TOKYO-2018 Editorial / sports

The Dive

  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/sports
  • Photographer
    Jason Obrien
  • Agency / Studio
    Jason O'brien Photography
  • Technical Info
    Canon 1dx 400mm Lens 2000th Sec At F5.6 200iso
  • Photo Date

I shot this image of French Tennis player Gael Monfils during the 2016 Australian Open Tennis Tournament.During his fourth round match he suddenly changed direction and dived horizontally off the ground to try to hit the ball.It made for a memorable image as the afternoon light made for a nice background and shadow underneath Monfils.Definitely one of the best sports action photographs I have ever captured.