I admit to self satisfaction when I capture a good scenic shot, or get a photo that speaks to me for the weekly Friday Shoot Out. But I really do think I get the most satisfaction out of capturing great faces. Not your regular pretty face, but a face which tells of the character of the person who wears it.
Today was No Smoking Day at work and the Health Centre arranged a fun lunch time for students while spreading the Quit message.
The highlight was a tug o war with student teams competing for an annual cup. With exam time looming it was an opportunity for students to have a little time out, a bit of fun to alleviate the stress that comes at the end of their study year.
Watching the different heats I thought the finalists would be these two teams. Either this team, who had obviously had a serious discussion about their technique:
or these guys with their youthful enthusiasm:
but then this face filled my view finder. In the beginning, the quiet focus:
The determined chin comes up as the referee counts down:
The battle commences:
and he gives it his all:
Oh yeah, I’d want to be on his team.
And, yes, his team won the cup!