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Challenge: Drive-By Shooting (Minimal Editing I*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G IF-ED DX
Location: Dubai, UAE
Date: Mar 20, 2014
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 8 sec
Date Uploaded: Mar 17, 2014

I got this shot by putting my camera (w/ 10.5 fisheye) on my tripod, using six heavy-duty zip ties, and strapping the tripod to the front bumper with the camera pointing back towards the car.

My wife had the remote shutter release, and she pressed the button on my signal. You can't see her, but she's sitting directly behind me in the car.

I've done this a few times with my camera and have had some success with it, but never with my D800. There's a whole new pucker factor when your pride and joy is traveling outside your car at 60 mph. That, and hoping the Dubai police don't pull you over for thinking you work for Google Earth or something...

Thanks to all for the votes and comments, I'm thrilled to get the blue!


Statistics
Place: 1 out of 52
Avg (all users): 7.3333
Avg (commenters): 8.6429
Avg (participants): 7.0741
Avg (non-participants): 7.4630
Views since voting: 1842
Views during voting: 263
Votes: 81
Comments: 28
Favorites: 2 (view)


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03/31/2014 04:49:53 PM
Outstanding, Rob.
I thought, if y ou entered one of those tunnel shots of yours, you'd get the Blue.
And you did!
Congratulations on a fine shot.
Beautifully titled too.
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03/31/2014 04:24:23 PM
impressive to get the blue with a DNMC
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03/31/2014 01:39:39 PM
Very cool shot! Congratulations.
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03/31/2014 01:14:34 PM
wow risky !

the streets in my city are way to bumpy for me to risk doing this

you certainly achieved a great shot, congratulations !
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03/31/2014 12:42:35 PM
Very cool image! Congrats on the Blue!
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03/31/2014 07:30:36 AM
Congratulations on the blue. It had to be.
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03/31/2014 05:38:05 AM
This had winner written all over it. Lovely score congrats on the blue
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03/31/2014 05:21:03 AM
this is wonderful .. it just goes to show that a bit of a risk can really pay off .!!.
congrats so much on the blue and on your camera surviving the ordeal .. BRILLIANT .. :)
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03/31/2014 01:36:32 AM
Well done! Congrats.
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03/31/2014 01:11:42 AM
I have no idea how you did this, any clues?

Congrats anyway.
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03/31/2014 12:56:24 AM
Very, very cool
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03/31/2014 12:15:04 AM
Congratulations on the blue ribbon.
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03/31/2014 12:11:23 AM
This is sooooo cool. Congrats on the blue.
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03/31/2014 12:03:57 AM
Congratulations on the blue! Well deserved.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/30/2014 10:22:41 PM
Wow! You win!
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03/30/2014 10:05:23 PM
now that's a view. well done.
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03/30/2014 08:06:54 PM
Nice done from setup to execution. Top 3 for me.
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03/30/2014 02:27:21 PM
What a shot! Tremendous
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03/29/2014 01:11:24 PM
9 from me Way cool!
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03/29/2014 08:07:00 AM
Great shot.
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03/26/2014 03:49:40 PM
wonderful !

wish the car 3 ft farther behind so the grill was visible
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03/26/2014 06:32:49 AM
10++

Voted earlier.....
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03/25/2014 12:11:15 PM
Awesome!
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03/25/2014 10:08:34 AM
such a speed makes one's hair stand on ends!
bump
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03/25/2014 02:23:39 AM
Nicely done!
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03/25/2014 12:21:00 AM
Top 2
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03/24/2014 10:32:13 PM
This is awesome!!! 10
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03/24/2014 04:50:55 PM
wow this is so cool
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