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local 'point to point'

By philhomer  
I am fortunate to live within very easy reach of a point-to-point course so occasionally take a small group from our local camera club to learn/practice a few photography principles.

You will see that we start with very basic stuff such as viewpoint and backgrounds - obviously encompassing the matter of shutter speeds and apertures as well as exposure compensation to cater for shooting with both 'normal' and sky backgrounds.

Hopefully having banked a few shots we then try some slightly more interesting stuff - moving to slower shutters for panning with the subject.

We find that 1/100s will show some movement, and that anything slower than 1/10s takes somewhat more skill / patience / luck.

Exif for V1 shows that despite a very flat day, ISO 800 was not needed at the time as the shutter speed resultant from the ISO/Aperture/EC combination was considerably fater than required - of course with newer/better cameras it doesn't actually matter as i doubt the human eye will really see the quality differential.

Tags: Horses Tuition Specialist and abstract Horse racing Point to point Sports and action

Voters: Badgerfred, PhillipMinnis, boov and 6 more

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boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 12:16PM
Great series... brilliant

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philhomer 6 69 32 England
22 Mar 2013 12:33PM

Quote:Great series... brilliant

oh stop, that's to much - your 5 is in the post Wink
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
22 Mar 2013 12:37PM
Some very well captured horsey images. Like some of the blurred action ones too.......Sandy
djh698 12 3.9k 6 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 12:48PM
nice plain backgrounds-you chose a good spot to take these
philhomer 6 69 32 England
22 Mar 2013 2:30PM

Quote:Nice plain backgrounds-you chose a good spot to take these

and only 3 togs were injured or killed by 'off course' horses so that was all worthwhile Wink
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 2:32PM
V2 then V3 works best in my eyes...


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