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Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« on: September 19, 2012, 10:21:58 pm »

http://blog.motorcyclecenter.com/2011/12/05/motorcycle-photography-an-art-form/888/
What is art? To most people itís a painting in a museum, a sculpture in an art gallery, or even a dramatic independent film that changed the way they think about life. By definition Art is the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. So technically anything thatís beautiful or appealing can be art.
 
Well in my opinion motorcycles are an art form all in there own. From the smooth lines of the frame, all the way to the winding curves of the pipes and tank. Even the gas cap, can be a focal point of a bike. Designers can spend years sculpting raw metal into one off beautiful concepts that defy all standards. Now itís one thing to create this art, but itís another thing to capture it in itís natural environmentÖthe open road! So Iíve compiled a list of the best Motorcycle Photography on the interwebs. Some of these are from commercial ads, others are private, but all are beautiful. Check it out!

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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 10:25:04 pm »
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 10:26:04 pm »
add some more  :mwink:

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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 10:27:16 pm »
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012, 10:30:30 pm »
Some really stunning photos here :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2012, 02:51:21 am »
Too bad that exact stunt cost him his life
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2012, 06:24:26 am »
Too bad that exact stunt cost him his life
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2012, 06:49:52 am »
"Indian Larry" - Bike Builder from NY - passed away after he fell performing this stunt in a parking lot - no helmet - hit his head and passed away in hospital - late 2004? They covered it on "Biker Build-off" a couple of years ago.....
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 07:05:51 am »
Stunning pictures  :thumleft:, methinks we have a couple more on this forum. 
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2012, 07:43:35 am »
Moer nice fotos

Ek sal graag eendag so tipe foto teen een van die mure van my man cave wil sit. Maar die hele muur se size :mwink:
 

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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2012, 08:49:31 am »
Awesome fred M !



On this:


I have my own (albeit more dodgy) version:




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I love the photos you posted - a couple of favourites of mine are the BMW cafe racer - I love the vibrancy and the symmetry of the photo.

Also these two:




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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2012, 11:05:48 am »
Awesome Stuff M!
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2012, 11:17:13 am »
Baie mooi... thanks. Een van ons eie. Weet nie wie die ryer in nie, maar ChrisM se bike
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2012, 01:17:08 pm »
Baie cool:thumleft:
 

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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2012, 04:36:27 pm »
Bike on the moon, real art.
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #17 on: September 28, 2012, 04:55:34 pm »
Could this be art?









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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #18 on: September 28, 2012, 05:59:10 pm »
Imho would say so Chris. :thumleft:

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Re: Motorcycle Photography: An Art Form
« Reply #19 on: September 28, 2012, 07:30:45 pm »
I would like to add some of my favourites   ::)
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