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Does this work?

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Cleanmaxx Brian, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Hi all,
    Tell me what you think about this shot from a local cruise in...
    I like it myself although it is not exactly what I wanted...I wanted the motor AND the guy tack sharp. Problem is when you pan with a wide angle, the distance the camera sees changes. Hard to explain but I am sure most of you know what I mean... what is at the ends (left and right) get closer as you pan till it is in the middle and then it moves away.

    Anyhow I am getting some very mixed reviews...my wife hates it...the blur gives her a headache! My buddy at work thinks it is the best shot I have ever taken LOL! Yup, both extremes!

    So, what say you?

    Picture is click able for better clarity...
    Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX
    1/30s f/4.0 at 30.0mm iso200
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  2. ubetcha


    Nov 12, 2006
    San Diego, Ca
    I actually like it... If I focus on the car, it doesn't hurt my eyes... otherwise it feels like my left eye went 15 round with Mike T. Maybe you should hand out 3-D glasses and start a poll! LOL:tongue:
  3. bradNYC


    Mar 28, 2008
    I have to agree with your wife. I saw the pic before reading and that was my initial reaction.
  4. fks


    Apr 30, 2005
    sf bay area
    hi brian-

    i like it, the blur doesn't bother me at all. would've been better if you were closer to the car for better use of the wide angle, but then you'd have even more motion blur (which is a good thing in my book). only thing i'd change is the tilted horizon (pet peeve).

  5. Brian,

    Love the car ..... background was a little distracting to me. Had a little fun with your photo ..... hope you don't mind. I will be happy to delete it if you want. Didn't spent too much time on the extracting .....

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  6. latazyo


    Apr 23, 2008
    Brian, I am with the coworker

    that's awesome, i like motion blur
  7. Thanks Bob! I always like your versions :) 
  8. Wow! Your replies are just as polarizing! It really is a love it or hate it kinda of photo...
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