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    Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    This is from a photographer's point of view...but I think everyone will enjoy it. Dan McClanahan does some fantastic work and this was no exception!

    HOW WE DID IT: Craig Brackins Poster McClanahan Studio

    I think it would be neat if Fanatics filled his comments section on that blog entry with some appreciation for his Cyclone/Brackins art creation. :)



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    awesome, i love it



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    That is so awesome; great job.

    The way you did the lightning really makes it look raw and athletic.


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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    The way you did the lightning really makes it look raw and athletic.
    THEY. Not me. :)

    I'm just a big fan of his work and often check up on his blog.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    so can brackins really dunk it from the free throw line?



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Ok maybe you can...but I've seen a lot people try to do it. They think they're jumping from the free throw line, but in reality they're jumping a good 4 to 5 feet past it. Even then they don't dunk it. Some of the best athletes in the world, NBA players, attempt it and don't come close.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Very cool. It's neat to show the average person how much work goes into a project like that - wrt setup, lighting, processing and editing work.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    I got sidetracked. It is a pretty cool poster. They should do more creative stuff like that with the basketball and football teams.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    cb cannot dunk it from the ft line... he cant even dunk it under the basket if someone is guarding him.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    Should be able to. I'm only 6'5", white, and not a basketball star but can do it from the FT line on a good day.

    By 'good day' do you mean when the line is somehow 6 feet closer to the basket?

    If you can do it, awesome. I agree though that it is harder than you make it sound in any event.

    I have no understanding of all the work that that shot took even after reading it its over my head, looks nifty though!


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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Quote Originally Posted by st8 View Post
    so can brackins really dunk it from the free throw line?
    From one of the unfinished pictures in the blog post, it looks like he was pushed way farther back in the final image from where he actually jumped (you can see the paint by his shoes)



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Quote Originally Posted by JY07 View Post
    From one of the unfinished pictures in the blog post, it looks like he was pushed way farther back in the final image from where he actually jumped (you can see the paint by his shoes)
    Yep, you can see his heel on the FT line in the one jump and his toe on the Big 12 "X" in the other.

    Not saying he can't or didn't...just what showed in the pics.


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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Really interesting, thanks for posting that 22.


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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    What a great picture. My wife does photography and I am going to show where this poster. I think she can do the picture with me instead. Lets see how well photoshop works with a 30 year old that can't jump for crap.



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    Re: Craig Brackins poster: How they did it

    Love the final product! It would also be very cool just to have a poster of a "cleaned -up" version of the photo with just "one" Craig hanging in the air.



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