A Shot A Day – 2016 (02/24/2016)

by | Feb 24, 2016 | A Shot A Day 2016 |

“Right Back At Ya”

At the Easy Riders convention, found this gentleman who basically lives on his bike. It’s a lifestyle that he loves and it’s clear that he has toured this country from one end to the other. His lifestyle may not be everyone’s “cup of tea” but you have to appreciate someone who is genuine and follows their personal dream.

A Shot A Day - 2016(B) (055A of 365)-(24-02)

A Shot A Day – 2016(B) (055A of 365)-(24-02)

Sony Alpha A7RII, Sony FE 70-200 f/4.0 G OSS

ISO 3200 – 1/125 @ f/4.0 – 103mm

When I am “street” shooting, I normally don’t engage the subjects directly in the image, as I prefer more natural expressions. I was shooting closeups of the bike and all the accessories / decorations attached to it. As I was moving my lens around he just connected with the camera for a moment and gestured by pointing with his finger.

I really liked the expression on his face and I quickly captured that moment. I love the juxtaposition of the moment, this guy who looks pretty tough, who really just wants to connect with people and tell his story.

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