Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by Jenn, Feb 1, 2009.
GREAT JOB HUN.....
i really like # 1
and the last one you can really see the motion in the rims good job
Yep good rim job, but why can you see it over the pylon. #1 is great.
I was wondering if there was anyone else from here on site yesterday... Mine are still in the camera. I guess I'd better get at it.
I was there shooting...
And yes, I know I don't spend enough time with my levels.
Hey Gordon... Which shooter were you? I spoke to a couple of the guys there, but apparently didn't talk to you.
Also, Jenn, is this you?
Here's one of mine that I liked. Not as sharp as I would like, but I really liked the expression of the passenger, while the driver looks like he's trying to remember what to do to control a skid...
The jpgs look blown out, but they really aren't. Just the compression I think...
Yep that damn white subaru almost got me. hahaha
hey mike...lol your snow is blue bro.
I was the Canon shooter (40D/70-200 f2.8) in the Orange North Face jacket. I talked to a few people but didn't get a lot of names.
I think I did talk to you! I had two Pentax bodies one with a 70-200MM f2.8 Sigma and a funky manual focus 400mm f6.3 lens on the other. We had the conversation about you shooting cars and me shooting bikes and neither having much time to shoot the other I think...
Right, gotcha, face to the name now.
How did your $80 400mm work out?
Nice shots. I was also there shooting yesterday. I think there were more photographers there then drivers. Haha. I'll post some up later when I get to my computer.
I think there were 8-9 photographers. haha
Next time say hello everyone!
My friends who were driving commented that they felt like movie stars being followed by the paparazzi!
Well... It works... :| It's just been so damn long since I've had to set exposure and focus manually that it's going to take some practice.
I actually got a couple of half decent shots, but it's so long that I think it would have been better with a monopod to reduce shake beyond what the cameras shake reduction is capable of doing. At least it makes me want to go out and practice more...
I'm taking it to the wildlife park on Wednesday. That should be a better experience for it.
Next time I'll try to say hello to everyone. I also wanted to get a spot picked out before all the good ones were taken. I found a lot of people bunched together in one spot...that's not for me. I like being social but I like my space when I'm shooting.
Anyways...not trying to thread jack but here's a link to the photos I took. I'm to lazy to put them on photobucket then to here...hope you don't mind.
On my laptop right now (it's calibrated but i don't think it's very accurate) so I will have to have a peek on the DT because everyones pictures have the snow a little too blown for me(since it's a factor in all I'll assume it's the display).
But clayton I have to say you rocked the house with those.
Jenn...in the ones you posted(i haven't clicked on the link) you're still throwing the subject too centered in the frame dude. You can get away with that a BIT on the tighter shots but these again are pretty loose. If you're going to show me part of the scene you gotta make it interesting for me. (and of course by me i mean viewers in general)
I don't know much about the rally stuff but I have read lots on composition for action shots. The big difference between Clayton's shots and Jenn's are in Clayton's you can see where the car is coming from and where it is going to. I would try showing that in your shots Jenn to see if you find a difference in your composition.
Nice work Clayton!
Yeah, same here about personal space... That's why I ended up walking up into the center of the last big turn to be by myself and get a slightly different perspective that everyone else...
Thats the thing about this kind of shooting, its definitely a 'move your feet' exercise. I usually try and find 2-3 perspectives per run group depending on what my purpose for shooting is. Of course when you're out there shooting the same two courses over and over again it all can get boring.
Guess I should drive more.
Rig your camera in the car...
I have the kit to do that, but I'm not sure I want to find out how vibration sensitive a 40D is.