Okay, okay… I know what you are going to say already- that is one big, ugly wall in the background. My partner always complains about this wall in my photographs, to which I always have to remind him that I am not shooting at the Nou Camp, I am actually shooting next-door to the Sainsbury’s in Dog Kennel Hill.
And yes, I know there is a big blob going down the middle of this photograph. This is the goal net, which unbelievably, is not invisible.
So why have I shared this ugly, kinda ‘meh’ photograph? Why?- because it is something different. It is not Xavier Vidal or Nyren Clunis, or even Ellis Green (I have so many pictures of Ellis Green that I have started to believe that Dulwich Hamlet IS a team of Ellis Greens.) What I find interesting about this picture, not that I actually know the name of the Hamlet player in the photo (*hashtag* FAIL,) is the reactions to this player’s grounding, by certain audience members and by the Harrow Borough players. It’s just one of those 1/500th-of-a-second moments (or whatever the shutter speed was at the time.) *insert some other photographic cliche here*
It was quite a good match yesterday at Champion Hill, though I missed most of the last few minutes due to trying to protect the camera when the light rain suddenly was not ‘light rain’ anymore. The game had stopped with 7 minutes to go due to the storm- thankfully the game had been called back on to finish, and Dulwich Hamlet won 3-2.
If you wish to view more photos of this match (and I PROMISE there are better ones than this,) these will be available soon to view on the Official Club web site at http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/dulwichhamlet/#