DPChallenge: A Digital Photography Contest You are not logged in. (log in or register
 
Challenge Entries

 
You are viewing 1st place.
2nd
Portfolio Images
This image is not part of a public portfolio.
Topless and Fast
1st PlaceTopless and Fast
senor_kasper


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Topless...With No People (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G IF-ED DX
Location: Palm Beach Gardens
Date: Nov 11, 2007
Aperture: f:20
ISO: 125
Shutter: 1/15sec
Galleries: Landscape, Action
Date Uploaded: Nov 11, 2007

Thank you all for the votes and comments. It is a Boxster S. As it was pointed out by some, I was only doing about 40 MPH, it would have been ilegal to go faster on that road, which is the best one could find for this shot, so, it was the slow shutter speed and fisheye lens that produced the effect. In advanced editing,I could have done something to conceal the speedometer reading. The camera was rigged this way and controlled by radio (hidden in my left hand). Thank you again.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 111
Avg (all users): 7.0969
Avg (commenters): 8.1935
Avg (participants): 6.7826
Avg (non-participants): 7.1768
Views since voting: 10844
Views during voting: 471
Votes: 227
Comments: 53
Favorites: 8 (view)


Please log in or register to add your comments!

AuthorThread
12/12/2007 09:58:07 PM
really neat shot, love the perspective, as well as the motion blur, very nicely done
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/25/2007 06:45:49 AM
Nice shot, definately made good use of the fisheye, I don´t usually like it but here it definately hit´s a home run.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/22/2007 09:26:10 PM
Excellent concept and result. Congrats to you Senor K.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/22/2007 06:40:11 PM
Good idea, great effort and awesome picture. And thanks for sharing the setup. I wish we had more shots that are so carefully thought out on DPC.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/22/2007 03:38:05 PM
Thank you for the explanation. I'm new here and still trying to figure things out. I would like to enter some challenges soon, but want to be sure I understand how things are done here.So, now I see I need to read the description of the challenge more carefully. Thank you for answering.
Debbi
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 10:35:42 PM
Originally posted by Debbi:

This is a great image and even better as you shared the setup with us. BUT, why would this win in a category of "topless with no people" when clearly the no people rule was not followed?
Debbi


Debbi, your opinnion is based on the challenge name or title.

It would be great if all of us, dpchallengers, read the challenge DESCRIPTION and not just the title of it. In this case, although the challenge title says "..With No People", the description says "..The photo may not have a person as its main, topless subject.". Senor_Kasper's photo has a car as it's main topless subject, so it perfectly fits the challenge description.

I can't blame you for the confusion though, since there is a contradiction in the wording of the name and the description of this challenge. Maybe the SC could consider posting a copy the DESCRIPTION, in red fonts, in the voting page.

Message edited by author 2007-11-21 22:41:15.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 08:22:19 PM
This is a great image and even better as you shared the setup with us. BUT, why would this win in a category of "topless with no people" when clearly the no people rule was not followed?
Debbi
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 11:51:22 AM
Congrats on a wonderful finish and a very creative idea. I didn't vote on this challenge but I would have gave it a high score as well. Great work. Also a big congrats on a new PB and yet another ribbon. WTG
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 10:27:10 AM
2-in-a-row! Way to GO!!!! This is awesome!

  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 10:13:01 AM
Beautiful! Congrats on the ribbon.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 09:15:56 AM
This is real man...the closer objects will blur more that the objects in the distance. Objects in the center will not blur at all.

Originally posted by whiteflyer:

Good image, but the blur looks to have been done in software as the clouds not blurred and the distance trees are still sharp, is this basic editing or an effect of using a fish eye lens ?
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 07:06:22 AM
Originally posted by whiteflyer:

Good image, but the blur looks to have been done in software as the clouds not blurred and the distance trees are still sharp, is this basic editing or an effect of using a fish eye lens ?


This is an "abc" concept with closer and far objects in regard to motion blur. Try to blur the Sun by driving fast; I mean go really fast, if you accomplish Sun blurring, then we should consider looking into this picture in this regard.

Not only this, but also from the shutter speed of 1/15 I bit you he was going at a speed of less than 50KM (30 miles) / hour.

Message edited by author 2007-11-21 07:17:19.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 06:53:40 AM
Good image, but the blur looks to have been done in software as the clouds not blurred and the distance trees are still sharp, is this basic editing or an effect of using a fish eye lens ?

