. Maeda acts as sweet as she looks. :)
     
  4. jyeung

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    Exactly, Kwun! Also much lighter lens to travel with than the 70-200mm/f2.8II. And a good lens for some night-time street photos in discrete with the f/2 advantage!
     
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    Some pics of the mixed doubles final.

    Odds on for the higher ranked english pair to take it.

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    Birth date? 30 September 1990

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    Lucky lady got the T shirt

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    Quite surprised to see Gabrielle White wear a ring on her racquet hand
     
  7. Cheung

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    Some more

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    Wang Yihan on Friday.
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    Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus injured his finger while playing against Boonsak Ponsana... 429.jpg

    because he had been doing too many of this...
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    diving all over the court...
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    and lost!
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    England's Chris Adcock and Andrew Ellis' win over Indonesia's Gideon Markus Fernaldi and Markis Kido. Quarter Final. 451.jpg

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    Sony Dwi Kuncoro's win over Kenichi Tago on Friday's Quarter Final.
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    with just one point away from his victory.
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    Cheung, I like how your shuttle speed is just adequate to get the motion blur with the racquet rather than completely freezing the action

    What settings did you use to get the racquet to blur in pictures like this one?
     
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    I used 1/640th of a second. It depends on the stroke they are playing, whether fast or not.

    Generally speaking, I prefer to have a bit of racquet motion and having the player sharp. 1/500th (in the old days) or 1/640th (now) is what I use. Also it will depend on how you frame the shot. If you don't crop the image, the blur is less noticeable. My shots have less blur now because of the shorter shutter speed.

    Others prefer to have the shuttle clearly defined and will use 1/800th. If you have a player who has slower strokes and slower shutter speed, probably 1/500th is good enough or even as low as 1/320th.
     
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    Wonderful pictures Cheung...Thanks for your pictures boss...:)
     
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    Nice pictures indeed mr Cheung !
     
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    Some from the same semifinal match that jyeung posted earlier

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    Caption time!! What do you think is happening in the next two photos?

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    Great pictures!! Thank you all wonderful photographers !!!
     

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