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F1 Display

By strawman
Taken at the Renault World Series today this is the version of F1 car Alonso's took the world championship with being given a demo run. It was a lot faster than I expected and gave me and my Sigma a fair bit of trouble.

the plan was to catch the car going past the Renault Board. I was luck to capture the car far less anything else with the reactions of me and my camera. I may edit one later. Here is the shot as is with a mild crop

Taken at 270mm, f8, 1/1000 ISO 400.

Tags: Donnington Renault World series Sports and action

Voters: Diana, scouseterrier, Richardtyrrelllandscapes and 7 more


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Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
8 Sep 2007 11:43PM
fab image and superb background
spot on

Dianna
8 Sep 2007 11:47PM
very good action shot.
Great colours

Dee Smile
strawman 17 22.2k 16 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2007 11:55PM
Thanks for your thoughts.
Great capture.

Richie.
SRSmith 13 1 United States
9 Sep 2007 3:41PM
Very sharp image of the car - and the sign behind conveys the sense of speed. I have difficulty shooting a ground squirrel, let alone a 200 mph car. Congratulations on this - it's awesome!
strawman 17 22.2k 16 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2007 4:27PM
Thanks believe me I have about 20 with bits of a nose or tail or blur, and even one or two with no car at all Smile
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
9 Sep 2007 9:38PM
Nice and sharp John. Did you try any panning shots ?? that would have given even more sense of movement.

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Mounters 14 85 2 England
9 Sep 2007 9:56PM
Great shot, it ain't that easy is it, i've got lots of empty track from my visit
vaughar 16 242 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2007 10:09AM
well thought out John, but if you'd been panning at 1/1000th, you'd have had the car in shot every time and the option to press the shutter as you passed the sign. Least thats how I would have approached it. Then you'd just choose the sharpest / one with the best inclusion of 'RENAULT' in it.

One minor niggle would be cloning out that little slither of white, top left.

Smile
11 Sep 2007 12:53AM
Well caught John.. he sure wasn't hanging about was he..!
BigCol 19 1.8k 1 Scotland
11 Sep 2007 9:13AM
Well caught John, this little blighter caught me out too! Way faster than I imagined!

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