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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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Micro Tip #3: Focus/Release Priority

The first thing to really confuse me when shooting motorsport was the fact that the camera refused to take a photo. After a quick bit of investigation I discovered the modes that stop you taking a photo if the camera … Continue reading

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Shooting Guide Added

I’ve added a fairly basic Shooting Guide to this site which covers many of the basics. The guide covers Micro Four Thirds specific settings as well as general motorsport photography tips and techniques. Further content will be added over time … Continue reading

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Images: Capri

Panasonic G3 + Panasonic 100-300mm f4-5.6 / Focal Length: 136mm Shutter Priority (S) at 1/60th second / ISO: 160 / OIS: Off Focus Mode: AFS / 1 Area Focusing / Focus Priority: Off

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Flickr Group Created

Want to share your Micro Four Thirds motorsport efforts? Head on over to the Micro Four Thirds Motorsport group on Flickr, join the group and start adding your photos. It would be useful if you could share details of your … Continue reading

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Micro Tip #2: Image Stabilization

Image Stabilization is all well and good, but frequently when shooting motorsport you actually want the camera to move when taking a photo. Thankfully, both the in-body system from Olympus and the lens-equipped system from Panasonic both allow you to … Continue reading

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