Bikes & Wives ( spouse, significant other, G/F, B/F)

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Clansters, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. OldTriumphRider

    OldTriumphRider Livin the Dream

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    should get her outa the dark
  2. Black Hills

    Black Hills Long timer

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    Yea, obviously photography is not my thing.
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  3. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    LOL .. It is a fine photo.. the trick is in the edit, and even that is automatic these days. (edit> Adjust>auto> save)
  4. Beezer Josh

    Beezer Josh Moto-Amish

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    That's a good picture of Miss C!
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  5. theothersean

    theothersean dirty boy

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    being that the bikes are in hibernation for the winter, do sled pics count ?

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  6. jdgretz

    jdgretz Looking for new places

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    Actually, it's a very nice photo. Unfortunately Photobucket makes a mess out of many photos due to resizing and their compression process. iPhone photos can be very dynamic, but figuring out where to focus and give the iPhone a chance to do its color balance and exposure when set on the "auto" setting is always hit or miss.

    Here are some of the things you did right - the tree is not growing out of her head (you'd be surprised how many times that happens); the shot is well composed - not a lot of wasted space with sky, but the forest background gives the viewer the perspective of depth and the vastness of the area (there is also some atmospheric perspective going on there); Your wife is not centered, but offset (rule of thirds), and both the bike and she are in the lower third (this adds "movement" to the photo rather than everything being static by being centered). Both the placement of the bike (heading toward the left of the photo) and the shadow coming down from the upper right present leading lines out of the photo suggesting more is out there to be found and (seeing that this is a motorcycle forum) and explored; the horizon is pretty level and not smack dab in the center of the photo (look at the ground).

    Yeah, you could have gotten in all of the rear tire, and maybe all of the tree, but overall, a pretty good photo.

    jdg
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  7. puffer

    puffer Adventurer

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    Great pic, Dave. My wife & I were in Prutz, Austria, in 2015, riding with lovely friends from Muirfield. Neighbors! Love your beautiful Country, as well as Austria. We were well chuffed, and I have to say it's brilliant!
  8. coyotedave

    coyotedave 50 Plus

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    Thanks. Yeh Austria is probably my favourite European country to visit / tour in.
    We are already putting together our 2018 Euro trip, Hopefully a 3 week trip.


    Cheers Dave.
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  9. Mac Ka

    Mac Ka just a guy on a bike ..

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    the wife loves her new gloves
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  10. Dirt Bag

    Dirt Bag Adventurer

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    My wife and best buddy with our old Deuce...

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  11. Black Hills

    Black Hills Long timer

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    Mine too. I wonder if she would like the gloves as well?
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  12. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Well, the gloves could ALWAYS be optional :smile6
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  13. Fattytwocakes

    Fattytwocakes Long timer

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    That Frank Thomas bloke has a good life.:lol3
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  14. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    Nice puppies.
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  15. DRV

    DRV Been here awhile

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  16. Cuzen

    Cuzen Been here awhile

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    I wonder if one glove is bigger then the other:wink:
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  17. JoeFab

    JoeFab Been here awhile

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    Need more Viivi !...j.f.:babe
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  18. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    He's come a long way since his days with a first base mitt in Chicago...
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    jay547 Long timer

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    86 degrees yesterday so we went for a trail ride around the lake.

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  20. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb...

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    I can't even get mine outside to LOOK at my bike...:confused