Flying Ahead

© Dennis Gay

Flying Ahead

Uploaded: July 17, 2012


No.6 gets airborne over the last jump as he heads to the finish line in a Motocross heat.

Photographed at the Hastings Valley Motor Cycle Club track at Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia.

Canon EOS 40D with Canon 100-300mm USM lens: RAW, f/5.6 @ 1/1000sec, 220mm, ISO 200, Continuous focus, High speed motor drive.
Lightroom4 & PhotoshopCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 220.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Michelle Alton July 17, 2012

Beautiful capture and the post-processing is unique and works! #1475307

David Resnikoff level-deluxe July 17, 2012

I´m glad you´ve taken us again to the Hastings Motor Cycle track.

Awesome action.

David R #10233103

Arthur Bohlmann July 17, 2012

Great action image Dennis, nice composition and detail #10233154

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic July 17, 2012

You can just feel this riders excitment. I admire your timing and this riders placement in the image. Another great action image. #10233221

Robert Jensen July 17, 2012

Another perfectly timed and executed image #10233642

Paul R. Nelson level-classic July 17, 2012

As usual you are right on top of things, Dennis, and have the perfect composition to capture the excitement these racers were experiencing. #10234067

Susan Williams level-classic July 17, 2012

Ever-ready Dennis does it again! The detail, comp, colors, action, focus -- all done to perfection. #10234139

Dennis Gay July 19, 2012

Yowza Mr EDITOR!!!!!

Maximum high octane thanks for awarding this rider a PICK!

D! #10236655

Dennis Gay July 19, 2012


Welcome one and all to the mototcross meet. So good to see you all lined up at the fence to catch this bloke in action.

Umpteen thanks folks for all your uplifting and encouraging feedback.

MICHELLE: You have me intrigued by your post-processing reference. Would you care to explain? 8-)

Dennis #10236663

Dennis Gay August 28, 2012

Well knock me down with a feather Mr Editor!!!!!

Massive thanks to the Judge/s for elevating my Motocross heroes to FINALIST status.

D! #10294714

Howard Eisenberg August 29, 2012

Congratulations Dennis - well deserved! Great shot. #10295036

Susan Williams level-classic August 29, 2012

Congratulations, Dennis. Well-deserved! #10295290

Arthur Bohlmann August 29, 2012

Way To Go Dennis! Congratz!! #10296062

Paul R. Nelson level-classic August 29, 2012

Congratulations, Dennis! All that practice is paying off. I'm glad the judges rewarded you for this excellent capture. #10296175

Teresa Moore August 29, 2012

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist. #10298094

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 30, 2012

Awesome, caught this one perfectly! Congratulations on your finalist! I expect to see this again! #10299975

Dennis Gay August 30, 2012


So good to see you all up at the fence watching the Motocross action.

Massive thanks to you all for your uplifting and encouraging feedback and congratz.

Dennis #10300542

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 07, 2012

Wowza! Congrats on this awesome finalist

jo ann c. #10313308

David Resnikoff level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Ajua, Dennis,
Now the Gold

David R


Dennis Gay September 07, 2012

Varoom JO ANN & DAVID!!

Mega thanks to you both for your most uplifting and supportive comments.

Dennis #10313452

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