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Oxford bikes

Last Saturday, more fun with a Samyang 14mm f2.8 fully manual lens.

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This is like sitting in front of a cinema screen, marvellous width and colours. Perfect shot.
John Prior: Thank you Michael
How on earth does one ever remember where it was parked?
John Prior: Thanks Sheila, judging by the state of some of the bikes, I don't think everyone does smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 20 Jul 2010, 08:07
It's sort of gone back to the pre war image of Oxford here John: all bikes & no traffic. And that is good!
John Prior: Thanks Chris, the pedestrianised bits look better without cars, but the way some bikes are ridden still poses a threat to the unwary.
lot of bicycles on our roads in France, too!
John Prior: Thanks jojo, a good idea I think, but you have to be careful they don't sneak up on you.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 20 Jul 2010, 12:09
Pedal power in oxford.Wonderful wide image
John Prior: Thank you Vintage.
Like the wide angles perspective John. I knew Cambridge is full of bikes, I hail from near there, but didn't realise Oxford is the same.
John Prior: Thanks Brian, not as many as Cambridge, I remember some close misses theresmile
Your lens and you do a good job John. A great view of Broad Street
John Prior: Thank you, Oxford was very busy on Saturday, at times it felt more like Oxford Street.
  • don
  • United States
  • 20 Jul 2010, 16:10
A fine street scene with more bikes than I've ever seen in one place. smile Fine depth of field in this view. Very well done, John.
John Prior: Thank you Don.
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 20 Jul 2010, 22:14
was there something special going on or are there normally that many bikes? cool.
John Prior: It was a very busy Saturday. Thanks Otto.
  • bk
  • 21 Jul 2010, 11:36
Heh! Have you ever photographed bikes in front of any Dutch train station? I like this one a great deal.
John Prior: Thank you BK. No, but Holland is famous for bikes and no hills smile

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aperture f/11.0
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