Bastion Square Grand Prix

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UploadedDecember 7, 2007
TakenSeptember 16, 2007
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 30D
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length135 mm
ISO100
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Category 1 riders battle wet road conditions and each other at the 2007 Bastion Square Grand Prix, Victoria, BC, Canada.

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  • Marcus Bradbury

    Marcus Bradbury gave props (8 Dec 2007):

    love this shot. Nice work

  • Arkady Renko

    Arkady Renko said (8 Dec 2007):

    thanks!
    I wonder how many "yeah" votes it takes to make the shortlist to the issue :)

  • Marcus Bradbury

    Marcus Bradbury said (12 Dec 2007):

    It depends on whether it's the main theme of the issue. I thought I was doing quite well in the 'tools of the trade' theme, but then they only published 10 pictures or something like that. That takes the odds way down.

  • ajay abraham

    ajay abraham said (15 Dec 2007):

    Cool shot, one of my all time faves :)

  • Denise DeLeebeeck

    Denise DeLeebeeck said (18 Dec 2007):

    Grit in his facial expression shows me how hard the rider is working and how determined he is.

  • Lee Shelly

    Lee Shelly said (19 Dec 2007):

    This is spectacular. As you know, I shoot cycling and triathlon and I've never seen a capture as perfect as this. The expressions, the detail, the light. All perfect. If this doesn't make JPG, they should fold.

  • Christopher Moore

    Christopher Moore gave props (24 Dec 2007):

    probably the most exhilarating shot in the theme so far. i agree with lee s.

  • Arkady Renko

    Arkady Renko said (1 Jan 2008):

    I plan to visit Seattle sometime in January, so a stop-off in Vancouver would work out nicely :) Probably 2nd or 3rd week of January.

  • Ursula Pfitzer

    Ursula Pfitzer said (8 Jan 2008):

    You better still be visiting Seattle in January! ;)
    Love this shot. Agree about the facial expression. And I love how the three of them are all in a diagonal row, leading back into a shallower DoF. Excellent composition. Gets my vote. :)

  • Hendro Trihatmojo

    Hendro Trihatmojo said (22 Jan 2008):

    waow it;'s spectacular moment.

  • Charlie Rodriguez

    Charlie Rodriguez said (23 Jan 2008):

    Perfect shot!!
    VERY NICE!!

  • s pearson

    s pearson gave props (12 Aug 2009):

    perfect!!

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