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Old August 7th, 2016, 04:29 PM
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Rowers

This falls under the category of accidental.
I was hoofing it along a path one evening not long ago, to shoot another subject that was much more static and under low light conditions, when I saw this 2 person racing shell.
I had to whip out the camera that was still in my pack, and aim through trees while it was still in view with no time to check or change settings.
I could get just one shot off and this is the result. I like the blur, but am not crazy about the framing.
Does the blur do anything for you, and is there a way that you think it could be cropped?


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Old August 7th, 2016, 05:06 PM
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I think I would crop off the far embankment blurred our and just have the green of the river and the blur of the rowers and craft.
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Old August 8th, 2016, 09:09 AM
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I actually really quite like it as it is, as an abstract piece.
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Old August 8th, 2016, 09:16 AM
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Re: Rowers

As it turns out, I got two shots!

Let's see what you think of these crops.

What you've already seen, cropped.




And the one I forgot I had.



I think I prefer the first one. I like the smoother "motion." Feel free to copy the original and try your own crop if you wish.
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my vote is for the first
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My vote is also for the first one - the cropped version.
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Old August 15th, 2016, 09:07 AM
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Re: Rowers

Thank you three, I appreciate the effort.
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Old August 16th, 2016, 04:00 PM
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sorry but doesn't really do anything for me
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My humble opinion will go with the cropped version of # 1. It would make a great poster!
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Old August 29th, 2016, 09:49 AM
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Thank you Orv.
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