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By dathersmith  
I took a brief trip to the circuit of Ingleborough cycle time trial today and had a play with off-camera flash to see what I could come up with. Where I was stood the riders were approaching pretty fast so my results were a bit hit and miss as a few of them had got past my flash by the time I hit the shutter release. In my defense I made things tricky for myself though as I was down the hill shooting at 200mm as I wanted to capture them on the brow (which was a little hill on a fast downhill section).

An enjoyable hour and one or two decent images. Hope your weekend is going well and thanks for taking a look at this.


Tags: Off camera flash Cycling time trial Circuit of Ingleborough 2011 Sports and action

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whipspeed 13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2011 7:42PM
Like this one, it's got bags of atmosphere. Very hairy legs for a time trialler though Smile

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Martyn_U 9 7 England
12 Mar 2011 8:08PM
Cracking shot with lots of atmosphere Darren. Was this taken with the quadra's? Agree with Sarah about the legs though!

Gary_Macleod 13 162 Scotland
12 Mar 2011 8:10PM
love it
BeckC 11 5 England
12 Mar 2011 8:37PM
Really like this shot
12 Mar 2011 8:42PM
Good detail in this shot but think he needs a leg wax!! Grin Louise
12 Mar 2011 8:54PM
Excellent image.
12 Mar 2011 9:14PM
Fantastic image & well captured. Those hairs probably cost him a second or so....!
dathersmith 11 559 12 England
12 Mar 2011 10:43PM
Thanks for the comments guys, appreciate your time.

Quote: Was this taken with the quadra's?
Yes Martyn, taken with a single Quadra.

johnnyboy114 9 231 106 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2011 7:17AM
Works for me! Superb sense of isolation that really gives you a "feel" of the work and effort the rider is having to put in. Tremendous work!
LesF 11 182 9
13 Mar 2011 7:31AM
Interesting idea you had Darren, you have certainly made this rider stand out well, looks great.

13 Mar 2011 10:13AM
Excellent !

Nick_w Plus
10 4.3k 99 England
13 Mar 2011 2:27PM
I like it a lot Darren
martin.w 16 516 22 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2011 3:48PM
This is superb Darren. Smile
newy17 12 273 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2011 4:39PM
This is brilliant mate Wink
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
13 Mar 2011 6:13PM
Well, this shot's certainly a hit, Darren, excellent capture Smile
Trev Smile
dathersmith 11 559 12 England
13 Mar 2011 10:05PM
Thanks again folks, hope you've all had a good weekend.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
14 Mar 2011 6:59PM
Certainly stands out well, good work Darren.
Regards Richard
dathersmith 11 559 12 England
20 Mar 2011 8:26AM
Thanks a lot for the UA Sarah, means a lot especially from an expert in cycling photography as yourself.

Cheers too Richard.


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