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Taken in Paynesville on 31st July 2011 at the Tour of Gippsland. It was a perfect day for racing, very little wind and the sun was shining and considering criterium racing is treacherous with wet roads (or called off altogether), it was fantastic…..The riders were going very very fast and so I was excited to be able to replicate that feeling in my shots.

Love the way the speed and determination is captured. I love cycling and love getting a real feel in my shots….:)

Taken on a Canon EOS 7D
f13 1/200th ISO250 59mm lens
Shot in RAW and plsyed with in LR

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cycling, fast, racing, criterium, gippsland, victoria, canon, 7d, water, scenic ride, race, tour of gippsland, jayco

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  • GayeL Art
    GayeL Artalmost 3 years ago

    Great shot, I’m not a cyclist but can feel the speed and determination in this shot! Well done!!

  • Thanks for that…….I tried lots of shutter speeds and places to sit and take pics as the backgrounds were very picturesque

    – Judith Cahill

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsalmost 3 years ago

    Hehehe, alternative title suggestion “Form 1 Lane” … as most racing cyclists tend to do in a crit ;o) … great motion capture Jude, love the look of all that very expensive carbon whizzing by, against the tranquil calm of the background water!! :-D

  • LOL…that does sound like the name of one of your shots…..lol…….but also a very good name….maybe I will change it……..I do like it, you are not on commission are you?

    – Judith Cahill

  • Cecily  Graham
    Cecily Grahamalmost 3 years ago

    I love the way you can almost read the bike wheel logos :) :)

  • That was the part that stood out for me thanks fixie…….So I kept playing with the shot and muted the colors as the white logos were what I thought were the best bit!

    – Judith Cahill

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsalmost 3 years ago

    Commission?? hehehe, I wish ;o)
    Jude, will admit to inspiration from the broken sign, left of jetty entry :o)))

  • Maybe I will pay the sign a commission…….nah………..hey are you still riding?

    – Judith Cahill

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsalmost 3 years ago

    Nah, just the Beemer, once a week only at the moment :o/
    … M-F work is just 5mins away, just not worth the effort to gear up
    and warm up the bike, for only a 5min ride :o((

  • IT is too cold…I am not an early morning rider at the moment. Anyway I leave for work on workdays at just befre 7 so I would have to ride in the dark….I am home by 4 and there is still some light……PS…I changed the name of this print……lol…..It is very good. Thank You.

    – Judith Cahill

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsalmost 3 years ago

    Yaaaay, and you’re welcome, thank you for taking up the title suggestion :-D

  • No probs. :) It was a great idea…..

    – Judith Cahill

  • Digidi
    Digidiover 2 years ago

    nice motion blur :O)

  • Thanks Di, it was on a fast section of the course, so I tried a few different shutter speeds so the motion blur wasnt out of control.

    – Judith Cahill

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Cracking capture Judith…you really do get a sense of the speed that these guys fly by at. DG.

  • Thanks, that was what I was looking for. :)

    – Judith Cahill

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