Message edited by author 2007-11-21 06:54:24.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 04:34:05 AM
well done/congrats
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 02:03:03 AM
Boxter? Nice shot!!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 12:52:00 AM
WTG, Senor! You're on a roll! Great shot, perfect for the challenge. Big congrats on your first blue, Andres.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 12:50:02 AM
Congrats on your blue! this is without a doubt the winner. Your on a roll :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 12:47:26 AM
Originally posted by vkotis:

this image makes me feel like i'm there:) i'm wondering what model Porsche that is...;) Very nice; photo and car!

I think it's a Boxter.
This is a wonderfull photograph. Congratulations for the first blue !!!!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 12:33:16 AM
this image makes me feel like i'm there:) i'm wondering what model Porsche that is...;) Very nice; photo and car!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2007 12:04:52 AM
Bravo !!!! Congratulations, Andrés !!1 Very very deserved!!!!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/20/2007 07:37:00 PM
I'm sure I'm the hundreth person to say this but it is an excellent shot but it was topless "without people." Maybe the intent was no topless people, but a literal interpretation knocks points off.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2007 05:56:24 PM
Meets Challenge - 2
Technicality - 2
Creativity - 2
Biased Opinion - 3
Comment - nice image
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2007 04:36:55 PM
...this isn't the first shot like this you've entered it is? Cool stuff.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2007 12:20:37 AM
Great capture, composition & concept. 8.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2007 12:11:06 AM
I keep coming back to this photo and upping the score. It's great. The sharpness of the car and the amount of blur is perfect. 10! Your missing a passenger seat though :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/19/2007 11:15:17 PM
...but your speedometer says you're doing about 20 MPH, grampa. ;-)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/19/2007 12:16:53 PM
Awesome photo and use of the movement. One of my favorites so far. So clear.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/19/2007 01:09:44 AM
original and interesting, also good focal point. the reflection of the driver shows a red mark on his cheek, where'd that come from. an 8
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/18/2007 10:05:36 PM
Makes me dizzy - very effective shot!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/18/2007 08:27:31 PM
it looks to me like he isnt going above 50km an hour. but still good
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/18/2007 01:44:25 PM
This is a neat idea for topless. I was thinking a convertible would come in, but this is a cool way of shooting it. Were you actually able to get your face in the mirror, the sky, road etc without retouching? I've gotta try a shot like this.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/18/2007 01:23:43 AM
One of my favorites of this challenge, good luck!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/17/2007 02:28:53 PM
Oh yes we have a winner, congrats. 10
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/16/2007 04:26:18 PM
I don't normally like car pictures because they aren't very interesting but this is by far my favorite picture featuring a car! Nicely done!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/16/2007 04:03:17 PM
This is a fantastic capture, I really enjoy this image and im sure it will be in the contender race, less to many bag on you for having a person.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/16/2007 10:48:23 AM
I feel like I'm enjoying the ride too!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/15/2007 08:06:41 PM
I like it a lot, but it was supposed that people were not utilized
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/15/2007 01:14:48 PM
Awsome shot, nothing to improve 9
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/15/2007 12:37:27 PM
Great blurred motion. nice car!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 11:37:44 PM
Excellent composition & good exposure.Best of luck!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 11:28:13 PM
You should be smiling in the rearview mirror :o)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 08:56:28 PM
Wow what a cool picture
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 06:42:52 PM
BONUS because it's a PORSCHE! 8
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 04:47:41 PM
Cool! This actually makes me feel like I'm moving and trips my eyes out. An easy way to do some good panning! I love the wide camera angle as well. It's very effective. Cool colors.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 02:05:00 PM
Like the speed-blur thing. I figured there would be more rag tops in the challenge. Thanks for bringing yours.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 10:58:46 AM
would have thought to see more cabrio pictures entered. this one is the best, good colors and use of topic. like the motionblur, a solid 7
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 10:18:06 AM
Neat effect.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 08:59:47 AM
Great Picture!!! Love it! 10 points
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 06:28:46 AM
this will ribbon...congrats in advance...10 from me, I cannot fault this...love the shutter speed you chose as the trees are just whizzing past...10
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 03:27:01 AM
I see a person in this photo.
Okay, after revisiting the rules, I now realize that a person can be in the composition, but not as the main subject. My bad. Good luck! (7)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 02:18:14 AM
Sweet! Was the shutter like 1/500? That would be super fast!:) Nice job.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 12:18:55 AM
technically perfect, nj 9
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2007 12:14:42 AM
Best of the whole set 10. I hope it wins.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


Home - Challenges - Community - League - Photos - Cameras - Lenses - Learn - Prints! - Help - Terms of Use - Privacy - Top ^
DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2021 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks. Current Server Time: 08/04/2021 01:05:54 AM EDT.