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I hate race photos . . .

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:42 am

Just had a look at my pics from the St. Patty's Day race and it actually looks like I'm on deaths door, LOL. I don't think I've ever been in pictures where I look as horrific as I do in race shots. It's ridiculous actually. I vote that they should be outlawed, LOL :mrgreen:

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby ceileigh » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:26 am

Of course your post just makes me want to see the photo :roll: :lol:

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby DonnaRigs » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:49 am

ceileigh wrote:Of course your post just makes me want to see the photo :roll: :lol:



Me too!
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby ultraslacker » Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:11 am

take that as a sign that you're working hard in races. :lol: 8)
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:07 pm

DonnaRigs wrote:
ceileigh wrote:Of course your post just makes me want to see the photo :roll: :lol:



Me too!


I would need to be really impaired, exhasuted after a race, or possibly both before that would happen, LOL :D

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:08 pm

ultraslacker wrote:take that as a sign that you're working hard in races. :lol: 8)


That's very true!

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby jes » Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:55 pm

You do realize we're not magicians, right?
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby Jo-Jo » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:02 pm

jes wrote:You do realize we're not magicians, right?



What I was thinking.
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby ultraslacker » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:05 pm

Jo-Jo wrote:
jes wrote:You do realize we're not magicians, right?



What I was thinking.
If Zoom can't make you look good...nobody can :roll: :roll: :lol: :wink:


pretty sure no one is blaming the photographer. :P

but I have to say that some race photographers do seem to be magicians... at least Glenn Tachiyama can get me to smile when I feel like death! :)
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:17 pm

ultraslacker wrote:pretty sure no one is blaming the photographer


x1000!!!!! I wasn't blaming the photographers at all and please accept my apologies if that's how it came across!!!!!

I was just commenting on the fact that no matter what I do, I can't seem to get a nice pic of me running. I would actually like to have a nice one, just like some of the shots I have of me fly fishing. I do like the one in my avatar, but it was actually taken from a video frame of a movie I shot.

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby jes » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:33 pm

NMG wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:pretty sure no one is blaming the photographer


x1000!!!!! I wasn't blaming the photographers at all and please accept my apologies if that's how it came across!!!!!

I was just commenting on the fact that no matter what I do, I can't seem to get a nice pic of me running. I would actually like to have a nice one, just like some of the shots I have of me fly fishing. I do like the one in my avatar, but it was actually taken from a video frame of a movie I shot.



It's ok...just a bit touchy when someone wants to 'outlaw' my family's income :wink:

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby HCcD » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:53 pm

NMG wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:pretty sure no one is blaming the photographer


x1000!!!!! I wasn't blaming the photographers at all and please accept my apologies if that's how it came across!!!!!

I was just commenting on the fact that no matter what I do, I can't seem to get a nice pic of me running. I would actually like to have a nice one, just like some of the shots I have of me fly fishing. I do like the one in my avatar, but it was actually taken from a video frame of a movie I shot.


Race Photographers can't do magic, ya know ... j/k :shifty: though, they can do a quite a lot with photo-chop ... :shock: :lol: :wink: Next race, when you see a race photographer, just look at them and stop, brush your hair a bit and smile .. ;) :wink:

And, one of the added benefits and best trick that I have is, run with one of the owners from Zoomphoto during your race(s) and you will be sure to get a gazillion photos taken ... :shifty: :lol: :wink: :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby ultraslacker » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:50 pm

At Red Deer marathon when I ran it, they had signs to tell you that you were about to see a photographer so you could compose yourself. I think the signs were funny, which helped too!



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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:22 pm

I thought......I was hoping for a zoom photo someday.

In the mean time, today I made a big joke with my compatriots of straightening up, sticking out my chest sucking in my stomach cuz a photographer was coming up. then I made a big saggy move after that.

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby carm » Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:11 pm

I wear dark shades and always seem to have a few good ones to choose from! Remove the shades and I often look like hell so don't feel bad! There are some of course where my form sucks but that's to be expected from continuous shooting! :lol:
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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:50 pm

Maybe I'll just seek out a trail race this summer and hope for a wipeout before I get to the photo stage. At least the dirt, blood and bruising would give me a shot with some character in it, LOL :lol:

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Re: I hate race photos . . .

Postby fit-kitty » Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:13 pm

ceileigh wrote:Of course your post just makes me want to see the photo :roll: :lol:



+1000 :lol:


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