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    Downhill MTB Pan Shot


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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    wow! good job!

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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Excellent pan shot, but maybe too good. With the background that blurred, it really doesn't give me a sense of motion and removes the context of what is going on. - TF
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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Quote Originally Posted by OldClicker
    Excellent pan shot, but maybe too good. With the background that blurred, it really doesn't give me a sense of motion and removes the context of what is going on. - TF
    Yeah that was edited that way. For some reason the original pan didnt blur as much as I am used to. The original is below! I went overboard on the PS. Never done it before.....


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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Ian: I agree with your edited version. It really shows the speed of the rider ( I bet the person in the shot really likes it).

    See you at Sea Otter (If you make the drive)

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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    I prefer the unphotoshoped version. The extra blur created in ps lowerd the overall contrast and "pop". I can see more detail and better composition in the unedited version. Great job!
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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Quite a good bit of PS work there.
    I think it's overdone for my taste, and lacks sharpness on the rider.
    It looks like there is blur forward form his arm and helmet.
    But it really does give a good impression of speed, which is the whole point of the edit.
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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Sweet pan shot.
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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Digging the unedited photo more. Figured, but had a hard time seeing that he was dropping off a rock in the original.

    Good work. :thumbsup:

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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    Quote Originally Posted by Rick_R
    Ian: I agree with your edited version. It really shows the speed of the rider ( I bet the person in the shot really likes it).

    See you at Sea Otter (If you make the drive)

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    Re: Downhill MTB Pan Shot

    like this a lot

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