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By digicammad  
Another from the testing session on Wednesday. This is Adrian Sutil bringing the Spyker out of the Luffield complex.

I know they felt they had to slow the cars but personally I think that this section of the track is just far too fiddly and, compared to the old Woodcote turn, quite dull. Still, it slows them down enough to allow my poor panning technique a chance. Smile

Thanks for looking, all honest comment welcome.


Tags: Photo journalism Transport F1 Testing Silverstone Spyker Sutil Sports and action

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22 Jun 2007 10:35AM
EXCELLENT SHOT - Aweseome colours / clarity

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digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 11:02AM
Thanks Elaine.
conrad Plus
13 10.9k 116
22 Jun 2007 11:32AM
Ah, you got the "Dutch" racing car as well - nice one!
digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 12:26PM
Cheers Conrad. Had to be Dutch didn't it, in that colour. Smile
conrad Plus
13 10.9k 116
22 Jun 2007 3:05PM
I suppose so. But they could be changing colour soon - they're in financial difficulties (60 million or so short...) and it is expected that another company will buy them. Oh well. We'll see.
digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 3:10PM
Jordan, Arrows, Minardi, Midland, Spyker, the list grows. Sad
Simon_Palmer Plus
11 759 11 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 3:20PM
Love the light cast over this one. I can only commend your panning skills, my first time there this week (in a photography capacity anyway) and I found it very hard to get the sharp stuff.

digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2007 3:39PM
Simon, panning with an F1 car is by far the most difficult thing I think I have done photographically. I've been to a number of GPs and testing sessions, taken '000s of shots and still consider one keeper out of every 50 shots a good ratio. Smile

Thanks for the comment.
I think I like to come with you the next time and do the same shot.. LOVE it.

digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2007 12:14AM
Thanks Carsten
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
24 Jun 2007 12:43AM
Well, my honest opinion is this is a great pic!
Looking at the shots I took today at the NW Motor Show, I think you are doing very well to get a 1:50 hit rate. Mine was much, much, MUCH worse!!

Great to meet up with you and Mrs Mad! Look forward to the next time!

Cheers, goggz
digicammad Plus
14 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2007 9:00AM
Cheers Pete, good to meet up with you again too.


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