Moto practice
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Next39
Registered: Dec 30, 2010
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Some friends who I've done promotional work for invited me to come along and hang out during a private practice. It was pretty dusty, but I tried to use that to my advantage for an interesting background with the setting sun. These are all pretty much bikes in the air, that's all I really took as I have so many shots of corners, berms, woods riding, etc. C&C welcome.

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wjfagan
Registered: Jun 21, 2012
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Great stuff. How much processing did you do on these? Colors are sharp.



Jefferson
Registered: May 29, 2009
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Maybe just a bit tighter...#6 I like...I like seeing the eyes and the composition in this one...took the liberty to re-crop...







Jefferson




ian408
Registered: Mar 29, 2004
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I like the loose crop on most of these.

Were these flashed?



Next39
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wjfagan wrote:
Great stuff. How much processing did you do on these? Colors are sharp.


Thanks! Because of the dust, I pushed the shadows and contrast. For style, I pulled the green channel.



Next39
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Jefferson wrote:
Maybe just a bit tighter...#6 I like...I like seeing the eyes and the composition in this one...took the liberty to re-crop...

Jefferson


Thanks Jefferson, I appreciate it. Personally, I liked the looseness as it showed the dust and backlighting. I do like the way you cropped it off center though.



Next39
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ian408 wrote:
I like the loose crop on most of these.

Were these flashed?


No flash on any of these.



cbfabbri
Registered: Dec 23, 2005
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wonderful shots, congrats.



kwhaley29
Registered: Jan 19, 2012
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These are really awesome!



jmcaverly
Registered: Mar 01, 2008
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Great group of photos.



bergenor
Registered: Mar 20, 2012
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very cool



Crisjm
Registered: Feb 23, 2008
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Very nice work and colors are spot on.



penpro
Registered: Oct 24, 2011
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Very nice shots.



Next39
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cbfabbri wrote:
wonderful shots, congrats.


Thanks!


kwhaley29 wrote:
These are really awesome!


Thank you, I appreciate it.



mikepmcs
Registered: May 19, 2011
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Awesome! Curiosity on EXIF data(for a couple of these) has got the best of me as well. Almost like one exposure of the background and one of the rider.
Fantastic stuff!!!!!!



Next39
Registered: Dec 30, 2010
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Thanks everyone, I appreciate the feedback.


mikepmcs wrote:
Awesome! Curiosity on EXIF data(for a couple of these) has got the best of me as well. Almost like one exposure of the background and one of the rider.
Fantastic stuff!!!!!!


Thank you Mike!



Jeff Kapic
Registered: Jul 22, 2006
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Really dig 6 and 7, but would be even better if they were not so centered.

Jeff



Travis Rhoads
Registered: Apr 28, 2009
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some of the better motocross images I have seen. Nice work.



dj dunzie
Registered: Aug 14, 2006
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Glad I clicked on the thread. While I maybe don't catch every MX thread, this one's definitely got some winners in it. Particularly liking 1, 2, 4 and 6. Good stuff.



Next39
Registered: Dec 30, 2010
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dj dunzie wrote:
Glad I clicked on the thread. While I maybe don't catch every MX thread, this one's definitely got some winners in it. Particularly liking 1, 2, 4 and 6. Good stuff.


Thank you. I really do appreciate it.