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Cricket - The loneliness of the middle order batsman

Cricket - The loneliness of the middle order batsman

Following on from my 'Portrait of a Psychedelic Surfer' i think it might become a new series of sporting portraits

And for those wondering what it means, from wiki

The first three batsmen (number 1, 2, 3) are known as the top order; the next four (numbers 4, 5, 6 and possibly 7) form the middle order, and the last four (numbers 8, 9, 10 and 11) are the lower order or tail



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Date: Thu August 6, 2009
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Works for me, only thing I would like is a bit more foreground before his feet.....excelent dof and wonderful tones....not bad on the eyes either!
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#1 Thu August 6, 2009 5:35pm

Fabulous portrait - the sky and the shadow really make for drama. I know head down is not usual but to me he is just mentally preparing himself. Viv
#2 Thu August 6, 2009 7:18pm

Jason, is it a style or is it a formula? Nice shot, what else have you got? I must say this is a very impressive shot. Cheers, Mal
#3 Thu August 6, 2009 8:13pm

Dilwyn Williams
this is superb Jason, my local cricket teem asked me to come out of retirement i told them i could only field short leg.
#4 Thu August 6, 2009 9:33pm

Wonderful addition to the series. I agree with Viv, he does look as if he's mentally preparing. I suppose I would've been top order as I was always bully-off in hockeyWink Good info' also, Jason. Cat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#5 Fri August 7, 2009 3:31am

Thanks everyone

@mald - i'm not sure i know yet, i've only shot the cricketer and surfer, its in its infancy but i'm looking out for more subjects
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