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By kilo363
Nikon D300s
Nikon 70-200 f/2.8
1/160 s
ISO 200
Shot in manual

All I've done with this is adjust the lights and levels and a little bit of selective exposure adjustment in Lightroom

A very bright day in Glasgow with low strong sun (from basically over his right shoulder)

This was another attempt at slowing the shutter speed to get a strong blurred background, doing that meant closing down the aperture a fair bit more than I normally would

Tags: Glasgow tigers speedway scotland Sports and action

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pdarby 7 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 7:38AM
Perfect Capture - Well done.

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colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
30 Aug 2010 8:20AM
nice shot but you should have put the iso down .
kilo363 8 3 Scotland
30 Aug 2010 8:25AM
The minimum 'genuine' iso is 200 on the D300s
kilo363 8 3 Scotland
30 Aug 2010 8:31AM
Something that has never occurred to me for speedway. Next time the sun is like that i will try a polarizer filter
CathR 11 151 564 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 3:28PM
I think this is one of your best speedway shots, Al. Lovely blurred background and good colours. Good sense of speed, light well controlled, nice positioning in the frame.

Well done! what more could you ask for!

kilo363 8 3 Scotland
30 Aug 2010 5:29PM
Thank you.
paulbroad 10 123 1250 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 8:50PM
This has to be your best yet. Very very good in all respects.

kilo363 8 3 Scotland
30 Aug 2010 8:53PM
Thank younPaul, it's an ongoing learning process. Many of the riders are using my shots, though my main aim is club competitions. I find using EPZ as a sounding board very valuable

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