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Rene Bach #4 for Newcastle Diamonds

By kilo363
Another from last Sunday

Nikon D300s
Nikon 70-200 f/2.8
1/320 s
F5.6
ISO 200
Shot in manual


Could do with straightening a wee bit, but I'd lose the bottom of the wheel from the frame if i did that. This is the full frame shot and not cropped at all. I personally like the composition, head and wheel on thirds and the dust swirl in the empty space lower right. I know there isn't a lot of room for him to 'ride in to' but without cloning in space (and I don't like doing that) it is what it is. It's more about the action pose and different rider style, and will appeal to speedway fans, if not photographers Smile

Light/levels and a little exposure correction about the lighter patches of the riders body done in Lightroom

Thanks for all previous comments. I'm finding them very helpful

Tags: Scotland Glasgow Newcastle Tigers Speedway Diamonds Sports and action

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Comments


Philo 10 99 83 England
31 Aug 2010 7:52AM
I think you have already done the critique here. Yes you could argue that a bit more space on the left would help but I love how the rider forms a diagonal across the frame and his body position is amazing.
Another first class shot that makes me want to go to a speedway race.
Phil
wrinkles 12 351 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 2:37PM
This is a great capture ,if it was mine i would crop to the right of the picture.
This would give the effect of giving the bike space to ride into,and i would try a B/W version as well.
paulbroad 13 131 1290 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 4:24PM
Another good shot - leave it as it is. Everything works and the tight crop suits me.

paul
DanielD 10 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2010 6:43PM
Great shot - it looks so dynamik

Daniel
colin beeley Plus
18 1.2k 10 England
31 Aug 2010 7:10PM
first class shot Wink
kilo363 11 3 Scotland
2 Sep 2010 12:22AM
Thank you all. I've put something completely different up today for Frank Smile

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