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Nikon D2X


Capture Date/Time: October 9, 2005 8:39
Focal Length: 50 mm
Aperture/Shutter Speed: F/4 - 1/60 sec
ISO: 200
Flash: None

Of the many closer shots taken at Sunday's marathon, this is one of my favorites. I'm not exactly sure why. It's somewhat near the first couple of miles of the race, but I think it captures how fast people were moving. Many of the other action shots were either too blurry or too frozen. Another reason I like this one is that it shows people who have clearly had some sun. This marathon usually is scheduled just after the weather takes a turn into fall-like chill, and any reminder of summer is quite welcome.



Comments


10.12.05, 03:26 PM, Obelix:

Excellent perspective.


10.12.05, 03:43 PM, Rock:

Couldn't you have got a lower perspective ;-) Was your camera sitting on the ground?


10.13.05, 04:14 AM, Sidney:

I hope they didn't step on you ! :-)
Nice viewpoint & composition. Indeed a nice feeling of speed.


10.13.05, 04:53 PM, jasonspix:

Wow! This is really one of my favorites. Awesome!


10.13.05, 07:04 PM, Ed:

I like the low to the ground perspective. You've captured the motion well.



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