Tak­ing in the wide view

NPhoto - - Mountain Biking Masterclass -

Get­ting close-up views of the ac­tion is only part of the brief for a pro­fes­sional moun­tain bike pho­tog­ra­pher. It is im­por­tant for Seb to also take shots that show the drama of the trail, and give a sense of scenery. For this shot Seb got Andy to frame the shot so the trail cut di­ag­o­nally across the frame, with Chris ex­e­cut­ing a jump at the top right of the im­age. Get­ting the tim­ing right, so the rider ap­peared per­fectly within the gap in the trees, took sev­eral at­tempts .

EX­PO­SURE 1/ 250 sec, f/ 3.2, ISO3200 LENS Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8

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