landen beckner rounds a corner at gas x cyclocross race

Landen Beckner Racing Cyclocross at GasX

Posted on | Shot on at 11:58:00

I hung out in the weeds on one of the back corners of this race trying to get some cool panning shots as the racers came around. I think, in retrospect, I should have had my shutter about 1/20th of a second faster. I was shooting about 1/60th of a second and there’s just a bit too much motion blur. I think the other trick to a good shot here is finding the right place on the corner &emdash; the arc of the riders coming at you and pushing away is really emphasized with the wide angle lens.

I counted this image a keeper for the juxtaposition of blue yellow throughout and the sharp focus on the cog.

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  • pretty cool low angle shot for this one, nice work.

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  • Camera: Canon EOS M
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
  • Focal length: 18mm
  • Aperture: f/7.0


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