Monthly Archives: September 2011

Exploring Shutter Speeds

Aside from focal length the most important tool you have at your disposal when shooting motorsport is shutter speed. A quick and simple change to that one setting can completely transform the image you capture. It also plays a huge … Continue reading

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Mini Action Day

Another weekend, another event. Thousands of Minis (old and new) descended on Castle Combe Circuit for the annual Mini World Action Day. As well as the usual G3 + 100-300mm combo I even tried the Holga Digital lens for a … Continue reading

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Images: Fiesta WRC

Panasonic G3 + Panasonic 100-300mm f4-5.6 / Focal Length: 171mm Shutter Priority (S) at 160th second / ISO: 160 / OIS: On Focus Mode: AFS / 1 Area Focusing / Focus Priority: Off

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Micro Tip #5: AF Area Modes

The various AF Area modes exist for you to tell your camera where it should focus on a given subject. There are anywhere between 2 and 5 options on Micro Four Thirds cameras, but in keeping with most of the … Continue reading

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Rallyday 2011

Yesterday was finally my opportunity to put everything I’ve learned over the past few weeks into practice. Rallyday brings both classic and modern rally machinery (and drivers) together to demonstrate¬† their abilities at Castle Combe Circuit. The weather was appalling … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #4: Weather Protection

I’m based in the UK, motorsport photography is primarily an outdoor activity…that means I can guarantee one thing: rain. To my knowledge no Micro Four Thirds equipment is weather sealed, so whilst you can probably get away with a short … Continue reading

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Images: Renaultsport Clio

Panasonic G3 + Panasonic 100-300mm f4-5.6 / Focal Length: 100mm Shutter Priority (S) at 1/80th second / ISO: 160 / OIS: Off Focus Mode: AFS / 1 Area Focusing / Focus Priority: Off

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