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Putting the telephoto away…

The real strengths of Micro 4/3 rest in shorter focal lengths, 12-45mm being a particularly well covered range with plenty of high quality fast glass available. It would make sense, then, to experiment with any lens you may have in … Continue reading

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Britcar 24hr

The Britcar 24hr Race at Silverstone is fast becoming one of the worlds big 24 hour races. As well as around 70 cars on track to enjoy watching the access for spectators is incredible, the paddock is completely open for … Continue reading

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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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