Pic of the Week: Grinding the rail by Scott Campbell

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I took this photograph of a skateboarder, Cameron White, at my local skate park Rouken Glen. Having skated for years myself I enjoy shooting action sports.

This was my first day using my new fisheye lens which allows for an extremely wide field of view and I feel this unusual perspective really suits this sport.

I used a Canon 500D with a Sigma 10mm fisheye. The camera was set to manual mode; I used a fast shutter speed of 1/500 second to capture the fast moving subject, an aperture of f5.6 to maintain sharpness and an ISO of 200 to keep subject lit against the harsh sunlight.

Pic of the Week is in association with Eastwood Photographic Society — photography for all.