Taken on Mount Panorama Bathurst
Nikon D3 & 400mm f/2.8

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I’m a Professional Photographer based in Sydney, Australia and my photographs are mainly shot to capture all the action in the sporting world.

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  • InPort
    InPortover 4 years ago

    Yowza BILL!

    Now this is skateboardin’!!!!!
    I really like the angles in this image and how they add such power to the scene.
    Well composed, exposed and processed, (although the skin tones appear a bit red on my monitor), with a nice sharp focus and softly blurred background.
    The colours and light give this photograph a great lift.
    By catching the rider’s expression as well as you have I can feel the tension and concentration and am left wondering if he made it in on piece.


  • Thanks Dennis, I value your comment. Interesting about the skin tones on your monitor. I assume your monitor is calibrated as is mine. Then again he could have been running hot (probably about the 5th time down the mountain) or as this corner was the last one and very dangerous to make at travelling about 90kph. LOL..

    – Bill Fonseca

  • Ron  Wilson
    Ron Wilsonover 4 years ago

    nice shot there bill
    frozen the action with that one you even stop the wheels also pin sharp
    well done

  • Thanks Ron, much appreciated.

    – Bill Fonseca

  • barkeypf
    barkeypfover 4 years ago

    Every thing Dennis said and more Bill. An intense moment captured beautifully.

  • lol, thanks Barkey, very intense indeed but lets face it… he is the World Champion. Hahaha

    – Bill Fonseca

  • DavidIori
    DavidIoriover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture Bill, nice sharp focus and great detail in the main subject in the image, lovely use of aperture to create a lovely soft bokeh front and back to draws attention to the main image in the photo.

  • Thanks David, much appreciated. It all came together with this shot and I’m loving the 400mm f/2.8

    – Bill Fonseca

  • bodymechanic
    bodymechanicover 4 years ago

    fantastic bill ,i luv his concentration!!

  • Thanks Steve, yeah well, he is the world champion…lol

    – Bill Fonseca

  • Gino Iori
    Gino Ioriover 4 years ago

    Perfect action capture Bill

  • Thanks Gino.

    – Bill Fonseca

  • robpower
    robpowerover 4 years ago

    Some seriuos skateboarding here and at Bathurst too, great capture with the 400mm Bill

  • Hey Rob, sorry about the real late reply. Yeah, the 400mm works a treat here. Bathurst will be on again later this year. Thanks.

    – Bill Fonseca

  • Brian Watson
    Brian Watsonover 4 years ago

    Hi Bill – I know this has been here for a while and I have seen it a few times, but it has just struck me how much I like this. Everything about it draws your eyes to his face, but there is just enough other stuff going on that you move away and are then drawn back – very dynamic to suit the sport!

  • Hey Brian, Thanks for passing by and commenting. Haven’t see you guys for ages, hope you’re well. Cheers.

    – Bill Fonseca

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