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Fire Breaking

Fire Breaking
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Copyright: Shahbaz Khan Durrani (durrani) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 419 W: 56 N: 327] (1690)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-15
Categories: Artwork, Decisive Moment, Action
Camera: Nikon D-70s, 70-300mm f/4-5.6G AF Zoom-Nikkor, Kingston ElitePro Gb
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-04-30 6:17
Viewed: 2981
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
20th Parent's day at Cadet College Mastung.
I went to photograph my younger brother as he was doing tent peging. In the mean while I also photographed other events too.
This kid is 13 years and is in 7th Grade.

Camera Settings.
Nikon D70s
2006/12/15 10:56
Bit depth (24-bit) JPEG
Image Size: Large (3008 x 2000)
Focal Length: 300mm
Exposure Mode: Programme
Metering Mode: Multi
1/640 sec - F/5.6
Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: Custom
White Balance: Cloudy
AF Mode: AF-C
Flash Mode: No Flash
Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
Auto Flash Comp: 0 EV
Color Mode: sRGB
Tone Comp.: Auto
Hue Adjustment: 0
Saturation: Normal
Sharpening: Normal
Long Exposure NR: Off

Cropped the image.
Used Unsharp mask
A little bit of playing in PS 7.0

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wow Shahbaz.
Great capture.
Scary though!
the colours of the fire is very well captured.

Salam Shahbaz Kardeş,
What a great show with excellent capture.Good timing and well composed.TFS.
Best regards.


Hello Shahbaz ,
Beautiful colours and perspective!
Excellent done!Good moment and story...


Excellent compo and colors. Picturesque and unusual scene. I like the fire and the costumes.



wow... i hope thay all are fine.
I know this is an atraction, in indonesia we call debus or Pencak silat,
nice portrail with very good time and moment.

Gee! The breakfast is very hot with them! Cause from thumbnail i imagined... That guy is crazy! Inflaming a table just to do a photo and it look dangerous....
So i know it' fast action but fire give the visual to impress :) Catch in a good synchronism. Flame is nice...

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  • inaam Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1816 W: 39 N: 465] (4859)
  • [2007-04-30 11:42]
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A decisive moment has been beutifully composed in this frame. Well taken image with good timing and fine details. Excellent photography my brother. Well done.

Thanks for sharing this image, Merhaba.

Shahbaz how r you,
You captured good time great composition al Ok,
Well done.
****Syed mehdi from Islamabad****

hello shahbaz!!!
excellent capture, great catch and nice colors.

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  • Emma Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1397 W: 6 N: 1920] (10153)
  • [2007-04-30 14:48]
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Hello my friend Shahbaz,
Composition with good colors and light. A fantastically made picture with very good sharpens.
My compliment.

nice capture, well done

Nice shot.
Good colours of the fire and detail.

Well done.

well I know Mastung Cadet College is also known for its tent pegging other thn studies but you showed very rare view of the above said college:)
nice timing,, good catch.. wonderfull composition..
thanks for sharing

Very good shot. I enjoy colours and sharpness.
Best wishes,

Woooooh it looks great, very very interesting.
A really nice effective photo.

Hi Shahbaz,

Is it safe? But you captured this moment very well. Clarity of the flame and action is perfect.


buhat umda tasweer hai,
bhai jaan aap ney ek khatarnak lamha qaid kiya hai.
umda tasweer ka buhat shukriya.

Hi Shahbaz,

Great capture, it is sharp and the colours are amazing, TFS


excellent capture and good timing
What kind of sport is it

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  • Dingo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2505 W: 368 N: 2626] (11966)
  • [2007-05-07 15:38]
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Wow, Shahbaz... what a capture of fire... Brilliantly done. The lighting is very well controlled indeed. The heated-air-patterns in the sky directly above the flames are also nicely captured.

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 482 W: 69 N: 18] (72)
  • [2007-05-10 9:58]
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hello Shahbaz
i see wonderful action photo while they are in dangerous activity :)
i like composition, point of view, colours, details and pp working
thanks for sharing

  • Fortuna Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 3811 W: 2520 N: 16] (72)
  • [2010-03-23 17:33]


Very good shot with excellent timing, nice colors and focus.
Congratulations and TFS

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