Monday 18 May 2009

Pick of the Pix Series, Mexican Wave

At the end of the 2008 World Cup tournament in Reva del Garda it was time to celebrate. The place was packed and it was hard to find a place to take photos from where I wasn’t swamped in bodies. So I snuck onto the medal podium which was raised and quietly took my photos from there. At one stage this Mexican wave caught on and it was awesome seeing the officials all join in. The crowd loved it and it lasted 3 or 4 rounds of the main ring from memory.

I like this image because it captures a couple of the faces showing the joy of the moment. As luck would have it they are in focus with a very narrow depth of field which gives them more emphasis. Cover the two faces and you’ll see that the image dies without them.

Specs: 1/200s 85mm f/2.5 ISO:1600