Claudio Olguín Parra
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Claudio Olguín Parra

100 Comments

  • + 131
 it took me a while to realise that this is not a mx shot!
  • + 18
 "Blam, how'd ya like me now!" Talk about a sick shot people, this one really does it for me!
  • + 5
 I feel like there needs to be a motor on that DH right. about. now.....
  • + 24
 WAKIdesigns: The KING of down voes
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 ya know you could tell me that the DH was shopped in in place of a MX and I would probably believe it.....but seriously this is epic
  • + 4
 Braaping at its finest
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 This picture is just perfect...
  • + 5
 C...............G!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 feel like I'm right in front of him awesome shot!
  • + 3
 Probably my most favorite shot that I've ever seen.. CG HAS STYLE
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 photo of year maybe?
  • + 1
 CUT THE COURSE!
  • + 0
 Why no decals at the fork?
  • + 5
 cg is sponsored by dvo suspension, maybe this was taken before he got his hands on an emerald? or he had another reason to run a fox. either way, not going to advertize unless he's getting paid
  • + 24
 He was actually riding on the beach and was like "F*&% your sand castle!!!!!!"
  • + 24
 I'm a sand castle builder and I can confirm this.
  • + 14
 Yeah I'm gonna say if this photo Hijacked the Picture of the Year Contest right now and won, that would be greeeaaaat... My vote is this picture. For this year. or next year.
  • + 16
 So Moto!
  • - 7
flag potatoracing2 (Nov 6, 2013 at 5:03) (Below Threshold)
 wow
  • + 7
 Never tried a superman into a turn before.....
  • + 3
 i think his right leg may still be on?
  • + 7
 Karl Burkat- I'd leave it to Claudio to confirm, but I'm pretty sure there's no "artificial" fill light happening here. Partly cloudy day and light colored sand to act as a reflector help to even out the light. (That, and 1/5000 tends to negate most off camera flash systems)

Great shot Claudio.
  • + 8
 This is really sick. Love the perspective. Cool shot
  • + 14
 Shot cool. Perspective the love. Sick really is this. -Yoda
  • + 1
 Even his still photos have character! CG is the man and this is n awesome shot.
  • + 5
 Is that wheel/fork flex I see?
  • + 4
 Isn't the shot slightly fish eyed ?
  • + 7
 That's distortion from the wide angle lens (effectively a 16mm on a 7d). It will distort the angles of straight lines and exaggerate distance from near to far. Same reason his arms, hands, and both stanchion tubes appear to be different sizes.
  • + 1
 @Bigburd a fisheye lens and a wide angle lens will both distort in a similar way. However a fisheye will curve straight lines while a wide angle keeps them straight but distorts the angle. Make sense?
  • + 3
 Yep , cheers for the explanation.
  • + 5
 and there is nothing wrong with a bit of wheel flex, too tight and they'd be smashed apart all the time
  • + 2
 A fisheye is just a very wide-angle lens, there is no distinction. A wide angle will curve straight lines too it is just less apparent than on a fisheye. It's called barrel distortion and it happens to an extent with almost every lens, but the fisheye is the most extreme effect due to being hemispherical (for the most part, some aren't quite).
  • + 6
 Sure if you really want to split hairs about it, but there's something to be said about keeping an explanation simple for people who may not know all the technical jargon about lenses; and probably don't care to either. Give an explanation that is 98% accurate for the sake of simplicity and someone will always make sure to tell you the 2% you didn't mention. Never fails.
  • + 1
 "Everything's cooler....through a FISHEYE LENS!!!"
  • + 0
 I disagree that it is splitting hairs, or that the ratio is 98%-2%. And I would always give an accurate explanation, rather than potentially cause misunderstanding. If someone asks then they probably care about the quality of the answer.
  • + 3
 When did CG switch to DVO? Those look like 40s. I got a shot of him with the Emeralds during Crankworx.
  • + 1
 I'm downloading his CG DirtDevil game for Android. Need something because Downhill Supreme still isn't out yet.
  • + 1
 the photo was taken in February...
  • + 4
 must to be on the PHOTO OF THE YEAR selection, i think....
  • + 4
 NO brakes. All schralp. Rippin.
  • + 3
 what a photo! this could win POY. Puts you in the cockpit
  • + 3
 Not sure why this was voted down...
  • + 2
 exelente claudio!! felicitaciones amigo!
  • + 2
 Why does he have a big number plate with no number?
  • + 4
 Because he is who he is... he´s kindda rock star in South America...
  • + 8
 There should be a pair of mustache instead of number on that plate Big Grin
  • + 1
 No number equals no competition.
  • + 8
 Because this man does not need an introduction
  • + 1
 balog- CG is a rock star everywhere he goes, not just in South America. Smile
  • + 2
 CG. ROOST. BRAP. = #PhotoOfTheYear
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 FILETE LA FOTO! como dice cualquier Chileno Saludos
  • + 1
 nana he is just trying to move his balls away from the seat... just kidding
  • + 1
 That´s really sick man!!
Sweet perspective! Greatest shot I´ve seen in a long while!
  • + 1
 please please please can we have a high resolution copy I wan this on my desktop, such an amazing shot
  • + 1
 Literally the best photo I have ever seen!
  • + 1
 but where's the DVO Emrald??
  • + 1
 What a great class! still stylish CG
  • + 1
 Does anyone happen to have a bigger version of this photo?
  • + 1
 Muy buena la foto compa, se las mando con ese 10 - 20 mm
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 must have been so close to the action with a 20mm lens!
  • + 1
 where's your DVO CG?

Nice Photo BTW!
  • + 1
 You must have been really close to the rider! Sweet shot!
  • + 1
 Im still waiting on the brap of a four stroke to blastout of tbe photo
  • + 1
 ESTA TENIA QUE SER LA FOTO DEL AÑO PINKBIKE ....ES LA MEJOR!
  • + 1
 Looks like flying 'round the corner!
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 Is his foot on?? if not i feel sorry for his family Jewls!
  • - 1
 So... I'd be interested to know what the rest of the turn looked like... off the seat? pretty much off both peddles? did he go down?
  • + 1
 A FONDO CEDRIC, PULENTISIMA LA FOTO, EL SEVEN SAPBEE SACAR FOTOS
  • + 1
 rock on Gracia! was awsome meeting u at northwestern cup!
  • + 1
 CG without EVO forks?
Number plate without number is nonsense
  • + 1
 I mean DVO
  • + 1
 its an older photograph, before he rode for DVO
  • + 1
 Cedric is always KILLIN' IT!!!!!
  • + 1
 Dry dusty trails god I miss you!!
  • + 1
 Nice Pic! that was in Nevados de Chillan, congrats Claudio!
  • + 1
 Does his bike have 2 chainstays?
  • + 1
 grandee claudiooo! felicitaciones
  • + 2
 No motor on dis bike
  • + 1
 This is great!
  • + 1
 Eh..
  • + 1
 huge!
  • + 1
 That is one great shot!
  • + 1
 Excelente foto
  • + 1
 Fotasa!
  • + 1
 cool shot
  • + 1
 que buenaa foto!!!
  • + 1
 Fuckin proper shot
  • + 1
 Bros kit is brand new.
  • + 0
 Photo of the year for me. Incredible.
  • + 1
 Rocket moto style.
  • + 1
 Insane!!!!!
  • + 1
 ROOST!
  • + 0
 That's not DVO and all its ugly green, dead?
  • - 1
 Cedric Garcia needs to clean his bike...what better way then to Sand Blast it?
  • + 1
 Where the emerald at?
  • + 1
 Waaabab
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 Back it in
  • + 1
 CEDRIC! GEEZ!
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