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my first ride photo!(12 posts)

my first ride photo!mohair_chair
Aug 13, 2003 9:13 PM
Mt. Hamilton, San Jose, California, about 7:50 PM, Tuesday night. Unretouched.

Molto Bello!Indurain 03
Aug 13, 2003 10:05 PM
Great Picture!Mike P
Aug 14, 2003 4:00 AM
Some ride reports have several pictures. From this one picture I imagine a wonderful ride.

Mike
Nice shotScot_Gore
Aug 14, 2003 4:36 AM
And hey, you went riding with those guys from Grind and they brought the support van......oh wait I need to hit the close button.
Can't wait to see your second ride photo. nmMB1
Aug 14, 2003 4:42 AM
Do you still have a retina left?JL
Aug 14, 2003 5:13 AM
Just kidding. Great picture. That's a keeper for the screen saver.

Happy riding.

John
Very niceSao
Aug 14, 2003 10:15 AM
I want to ride up that thing this fall. Nice photo.
Just one? Didn't want your HR to fall below 190? Also, unretouched isn't a word.Kristin
Aug 14, 2003 12:34 PM
Photogs would say the image is "untouched." Sorry, must take advantage of rare opportunities to pick-on your grammar. Beautiful shot, BTW. What did you shoot with?
I know, I knowmohair_chair
Aug 14, 2003 12:50 PM
I knew the moment I posted it wasn't a word, but I couldn't think of what the real word was. "Untouched" doesn't really apply, since it's not really the opposite of "retouched" in the photographic sense. I should have just said "not retouched."

I used a Canon Cybershot, DSC-P9. For this shot, I was coming down the hill and the saw the amazing light, so I stopped in the middle of the road and took the picture. You can see the three friends I was with if you look closely. You can also see sun reflecting off the southern end of San Francisco Bay. I took a whole bunch of shots on this ride. Maybe I'll post them at some point.
Please do! Nice pic. nmKG 361
Aug 14, 2003 1:29 PM
Just don't let it happen againKristin
Aug 14, 2003 1:59 PM
Not retouched would technically be the most correct. However, "untouched," is the term actually used by most photographers--regardless of its accuracy.

Are you sure your camera isn't made by Sony? :-P
I like the pic, but...amflyer
Aug 14, 2003 1:52 PM
...it makes me want to stand up and sprint to catch up to that first guy.

Damn testosterone.