Wednesday 6 May 2009

Saturday World Champs Training

Needing to get back into the groove of photographing Taekwon-do action I dropped in on the Auckland World Champs Saturday training session. They train from 1-4pm each Saturday in the Mt Wellington gym. The last couple of weeks I've turned up an hour before they finish... by that time they're hot, sweaty and tiring.

This Saturday Carl and a couple of others were practicing their high kicks. It's always challenging to get the timing right - at point of impact - and after a few misses on my part the practice started paying off.

I also played around with very high ISO settings for use in very low light situations - like the awful lighting conditions we had in the stadium in Italy last year. Anyway, it gives a pretty grainy result but when converted to B&W looks quite nice.

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