White water kayaking

Discussion in 'Photojournalism, Candids and Street Photography' started by Elf_8, Oct 1, 2005.

  1. Not my kind of shooting, but since I was offered the opportunity :

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    All with D70, ISO 200, Sigma 70-200 HSM at 200mm + 1.4 TC at f 5 with shutter speed ranging from 1/1500 to 1/2500 sec.
     
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  2. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Very nice Christian, that is one sport I have always wanted to photograph..
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Great images Christian..

    Look at that expression on the third image :>))

    Really good shooting.
    Like them all.
     
  4. Quite a chance that the water is still quite warm for this time of year, I would not like to capsize. Great captures.
     
  5. This was a group in training. I was impressed by the equipment and procedures followed to insure the safety of all. I would rather prefer kayaking in open and calm waters, but I have to admit that this seemed to be an adrenalin booster (boy, do I need this?). As noted, #3 shows it openly.
     
  6. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Nice shooting, Christian. Great water!!! The first image really makes me know that I don't need to give kayaking a try!!!!! :eek:
     
  7. Christian,

    You did a great job with the kayaks.

    I get the opportunity to shoot white water often.

    I find it exciting and amaxing to watch.
     
  8. no sirree bob, I aint doin that. heck no!
    I would photograph it tho, not likely as well as you did. great captures Christian.
    Dave
     
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