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Motorsports

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Bland, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Bland

    Bland

    10
    Jul 2, 2012
    Tulsa, Ok
    Any of you shoot Motorsports? I'd enjoy seeing your work and talking shop!

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  2. billtils

    billtils

    317
    Apr 3, 2018
    Does MX count?



    Chasing his shadow.
    NIKON D750    Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED    86mm    f/8.0    1/1000s    ISO 500


    Kicking up the dust.
    NIKON D750    Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED    70mm    f/7.1    1/640s    ISO 640


    Flyin'.
    NIKON D7100    Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED    70mm    f/6.3    1/250s    ISO 400
     
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  3. Bland

    Bland

    10
    Jul 2, 2012
    Tulsa, Ok
    Great bike shots billtils. Bikes are what I like to shoot the most.

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  4. billtils

    billtils

    317
    Apr 3, 2018
    Nice one Bland!

    I'm retired now but used to be a bit of a petrol-head, competing in classic car events at club level in my 1969 MGB. I gave that up many years ago, and now spend my leisure time on photography with a strong interest in birds. However, the route to one of my favourite locations passes an MX track and bikes and birds are both colourful things that move :) .

    May give cars a go this summer ...

    Cheers, Bill
     
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  5. IM8_8107-IreneMcC. IM8_7937-IreneMcC. IM8_7959-IreneMcC. Yes, I like action, dust and speed !
    All of these taken in November at the Cape Town leg of the international RallyCross : Killarney racecourse
     
  6. billtils

    billtils

    317
    Apr 3, 2018
    Irene, the first could have been me many years ago (spinning and kicking up the dust, not the photography).
     
  7. oh COOL!
     
  8. JW53

    JW53

    752
    Jan 21, 2006
    Johns Creek, Ga
    Don't shoot a lot of motorsport but did go out several years ago when my brother was racing with the Porsche Club at Road Atlanta.
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    My brother was driving the 997 twin turbo #723, the GT3 #256 was driven by one of his teammates that came down from Halett raceway in Ok.

    Had posted these in the past but links were broken due to photobuckets new policy.
     
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  9. damianmkv

    damianmkv

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    Sep 23, 2017
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  10. ijm5012

    ijm5012

    208
    Jul 25, 2017
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Shooting motorsports was the reason I bought my D500:

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  11. billtils

    billtils

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    Apr 3, 2018
     
  12. senna

    senna

    Jan 6, 2007
    San Jose Ca.
    I like a little motor sports action.

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  13. Sunshine

    Sunshine

    17
    Feb 11, 2017
    Virginia
    Mark
    I, too, bought a D500 primarily for motorsports. Motorcycle road racing is my favorite but I'm enjoying any time I can get at the track. I still need lots of practice...

    500_5641-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    320mm    f/5.6    1/1000s    ISO 100


    500_5347-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    350mm    f/16.0    1/125s    ISO 100


    500_6659-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    150mm    f/22.0    1/80s    ISO 100


    500_4214-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    300mm    f/5.6    1/1000s    ISO 140


    I missed on my panning on this one but I still like the color and smoke. :) 
    810_0077-XL.
    NIKON D810    70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8    70mm    f/11.0    1/30s    ISO 31


    810_0360-XL.
    NIKON D810    70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8    70mm    f/20.0    1/10s    ISO 31


    500_8058-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    150mm    f/20.0    1/20s    ISO 50


    Does this count as a motorsport? It's double the fun taking 1/25" shutter speed panning shots from a moving boat.
    500_8942-XL.
    NIKON D500    150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3    150mm    f/32.0    1/25s    ISO 50
     
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  14. ijm5012

    ijm5012

    208
    Jul 25, 2017
    Pittsburgh, PA
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  15. zepplinrox

    zepplinrox

    433
    Jan 31, 2009
    york, pa
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    NIKON D700    ---    70mm    f/5.0    1/200s    ISO 1250

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    NIKON D700    ---    120mm    f/4.5    1/250s    ISO 1000

    Kasey Kahne
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    NIKON D700    ---    90mm    f/4.5    1/250s    ISO 1000

    Kyle Larson
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    NIKON D700    ---    110mm    f/5.0    1/80s    ISO 500

    Kyle picked up the win that night!
     
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  16. I like the events as well - different picture opportunities :

    1. Michael Dunlop victory celebration winning the Senior TT on the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 - Isle of Man 2017
    Michael Dunlop Senior TT winner 2017.
    X-Pro2    XF50mmF2 R WR    50mm    f/5.6    1/750s    ISO 800

    2. The legendary track invasion after the race, Mugello Circuit, Italy 2016
    Mugello crowd 2016.
    DMC-TZ70    ---    129mm    f/6.4    1/400s    ISO 80

    3. The Dutch TT at Assen - often raining but always enthusiastic - salute No.46 Valentino Rossi - whether he wins losses or just rides past.
    Assen TT.
    DMC-TZ70    ---    4mm    f/4.5    1/400s    ISO 80
     
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  17. William Dunlop.
    X-Pro2    XF35mmF2 R WR    35mm    f/9.0    1/1900s    ISO 800


    William Dunlop passes The Raven Pub, Ballaugh Isle of Man TT Supersport Race 2017 - may he rest in peace.
     
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  18. The red No.111 Firebalde of the Honda Endurance Racing team, after the traditional running start to their bikes - sets of at the start of the Bol d'Or 24-Hours race, Circuit Paul Ricard, France.

    And they are off.
    X-T2    XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR    55mm    f/5.6    1/900s    ISO 200
     
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