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The Golfer & The Teacher
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I played in a golf tournament a couple of weeks ago, and these golfers were in my group. They are brothers, but I thought this pose made one look like a teacher. I shot into the sun and it made for a perfect silhouette. Black and white seemed to give it more of the feel that I was after.

On a side note, I won the contest for hitting my ball shot closest to the hole. It was the third hole and I almost got a hole-in-one. It ended up less the four inches from the hole. My prize was a golf hat. I might post a photo of the hole at a later date.

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::biffobear
10/07/14 9:38 PM GMT
It's a good one....Par for the course I reckon...R.
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.picardroe
10/07/14 9:40 PM GMT
A nice one for b/w challenge, Well done Tick.
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.GIGIBL
10/07/14 9:52 PM GMT
Great shot well done Tick.
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::braces
10/07/14 10:01 PM GMT
Excellent silhouette Tick, I like the way you've captured the glint of sun on the club.

You seem to have had a wonderful tournament unlike The USA in The Ryder Cup - but I won't rub it in!
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.Jimbobedsel
10/07/14 10:02 PM GMT
Forget about posting the hole, I wanna see that new hat! LOL. No, actually I would like to see the hole. I had a hole in one, once, but then I was told that rolling the ball with my hand from ten feet didn't count. Oh well! Great looking silhouette shot, Tick.
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.stylo
10/07/14 11:43 PM GMT
how i do like silhouette shots..this is a good one! i never thought about trying em in B/W only makes sense!

on a different note..this shot would make a good avi..just saying is all
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.Starglow
10/08/14 12:06 AM GMT
Sounds like my husband, (it was just that close). I like this in the black and white effect, worked out really well.
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.snapshooter87
10/08/14 12:28 AM GMT
Nice shot on both. Next time you're that close send me a picture. I'll clone it to a hole in one :-).
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::tigger3
10/08/14 2:49 AM GMT
This is so cool, and I hope to see it in the challenge. Bravo on the win btw! I do like how you caught the sun glint on the club too, really a good take.=^..^=tigz♥
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.casechaser
10/08/14 3:41 AM GMT
I hope you do post that other picture, too. I like this black and white. Golf, for me, is black and white. I am always one of two things, bad, or very bad.
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::mirto56
10/08/14 6:12 AM GMT
Congrats on winning closest to the pin and the hat, TicK! Who said close doesn't count?

Beautiful silhouette work. The glimmer on the shaft makes a powerful shot, and photo!

Hole in one! I've done it several times...in mini-golf!
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::Dunstickin
10/08/14 6:47 AM GMT
I bet the 'hole' photo will be a 'hole' lot bigger than the actual hole!..And the Hat 'hole' will need a bigger 'hole' too!!!!

~Chuckles~!

Well done on your achievement...you worked a good piece of camera work too
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::Dunstickin
10/08/14 6:48 AM GMT
I liked it that much...I clicked twice!...☺
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"> "You can observe a lot by just watching". - Yogi Berra
::corngrowth
10/08/14 9:06 AM GMT
Tick, to me, this silhouetted image is, from photographic point of view, a perfect one. It allows to interpret the attitude of the golfers in different ways!'s. Very keen and seen very well!

Hope you'll realize that it's pretty hard for us waiting to see the by you promised picture. Seeing is believing in that way Owd Fella, lol. Congrats with your new cap!

Thanks for this post, I enjoy it very much!
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::Ramad
10/08/14 10:14 AM GMT
Congratulations Tick -four inches! How the heck do you judge it so fine? That is an apt title for this nice b/W image.I suppose you will enter it in the b/w challenge.
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.gizmo1
10/08/14 4:44 PM GMT
Great looking silhouette of these golfs and I love how you have light shinning if the golf club and very good presentation too.
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.danika
10/08/14 5:30 PM GMT
Wonderful silhouette image, Tick. B & W suits it perfectly. I like how you caught the sun flare or sunburst (I think that's what it's called) on the golf club. A big congrat's on your win too. Very well done.
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.susanlynn
10/08/14 7:46 PM GMT
Good shot and I think the b&w enhances the image Tick. I knew you were a golfer but I did not realize you were that good - almost a hole in one - wow! (Seems like you should have received more than a hat.)
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::garrettparkinson
10/08/14 8:02 PM GMT
Great image, congrats on closest to the pin. FOUR!
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.rvdb
10/11/14 3:17 PM GMT
Go to top of the class.

Rob
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.icedancer
10/11/14 11:00 PM GMT
Oh boy, now I'd need more then 1 teacher, lol. Fantastic shot and shillouettes. I'm sure you'll make a hole-in-one some day soon

My son has gotten a hole in one and a group of older ladies were with him to make a 4 some and so they tole the paper and he got his name in the paper and we had a beautiful box with velvet lining to place his hole in one in.
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::nanadoo
10/20/14 10:19 PM GMT
Love how you created this shot! Congrats on your victory!
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