July 22, 2017, 09:13:53 PM

Author Topic: I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)  (Read 554 times)

LonelyBoy

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I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« on: July 17, 2017, 06:19:05 PM »
... but please let me know if there's anything obvious I should be doing better.







That last one caught me completely off-guard - he's a machine on the bike and was back before I was ready, and had to just yank up the camera and click a few frames.  Which actually makes me more pleased with that result.

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I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« on: July 17, 2017, 06:19:05 PM »

Mikehit

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Re: I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 06:27:09 PM »
I think you have every right to be pleased with those. Nice images and you chose the background well as well.

stevelee

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Re: I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 10:11:45 PM »
I would be very pleased if I could do panning that well.

And your choices of shutter speeds appear to have done a good job at maintaining a sense of motion.

LonelyBoy

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Re: I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 09:21:15 PM »
Well, thanks for the compliments!  I started panning with 1/100, but that wasn't enough, so I had to drop through 1/80 to 1/60, and discovered it goes much better at a longer range.  And resist my temptation to do it in portrait orientation for some reason.  And not pick a terrible background.  I assume there must still be things I'm missing...

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Re: I'm finally getting decent at panning... (cycling)
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 09:21:15 PM »