Sport contest on Photocrowd in association with Digital Camera recent Sports photography contest has produced a gallery of the top 15 sports images from 2014
In part two of a three part series, here are the first five, along with some explanation from the photographers.
Grass roots rugby – Peterborough Lions versus Sutton Coldfield. This was taken last October, and during the math we had four seasons in one go: wind, rain, sunshine, thunder and lightning, sleet and hail, finished off with a rainbow.. Mick Sutterby/Photocrowd.com
A bull-riding event in the United States. The technical issues involved in taking this shot included a dark ring and massive amounts of dust.: Jodie Castellani /Photocrowd.com
‘Splash landing’ The Hopetoun Horse Trials near Edinburgh. David Queenan/Photocrowd.com
‘Airborne Jet Ski’. This shot was taken at the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power, held each year at Tatton Park in Knutsford, England. The jet ski display team were performing. Dave/Photocrowd.com
The All Russian Motocross – not just a sport but a spectacle of courage. Konstantin/Photocrowd.com