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Historic car races VIR

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Oldtime, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. Oldtime


    Jul 5, 2006
    Durham, NC
    A few from today







    A ton more to go thru:biggrin:
  2. these are GREAT!
  3. Mark-
    time to upgrade that D50 :)  I was looking at your EXIF info, when you are doing your panning shots you are having stop down to f32 since the D50 only goes to 200 ISO. From what I've read, going that small is actually hurting the image quality somewhat (if someone here knows better please advise!)
  4. jimc


    Jan 12, 2006
    Tampa, Fl
    It would be a lot cheaper to buy a couple ND filters, or even a Polarizer to knock the light down a couple stops. ISO 200 to 100 is only 1/2 stop. I can't see the exif, but the racing shots I took at near mid-day sun at Sebring Florida were 1/500 at f9 on manual at ISO100.

  5. thats a good idea Jim, but remember 105mm filters aren't exactly cheap :)  I'm just trying to help Mark justify upgrading :) 
  6. MCN Photo

    MCN Photo Guest

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    Nice shots, dontcha just love historics not as fast and generally good access, very nice shots.

  7. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice shots
    Love those cars:) )
  8. Oldtime


    Jul 5, 2006
    Durham, NC
    David I was shooting SS 60 -160 on my panning shots , was trying something different to really catch wheel spin , reguires steady panning , I could have panned all day long at at 400-640 at F9-12 but choose to try slower shutter speed
    The Red Jag in #4 was shot at 2.8 SS4000 at 300mm no pan
    #6 was shot at F20 ,SS160 at 300mm and wasa panned shot

    I don't see much image quality fall off in these at full size
    Thanks for looking
  9. GastheerG

    GastheerG Guest

    Nice report!
  10. Oldtime


    Jul 5, 2006
    Durham, NC
    Thanks Gale
  11. Oldtime


    Jul 5, 2006
    Durham, NC
  12. Kurt


    May 30, 2006
    North Boston, NY
    Some cool looking cars, but great panning work.
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