Lars By: Lars

High Flyer!

Urban Games 2004 on Clapham Common

  • bikeracer 9y

    i really like this shot, but i agree it would be more striking in b&w. also, this kind of shot always seems a bit removed, like it needs some sort of anchor to really give a sensation of height or flying.

    -voted as "deleteme9" (from Deleteme! group)
  • Tunde Pecsvari 9y

    wow, great pic, excellent compo!
    I'm really sorry about deleting it, but as many people said before it's too dark and I really miss a much more intense blue sky.
    I agree that you should give it a try in BW

    -voted as "deleteme10" (from Deleteme! group)
  • Lars 9y

    b&w? you poor people must be mad...;-)
  • Tunde Pecsvari 9y

    I HATE BW. really. but in this particular case, because of the darkness of the figure, and the dull sky, I thought that you, poor photographer, could give it a try ;-)
  • virgorama 9y

    I paid a tiny amount, but of course this wouldn't be my natural choice of holiday. I went because I wanted to try something different and I was offered the opportunity!
  • Lars 9y

    I actually love BW as you'll see if you have a look at my photostream...but for this shot it's a no-go. Unfortuntaley I do not have a polariser for my tele-lens, this would probably have made the sky slightly bluer, although I think the sky does not matter at all in this one...
  • James Tennery 9y

    Sweet!!!!
  • 5-pieces 9y

    Wow ! Wonderful shot!!!
    (1-2-3)
  • Rich 9y

    Very cool,,,What lens?
  • Lars 9y

    a rather crappy Sigma 55-200. Still hav eit but nowadays almost always use my Nikkor 80-200 for this focal range...Sigma is much lighter though...
  • flikr 9y

    Nice one :) cool shape and pose for the body and bike. Would make a great stencil or logo
  • QQ Li 9y

    awesome catch!
    3:1
  • Sean Duan 9y

    great shot ( 321)
  • Jorge Sato 9y

    wowwwwwwwww!!

    (3:1 Group)
  • cabstiv 9y

    You are a lucky man
    you take one of the most wonderful sport picture i have ever seen!

    3:1
  • d.kumar 9y

    Great timing for this action shot .
    (3:1 Group)
  • Greg Adams 9y

    Wonderful action shot!!

    (from Scientist Photographers group)
  • Nathan 9y

    great action shot and good composition. and it looks like fun!
    (3:1 Group)
  • WisDoc 9y

    What a cool shot!!
    (from Scientist Photographers group)
  • Andreas Schjønhaug 9y

    Great shot!
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Taken on July 24, 2004
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