Monday, May 9, 2011

Photo of the Week–Mini Ferrari Fans


My mentor tells me that any photo that can get an emotion out of someone is a successful photo. Perhaps its because I’m a father, or perhaps its because I’m a Formula 1 fan who enjoys the Ferrari team, but for whatever reason this photo caught my eye and made me stop in my tracks. I like that I can’t see the boys face because my brain will insert one of my son’s faces into that helmet. When I see the arm it reminds me of my father’s arm, so I even envision myself in the shot. Seeing the other kids and cars makes me feel that it really is a mini race.

I like the crop for this one a lot and even more I love the colors. I immediately see and feel Ferrari, and nothing really detracts from the subject – the boy driving with #9 on his helmet.

This shot was taken with a 60D at 260mm for 1/800 sec at ISO 400 in Aperture Priority mode at f/5.6.

Congrats to Aleem Hossain for his work on this cool shot!

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