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Grabbing the Rail
  Grabbing the Rail
Grabbing the Rail
The thrill of successfully grabbing the rail before landing can be seen on the face of this young skateboarder.

Photographed at the breakwater skateboard facility in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia.

Canon EOS 40D with Canon 100-300mm IS USM lens: RAW, f/7.1 @ 1/1000sec, 220mm, ISO 100, -2EV, Continuous focus, Highspeed motor drive.
Lightroom2.2 & PhotoshopCS3.

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Canon EOS 40D Digi...

 
 
 
Arthur Bohlmann
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    Very nice work Dennis. You are the master photographer!

4/16/2012 7:06:56 AM

 
Dennis Gay
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Cheers ARTHUR!

Good to see you enjoying the skateboard action.

Loads of thanks mate for your most flattering and very encouraging comment and feedback.
Master? No! Serious amateur with still more to learn? Yes! 8-)

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4/16/2012 7:31:45 AM

 
Beth OMeara
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Like the action stopping image, Dennis.

4/16/2012 9:31:23 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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Blessèd be BETH!

Lovely to see you at the skateboard park.

Oodles of Aussie thanks for your most encouraging feedback.

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4/16/2012 9:57:44 PM

 
David Resnikoff
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Dennis

Another Stunning action photo.

As Arthur Stated a Master
Amateur (ah, ah).

You´ve cracket it amigo


David R

4/17/2012 5:37:36 AM

 
Dennis Gay
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G'donya DAVID!

Muchos gracias for stopping by the skateboard ramp to watch this young bloke in action and for leaving your very supportive and encouraging feedback amigo.

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4/17/2012 6:44:30 AM

 
Wendy M. Hansen-Penman
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I love the light and the frozen action!

4/17/2012 8:21:13 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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Blesséd be WENDY!

Good to see you made it to the skateboard ramp in time to catch this action.

Massive thanks for your very appreciative and encouraging feedback.

Afternoons are very good for skateboard or boadyboard action due to that wonderful light and I feel frozen action is the best way to display this sort of manoeuvre.

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Dennis

4/17/2012 9:53:53 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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Yoiks Mr EDITOR!

Mega thanks for awarding this young skateboarder a PICK!

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D!

4/18/2012 1:10:26 AM

 
Paul R. Nelson
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Nice capture, Dennis. Good job on the framing, and perfect timing. As usual, a very good conversion, as well.

4/18/2012 8:02:00 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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Howzit PAUL!

Thank you very much indeed Sir for your visit and your inspiring feedback for this kid and his stunt.

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Dennis

4/19/2012 12:30:50 AM

 
Rita K. Connell
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I alway love to see your street photography and this is no exception of the master you are. great action!

4/22/2012 1:09:47 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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Right on RITA!

Glad you made it to the skateboard ramp in time to catch this young trickster.

My warmest and sincerest thanks for your most flattering and inspiring feedback.

Master? No! Dedicated amateur with still much to learn? Yes! 8-)

GB
Dennis

4/22/2012 4:49:10 PM

 
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