Enjoying the Moment...My Take on Riding Nor Cal

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Desert Dave, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Damn Dave, some of those shots are just flat out amazing. Good to see you post again.
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  2. Vrode

    Vrode Still half-fast... Supporter

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    2 wheels or 4, Dave being Dave is a good thing!
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  3. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    Thanks man! I think for the last year or so my passion has definitely been getting quality over quantity shots. Which is part of why recording a day or weekend of riding is becoming difficult, I'm not as interested in getting shots that convey the entire ride. But any day I'll talk your ear off about what it took to get one special moment in a photo :D


    You know the older I get the less I care about what others think of what I'm doing at the moment, but it sure feels good to see a comment like that! Yeah, I don't change much, just circumstances.
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  4. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    I've been missing your updates. This last one, I really think you've moved up a notch or two in quality and content. These are great shots! Thanks for sharing.
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  5. PinkPillion

    PinkPillion Husqy pilot too...

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    When photography becomes fine art...
    Can't even pick a favorite. :D
    Thanks for sharing DD.
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  6. Topcop45

    Topcop45 Been here awhile

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    Awesome photos Dave. I'm glad you're still here
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  7. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    Thanks! This photography thing reminds me of my early riding years in a way. Constantly trying new things , learning from mistakes and enjoying the moments when it all just comes together.

    Just a guy with a camera. Never more than just enjoying what I'm doing. Glad you dig it to! Thanks

    They'll have to shut this site down before I leave :lol3
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  8. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University Supporter

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    Nicely replied there young padawan

    :super

    Pleased to hear you're okay.
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  9. Phipsd

    Phipsd Older but not wiser.

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    Hot Damn! Those are flat-out wonderful.
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  10. Scotty707

    Scotty707 Been here awhile

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    That's a really nice pic, but I'm seeing a lot of purple fringing between the trees and clouds. Did you forget a slider in Lightroom? :)
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  11. tonymalony

    tonymalony A leaf on the wind.

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    Wow, Dave! Just, Wow!

    Keep on doing what you do.

    Evolution is a good thing. It refreshes the soul.
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  12. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    Wow. only 22 posts Tony and you just succinctly stated a universal truth. Well said. I'm going to steal that little truth and spread it across my little world.
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  13. Bob

    Bob Formerly H20Pumper Supporter

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    Jibber jabber and click on Dave!
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  14. dman

    dman Long timer

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    I'm just a cell-phone snapshooter compared to you Dave, but I also find it difficult to mix two wheels and photography. And lately my two-wheeling has been on my mountain bike, often hauled in my 4wd truck to remote locations. So I understand your situation. But however you get your pictures, please continue sharing them here!!
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  15. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    ??? meaning . . . .
  16. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    I've seen plenty of awesome photos from cell phones and point and shoots because the person was in the right spot/right time. No need to compare anything, if it looks good it IS good, and whatever level you are at if it brings you joy that is perfect.

    I don't think that mixing motos and photos is inherently good or bad. Sometimes the bike is a better tool, sometimes it's not. The key is to picking which time is the best for each tool and maximizing that. And sometimes that is just my mood :D Glad you're enjoying them

    Thanks man!!:thumb

    Good eye Scott. Rookie error.

    Thanks. I will. And Yes, it does!:nod

    I gotcha :thumb I wouldn't know what else to do....
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  17. Bob

    Bob Formerly H20Pumper Supporter

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    For Zubb.
    Referring to DD's post about not reading along and just enjoying toe photos!
    I added the click as in old school camera shutter.
  18. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    got it.
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  19. DesertSurfer

    DesertSurfer Tail sprayin

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    Such great inspiration. And quite humbling as well.

    A pinnacle of landscape and outdoor artography... And in a region of the world I have such an affinty toward.

    This thread and your impressions always impresses.

    You've definitely motivated me over the years to shoot more, which I'm forever grateful for.

    Many Thanks!
  20. MotoVentures

    MotoVentures Stromaholic

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    That second to last image is AMAZING!

    Ahhhhh......it's good to see you posting again! :clap
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