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Chantal Widney
Aug 2010 Fred Schaad

Chantal Widney

Kelowna, British Columbia

In the women's elite road race at the Apple Triathlon.
I wanted the riders angling to make a sharp turn but the background was filled with colourful and
distracting elements, so I chose to convert this image to monochrome.

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM ,Digital
1/1600s, f/3.2, ISO 400, 51mm, +1/3 EV full exif

other sizes: small medium original
CM Kwan09-Sep-2010 13:29
This is an outstanding action picture, Fred! V
Bartosz Kotulski09-Sep-2010 12:14
fantastic action capture with nice high tones and good clarity
well done
Jeroen Bosman09-Sep-2010 12:12
good choice, it pops right at you now, v!
ilan shtinberg09-Sep-2010 07:51
wonderful close up and the b/w tones are great.
Gérard Koehl09-Sep-2010 04:48
Excellente saisie de ce tri-athlète. V
Jim & Josefina09-Sep-2010 01:19
I agree with our friend Lee...she just pops out from the background. (I think we have had this discussion)
LeeG09-Sep-2010 00:36
Love the intimate point of view, a real in your face look at the determination of these athletes!