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Skateboarders - South Street Seaport
29-SEP-2007

Skateboarders - South Street Seaport

Displaying their prowess for a large Saturday crowd. I liked the idea of placing the notoriously rebellious skateboarders against the button down Financial District looming behind them.

Canon EOS 5D
1/500s f/9.0 at 30.0mm iso100 full exif

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Kal Khogali13-Dec-2007 18:22
;-) I imagine some city slicker working a Saturday away from his family looking down on this scene....I know who is having more fun. K
Roe..13-Dec-2007 15:40
no matter how busy the city is..it's good to see the kids taking the time to do what they love..awesome capture
Cindi Smith13-Dec-2007 00:38
Fantastic action shot! And with the buldings behind...well, it just rocks! Splendid capture!!!!! Vote!
Ray :)12-Dec-2007 22:18
Yep, despite appearances, they could be commanding a large desk on the highest floor in 15 years time!
shatterbug12-Dec-2007 06:35
Two worlds collide...a great juxtaposition, and a good eye to see this!
JD12-Dec-2007 05:22
Yes, it is a contrast, but at the same time, don't they first try to go high with the skateboard, and then continue in their social ascension, the the high steps behind them?
A very graphic image, with full of horizontal lines.