This panning shot was taken in Vang Vieng by the side of a road just to kill my time playing around with an age-old technique to create a sense of speed, whilst waiting for a public bus taking me up north to Louangnamtha. The potential victims were school going children on bicycles.
Indeed it was such fun and I finally managed to get only a few shots with good panning motion, out of dozens of firing at different shutter speeds and ISOs with monopod mounted.
This picture shows exactly what was registered on the sensor using 62mm at 1/10 sec without resizing, the only minus side is the slight cut off on her head.
Happy riding girls....
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Cricri (101805) 2013-12-23 11:15
Bel effet dynamique, le cadrage et le flouté parfait, tout comme harmonie des couleurs et le beau sourire de la jeune fille a la veste rouge, belle réalisation
rigoletto (34225) 2013-12-23 11:40
hello abmdsudi. superb panning photo with bicycle tyres intersected almost in an olympic manner :) reds are catching the eye. and the road looks like a flowing river.
saxo042 (36918) 2013-12-23 12:26
A very good picture with a clear sense of speed and movements, the blurred background enhaces these feelings as they are moving into the scene. A very attractive capture!
Fis2 (82382) 2013-12-23 12:38
I likie POV and colors.
pajaran (48931) 2013-12-23 12:52
Interesantan tekst o mestu i trenutku ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazan trenutak.
An interesting article on the place and moment ...
Good moment recording and contrast, beautiful colors.
Good work, beautiful moment is shown.
All the best.
KristinsCamera (2373) 2013-12-23 13:21
thank you for killing time in this way, abmdsudi ~
lucky us that you do!
in the blur of the scenery and the road, the yellows, reds & blues pop out so beautifully, as do the interesting facial expressions and emotions of the girls.
kids lives are such a blur, it is good to capture them this way :)
ourania (27138) 2013-12-23 13:53
you've achieved some wonderful effects in this picture. You captured the movement and the mood of the moment superbly, I feel like watching the scene while in a moving vehicle myself. I like very much the way the wheels, the bright colours, the girls' expressions stand out in the marvelously rendered blurry ambiance. I also like the sense of space in the foreground and ahead of the bikes. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a wonderful week,
tenretin (2345) 2013-12-23 14:05
The flow of emotion would also have been appropriate .... a beautiful picture.
I wish you a happy holiday season.
eldancer1 (25600) 2013-12-23 14:53
As I said you have a very good panning technique. There's plenty of action and awesome capture of those happy looking young women. Good dof and nice details. Well done, tfs.
krzychu30 (15344) 2013-12-23 23:51
just love the way you immortalized the scene and how perfectly you were able to capture and convey dynamic character of the scene.
Fine shot,which you were able to turn with your creativity to something special and unique.
My Best Wishes
aleXundar (1256) 2013-12-24 2:33
A nice panning shot... not only for the speed-effect, but for lively expression of the kids also. I don't know how many of them you have rejected, but the one kept, is really striking and beautiful.
Thanks for sharing.
With warm regards,
Subhogen (4065) 2013-12-24 3:09
Brilliant photo of these kids going to school. I like the jovial expression of the girl in red. Lovely colorful bicycles. Like the blurring effect on the road, it seems like water. The bicycles are nicely overlapping each other and looks like one vehicle.
Congratulations on an excellent capture and thanks.
kato (11630) 2013-12-24 3:27
You're capturing well this scene by a good composition and excllent tone, so it's interesting and impressive to see the spectacle in which two students are pedalling the bicycle at the road. It's also effective for colorful scene and motion.
holmertz (37663) 2013-12-24 5:05
A well made panning shot with bright colours. Especially I like how the two bikes almost look like one very strange combined vehicle. I also like the expression of movement on the nearest girl's leg.
claudeD (30817) 2013-12-24 8:01
wonderful title for this excellent motion picture. You did a perfect fotojob here.Like the view very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
All my best wishes for Xmas to you and your family
adramad (35625) 2013-12-24 8:19
A very showy composition, with're girls bike, they give an impression of movement to the composition, and a very dynamic image with pretty colorful giving bikes and girls clothes.
Very good color in natural tones.
Magnificent .... both brightness and sharpness.
Well captured. I Like
All the best to you and Merry Christmas.
Silvio1953 (116861) 2013-12-24 8:49
Ciao Abmdsudi, great panning, lovely composition with nice bikers, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
marina7 (8051) 2013-12-24 10:06
you sure succeeded in creating that sense of speed as well as excitement! Love the color contrast and the eye-catching composition. Great job!
Thanks and have a wonderful time!
Romano46 (16580) 2013-12-24 10:33
un panning superbo fatto con ottima tecnica e cogliendo il migliore dei soggetti nell'ambiente più adatto.
E' per questo motivo che le tre donne in bicicletta emergono splendidamente da uno sfondo dominato dalle tinte uniforme che ne esaltano sia il movimento che la struttura delle biciclette.
Ottimi i colori e perfetta la composizione.
Ciao, grazie degli auguri e buon fine settimana a te.
parvatibb (1377) 2013-12-24 12:25
What a suberp panning trail. The addition of orange and red colors makes it very charming.
have nice week.
CLODO (29316) 2013-12-25 0:20
it's good not to waste time and try the panning technique where it is impossible to get every picture great!
Good framing for this one, a background which helps to convince the viewer that there is some motion whereas the subject remains relatively sharp.
mcmtanyel (10891) 2013-12-28 22:06
This is an excellent panning job with brilliant colors. My only comment is that the neared rider needs some head clearance.
Waylim (25162) 2013-12-30 9:52
Another very nice shot of the mode of transportation in Laos. This is more the way I remember it was when I lived here. Though I walk to school. Occasionally when it rain heavy, I get to take a rickshaw. Lovely daily image. Great sense of motion blur. rich color and a typical morning as the student going to school on their bycycle. It feels like I'm riding right along side with them.
- Copyright: abmdsudi abmdsudi (abmdsudi) (40174)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-01-15
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D70s, 18-70mm AF-S DX 3.5 - 4.5 Nikkor, ISO 200 RAW
- Exposure: f/29.0, 1/10 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-23 10:18