Taken from the stunt show inside the Hollywood studios theme park from Walt Disney World, Kissemmee, Florida.
The stunt show demonstrate how an action packed car chase can be shot. how much precautionary steps are taken prior to beginning a high speed action sequence. The sequence ends with the man in the bike slid through a wall of fire and start burning. The man is protected with thick layers of Fire proof dresses. The hilarious part the 2000 people crowd wowed was when the host told the the stunt car involved in the chase managed to jump a ramp in reverse was because the stunt driver sits facing backwards and the car has 4 gears to go forward as well as backwards. A strong caution was issued not to try any of the action performed on the stage.
I shot many pictures of this event and I cropped this one from a large picture eliminating unnecessary distractions. Just liked to frame this way so it looks really happening in a street in Italy. The entire thing is a cardboard setup. Marvelous presentation. Sharpened and enhanced the saturation. A little shadow did give the depth I want in the picture.
Good one. My son loved it.
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LeeLoo (0) 2009-01-09 11:19
Dear Rajesh Srinivasan!
Wonderful and dangerus scene.
Good point of view.
Very good shot.
John_F_Kennedy (43555) 2009-02-02 3:32
This is a perfect action shot. With the right timing capture this dramatic scene. Well done.
riclopes (35577) 2009-02-12 23:17
Impressive indeed. What captures my attention the most is the relaxed way the guy in the back is moving towards the burning man - if it was for real, he would be running in panic to save the 'poor' man. Good documentary shot of this show.
omerozden (1259) 2009-02-13 16:54
as you mention in your note i thought it was a real event. your note is very explanatory. i leke your crop, it really yielded the result you intended.
Bluejeans (64251) 2009-02-17 5:32
Ola Rajesh ,
Que bela foto com estes duplos em plena acção , os detalhes do homem em chamas ficou magnifico , gostei muito das cores, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
biglad (437) 2009-02-24 15:14
I tried to take photos of this show when I was in Flordia (and also in Paris which is where I believe the show was first run), but I didn't quite manage to capture the flames like you did. Good shot!
alainh (35583) 2009-04-05 0:07
astonishing !! oh, it's a movie, a good thing.
not an usual picture.
a good sunday Rajesh
- Copyright: Rajesh Srinivasan (rajhema) (1873)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-12-24
- Categories: Event
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel XT, EF 75-300mm 1:4-5.6 III USM, Compact Flash, 58 mm Circ.polar + UV
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-01-09 11:14