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Michelle Davies - The Journal Gazette
Tanner Lengacher works on his jumps in the Lawton Skate Park Friday morning.

Visiting the Skateboard Park

Camera: NIKON D300S

Shutter: 1/6400 s

Aperture: f/4

Exposure Setting: Manual (Center-Weighted Average)

ISO: 640

Strobe Flash: Did Not Fire

Lens Focal Length: 39 mm

White Balance: Auto

Shooter's Comments: I've always wanted to stop and photograph the skateboarders in the Lawton Skate Park so today, while driving around looking for something interesting, I thought I'd swing by and see if anyone was in the park.

A couple of riders were practicing their jumps and said it would be alright for me to snap some pics. I got as close to the edge as I could, while not being in their way, and shot away. They didn't disappoint with their jumps and riding the rails.

- Michelle Davies, Photojournalist