General Cycling Discussion - HHH Photographers
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Anyone (who didn't throw away the information in the registration packet) know what company was out there taking pictures? I'm pretty sure there was a website - and I thought I'd remember it, but after the ride (my first metric), I didn't remember much of anything at all. I thought it was something like Marathon Photographers or something.... Thanks!
08-24-03, 08:35 PM
It will come in the mail.....they shoot your number in the photo (you did put the number on the front of the helmet like they told you?) and mail / email you the great opportunity to buy.
08-24-03, 09:56 PM
Looks like Marathon Photo (http://www.marathonfoto.com/home.cfm) is the one you're thinking of. They did the photography for the Houston-Austin MS-150 that I rode earlier this year. Don't forget to look through the full archive of pictures from the event: they try to match pictures to riders via bib number, but there's always a bunch of pictures where they can't quite make it out. When looking through the MS-150 pictures I found two of me that were better than the one they matched to my number.
Nope - just on the front of my bike. I looked at the stickers, at my helmet and decided the vent holes were more important than the sticker! But, my bike number was pretty visible the whole ride.
Thanks, Grendel - I thought it was Marathon, just couldn't find it. I tried marathonphoto.com and wound up at marathonguide.com. Didn't try foto....
I don't think the pictures are up yet, it will probably be a week
or so till they are posted.
I kept seeing the same photog throughout my ride, I swear
he caught me at least 3 times.
08-29-03, 10:09 AM
Last year I was proud of my accomplishment. I looked forward to getting my photos. When they finally sent me the proofs, they were of 2 different guys. During the ride, both times I saw the photographers I slowed so I wan't obstructed by someone else and smiled. I had numbers on the front of my bike and my helmet. With that many ridders, they are bound to miss something.
Oh well I have the memory of it and the pin.
Did you do the ride this year?
I know I was seen by the photographer at least 3 times
last year, and only 1 pic posted, it was ok, nothing special.
Haven't seen the pictures this year, but I got "shot" at 3 times
out on the road and then at the finish. If I get any pics worth
posting I'll put it in the "who are you" thread.
HHH Photo's are up!
use the link above.
09-03-03, 04:30 PM
where's the where are you thread? I may want to post a pic. Thanks
I was referring to the "official" HHH photos by Marathon
photo. I didn't take any pictures, I was dying like an animal
(to quote Bobke) and didn't have time, nor strength to
press the shutter button :lol: .
09-04-03, 09:25 AM
Oh, c'mon. I know you took my pic. I'm the one with the red jersey. Surely you saw me. :) Actually, I found my pic and wanted to post it (or at least attempt it) if there's an appropriate thread. Thanks much.
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