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Druids - Brands Hatch

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Camera:Canon 1DNMKII
Lens:Sigma 120-300 & 2x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Tom Sykes
Username:jcannon jcannon
Uploaded:13 Apr 2008 - 8:00 PM
Tags:General, Photo journalism, Sports / action, Tom sykes
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jondf
jondf e2 Member 82658 forum postsjondf vcard
13 Apr 2008 - 8:04 PM

Mean, aggressive, purposeful. Love the opposing track diagonals and dof'd rider in the distance. Great shot.

Last Modified By jondf at 13 Apr 2008 - 8:07 PM

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StevenPrice
StevenPrice e2 Member 1030 forum postsStevenPrice vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2008 - 8:10 PM

a cracker great colours & composition

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Cormy
Cormy e2 Member 7Cormy vcard England
13 Apr 2008 - 8:21 PM

Great angle .Love the inclusion of the out of focus 2nd rider.Great stuff.
Cheers
Alan

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piccy
piccy e2 Member 8piccy vcard Wales
13 Apr 2008 - 8:43 PM

Nice one.
Freda

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Angi_Wallace
Angi_Wallace e2 Member 6172 forum postsAngi_Wallace vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2008 - 9:18 PM

This is a fantastic capture. For some reason the 2nd biker in the background makes it look even better.

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2008 - 9:48 PM

Classy shot and well done on the EC too!!!

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Cormy
Cormy e2 Member 7Cormy vcard England
14 Apr 2008 - 11:04 AM

Thoroughly well deserved EC.Congratulations !!!!!
Cheers
Alan

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 11:05 AM

perfect positioning with the following bike Smile

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 1:28 PM

Congrats on POTW now too ... nice one!!!

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rossi
rossi e2 Member 11142 forum postsrossi vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 1:39 PM

Really top shot, superb composition

Nicely done on POTW & EC.

Ian

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bathrav
bathrav e2 Member 8bathrav vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 - 1:41 PM

Fabulous shot. Great panning.

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chesh
chesh e2 Member 1045 forum postschesh vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 - 2:27 PM

Brilliant timing/composition.

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C_Daniels
C_Daniels e2 Member 9399 forum postsC_Daniels vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 3:36 PM

Superb !

The depth of field and contrasting angles combine well with the stunning detail and colour...
Takes the chequered flag Smile

Last Modified By C_Daniels at 14 Apr 2008 - 3:37 PM

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KJackson
KJackson e2 Member 7KJackson vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 3:55 PM

Fanbloomintastic! Congrats on EC & POTW you must be thrilled!
Karen

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Moj_o
Moj_o e2 Member 6Moj_o vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 - 4:31 PM

Cracking shot! Smile

Betty

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rickie
rickie e2 Member 1098 forum postsrickie vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2008 - 4:58 PM

CONGRATS ON POTW AND EC SON

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acaado1
acaado1 e2 Member 6acaado1 vcard England
14 Apr 2008 - 6:59 PM

Superb capture like many before. I am pleased you got the awards and recognition your quality action photography deserves!!

Cheers

Adrian

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garamerun
garamerun e2 Member 727 forum postsgaramerun vcard England
14 Apr 2008 - 7:43 PM

Another fantastic action shot. Well done.
Gary.

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jcannon
jcannon e2 Member 10jcannon vcard England
14 Apr 2008 - 7:49 PM

Thanks everybody for the comments, well chuffed with the POTW and EC

James

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PJImage
PJImage e2 Member 853 forum postsPJImage vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 - 9:45 PM

This really good stuff, well captured

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shortski
shortski e2 Member 8shortski vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2008 - 12:09 AM

Superb shot...jojo

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DavidWhistlecraft
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15 Apr 2008 - 7:20 AM

A stunning image. Great angle

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ashley
ashley e2 Member 11167 forum postsashley vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2008 - 11:09 AM

nice capture

well done

Ash

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sparklep
sparklep e2 Member 7146 forum postssparklep vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2008 - 9:37 PM

Brilliant so crisp and sharp.

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz e2 Member 8274 forum postsAlleyCatz vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2008 - 6:52 PM

Congrats on your EC and POTW.
Very well deserved.....excellent shot.


~Alley~

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edwood
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18 Apr 2008 - 12:47 AM

amazing image

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SuperRoo
SuperRoo e2 Member 863 forum postsSuperRoo vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2008 - 5:05 PM

Nice to see a motor sport/action shot as POTW!!! Makes a nice change!!! Smile
Congratulations and well done!!! Smile

Paul

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PhilipJT
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19 Apr 2008 - 1:28 AM

This is what sport photography is all about! It leaves the rest in the pit lane! Ha Ha!

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vagabond
vagabond e2 Member 838 forum postsvagabond vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2008 - 11:54 AM

Not really my thing but this is about the best motorcycle image I've ever seen. Compositional and technical perfection. Congrats.
Jeff.

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alwolf
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20 Apr 2008 - 9:09 PM

Excellent capture of a very difficult subject
alan

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JeremyTrickett
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30 Apr 2008 - 5:46 PM

Love this photograph, and love the angle that it is taken.

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aldrahn
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30 Apr 2008 - 9:06 PM

Incredible photo and well deserving of the highest accolades!!

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albi
albi e2 Member 1068 forum postsalbi vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2008 - 9:48 AM

Congrats on the POTW, nice to see a bike shot get it....

Tony

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cheesey
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3 May 2008 - 11:09 PM

Stunning action shot. Congrats on POTW, well deserved.
Cheesey.

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overxposed
overxposed e2 Member 6overxposed vcard United Kingdom
24 May 2008 - 2:10 AM

well hunted great location great execution
nice sharp subject with just the right amount of bokeh

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paulraymondphotography
paulraymondphotography e2 Member 7paulraymondphotography vcard England
10 Jul 2008 - 10:16 PM

Like the shot. I find Brands a great place for capturing motorsport on two, three and four wheel events...

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r_mushet
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2 Aug 2008 - 9:14 AM

gotta love Grinner!

cracking shot.

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motorsportpictures
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4 Dec 2008 - 3:05 PM

brilliant shot, deserves all the votes...
scott

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viscostatic
viscostatic e2 Member 8viscostatic vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2009 - 10:16 AM

Superbly composed action shot.

Phil.

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JeremyTrickett
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18 Jun 2009 - 6:14 PM

Top photograph, taken at a great angle.

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Se7enUK
Se7enUK e2 Member 9114 forum postsSe7enUK vcard England
15 Sep 2009 - 12:33 AM

Smile Love the colours, and think the red bike in the bg makes for a perfectly balanced shot. I think the Rizla blue was a photographers dream shame they have gone from BSB.

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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2010 - 12:24 PM

stunning in more ways than one!!!!!!

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