Monday 06.07.2015, I decided to do some action photography, I did a bit of a research to see if there was any events happening, I could not find any, then I realized what would be a great place is one of the local Skate parks, I tried my local one Coomera but nothing happening there, so I headed down to Helensvale this park I knew is a larger circuit. The time of day for this type of photography was not the best, it was mid arvo, as this Skate park has a number of tall tree’s around it which does not allow enough light for higher speed shutter that I would need to freeze the shots, midday would have been better for me, I know a lot of photographer call that hard light, but overall I made good with what I had, my 70-200 f2.8 lense helped a lot, I do like to shoot with an ISO of 100, but all were taken with a 200 ISO which sorted my lighting out.
I did get to speak with some of the young crew, asking how long they have come to this park venue for how old they are, what equipment they use and if they could do some tricks for me.The main equipment I could see used today was BMX bike, other equipment used here was also Scooter and Skate Boards, the boys where really nice to talk to and very helpful, for what I could see and hear, the elder operators where always giving good advise to the younger riders, the age was mixed from 8 up to 25, so proves to me age does not stop you from having fun, overall I had a good 2 hour action session, the crew did real good with their moves.
More Photo’s in Gallery, enjoy what you see, any comment I would appreciate good or bad, as any opinions are always helpful, we are always learning !!