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B&W Portrait of a biker.

By Dave87
This was my first upload on EPZ but with all that chrome what a nightmare of a shot to select. Because the chrome on his engine was too bright and a few other things I decided to take it down. I should call this biker portrait my breakfast special because I play around with it some mornings whilst eating my breakfast. Thought I best upload it again before I ruin it completely.

Thanks for looking and wish you a great weekend.


Tags: Portrait Biker Portraits and people

Voters: cameracat, Bob_V, imagio and 52 more

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imagio 16 12 1 England
18 Jan 2008 1:05AM
Wow So reminds me of Arnold Newman Dave , superb Mate in my favs..

AnneWorner 15 620 43 United States
18 Jan 2008 1:10AM
So, what's so wrong with the chrome!! This is super - typical biker pose (brings back memories of the 70s). Great in mono.
Tomorrow, you're uploading something from the 70's??
Looking forward to it.
User_Removed 15 485 13 England
18 Jan 2008 7:55AM
absolutely superb Dave, a cracking portrait with an extra something. The mono really adds to the mood as well

mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2564 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2008 8:47AM
Looks pretty good to me. Chrome is a nightmare to photograph!
I have one old shot that I keep going back to and reworking, it gets addictive after a while.
Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
18 Jan 2008 9:37AM
Excellent Dave, love the detail,
woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2008 11:53AM
A very fine image, Dave, and your occasional dabblings must have been to some purpose because I can't see any offensive reflections or other interderence at all. Excellent - hope you don't take it down again!
18 Jan 2008 5:17PM
Yea, I always did like this one Dave, but this certainly has the edge on the original. Would be even better if the biker was female!

John Wink
akw 15 341 3 England
18 Jan 2008 9:07PM
Agree with Lifesnapper ......but superb image all the same, have a good weekend
tony64 18 204 9 England
19 Jan 2008 11:53AM
Wow! You have time to PS whilst having breakfast?! I don't even have time FOR breakfast!
Great shot - good work so far! I like this one, although the background lets it down I feel.
bayleaf 15 8 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2008 7:43PM
That's a great shot Dave. Lovely mono.

10 Feb 2008 7:38PM
Love this. Really effective in B&W.
leons29 15 South Africa
16 Feb 2008 3:53AM
Very well done, great in b/w
proz 18 205 United States
19 Feb 2008 2:37AM
not sure how I missed this one, a classic biker! good balance of tones and super do-rag he is wearing
hebdens 17 5
16 Mar 2008 2:12PM
cool shot, suits the mood of being BW.
AlanBW 16 20 England
17 Mar 2008 4:45PM
Fine mono image; a proud biker with a sensational machine
Richsr 15 91 223 England
19 Mar 2008 12:35PM
Like the tones and details in this - great B/W image.
Regards Richard.
djmaz 15 31
5 Apr 2008 9:55PM
nice i like it i love the bike
well done
Milla 14 7 2 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2008 12:44PM
Just cool, well done.
17 Apr 2008 11:20PM
Well done. Love the tones in this wonderful mono.
16 Jul 2008 10:35PM
Nice! I love biker shots!
4 Aug 2008 9:57PM
Phworrr to the bike and even bigger phworrr to the hot guy sitting on it. Certainly ticks all the right boxes for me. Tracey
Dave87 15 42 5 England
9 Aug 2008 2:53PM
Thanks everybody for you clicks and comments on this male biker shot - and more so to the girls who like him. Us blokes are always saying nice things about you girls so itís good to receive some nice comments about us blokes in return.

Thanks again you smashing people.

biscuit61 14 16 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2009 8:55AM
great shot, my favorite form of transport.
paulashby 14 10 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2009 4:04AM
This looks like an advertising shot, nice work.

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