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By richardwheel  
Just got back from an excellent day at Cadwell Park.

Carl Harris decided to bin his bike in front of us and in the process has injured his finger...but doesn't seem too bothered if he has it chopped off!

Anyway this is my first ever attempt at motorsports photography and it was a very steep learning curve. I was however quite happy with this one - let me know what you think....

Tags: British superbikes Cadwell park Carl harris Sports and action

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Alec1 8 4 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 9:17PM
Super capture. Alec

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AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
25 Aug 2008 9:19PM
I would say thats an excellent first attempt.


UBOAT 9 41 Scotland
25 Aug 2008 9:20PM
Great picture and nice capture,must of been hard to capture that.

vinnyc 8 110 England
25 Aug 2008 9:26PM
love the photo. great sense of speed
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
25 Aug 2008 9:28PM
On the money I'd say mate, can't wait to see the others. Did it stay dry then???

richardwheel 11 217 2 England
25 Aug 2008 9:32PM
it certainly did paul, it's been a super day out Smile

I forgot to say this was the morning warm up

cheers for the comments guys - if anyone wants to technically critique it, please feel free

lammypaul 8 2 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 9:32PM
cracking shot, nice and sharp, good advert for BENNETS in the background, WELL DONE.
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 9:39PM
Never know it was your first Rich.

I'm going to the BTCC at Silverstone next weekend (courtesy of work!), and if I get anything approaching this, I'll be a very happy man!
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
25 Aug 2008 9:45PM
now I'm jealous martin, I love the BTCC - not sure what silverstones like for photographing though, I'd imagine you'd be quite far from the track. Cadwell surprised me with how close you can get to the action...along with the huge hills and virtually no safety barriers for the crowd!
martin.w 14 439 22 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 9:53PM
Better than I got when last there, though I was using slide film!! Well done Smile
elkiebrooks 13 83 5 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2008 10:07PM
Cracking image for a first time effort. Pin sharp and great composition.
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
25 Aug 2008 10:15PM
cheers guys
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
25 Aug 2008 10:47PM
Hi Richard..hope your well too Smile
Pin sharp and much they were as fast as those b**y puffins Smile
25 Aug 2008 11:15PM
A very nice sports shot.
Wooly 11 112 4 England
26 Aug 2008 7:39AM
Excellent bit of panning Richard, spot on focus. I've never tried this but I imagine it to be very difficult.

richardwheel 11 217 2 England
26 Aug 2008 8:06AM
cheers for the comments guys.....faster Chris, but at least you know which direction they're heading in!
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
26 Aug 2008 8:08AM
So you decide to opt for another early start, then! Wink

Well worth it, too, judging by this one Smile

Fran x
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
26 Aug 2008 8:14AM
had to get up at 5.15...and didn't get back till 9 (I'm suffering here at work now) but it was worth it Smile
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
26 Aug 2008 9:22AM
Superb detail - great angle,
SteveNZ 8 4 5 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2008 11:03PM
Awesome shot - great, sharp detail.

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