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Lightspeed

By vaughar
Something a bit different from the Britcar race today, due to the extreme panning effect (dark as you like) and the long nose on the car, I thought this would work well as a proper pano shot rather than a letterbox.

So here it is. I like the guys in the pitlanes in the reflective bibs being frozen by the flash.

Reflective bibs are compulsary day and night in the pit lane - for safety reasons of course. But you have to wonder why they don't ask the press people to wear them... Wink

** Bit noisey due to me using an antique digital camera Smile

Tags: Car 24 Silverstone Pitlane Ghosts Marcos Britcar Sports and action

Voters: garymcparland, andytvcams, riprap007 and 6 more


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Comments


garymcparland 10 338 3 Northern Ireland
20 Sep 2007 11:12AM
nice one Rob, real sense of speed in this. Like the ghostly effect of the guys in the pitlane.

Gary

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jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
20 Sep 2007 11:58AM
Speeed is the world, great capture

Peter
NevP 11 853 13 Canada
20 Sep 2007 1:26PM
Very effective, looks like a screengrab from a playstation game.
NorthernEdge 12 535 England
20 Sep 2007 8:38PM
mmm. seems to ooze speed but would have liked the number of the car to be sharp at least (if that's possible). find those vests a little distracting too, sorry matey

Wink
vaughar 12 242 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2007 8:37AM
The number is sharp.. only problem is that it's sharp twice!

I bought a 430EX before the event and although flash is happy with it, the camera does not seem to like 2nd curtain flash.. but thats another story. However, on second curtain, the flash will do a pre flash and a flash. The slightly darker number is the pre flash and the brighter one is the proper flash. If I'd have had 1st curtain flash on then the number would have been sharp,but the car would have blurred in front of the sharper image, rather than behind it - giving the impression that it was going backwards.

Do I get a point now? Wink
NorthernEdge 12 535 England
21 Sep 2007 2:12PM
...errrr .....no Wink

but I notice his front wheel is turned slightly, and the car is heading for the barrier. Hope it's nothing to do with a bright flash temporarily blinding the driver Wink

Do like the colours and light tho'
2 Dec 2008 5:49PM
well capured shot, but i would have cloned out the high vis jackets...
scott
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 5:51PM
Brilliant shot.agree with the hi vis.

Steve

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