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Dream on sweetheart

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 30 July 2011 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Yes dear your vintage Honda nifty fifty looks real sweet, but don't you want to ride on my big beast?

A rather nice, but unusual, motor tricycle with a BMW 2.8 litre V10 engine mounted to it, note the nitrous oxide cylinder too.

Event : Badlander's Armed Forces Day, Bents Park, South Shields.
When: 26 June 2011

PENTAX K100D 1/752 second F/5.6 ISO 800 18 mm

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

There are bikes, there are trikes, but this is something in its own league!

30 Jul 2011 5:06am

Uistnomad from North Uist, United Kingdom

Nice photo - the dream would be of a nice big open road

30 Jul 2011 5:10am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5*****

30 Jul 2011 5:12am

Zora Zoé Schmidt from Greifswald (Gryphonwood), Germany

Excellent processing and detail - power pure!

30 Jul 2011 5:43am

Z from Shanghai, China

oh oh...splendid processing to this monster!

30 Jul 2011 6:48am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I like the angle and colors. Perfect HDR !

30 Jul 2011 7:45am

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

un splendide HDR, bravo

30 Jul 2011 8:23am

flyingwind风飞扬 from TY, China

Just perfect

30 Jul 2011 8:41am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

wonderfully ridiculous:)

30 Jul 2011 8:44am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Solid, perfect and able to work harder ... All this show us your wonderful picture my friend! The colors, the light's POV ... the service of a great work! A hug, Adela

30 Jul 2011 10:16am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! i like this !
very nice

30 Jul 2011 11:04am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Excellent HDR. Great colors and post-processing. I like how your are creative with the clouds.

30 Jul 2011 11:15am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

There is definitely some "giddy up" in this bad boy!! Love the low angle pov you have chosen! Well done Curly! ;-)

30 Jul 2011 1:58pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

stunning POV on it to get an extraordinary perspective.
the HDR processing is outstanding.

30 Jul 2011 3:00pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great POV and processing. You can really feel the power in this machine!

30 Jul 2011 3:18pm

Silvia Ganora Photography from Italy

Wow! Amazing! Love this!

30 Jul 2011 3:28pm

Yonatan from New York, United States

The down-low perspective really works here and the processing is superb. The only part which I find distracting is just above and to the left of headlights the image appears blurry. I'm not sure if this part of the effect you going for secondary to cloud movement very close to the bike. Nonetheless, a great shot and the HDR really brings this creature to life.

30 Jul 2011 3:28pm

@Yonatan: You got it, I added some motion blur to the clouds to add a little surreal movement to the scene. You might also have notice that the machined is steered with wheel rather than handlebars. Perhaps my selection might be regarded as being a little too loose.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

That is one very well processed big boy ... vroom, vroom..........

30 Jul 2011 4:19pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wow, you would think with the tork that if you revved it, it would just flip over!

30 Jul 2011 4:45pm

PANAMEPHOTOS from Champigny Sur Marne, France

Bravo pour le traitement réaliser il est du plus belle effet *****

30 Jul 2011 9:58pm

Dokmateo from Spain

First that bike is amazing and surely a cool one. Secondly, the processing is just superb! Two thumbs up!

30 Jul 2011 10:29pm

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Wonderful processing, Curly. Looks like a legend. Great shot.

30 Jul 2011 11:29pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful processing with a great PoV here.

30 Jul 2011 11:33pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Beautifully done.

31 Jul 2011 12:35am

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Wow... impressive... a Mad Max engine !... and the processing works well.

31 Jul 2011 8:07am

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

Great angle, framing, perspective, Curly....I love the processing work you did here as well! The colors are wonderful!

31 Jul 2011 6:26pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Great composition. Congratulations for the Color Spotlight. Good day.

31 Jul 2011 9:22pm

@Tede: Thank you very much Tede.

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Very cool HDR image, well done!

31 Jul 2011 9:35pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Now that's a cool machine!

31 Jul 2011 11:47pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, Curly.
congrats on your well-deserved Color Spotlight!

1 Aug 2011 5:45am

@Roman: Thank you, it was a very unexpected surprise!

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Congratulations on this well deserved spotlight Curly ! Well done.

1 Aug 2011 6:51am

@Tamara: Thank you very much, it was a surprise.

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful treatment....congrats on color spotlight !!

1 Aug 2011 11:02am

@PRASHANT: Thank you very much.

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

congrats on this spotlight - great HDR

1 Aug 2011 12:07pm

@Jules: Thanks very much Jules.

Dokmateo from Spain

Congratulation Curly! Well deserved of course! =))

1 Aug 2011 3:27pm

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much!

Sterre from Vianen, Netherlands

Wow this is magnificent, nice the reflection in the headlights.

1 Aug 2011 4:49pm

@Sterre: Thank you.

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Nice HDR.

2 Aug 2011 12:25pm

@Ralph Jones: Thank you Ralph

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

Congratulations! A great shot with a great perspective! very well done!

2 Aug 2011 12:40pm

@Ioanaz: Thank you very much.

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Congrats on Spotlight!

2 Aug 2011 4:57pm

@Barbara Kile: Thank you very much Barbara it was unexpected.

Florence from Paris, France

Last but not least. ;-))) Bravo to you dear.

3 Aug 2011 6:51pm

@Florence: There's no hurry Florence it is summertime, lay back and chill a little more lol :-) Never expected this one to be recognised at all, but thanks for your camaraderie and good wishes.

Martin A. Mora from North Platte, United States

wow powerful image, man it screams,, beautiful Curly

3 Aug 2011 11:57pm

@Martin A. Mora: Glad you liked it Martin, it was a great day out.

alex centrella from California, United States

wow..this is fantastic .

4 Aug 2011 12:06am

@alex centrella: Glad you like it Alex.

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

This monster doesn't need a nitrous boast

4 Aug 2011 5:52am

@J.R.: It's a pretty crazy machine yeah?

Judith from Linz, Austria

Oh wow, this looks really cool! It's HDR processed, isn't it? Which program do u use?

4 Aug 2011 12:50pm

@Judith: I used Photomatix Pro 4 Judith - thanks for your comment.
There were three exposures shot on auto bracketing, minus two stops, normal, and plus two stops.

Claudia from Illinois, United States

Love this! Actually, I'm looking through all of your HDR car/cycle shots and they are wonderful!!

5 Aug 2011 4:27am

@Claudia: Thanks Claudia, glad you like them.

cristoF from montbéliard, France

bravo pour le spotlight color,c'est superbe!

7 Aug 2011 10:16am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

excellent processing on this monster ;)

11 Aug 2011 8:58am

Karthik from Bangalore, India

Liked it.. Lovely HDR image

10 Jan 2012 8:14am

Olivier Rault from Bayeux, France

Absolument génial ce HDR, j'adore votre style, c'est merveilleux !

11 May 2012 8:34am

PENTAX K100D
1/752 second
F/5.6
ISO 800
18 mm

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