52 Week Challenge – Week 17

Team bonding at the first WTNC (Tuesday Nighters) of the 2018 season.

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Fujifilm X-T1 | XF50-140 f2.8 R LM OIS WR @ 140mm | ISO 640 | f4 @ 1/1000 sec.

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52 Week Challenge – Week 12

It was another weekend of bicycle racing, this time in Aldergrove, BC. The day was a mixed bag of brilliant sunshine and threatening clouds. The winds were strong along 0 Avenue, next to the US border and even forced riders into echelons.

More photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bronsphoto/albums/72157693156424291

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Fujifilm X-T1 | 16mm f1.4 | ISO 400 | f5 @ 1/2000 sec.

52 Week Challenge – Week 9

Escape Velocity Spring Series began on Saturday, typically the start of the  road racing season in the Lower Mainland. A three-person breakaway for a large portion of the Elite Men’s race highlighted the action.

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Fujifilm X-T1 | XF50-140 f2.8 R LM OIS WR @ 106mm | ISO 400 | 1/1000 sec. @ f4.5

WTNC – JULY 26, 2016

DSCF3275xSprinting for the win in the Men’s 1/2 race (click on image for hi-res version)

This was the penultimate night for racing on the UBC course for 2016. Great evening light, warm temperatures and good racing!

As usual, all these images were shot with a Fuji X-T1, XF50-140 f2.8, XF10-24 f4 and XF55-200 f3.5-4.8 lenses. Fill flash provided by a Canon 580 EX2. (click on any image below to start slideshow)

WTNC – July 19, 2016

It was Tuesday night racing at the Glenlyon course in Burnaby this week. Great conditions for racing…or taking photographs. The images below were all shot with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF50-140 f2.8 or the XF10-24 f4 lens. Camera was set on jpeg using my new favourite film simulation, Classic Chrome.

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WTNC – July 5, 2016

FUJI X-T1 | XF50-140 f2.8

I usually shoot in the RAW format but decided to shoot jpegs with the Monochrome+Green filter simulation on the Fuji X-T1 for the races on Tuesday. The jpegs from the Fuji cameras are outstanding!  I did some minor adjustments and cropping in Lightroom and applied a very subtle split-toning to each image. The 50-140 zoom is a very versatile lens for photographing bike racing. Extremely fast and sharp and just the right focal lengths so that one can shoot everything with just one lens. (click on any image to begin slideshow)