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Onboard the Hain Train
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Nov 21, 2012
Oct 25, 2012 at 21:37
Oct 25, 2012
Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada
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(Oct 25, 2012 at 22:25)
Keep the hain train roooooollin!!!!
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:34)
He keeps the hain train rollin' single handedly, total ripper.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:36)
Kenny owns it out Whistler way! About time he got another pod
(Nov 21, 2012 at 0:03)
I don't usually like black and white photos, but when I do I prefer steezy riding and a long dust trail.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 6:25)
I think the black and white is better!
(Nov 21, 2012 at 10:51)
y so many trolls
(Nov 21, 2012 at 13:01)
Jorys gonna get kicked the fuxk off this site haha haters gotta hate
(Nov 21, 2012 at 8:20)
I get stoked off this picture but will someone please tell me why so many shots have a big clump of dirt/rock/loam/twig/leaf/etc. in the foreground? It takes up half the picture! How is it that this works so well? Its a big blurry clump of junk? My eyes are lovin the whole pic but my brain is sayin why?!?
(Nov 21, 2012 at 8:58)
I too am not a fan of "blurry thing in foreground". I guess it must be something you learn to appreciate in photography 101.
Can we have a creative or technical explanation for blurry rock/shrub? Ian? Anyone?
(Nov 21, 2012 at 9:38)
Kind of a by product of stopping the lens down for low light, the 135mm focal length I was shooting at the time and the landscape of the trail.. I personally like the blur in the for ground to add to the separation. But to get it sharp you would need to shoot that lens at f22 with an ISO of 75 000 000 at that time of day.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 10:06)
This probably isn't the place for this kind of discussion but...That's the kind of thing I don't quite understand. what do you mean by separation? Separation of what and what? Excuse my ignorance in the photography area. btw - I love the picture, I'm just trying to figure out why/how it works so well with that blur. Maybe my problem is that I'm looking at it too logically and not artistically enough...
I think you made a joke at the end of your comment but I don't understand ISO enough to get it. So here is my complimentary "I don't really get it" awkward laugh - haha.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 10:19)
Do you mean having something in the foreground helps frame the entire shot? I get that it wouldn't be in focus and i like the shot.
But i know little about photography and am keen to know why the technique is used so often. Not specifically in this shot but sometimes when I look at a photo i see an out of focus tree or piece of bracken in the foreground I feel it does anything for the shot. Again I dont mean on this photo but sometime i dont get why its there.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 10:52)
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:05)
I don't know where all the hostility came from but I guess we can just drop this topic. The photo is rad and I guess that's all that needs to be said. sheesh... Can't a guy ask a few questions around here? I guess I should stick to the usual pb comments like "BRAAP" or witty one-liners. Props to the photographer and rider.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:10)
I just connected the dots... Angryham was commenting about Jory. Haha, Im an idiot.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 12:16)
i was indeed, can't stand trolls
(Nov 21, 2012 at 21:38)
I think the mound does a great job at creating perspective in the shot. Also, it makes it really ambiguous where the trail is heading, which I like. Nice work holmesslice
(Nov 21, 2012 at 23:58)
It's to achieve the 'Third' rule, in photography you use thirds to create your image. People will tend to steer clear of placing the subject in the very middle of the frame, they'll either use right or left hand side and place 2 things on the other side, negative space (a plain background, black night sky, blue day sky, white clouds etc..) or they'll place something else, like you've mentioned a shrub/twig/tree/etc.. and the reason for putting it out of focus is to create a better focus on the subject, so that it 'pops' out of the photo, instead of blending in with it all and getting lost.
Hope that somewhat clears it up
(Nov 24, 2012 at 3:08)
(Nov 21, 2012 at 0:10)
I like how the picture kind of isolates the section of the trail and the outside is just black its like its in space...
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:06)
Its ok guys. Jory979488 woke up on the wrong side of the bed.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 0:03)
its time time to say BRAAAAAAAAAAAAP
(Nov 21, 2012 at 0:09)
Ok, this picture is f*cken tits...
(Nov 21, 2012 at 7:57)
BIG juicy tits.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 3:08)
pod and chips ;0
(Nov 22, 2012 at 0:04)
It is the rule of thirds that takes your eye so easily to the subject. Nice Shot Brad Holmes you have been killing the shots lately.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 9:53)
homeslice and the ken killing it!
(Nov 21, 2012 at 4:05)
(Nov 4, 2012 at 21:44)
(Nov 25, 2012 at 17:14)
the name is holmes, brad holmes
(Nov 21, 2012 at 11:13)
(Nov 21, 2012 at 16:36)
F#$%k ya brad nice shot you're a superstar now !!!!!
(Nov 21, 2012 at 3:28)
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(Nov 21, 2012 at 5:30)
Wicked shot,Pablo Escobar would have been proud of that dust trail
(Nov 21, 2012 at 7:49)
Loose as a Goose
(Nov 21, 2012 at 8:03)
kenny is such a stylish rider!!
(Oct 26, 2012 at 16:10)
Yeah Brad. Nice one.
(Nov 21, 2012 at 10:39)
Make this POD!
(Nov 21, 2012 at 20:26)
it doesnt tell a story and no perspective of what the rider is feeling....?
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