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Old Jan 26, 2008, 2:59 PM   #6
JohnG
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Thanks Paul. Yeah, for the low level we're all shooting (HS and below) I think it does apply. The higher up you go I think there are some more opportunities for atmosphere shots.

It's also interesting to read from people that shoot some of the mountain biking or skiing or sports like that - where the backgrounds are an important part of the shot. People like the location to be recognizable in the shot.

And, in a post on another site about BMX I have since learned that shots from the back are often preferred - there was an explanation from a long time BMX shooter on why but it escapes me. So if I were to ever go out and shoot the sport I would have never guessed to capture that angle. So I guess my point is - it's always best to find someone whose doing that type of photography.
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