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Flying high.

Flying high.
Copyright ©2007, Ioannis Oikonomidis ¤

Shot in Athens Grand Prix from the front row seats to be able to get as close as I could.

Photographer: Ioannis Oikonomidis ¤
Folder: jojo photo
Uploaded: 2007-Jul-10 16:44 EDT
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Camera: Olympus E-500
Lens: Olympus 40-150mm f3.5/4.5
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 400
Aperture: 4.5
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Focal Length: 150
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
Critique Level: Dead Honest Critique

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Excellent action shot, Ioannis. The little bit of pole sticking up from the bottom is fine, as it defines the athlete as a pole vaulter. However, those electrical wires at the top are a bit distracting. Any chance of cloning them out? Overall, very well done!

Regards, Chris

Chris O'Neill ¤ $ at 11:56 EDT on 2007-Jul-11 [Reply]


Chris Thank you for your comment. I couldn't find a better seat for taking pictures that's why all my photos from this day aren't from the angle I'd like them to be. As for the wires they are actually steel cables that hold the poles of the stadium. I wouldn't try to clone them as I'm not that good with PS and there are various shades of light that would only make it more difficult for me. However if someone would like to try he's welcome to.

Ioannis Oikonomidis ¤ at 13:43 EDT on 2007-Jul-15 [Reply]