Australasian Safari 2012

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Stagehand, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    Bl¤¤dy fantastic job on the fotography again this year Ross...!!! :clap:clap:clap

    Your action shot's clarity, their colour composition and "framing" are second to none...
    (but there are a number of folks that can take shot's of jumping bikes and sliding cars with dust behind them... eh :wink:).

    But what sucks me right in to your work is the "periphery" photo's you capture... or "Aunt Sylvia's happy snaps" as I admiringly refer to them. :wink: Many of these photo's (with seemingly little to do directly with the action/passage of the rally itself) - at least in my mind - helps to put the setting and environment that the Safari passes through in context.

    A rally is more than just a motorsport event conducted across a dry dusty desert somewhere, and your eye for the surrounding vistas, or small details Ross, help define the "spirit" of what makes this Aussie event so special...:thumb

    It's not just the cars, the bikes and competition out on the tracks and trails that make the Safari what it is... it's the people and the places that it visits that leave a mark on a person... and Sylvia, you capture that in aces with your photography! :clap

    Thank's again, I would relish the chance to flip through an "Aunt Sylvia's special edition album" one day. :thumb Cheers

    Troy C.
  2. tehdutchie

    tehdutchie Long timer

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    Still processing all the impressions from the Safari, what stick to mind, beside the great organisation, landscapes, Aussies and the fact that they ride on the wrong side of the road is the fact that this is WITHOUT any doubt in my mind the best prep for anyone ever contemplating Dakar (unfortuantely i cannot speak for Dos Sertoes) or taking this rallye lark seriously!

    What an event!

    I'd recommend this event to anyone, to all people involved in organising, running or sponsering, well done!!
  3. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    I didn't know the South American countries drive on the left side of the road.
  4. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    My Video of snippets from the rally:

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  5. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    That scenery looks absolutely stunning
    Great video, thanks!
  6. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Beep Beep! yeeeeaaaaaahhhhh!!!! :D Brilliant! Congratulations again Jason, you ride that boxer like you stole it!
  7. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    :thumb :freaky oh man i want to go riding :deal
  8. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    Great vid.

    Beep beep
  9. topo

    topo Been here awhile

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    Good job Jason, don't forget the cup-a-noodles next time eh:wink:


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  10. JayBo1

    JayBo1 Long timer

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    Great to see you enjoyed yourself there Jason. You learnt sooo much in your time here. Good on ya for sharing the experience on here.
  11. ROKIT_71

    ROKIT_71 Gone Orange

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    Top stuff Cattle Grid. :1drink:1drink

    Hopefully your moons align and you can make it back next year.
  12. nry

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    Love that video stagehand, thanks for that. Cool to try and watch your ico too and road book.
  13. fetid_swamp

    fetid_swamp Been here awhile

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    haha. bert here ant. nice words.
    unlike many others, i thought i'd avioded the flu you were carrying around.
    until the last couple of days. very fatigued. either its your dutch disease or its melancholy following the end of yet another awseome year.
    really just want it to keep on going. :loaded
    how is redneck/carrion/connoneyejoe going with his injuries?

    jason, nice to meet you too. congrats on finishing and getting the caldecott award. full cred for hefting the big BM, and keeping it together day after day. hows the blisters? those stick on gels really work. just leave them on till they rot off - which is only a couple of days under safari conditions.

    BY & Bobcat. excellent stuff.14 & 15. how goods that.
    chainsaw dave. legend. 2010 xr400 kicked it to the finish, 2012 wr250r wrung it to a 100% finish. epic
    Bounds & Jones, 13th & 19th great work given they'd each bought a picnic knife to a gun fight.

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    murchison & gascoyne again next year. it just keeps on getting better & better.

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  14. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    wish I could find a picture of me stuck in the grid :lol3

    Bert, fetid swamp is you? :rofl its even funnier to put a face to a name sometimes

    I really hope I can figure out how to get back down there, too.


    Youre right Jaybo i did learn a TON, thanks primarily to you and Ben. Soup, my god... I the healing properties of Ramen in the right circumstances, like ancient Chinese medicine :lol3 ALso to Ben Y, and Francesco, my guardian angel. Here I am naming names but yeah, I really do want to come backand do that again.
  15. Sportakus

    Sportakus Been here awhile

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    Really thanks for the video and the pictures :clap:clap

    Beers for everyone...:freaky
  16. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    Beep Beep! :lol3 Road Runner Style :D

    The video is :clap ... Riding there must be a unique experience :eek1 ... Gongrats to everybody !
  17. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    A great vid, great ride, great job all round Jason... done good mate! :clap
  18. Sylvia

    Sylvia vir sapit qui pauca loqui

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    Thanks for the kind words Troy and to others I have missed, thank you. My aussie rallye album is shaping up nicely as is my "all things wire" album. :lol3

    I have so many great shots from this year and quite a few "hero shots" that I can't and won't share here for various reasons. I might do a wrap up to sign off.
  19. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    Sounds like one of those giant coffee table picture books in the making. :clap
  20. watagans300exc

    watagans300exc Been here awhile

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    I'd certainly buy one :)

    Welcome back BTW Ross.

    Mick plans on buying you a few beers.