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Postby Amazinz » Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:51 pm

Work. This "moment" was so staged.

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American olympic wrestler Mark Coleman (and daughters) after his fight with Fedor.

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Postby Simulacrum » Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:12 pm

Staged or not, it's still an awesome photo.
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Postby teddy ballgame » Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:13 pm

Simulacrum wrote:Staged or not, it's still an awesome photo.

Agreed.
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Postby chadlincoln » Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:14 pm

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Postby Amazinz » Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:31 pm

Simulacrum wrote:Staged or not, it's still an awesome photo.

Definitely a great photo. It's just weird to see it presented like this since I saw it live (on TV not in person) and it looks a lot better in this still.
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Postby knapplc » Fri Mar 02, 2007 6:19 pm

Amazinz wrote:
Simulacrum wrote:Staged or not, it's still an awesome photo.

Definitely a great photo. It's just weird to see it presented like this since I saw it live (on TV not in person) and it looks a lot better in this still.


So you saw it being staged? You know this wasn't an "as it happened" picture?

If so, that's kind of dumb to choose that pic as the "sports picture of the year."
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Postby Amazinz » Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:07 pm

It was as it happened. The photographer didn't do anything wrong. I meant staged in the manner that the Japanese like to mix theater with sport. This was a manufactured moment. It was set up to happen this way and they actually ushered the daughters in the ring.
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