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Bull Riders in the Mist

Bull Riders in the Mist

 

This shot of bull riders lining up for introductions prior to their rides at the Silver Spurs Rodeo in Orlando, Florida was a tough one to get.  The details on this one are: 5DMKII with Canon 70-200 2.8L @200mm f/2.8 1/80 ISO 4000.

I took a few exposures but settled on this one because I felt the looks on their face communicated everything from apprehension to confidence.

Daytona International Speedway


Daytona International Speedway awaits the Nationawide 300 race


Eric McClure’s crew preps his vehicle at a pitstop. He was penalized during this stop and had to pit again because he missed the box.


The United States flag breezes in the wind


A disappointed Jimmie Johnson walks through the garages followed by the media after an early crash in the Daytona 500


Trevor Bayne watches as his crew rushes to repair his vehicle after an early crash in the Daytona 500


Rescue and track crew look over the damaged jey dryer which was struck by Montoya’s car at turn 3 causing a massive fire


The aftermath of the Montoya crash showing the damaged dryer truck.


Dale Earnhardt Junior races through turn 4 during the final laps of the Daytona 500


Matt Kenseth’s celebratory burnout after winning the race

Castillo de San Marcos


Above: The one that scared the birds away
I’m starting to go through my images from St. Augustine. The one you see above is the second from the series and it was shot at the Castillo de san Marcos Fort near downtown. If you look closely at the top left, you’ll see a pigeon flying away as the smoke billowed towards it immediately after the cannon fired.

Below is just a quite snapshot of my kids Ethan and Grace sitting in the courtyard a few minutes after the image. I’ll be going through the images in the next week or so, stay tuned.

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