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Old 05-22-2006, 11:47 AM   #31
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the Porsche GT3 racecar is otherwise an Amazing shot!!!
or is it a poor location to shoot from.
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the Porsche GT3 racecar is otherwise an Amazing shot!!!
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Old 05-22-2006, 03:37 PM   #32
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The photo of the Aston and Porsche is sharp but it's not a panning shot.
The other images look too soft for me, good effort though.
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Old 05-22-2006, 04:11 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by TT
Good shots guys, but remember, much easier to have a sharp pic when resized to 600 or 800 bring on the high-res so we can proprely judge


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Old 05-22-2006, 07:09 PM   #34
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Thanks for the big ones. Indeed saamer's aren't really perfectly sharp, but it's pretty close anyway!
nth's especially the second, are spot on even at 1600, which is perfect

IMO resizing at 1024 (let alone smaller) and sharpening an image does the trick most of the time, but when it's ok at 1600 it means it was really a good one
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:17 PM   #35
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A touch of USM to help things along. I didnt do it originally because it was increasing the emphasis to the fence as well.

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Old 05-22-2006, 07:54 PM   #36
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sameerrao : Sweet pictures dude. Sadly i need to get a better lense for my canon 350D, recommend anything good?! In the meantime im using the standard canon 350D lense, kind of sucks but i ll practise when i go back home end of this month.
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:57 PM   #37
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70-300 F4.5-5.6 IS. very good quality for a relatively speaking low price! Of course not suited if you need wide angle
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Old 05-22-2006, 08:01 PM   #38
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Cheers TT, i ll check that out
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Old 05-22-2006, 10:27 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by mrai
sameerrao : Sweet pictures dude. Sadly i need to get a better lense for my canon 350D, recommend anything good?! In the meantime im using the standard canon 350D lense, kind of sucks but i ll practise when i go back home end of this month.
that is what i've been "stuck" with for almost a year now... that and a cheap telephoto from quantaray 100-300 m F4.5-5.6

while i've learned some secrets to extract the most out of that lens... its also a terribly limiting factor... the autofocus is crap for moving objects if you aren't "expecting it to work that way" and is way too soft at anything above 200mm.

my recomendation is to not buy anything less then the Canon 70-300 IS F4.5 for telephoto, and perhaps the canon 17-85 IS as you get more aclimated to what your camera can do

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Thanks for the big ones. Indeed saamer's aren't really perfectly sharp, but it's pretty close anyway!
nth's especially the second, are spot on even at 1600, which is perfect

IMO resizing at 1024 (let alone smaller) and sharpening an image does the trick most of the time, but when it's ok at 1600 it means it was really a good one
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:33 PM   #40
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So, I went to the Nürburgring Nordschleife last sunday, the first time I really got a chance to shoot some decent cars.

Here's a small sneek-peak:


And for the partypoopers, a 100% crop:
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Old 05-26-2006, 08:23 PM   #41
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Nice shot!
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Old 05-26-2006, 09:55 PM   #42
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:shock: WOW MartijnGizmo , what a magnificent shot!

another new panning shot of mine for earlier today

F8.0 1/50 sec. ISO 400 @ 100 mm
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Old 05-26-2006, 10:18 PM   #43
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Great shot Martijn. I think you can give SDK2003 some close competition in action photography.

SDK IMO is the best action shooter here, very closely followed by C0wb0y007 and Wuttputt who have provided awesome N-ring shots.

I can learn a lot just by seeing their shots and trying to emulate the same...
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Old 05-27-2006, 05:37 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by sameerrao
Great shot Martijn. I think you can give SDK2003 some close competition in action photography.
Thanks a lot! This was my first real try at it, so I think there's still a lot of room for improvement.
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Old 05-27-2006, 10:12 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by MartijnGizmo
Originally Posted by sameerrao
Great shot Martijn. I think you can give SDK2003 some close competition in action photography.
Thanks a lot! This was my first real try at it, so I think there's still a lot of room for improvement.
I love that picture - i was wondering if there was a chance of you posting a hi-res for my desktop?

Roughly 1600*XXXX should do the job.

Amazing colours - vivid contrast of the car and greenery 8)
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