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aladyforty Jun 5, 2005 9:14 AM

I just got back from this event that was held today, it's the biggest motorbike event in our state, held each year.

These were all taken with my Canon rebel with the 100-300 usm lens. F8, ISO 800, 2000s

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...yfive/JUMP.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...7_filtered.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...7_filtered.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...2_filtered.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...3_filtered.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...7_filtered.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...9_filtered.jpg

vIZnquest Jun 5, 2005 3:47 PM

Another excellent series here.

Frank Doorhof Jun 5, 2005 4:58 PM

GREAT shots, love your sports approach.

Ward Larson Jun 5, 2005 7:49 PM

Awsomely wild shots! Excellent work.

Ward



aladyforty Jun 5, 2005 8:10 PM

Thanks for the comments guys, it took me the first 50 photos to work out the right settings, I was getting quite frustrated with it before that but Im reasonably happy with what i ended up getting.

aladyforty Jun 6, 2005 8:52 AM

Just a footnote. It may be an Aussie event but the overall winner was from America. Heres the info on him.



TIM WEIGAND:
Lives in Chatsworth California and has been a full time professional since 2002. 26 years of age and rides for Honda in the USA. Recognized on the highly lucrative supercross circuit as a rider of the future. He is currently ranked in the top 20 in the States for both indoor and outdoor motocross.

[email protected] Jun 7, 2005 3:05 PM

Great shots. I thinkyou're a natural at this type of shooting.

aladyforty Jun 7, 2005 6:10 PM

Thanks bullen, not sure about natural but I sure got some funny looks from those people using tripods:-), I hand hold all my action shots, animal or machinery

KENNETHD Jun 7, 2005 11:27 PM

It's unanimous. A chorus of approval...very well done. Sports Illustrated will be calling you any day. Nice to see these Julie...Best regards,

KennethD

aladyforty Jun 8, 2005 9:17 AM

Thanks Kenneth, I enjoyed testing myself with these.

JakeTPegg Jun 10, 2005 5:18 AM

Quote:

I hand hold all my action shots, animal or machinery

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"And do a FINE job at that [you should all check out Julies bird pics in the wildlife series]-

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"GREAT shots here Julie, you managed to catch the action spot on !!!!! {How many years did you say you havebeen a pro action phtographer??}

aladyforty Jun 10, 2005 7:05 AM

JakeTPegg wrote:
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GREAT shots here Julie, you managed to catch the action spot on !!!!! {How many years did you say you havebeen a pro action phtographer??}
:lol:I wish!!!!




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