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We dreamed in Ducati red

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 8 August 2012 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Another one from the Armed Forces Day event held in the Bents Park, South Shields.
Not sure if I can remember exactly how I got to this result, but it was a whole heap of fun!

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Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Great sense of motion. This photo makes those children look like they are breaking the speed limit. Fun shot.

8 Aug 2012 5:08am

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Nice, looks like the kids are floating in the air!

8 Aug 2012 5:09am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Fantastic, a very good photo. The treatment is superb and the composition.

8 Aug 2012 5:10am

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

Interesting effect!

8 Aug 2012 5:16am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Bonito efecto! Da la impresión de ir a gran velocidad!

8 Aug 2012 5:22am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very good shot, I like the feeling of movement!

8 Aug 2012 5:34am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image Curly, fantastic processing and composition

8 Aug 2012 5:45am

Ricard Pardo from Girona, Spain

Hey Curly! I choose the great opportunity of the moment (very good). The sweeping effect does not convince me.

8 Aug 2012 5:54am

Sugata from Newark, United States

Very nice... were you on a moving scooter too?

8 Aug 2012 5:54am

João Mourão from Lisboa, Portugal

Fantastic. You are on the same transportation as the kids. or not. But that does not matter because it is an awsome image.

8 Aug 2012 6:15am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

I feel like I am speeding along with them!!

8 Aug 2012 6:16am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Well done Curly - this is super.

8 Aug 2012 6:27am

Calusarus from ST SORLIN EN VALLOIRE, France

Very creative. I like it a lot

8 Aug 2012 6:38am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Haha-love your "Can't remember how I did it" comment. I quite often end up with a result that is unreproducible on another shot, as I can't remember how I got there!

8 Aug 2012 6:54am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Great panning shot!

8 Aug 2012 6:54am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Great line up!

8 Aug 2012 7:07am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Génial, j'adore cet effet. ***** Bonne journée.

8 Aug 2012 7:24am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Well, it's a super cool shot anyway! The children look especially magical here ;-p

8 Aug 2012 7:32am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow - the sense of speed draws us in here - cool effect!

8 Aug 2012 7:40am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

I like the sense of motion the scooter riders give.

8 Aug 2012 7:40am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful atmosphère! Have a nice day.

8 Aug 2012 7:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Yes it does have a surreal and dreamlike quality Curly

8 Aug 2012 8:21am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

8 Aug 2012 8:26am

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

As if flying !

8 Aug 2012 8:32am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent idea! Not less excellent processing!

8 Aug 2012 9:00am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Great friend! Fascinating and very good technically too ... Perfect ... made me smile with enthusiasm and tenderness also... A hug, Adela

8 Aug 2012 9:03am

Kristiina from Tampere, Finland


8 Aug 2012 9:06am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wow Curly what a wonderful dreamscape. I love the swooping curve as the two kids rush through it. Also gotta love a Ducati.

8 Aug 2012 10:33am

Kyle from Manhattan KS, United States

Splendid sense of motion

8 Aug 2012 10:39am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

I reckon you were the third one one a push along scooter... go on,admit it :-)

8 Aug 2012 12:10pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent picture. The impression of movement and dream is fantastic!

8 Aug 2012 12:47pm

marc from granby, Canada

Curly this is one cool shot.....BRAVO....... :))

8 Aug 2012 1:21pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Oooh, this is fabulous! However you got it!

8 Aug 2012 3:34pm

Florence from Paris, France

Funny riders ! And great effect ! They seem to ride on a rocket ! :-)

8 Aug 2012 4:17pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

I wouldn't have thought to make it appear as if speed is rushing by, but it sure makes
it a beautiful photo, perfection !~

8 Aug 2012 4:18pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Is this the time traveller effect?
What a great mop of hair on the scooter girl.

8 Aug 2012 4:42pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent capture with nice depth added to this composition! I love how the children seem to be whizzing by everything. Great colors as well.

8 Aug 2012 4:58pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic! You really get a sense of movement and I love the red hair! 5*'s!

8 Aug 2012 4:58pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

This is really fantastic! The wonderful and various ways to travel. Great effect.

8 Aug 2012 5:03pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Nice effect :-)

8 Aug 2012 5:03pm

philip earl from Oregon, United States

Excellent photograph !!

8 Aug 2012 5:35pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super effect here Curly! Racing from childhood into the future! ;-)

8 Aug 2012 5:55pm

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

Classic and beautiful.

8 Aug 2012 7:06pm

Veronique from France, Switzerland

haha !! excellent I like it

8 Aug 2012 7:32pm

Michael from Sparta, United States

Very nice image. Love the sense of movment.

8 Aug 2012 8:18pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

fun creation...almost fooled us!

8 Aug 2012 8:22pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great mood and effect!

8 Aug 2012 8:39pm

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

This really looks like fun, both for the children and behind the lens!

8 Aug 2012 9:26pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the title. I actually thought that it was like a dream for those kids on the scooters , seeing those motorcycles. Great treatment and I like the story that I see in this image.

8 Aug 2012 10:16pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

These kids are passing at excessive speed ... impressive effect and excellent treatment !!! Nice shot ...

8 Aug 2012 11:03pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Love the movement!

9 Aug 2012 12:28am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

this is a great shot but I don't know how you did that, they seem to go so fast like if they were having an engine...

9 Aug 2012 2:45am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


9 Aug 2012 3:47am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great result you've got !

9 Aug 2012 12:23pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Man, this is superb.

9 Aug 2012 1:16pm

Skyriani (aka Ann) from Nelson, New Zealand

Just great, Curly. My favourite element in this seriously wonderful image is the little girl on the scooter.

10 Aug 2012 4:06am

Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

very cool shot Curly, you may end up in the spotlight on this one.

10 Aug 2012 5:51am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

This is brilliant

11 Aug 2012 7:10pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

fantastic panning shot!!! the palette is wonderful, soft and warm - almost a summer feeling, ahem.

13 Aug 2012 6:59am

Munish Dev Arora from Fremont, United States

This is something I have to try. I cannot stop admiring

14 Aug 2012 11:31pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Almost or maybe a double exposer..either way its great

16 Aug 2012 1:50pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Excellent resulting sense of motion. The curve, the motorcycles, the kids. Wonderful juxtapositions.

16 Aug 2012 10:57pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Beautiful motion, excellent framing for that!

19 Aug 2012 3:44pm

Abena from Maseru, Lesotho

fantastic fun image!

30 Sep 2012 12:50am

1/1500 second
ISO 800
27 mm (35mm equiv.)