I like to have a retrospective every year too - where I go back and pick the best bike photos I've taken in the previous set of 12. I've been posting them up on the Magazine's FB page like this:
This was shot with a Nikon D800 with Sigma 35mm F1.4 lens. It was set at F2,
1/5000th, ISO200. It has had some post production in Photoshop.
The location is Petrie Village north of Brisbane. Partly cloudy.
Normally I don't like to shoot Harleys off tarmac,
but there are exceptions - e.g.
This all worked 'period wise' and the background
structure and complimentary colors are what I spend quite a lot of time looking
Always start with a location and then 'see' the
bike in it.
I brought the bike down the paddock as far as we could to get better separation from the busy background.