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Old    Curt Bernstein (curtbernstein)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-07-2008, 7:35 PM Reply   
On pages 68 and 69 of the current (July) issue of wakeboard magazine is a shot of shawn watson sliding a handrail down a set of stairs that end in water. He doesn't use a start pool, instead he attached skateboard trucks to the bottom of his board...

If you look at where his board makes connection with the rail, it looks like his board is actually underneath it.. The white rail takes on a yellowish tint where it goes overtop his board. I cant tell whether this picture is photoshopped or not... I just don't know what is going on. Has anyone else seen this picture???
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-07-2008, 7:53 PM Reply   
it is definitely not photoshopped. i forget the term but that is motion blur or a long exposure.
scott, walt? haha
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-07-2008, 8:33 PM Reply   
i haven't seen it, but it sounds like a long exposure shot.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       06-07-2008, 8:38 PM Reply   
Long exposure with flash to freeze the rider.
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       06-07-2008, 8:40 PM Reply   
I wondered the same thing...
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-07-2008, 8:42 PM Reply   
you guys will see another shot like that reeeeeeeeeeeal soon!
Old    Ryan Taylor (wakesurf12)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-08-2008, 6:06 AM Reply   
Was it shot at night? I am sure there might be a bit of ghosting going on from the strobes. Who shot it?
Old    gangstar (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-08-2008, 7:16 AM Reply   
it's a real pic
Old    Ryan Cargo (rc005)      Join Date: Dec 2006       06-08-2008, 8:18 AM Reply   
can anyone post the picture up here?
thanks
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       06-08-2008, 12:27 PM Reply   
Upload

Not Photoshopped.
Old    drew patten (drewdown)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-08-2008, 1:05 PM Reply   


lol..wakeboard with trucks/wheels with bindings. What will they think of next?

(Message edited by drewdown on June 08, 2008)
Old    CRASH (vin)      Join Date: May 2007       06-08-2008, 1:16 PM Reply   
i would like to know why the stairs go into the water.did they flood a parking lot or something.
Old    Curt Bernstein (curtbernstein)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-08-2008, 3:13 PM Reply   
I definitely didn't think it was photoshopped, but it does look kinda like he got his board under the rail, which would suck... Really nice shot, and amazing spot... Steven, did you take this? How well could you ride away on the water with a board that has trucks and wheels under it...?!
Old    Swami (swami)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-08-2008, 7:31 PM Reply   
Hey guys, it looks like a longer exposure with the flash on the second curtain

The rails reflected enough light to burn over whatever his board could have produced. See the ghosting behind Shawn.. then he's solid, that's because the shutter opened and prolly 1/20 or 1/15 second later, the flash fired freezing and exposing him.

I noticed the same thing.

-S
Old    Trew Woodley (trewblu)      Join Date: Sep 2007       06-08-2008, 7:54 PM Reply   
it looks like the board is under the rail
Old    walt            06-08-2008, 7:55 PM Reply   
Swami's got it right.
Old    Scott (scott_a)      Join Date: Dec 2002       06-08-2008, 8:11 PM Reply   
If you look at Shawn's reflection on the small pillar that's in the middle of the frame you can definitely see that the board is above the rail. It's a big more clear in print, but it's totally legit.

Shot is by Aaron Katen.
Old    Adam Balon (adam_balon)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-09-2008, 12:08 AM Reply   
you can get a see through effect when shooting with 3 flashes and radio slaves. point all 3 at your subject and the shot will look like watsons.

i like aaron katen and watson but that is one goofy shot.
Old    jb (rico80)      Join Date: Aug 2002       06-09-2008, 6:01 AM Reply   
Wait, so the trucks were actually attached to the board? That does seem like it would be hard to ride in the water but I guess he didn't go far. I've started off a skateboard before but I just strapped into the wakeboard then hopped onto the skateboard. Boat pulled to end of dock, ollied off, skateboard stayed behind, seems like that would have made more sense, maybe just to hard to ollie that high.
Old    Sander (tripsw)      Join Date: May 2006       06-09-2008, 10:02 PM Reply   
Semi on-topic: what's "The Spot" in this issue?
Old    Mike (nauty_tique)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-10-2008, 10:37 AM Reply   
Damn, I didn't even notice that and i've been fliping past that shot all week.

Crash, I wondered the same thing, according to the description, it says it's shot at a "performing arts" center in west palm beach. guess it's a "artsy" place, not sure what the story is there.
Old    schooledrider (rmcronin)      Join Date: Aug 2002       06-13-2008, 6:55 AM Reply   
A skateboard with bindings-now that's weak!
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-13-2008, 7:01 AM Reply   
Kravis Center

http://www.pcrrealtor.com/Palladio%20Terrace/photo-kravis.jpg
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-13-2008, 7:43 AM Reply   
I'm surprised he hasn't got a helmet on?

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