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By kevram
British Touring Car championships

Tags: Btcc british racing touring cars Sports and action

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fraser 13 631 14 Scotland
14 Oct 2010 11:31AM
Excellent timing and anticipation. Only crit is the DoF is too deep as there is a little too much detail in the background. Worth a click nonetheless for a good motorsport shot.

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14 Oct 2010 12:54PM
Great capture.
banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3778 Canada
14 Oct 2010 1:43PM
Its a well timed action shot with a great sense of speed and movement.

It can benefit with a little more sharpening (remember to sharpen after you re size for the web), and also a touch more contrast as in the mod.

For decent background blur you would have needed to use a more expensive piece of glass with a larger max aperture than the one you used, but I have loaded a mod with some blurring as an example.

Hope this is helpful


Stickleman 7 82 3 England
14 Oct 2010 2:07PM
Excellent shot,i used to do Motorsports photography years ago(80's) and i always used to burn in the front of the car when printing to reduce the effect of glare from the sky.It's even easier now with image editing software.I have posted a mod hope you think it's an improvement,i've also chpped a little off the left too.

paulbroad 10 123 1198 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2010 6:24PM
Good effort, I like it. Nicely timed and well worth the effort. Possibly a touch of extra sharpening just on the car and darken the light object on the left a bit by burning in.

kevram 7
14 Oct 2010 8:24PM
Thanks for these comments and edits guys. Very much appreciated.

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