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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #570 on: May 04, 2017, 04:08:19 PM »
Thank you Roo,

I appreciate your compliment.  When I saw JL99 in the Paddock, I told him that he is one of the best riders to photograph.  His riding style on the GP17 Desmosedici is very extreme.  He and Scott Redding were the only two wearing clear face shields. 
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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #571 on: May 12, 2017, 07:52:48 AM »
Finally gotten around to sorting through my shots from Brands Hatch at the start of April.

1. Can't decide if I like the way the foreground has blurred car or not, seems to add more drama, but something just isn't quite right to me?

Ginetta G55 by Matt, on Flickr

2. Over the winter a tree was felled trackside, leaving a useful stump to stand on to see over the catch fencing in a new place!

Ant Whorton-Eales by Matt, on Flickr

3. Some more 1/10th fun with the 24mm pancake. This was morning practice and Chilton had tried to dive up the inside of the Toyota, resulting in both losing bodywork...practice as the BTCC means to go on!

Tom Chilton and Rob Austin by Matt, on Flickr

4. More 1/10th fun, but this time at 200mm :)

Renault Clip Cup by Matt, on Flickr

5. Ok, not actualyl motorsport, but parked up by the side of the track were 3 Subaru Imprezza P1's  ;D One of which had the front bumper held on by zip ties  :'(

Triplets by Matt, on Flickr

Many more on Flickr, and many more from race day still to go through, should be about done by the time Octobers race arrives  ;D C&C as always very welcome
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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #572 on: May 12, 2017, 09:24:56 AM »
Beautiful pictures, Matt. I especially like #2, 3 and 4.

Well done.   :)

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #573 on: May 12, 2017, 11:58:26 AM »
I think they are really nice. Congrats! Its not easy.

I do think that people put more emphasis on the longer exposure blur effect than they do on the drama of what the subject is doing.

I would say doing research into interesting sections of the track where the vehicle will do something more interesting naturally makes images stand out more. For example a tight apex, corner section where the car has to slow down quickly jumping down the gears and igniting unused fuel is more exciting than side action. Picking the right light, I always like a backlit car towards the end of the race day, long shadows with warm light add that to a well timed drift around a long bend makes the images more exciting.

My favorite time in a race is twilight, quickly followed by early mornings late evenings just makes the images have more drama and if you can find a section that isnt that predictable for every car you get more interesting images to take home.
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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #574 on: May 29, 2017, 08:03:33 AM »
And thats it, WRC Portugal 2017 ends.
2018 brings more lol

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #575 on: May 29, 2017, 10:02:16 AM »
Nice series. Well done, clikhere.

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #576 on: May 29, 2017, 08:36:36 PM »
Nice series. Well done, clikhere.

+1.  Like the shot through the crowd :)
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« Reply #576 on: May 29, 2017, 08:36:36 PM »

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #577 on: May 29, 2017, 08:56:27 PM »
Nice series. Well done, clikhere.

+1.  Like the shot through the crowd :)

Thanks Click and Roo ;)

Roo that through the crowd give hard work but the result is nice :)

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #578 on: June 03, 2017, 02:14:15 PM »
Little 500 Anderson Indiana, Sprint car race the night before the Indy 500

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #579 on: June 11, 2017, 11:08:09 PM »
Today I attended a local Autocross race and tried my hand at some photos. Left with a few shots I liked, and a sunburn I do not like.

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« Reply #580 on: July 10, 2017, 08:19:25 PM »
Was a fun week!
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« Reply #581 on: July 10, 2017, 08:34:34 PM »

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #582 on: July 11, 2017, 04:32:38 AM »
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« Reply #582 on: July 11, 2017, 04:32:38 AM »

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #583 on: August 13, 2017, 07:11:53 PM »
Curious Roo/mickat. Do either of you guys get to do events as media for the supercars series. Or is the fan access enough in most cases? I've thought about taking a vacation to Australia and figured if and when I do go I'd like to probably attend a supercar race.

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Re: Your favourite motorsports events
« Reply #584 on: August 13, 2017, 08:13:05 PM »
Very nice panning. Well done, Stephen.

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