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Yin and Yang

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 8 July 2011 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

One in a series of martial art photos that I'm posting after a visit to a local Aikido club in Marple.

NIKON D700 1/15 second F/6.3 ISO 200 32 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Hoshisato from Ealing, United Kingdom

Excellent, full of action and the black and white clothing works makes this come together

8 Jul 2011 5:11am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom


8 Jul 2011 7:02am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like very much this vagueness of speed and the sweetness of your black and white

8 Jul 2011 7:20am

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

I like this image so much...the clean black and white tones, the wonderful sense of motion...really perfect, Ian:)

8 Jul 2011 8:00am

Rayak from Paris, France

This fantastic image suits the title so well (or the reverse?).

8 Jul 2011 10:18am

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

definitely a "yin & yang!" I've missed your photos and your photography tips, happy to see you're back!

8 Jul 2011 1:52pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Oh,great ! Perfectly aesthetic and so much talking about this sport.
I'm totally charmed by your image, Ian!

8 Jul 2011 2:01pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

That sense of movement.

9 Jul 2011 1:12am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How creative and brilliant Ian! And it works so perfectly! Very beautiful expression of yin and yang indeed!:-)

9 Jul 2011 5:09pm

Russell from United States

This is a very cool shot, creative.

10 Jul 2011 1:59am

Kevin P. from France

Great shot ! I like the movement !

10 Jul 2011 8:03pm

Babzy from Besançon, France

great motion !

11 Jul 2011 6:44am

k@ from Paris, France

Just love the movement in the rich blur, so metaphorical.

11 Jul 2011 8:30am

Alan Saunders from United Kingdom

Hi Ian, Once again superb images. You have caught the movement brilliantly and the black and white also works.

13 Jul 2011 9:55am

1/15 second
ISO 200
32 mm (35mm equiv.)