I like the pigeon... Don't know how far away it was from the skateboarder but it looks like it is flying in fear! haha
Coming from a true skateboarder this is a fail. The birds are the best part about it. Frontside shuv is not to most photogenic trick and he shot it way to early. Glad these dudes are out doing something productive though!
What is good about this? The birds happen upon the shot. So what, there is really nothing photographically significant about this shot. I have always looked up to National demographics but this is a disappointment.
This is not meant to be a "skate" photo if it was yes the timing would be considered terrible and thrown out without a second look. This is a street photograph telling a different story not documenting the trick telling us what the trick is, on what, and by who. The birds though to me do not look like they belong the one closest to the ground looks proportional enough to be almost right in the filmers path yet there is no shadow.. The image is pretty flat so probable used a tele lens from across the street so the shadows could be just off frame.
For a photograph of this step somewhere and watch the scene with 2 skaters right.
But for someone who has time and in skateboarding this would not be a good photo or approaches her and says that what Brian Moss in previous reviews is correct.
Took more than 13 years in the skate and 3 years and taking pictures of skateboarding's best.
Here I leave my flickr and my fan page if you are interested in viewing some skateboarding in Peru. VIBES
The quality of the picture is good, but the content is terrible. Sk8brding should be captured in the middle of a trick so the viewer can tell what trick is being done, and is it going be landed. This picture does neither, it's closer to the launch and not sure if he is bailing, f/s bigspinning. Whats being performed is not clear enough to be a good picture, Sk8bdrding wise. Just my two cents worth(I sk8ed for over 15 years).
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Read the above and think before you post negative comments about somebody elses photography.
Engage your mind for longer than 3 seconds and maybe you wouldn't come across as a small-minded, ignorant individual who has nothing nice to say about other people because your life is so miserable.
P.S. It's National Geographic not "National demographics". A demographic is something completely different.
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@Yorck Burga wass up
@Brian Moss this is my house and you under ma rulez sonny bouy
@Brian Moss Hi Brian here I leave my flickr and my fan page so you can see some of Peru skateboarding.
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