Rough Terrain

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"An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike."

Fancied a change so whacked on my Nikkor 70-300 VRII for a change.
Zooming in with wide apertures makes for nice shallow dof.
Saw this chained up bike on the beach just past hove with some people in the background.
Converted to mono and added a little unsharp mask.
This is one of those pictures I really like but not sure why ?
Anyway I really enjoyed using my zoom and looking at things in a slightly different way.

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  1. OCEANIABLU 42 months ago | reply

    nice perspective and focus

  2. kgreipel [www.kgreipel.de] 42 months ago | reply

    Excellent detail and tones! Realy great work!

  3. Subrat Pattnaik 42 months ago | reply

    Nice picture Simon and well picked...
    Sometimes, I find my telephoto lens more interesting as well.. it shows me something that I do not expect to see. Enjoy shooting.

  4. Maky {Magdalena} 42 months ago | reply

    Beautiful scene!

  5. Shin-Nagoya 41 months ago | reply

    Great tone, Simon !

  6. wed ( وٌد ) 41 months ago | reply

    wow , amazing
    love it

  7. Necca 41 months ago | reply

    Belas fotos em sua galeria!

    PS: Obrigado pela visita, está adiconado.

  8. Linda Rowlinson 41 months ago | reply

    This is a super B&W image, Simon, which works really well. For me it tells a story - the bike, the beach nicely falling away into the distance, and the two people. it's an interesting scene.
    Excellent composition and dof. too!

  9. Mio~ちゃん 41 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous black and white! The bokeh and focus are truly superb. It has a very nostalgic feeling. Wonderful!!

  10. TheRealPhoto 41 months ago | reply

    Great Shot!
    I like it!

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  11. CAZZIE321 39 months ago | reply

    Really interesting shot.

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