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ericfaragh Plus
18 149 6 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2005 12:55PM
Great poses, well caught.
tull 19 181 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2005 1:40PM
What a well timed capture Gary,excellent tones and feel of speed,thumbs up from me.

Mark.
davidbailie 19 457 7 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2005 2:40PM
ood laid back image of an frenetic sport

Dave
glazzaro 17 70 23 United States
5 Oct 2005 5:26PM
Excellent, the B&W seems to bring the shot out much stronger, vivid if you will! I like it! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
dven Plus
17 43 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2005 10:27PM
A really good mono giving a real feel of movement and speed .well done.

dven
ziddertz 17 61
5 Oct 2005 11:07PM
Black & White really works with these bikes
IainH 17 82
5 Oct 2005 11:33PM
Well captuered good sense of movement
Gary_Williams 18 38 3 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2005 12:32AM
Eric, thanks very much.

Mark, Cheers mate - had to go to the archives for this coz I don't seem to be able to get out and take any phot's at the mo!

Cheers Dave, hope the Bahamas are treating you well.

Greg, thanks very much - I thought the B&W had more punch, so I went with that as my upload.

David, thanks - I really like B&W, it seems to enhance the detail.

Gary, thanks, and you haven't gone mad, you did click 'n' comment on the previous version that I deleted - Contast was a bit weak on that. So thanks for making the effort to comment again, appreciated.

Iain, thanks mate - and that's one big beer in your PF picture Smile

And thanks to the rest who clicked - I noticed some bike fans there so I'm glad you liked.

Be good, be lucky...
big fella 19 485 England
6 Oct 2005 12:34AM
Great tones and composition. It tells a story and features Norton's, so it gets a thumbs up from me!

Wink

AndyD
Psin 16 66 England
6 Oct 2005 1:32AM
Like this one Gary.
The Old Bikes with the veteran racers works well in Black and White.

Pete
Gary_Williams 18 38 3 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2005 1:49AM
Andy, thanks very much, shame you can't capture that sound too.

Pete, Would have been better if they'd work period outfits, beggars can't be choosers though.

Thanks again for looking.
bricurtis Plus
17 2.6k 52 England
6 Oct 2005 1:55AM
Great image. Very sharp and detailed. Good B/G movement blur and I dont know why but I like the fact that the riders faces cannot be seen. Nice to see a good B+W shot.
Gary_Williams 18 38 3 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2005 2:17AM
Brian, thanks very much, appreciated.
ChristineL 17 39 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2005 8:45AM
Lovely sharp B&W image, don't know a thing about bikes, but nice shot,
Chris.
kinfatric 17 550 9 Scotland
6 Oct 2005 10:57AM
great action shot I wonder what they are communicating
starliz 18 1.6k 3 England
6 Oct 2005 11:05AM
excellent stuff love the bikes good sense of movement great B-W shot.
neonknight 17 1 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2005 11:47AM
great bikes,great shot and 2 great men nice one,John CLICK
yjjeep 18 13
6 Oct 2005 7:07PM
The b&w gives this a real punch and the photo has great movement.Well done.
claret 18 49 England
6 Oct 2005 11:38PM
Wasn't sure about this until I opened the larger version. It then really comes alive. Well done, Gary.
Iain
snapperstan 17 235
7 Oct 2005 12:18AM
its James Whitham not Berger

nice shot though
Gary_Williams 18 38 3 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2005 1:09AM
Chrissie, I dont know much about bikes, except that these two bikes are fine examples of 50/60s British engineering, from a time when Britain led the world in that field.

Kinfatric, it was the cooling down lap after a hard race these two had been at it hammer tongs for a fair few laps on bikes from a different era, guess they were wondering how theyd survived.

Elizabeth, thanks very much.

John, thanks mate, although not sure it is Gerhard, but 100% its Wayne. Ive a shot from the celebratory lap where you can see their face. I checked the Brooklands Website to confirm the details, but I think Stevie spotted it.

John, cheers it needed something because the light is rather harsh

Iain, Im not sure about the large version Smile, to me its not as good as my 1280x1024 backdrop. Also the details seems to have suffered a little too :-(. Never mind

Stevie, youre on the button their I checked the Brookland website and it had results as Gerhard as No2, Wayne as No1 and Jamie as No69. So I went with that, even though the smack-hats were wrong. Checked my folder last night for another upload and noticed the celebratory lap, and its Jamie. Thanks anyway, glad you liked.

And for all you silent clickers ta muchly, appreciated.
highlander 18 32 Scotland
7 Oct 2005 2:43AM
The black and white tonal range is fine Gary and compliments the riders and old machines era well. Good exposure.
Doug.
TonyA 17 11 Spain
7 Oct 2005 6:16AM
For one moment I thought it was an old image. Great shot with excellent tonalities and very appropriate for B&W.

Antonio
clintnewsham 17 121 1 England
7 Oct 2005 8:29AM
a very nice capture indeed,works really well in b&w

click clint
PatrickSmith 17 1.2k 2 United States
7 Oct 2005 9:09AM
I can't quite explain it, but this works so well in B&W. And I usually prefer colour for almost everything.
Patrick
KathyW 18 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
7 Oct 2005 9:39AM
Great shot, so nice to see these old bikes in action. Does indeed work well in BW.
Gary_Williams 18 38 3 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2005 11:02AM
Thanks very much folks, very much appreciated.
NeilJ 17 1 England
8 Oct 2005 11:53AM
nice shot i have some from this years revival
phiggy 20 7 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2005 8:35AM
Excellent capture.
Works well in B&W.
Phil
Mavis 20 143 2 England
19 Oct 2005 12:10AM
A great sports image . So crisp and sharp . Wonderful in B/W
stix 17 924 87 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2005 4:15AM
Great black and white image, what a shame they are wearing modern helmets.
Martin
User_Removed 17 825 Lithuania
19 Oct 2005 8:31PM
nice capture... great feel!.... now where`s me leathers!?!
whipspeed 18 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2005 11:53PM
Great tones in this & very sharp.
Sarah
covey 17 1.7k Ireland
20 Nov 2005 12:41PM
A super shot and the correct choice in B/W imo.

T.
6 Feb 2006 11:18PM
Looks like a good capture of a pair of Manx Nortons once the tool of it`s day at the Isle of Man TT. You don`t see this sort of comeraderie amongst football fans.Looks good in B&W

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