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Taken 18-May-14
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Dimensions2678 x 4017
Original file size11 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken18-May-14 09:18
Date modified21-May-14 11:16
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark IV
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/2000 at f/4
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
2014 Victoria Highland Games

2014 Victoria Highland Games

May 18, 2014 Victoria, BC - The sights and competitions at the 151st Annual Highland Games at Topaz Park in Victoria, BC.

WHY I CHOSE THIS PHOTO: Another first for me and a "sport" slightly out of the ordinary. As a Scot, I have been to a Highland Games or two, but this was my first time covering one and of course the caber toss is on aspect of the games that is as iconic as they come. In this shot I like the close crop to see the effort on the athlete's face just prior to trying to launch the caber into the air.