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Clear Air ...

By sut68      
... that's the beauty of being in the lead. Another from a very enjoyable [if a little hot] day at the Motocross circuit. A slightly more conventional angle this one, but another I am happy with none-the-less.

Feel free to pass this one by too Wink ... but as you're already here it'd be a shame not to view the large version, maybe even give a little comment as to why you do/don't like it ... new to this discipline so would appreciate your considered feedback Grin

V2 shows the next frame in the sequence. It looks fine on here but overly critical on the original shot the front forks have just softened a touch. Cheers for getting thus far though Smile


Tags: Dust Motorbike Motocross Rider Leap Mx Jump Moto-x Sports and action

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Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 1:07PM
wonderful pair of action and grit


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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
28 Jun 2010 1:14PM
Thanks Linda ... I hope Dan [the rider] will be happy with them too Smile

LesF 11 182 9
28 Jun 2010 1:33PM
Both more than acceptable Paul

martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 1:41PM
Probably wouldn't have noticed had you not mentioned it. A couple of fine captures.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
28 Jun 2010 1:58PM
Ta guys ... thought I better mention it Martin before someone else did Wink
martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 2:01PM

Quote:before someone else did

As if they would!!
KTM112 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 2:34PM
Fantastic pair of pictures - I'm sure he'll be happy
richardwheel 12 217 2 England
28 Jun 2010 2:51PM
Forgot to comment earlier when I was speaking to you I mean mean Paul (or whoever you are Wink)
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
28 Jun 2010 3:02PM
Great to shift between the two, looks like he is coming out of the screen, full speed ahead. Both great sharp captures...........Sandy
Tonyd3 Plus
13 1.1k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 4:17PM
Hi Paul
i dont think you have anything to worry about, looks like you may have found another subject you are good at. V2 for me though as he is larger in the frame.

Im not sure what setting you went for but i always prefer wide open to blur the background as it make the riders pop from the screen or print, this could do with just a bit more of an out of focus background but not a lot.
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
28 Jun 2010 4:31PM
V2 would be my choice Paul,a better placement in the frame,more of the shadow & a feeling of the rider coming straight out of the screen.
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
28 Jun 2010 4:59PM
V2 for me also for the above reasons.Looks a great day out and well done on being different.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
28 Jun 2010 5:42PM
F4 on this [and most of them] Tony, f2.8 on that lens is a little soft for my liking ... nowhere near as sharp as the Canon at 2.8 that is.

V2 is probably my favourite of the two, too. One for his position in frame but also the angle of the bike looks a little more 3 dimensional with the back end just starting to step out a little, though as I mentioned in the description it's just a touch soft on the front forks hence posting V1 ... should've swapped them for here, doubt anyone would notice.

Cheers though all and I hope your comment goes green too Tony - ta whoever clicked it for CC Smile

MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
28 Jun 2010 11:12PM

Quote:looks like you may have found another subject you are good at.

He hasn't actually found one he's bad at yet, Tony! Wink

(Don't you just hate that!) Tongue

Nice one, Boss - defo more your thing than mine - shopping was wonderful! Grin xxx
hyd 8 England
29 Jun 2010 6:46AM
two great mx action shots here, well caught, and keep them coming.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
29 Jun 2010 8:44AM

Quote:Don't you just hate that

Not your best trait missus ... lovely shade of green though Wink Tongue

Thanks again Barry, it's great to get your approval ... got a 'few' more to post too Smile


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