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March 21, 2010

Cape Argus Cycle Tour in 3D – Flickr pic of the day

Cape Argus in 3D

This photograph, of cyclists during the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Tour 2010, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bruce aka smee.bruce.

Bruce says: “I’m at the top of Edinburgh Drive most years and this year, because of the ‘Armstrong’ factor, the crowd was larger than usual.

“There was no natural light to speak of, so I knew the exposure would be long and that the flash would fire. I whip-panned the cyclists and they were largely frozen by the flash. The pan left the spectators blurred. The whole picture was underexposed, which is why I went black and white. The framing is called OOB or ‘out of bounds’, which gives the picture a 3D effect (just something I’m playing with at the moment).”

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Image © Bruce aka smee.bruce

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