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2005 BMW K1200LT at New River Gorge in West Virginia. My buddy Jim was cracking up when he saw me laying on the ground, trying to get this angle. The longest arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere is visible near the bike’s headlight. I now wish I would have changed the angle/composition so as not to have the front of the bike appear so busy … Oh well, next time ….. Image made with Nikon D300 and Tokina 12-24mm f/4.

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Comments

  • Angel Perry
    Angel Perryabout 5 years ago

    Awesome Andy! Love the clouds and blue sky with the saweet bike… great view too!

  • Thank you Angel!

    – Andy Mueller

  • PSL1
    PSL1about 5 years ago

    Great shot Andy, nice catch on the arch bridge in the background. is this bike you baby?

  • Yes Peter, this is my “new” baby, Blue Angel, after I sadly lost my previous bike Red Baron in a pretty bad accident.

    – Andy Mueller

  • micheleirene
    micheleireneabout 5 years ago

    Shweeeeet ride Andy! Way to get down on your belly like that….makes for a great angle and a great image all around. Niiiiiiice ;)

  • Thank you so much Shelly, too sweet of you!

    – Andy Mueller

  • Joel Hall
    Joel Hallabout 5 years ago

    Very cool shot, love the POV. Did you use redynamix on this?

  • Yes Sir, a touch of redynamix, also isolated the bike, then applied just a hint of gaussian blur to eveything besides the bike and it’s shadow. Also cloned out my inspection decal plate. Other than that, straight out of the camera, hehehehe!

    – Andy Mueller

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago

    awesome,

  • Thank you Scott

    – Andy Mueller

  • Michael  Bermingham
    Michael Bermi...about 5 years ago

    I would’ve Laughed Too…..In fact I will!
    LOL
    Whereabouts did you install the cup holder?
    In saying that though mate, this is an awesome shot of a killer machine!
    The Ultra Wide Tokina was a spot on choice for this!
    Superb.

  • I am sitting here wondering how the heck you know about the cupholder ….. Now I know ….. So, the cupholder is right next to the Ram Mount GPS that you can see in the picture. The mirror is hiding it though ….

    – Andy Mueller

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 5 years ago

    Hahaha! The things we do for a good angle! ;o) Great shot Andy so well worth it! ;o)

  • Thank you so much Krys. I actually suspect that he took some pictures of me, because I heard him laughing after he was standing there wondering what the heck I was doing …..

    – Andy Mueller

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Excellent perspective, great capture!

  • Thank you Bela! How I would love to tour Europe on that bike (and camera)!

    – Andy Mueller

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsabout 5 years ago

    Excellent work Andy!!

  • Thank you Marvin!

    – Andy Mueller

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    It would be great…and I would love to ride on Route 66 on that bike.

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