A Cycle That'll Knock Your Socks Off

© Patricia Marroquin

A Cycle That'll Knock Your Socks Off

Uploaded: May 06, 2012


A photographer stands in a professionally lighted studio to photograph a motorcycle at an Adobe Photowalk Meetup hosted by Adobe and Lynda.com in Carpinteria, California. Photographers were able to photograph a Mercedes, a BMW, and this motorcycle, and got a sneak peek at Adobe CS6. The perspective makes it look like the motorcycle is bigger than the man, but that's not the case.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 1.33, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 25.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Hayden Cannon level-classic May 07, 2012

Wow what a fantastic opportunity and a beautiful bike. Great comp, lighting, colours, pov and details. Superb shot Patricia!

Just as a rider myself and enthusiast do you know what bike this is? or the other 2 as well? Great work! #1461401

Patricia Marroquin May 07, 2012

Hi Hayden, thank you very much! Yes, it was a great opportunity and a wonderful day, all for free. The Mercedes and BMW were automobiles, not motorcycles. This motorcycle is an Aprilia RSV. I hadn't heard of this brand before, but I'm no expert on motorcycles. :-) Thanks again! #10128573

Hayden Cannon level-classic May 07, 2012

Thank you for the information and model for the bike, I presumed the other 2 were cars as Mercedes don't make motorcycles to my knowledge. However BMW does, and Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle company that make fantastic exotic bikes and here is one of them :). Again superbly captured! #10128612

Patricia Marroquin May 09, 2012

See, it proves I know very little about motorcycles. :-). Thank you, Hayden, for this interesting information about the Aprilia. #10130564

David M. Montero June 24, 2012

They are standing in my dream studio! Congratulations on your Finalist selection Patricia! #10198290

Patricia Marroquin June 24, 2012

Thanks, Dave! This was such a fun event. #10198531

Merna L. Nobile June 30, 2012

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna

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