Jongi Nokwe

by Gerhard

Jongi Nokwe left wing of the Vodacom Cheetahs definitely got his eyes on the jersey of Bryan Habana. In the last year he work hard on his skills and specially his skill under the high ball improved tremendously. At the moment he is the leading try scorer in the Currie Cup with nine tries.

“I’d like to be in the Bok squad again after the Currie Cup and that is why I play as hard as I can every week,” said Nokwe

Nokwe is happy with his form and wants to maintain that to keep the pressure on Habana.

“Bryan is a world class player and my goal is to pile the pressure on him. He has to know that there are players competing for his Bok jersey,” he said.

Here a image i took in Kimberley on 29 August 2009 when Jongi got a hat trick against the Griquas. I used a Nikon D3 and a Nikon 400mm F2.8 lens. My setting on the camera were as follow;

Shutter: 1/1000 sec.

Aperture: F4.5

ISO: 500

White Balance: Auto

Picture Control: Vivid

Focus: Nine point focusing zone.

Continuous shooting set on seven frames per second. Although the D3 can go up as high as 11 frames a second i feel seven frames a second is the fastest i can shoot at in order to still follow the action. Faster than this one’s vision became a problem because the mirror is in the way the whole time resulting that one can’t frame the subject properly.

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