Grabbing the Rail

Uploaded: April 16, 2012 06:59:07


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.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 220.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Arthur Bohlmann April 16, 2012

Very nice work Dennis. You are the master photographer! #1456848

Dennis Gay April 16, 2012

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-)

Dennis #10093239

Beth OMeara level-classic April 16, 2012

Like the action stopping image, Dennis.


Dennis Gay April 16, 2012

Blessèd be BETH!

Lovely to see you at the skateboard park.

Oodles of Aussie thanks for your most encouraging feedback.

Dennis #10094616

David Resnikoff level-classic April 17, 2012


Another Stunning action photo.

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

You´ve cracket it amigo

David R #10095136

Dennis Gay April 17, 2012

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.

Dennis #10095226

Wendy M. Hansen-Penman April 17, 2012

I love the light and the frozen action! #10096382

Dennis Gay April 17, 2012

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.

Dennis #10096471

Dennis Gay April 18, 2012

Yoiks Mr EDITOR!

Mega thanks for awarding this young skateboarder a PICK!

D! #10096610

Paul R. Nelson April 18, 2012

Nice capture, Dennis. Good job on the framing, and perfect timing. As usual, a very good conversion, as well. #10098309

Dennis Gay April 19, 2012

Howzit PAUL!

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

Dennis #10098466

Rita K. Connell level-classic April 22, 2012

I alway love to see your street photography and this is no exception of the master you are. great action! #10104328

Dennis Gay April 22, 2012

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-)

Dennis #10104597

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