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Challenge: Stopped Motion III (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm f/2.8D IF-ED
Location: Tekonsha, Mi
Date: Aug 2, 2006
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Sports, Action
Date Uploaded: Aug 3, 2006

Tricky to take this, as the sprint cars really kick up the dirt / clay / stones, as they accelerate by. Not the best angle, but the "kicked up" stuff made for an interesting pic.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/11/2006 12:34:33 PM
Look at that flying dirt! Certainly stopped the motion there. ;^) This image is well composed regarding positioning of subject. The track line, where the dirt meets the trees, adds a nice diagonal line. One problem with the dust in the air is that it makes the image feel a little flat, whether it is or not. A little tighter shot of the action may have worked better for you in this challenge. The cars are an interesting subject. I certainly would be going after some photo op's if this venue was available! ;^) Good luck in the challenge.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
08/11/2006 07:39:43 AM
great idea, but somehow the execution has been left in the dust. the subjects aren't sharp enough and the framing isn't tight enough. the overall image is muted enough to indicate that a bit more post-processing would have helped (since this is advanced editing, you need to take advantage of every tool available).
  Photographer found comment helpful.
08/10/2006 05:30:10 PM
Try a 2:1 crop here and see if you can get a little more contrast(de-fog).
08/08/2006 12:15:21 PM
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