Clowning Around

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 16 February 2010 in Sport & Recreation.

In the spirit of Silly Tuesday -
A rodeo clown watches from the safety of his barrel as the bull tosses a dummy into the air after he had already bucked off his rider.

NIKON D5000 1/160 second F/6.3 ISO 3200 138 mm (35mm equiv.)

Krisu from Tampere, Finland

That hurts, ouch! ;)

16 Feb 2010 5:37am

k@ from Paris, France

Rare one, super timing, happy ST !

16 Feb 2010 8:29am

@k@: Thank you!

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Terrific shot! Great timing.

16 Feb 2010 8:32am

@GJC: Thank you!

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wonderful capture !!! Just in time :)

16 Feb 2010 9:23am

@Tamara: Thank you!

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Great carpture..the clowns may be clowns but they can be pretty brave too sometimes. Glad this one is only a dummy!

16 Feb 2010 10:57am

@MrsAmber: Thanks. The real clown was smart enough to stay in the barrel. ;-)

FAN from besancon, France

Excellent !

16 Feb 2010 12:00pm

@FAN: Thank you!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Looks like a lot of attitude happening here Barbara! Nice action shot!! ;-)

16 Feb 2010 1:00pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks, Eric. That bull did have attitude! ;-)

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great capture :)

16 Feb 2010 3:25pm

@Shahryar: Thank you!

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Whoa! Yea ST!!

16 Feb 2010 4:28pm

@john4jack: Thank you!

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

hahahaha oh my! I'm glad it's just a dummy! great timing
Happy ST :))

16 Feb 2010 5:25pm

@Magda: Thank you!

eme chiquilla from sevilla, Spain

ahahhaha fantastic capture! Happy ST to you too! :D

16 Feb 2010 6:33pm

@eme chiquilla: Thank you!

Petra from Tilburg, Netherlands

this looks dangerous!

16 Feb 2010 8:24pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

What an awesome capture Barbara!! LOL...perfect timing!! Does look like a hard trick to do, doesn't it? Or is that you in the barrel?

16 Feb 2010 9:00pm

@Sandy Weston: LOL, no, but think what great shots I might have gotten from inside the barrel!

Ajay from Pune, India

Wise move!!! Only a dummy was put there. :-)

17 Feb 2010 1:46am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

oouch. i hope that is a dummy

17 Feb 2010 2:10am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Omg! you still do have clowns as targets...nice shot

28 Feb 2010 1:15am

1/160 second
ISO 3200
138 mm (35mm equiv.)