Seth Ramirez kickflip!!!!

Rider: Seth Ramirez, aka Dr. Brown

Location: Downtown SF

Settings: 1/640 shutter 5.6 f-stop

Flashes: off camera, 2 quantum turbo full power, 2 SB-800s full power, pocket wizard, hypersync

Camera: Nikon D7000, shot raw

Lens: Nikkor 10.5mm

Extras: Cruiser board, CamCaddie Scorpion, The Basic Fisheye Protector, and Nikon ML-L3 remote control

I attached the camera to my video handle just as if it was going to film, then held the rig vertically in my left hand. I was pushing goofy in front of Dr. Brown as if I was filming from the front (not looking thru the view finder, of course). At the peak of the trick I would push the camera right into harms way. With my right hand I fired off the shot using the remote.

I believe I set the focus to about 2 feet, sorta splitting the difference, in hopes of getting both his face in focus and his board sharp enough.

Thirty-one tries. There is a lot of trial and error with theses types of shots.

No fisheyes were harmed in the making of this photo.

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