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Old Mar 14, 2005, 9:41 AM   #1
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I would love some Ideas to make the bike and riderstand out more. Was taken with the first cheaper lens I had when I first got my camera, one of my first action shots with the rebel.


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Ideally, you would have gotten it right when shooting(panning comes to mind), but some post work will bring out the subject more. A slightly different crop seems to work better too. My crop is an 8x10 ratio.

Here is my quick edit.
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Old Mar 14, 2005, 5:01 PM   #3
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Old Mar 14, 2005, 7:50 PM   #4
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I'm no pro by any means but this is what I came up with using the lens blur filter.


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The edit looks great StitchBabe! It looks fixed-up too so I'm not sure. The subject almost looks pasted on the background. Is there a way to better blend(probably not the best term)? I never use available PS filters so I'm not quite sure how much flexibility you have when running them.

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Yes, I can see your point Rodney and I thank you for pointing it out. I'm just new to Photoshop so sometimes I don't see things such as you pointed out to me...

Does this one look better?


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Old Mar 14, 2005, 8:44 PM   #7
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Hey Rodney,
Here's a movie tutorial about the in's & out's of the lens blur filter StichBabe used:

http://www.russellbrown.com/images/t...us%20Focus.mov

This guys site http://www.russellbrown.com has tons of good stuff on it!
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Another method...feelin' creative! :-)


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Old Mar 15, 2005, 4:26 AM   #9
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Since I can't resist the opportunity for a pun......

How about a little ZOOM Blur?

BTW, StitchBabe, this isn't Motocross. With street tires and low pipes, it is more probably TT type road racing.

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VTphotog wrote:
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BTW, StitchBabe, this isn't Motocross. With street tires and low pipes, it is more probably TT type road racing.

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Thanks for the clarification Brian...I wasn't sure what it was and used Motocross as an example.... :? I guess I know now...LOL!!

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