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    Demolition Derby

    We went to the Roanoke Fall Festival last night and, as always, we were running late. Got to the derby with 3 cars left running and a whole mess of cars blocking my view. I could not find a decent vantage point without jumping in front of people (I didn't want to upset people by blocking their view) so I settled for the only open spot I could find...at the far end of the pit.

    Not the best...bad spot, wrong lens(I only had the 18-55 with me), poor light, lots of smoke and lacking skills(I am working on the skills thing).

    C&C most appreciated.

    1.Demolition Derby

    2.Demolition Derby

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    4.Demolition Derby

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Looks like a typical rush hour in Atlanta.


    Bruce

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Looks good. B&w works well.

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Chaos.

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    I used to attend (as a spectator) demolition derbies when my son was a young boy. It was a mistake! That is where he learned his driving skills

    BTW: these neat images really convey the feeling of that chaotic event!

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    I think they convey a great atmosphere. Very different to shots in which there were cars racing around. I think these work very well. Good rich tones in the B & Ws.

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by Emmie View Post
    Looks good. B&w works well.
    Thanks Emily

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by rpcrowe View Post
    I used to attend (as a spectator) demolition derbies when my son was a young boy. It was a mistake! That is where he learned his driving skills

    BTW: these neat images really convey the feeling of that chaotic event!
    Thanks Richard

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donald View Post
    I think they convey a great atmosphere. Very different to shots in which there were cars racing around. I think these work very well. Good rich tones in the B & Ws.
    Thanks Donald.

    These actually came out a whole lot better than I thought they would given the circumstances.

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    Great set Jon. They speak Chaos to me as well. We have a regular local meet that I keep meaning to attend and I think I must make the effort.

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    Re: Demolition Derby

    I particularly like the first image---the smoke and steam was what drew my eye and conveyed the chaos that had preceded.

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