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  1. Fadi

    Fadi TPF Noob!

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    I really like this picture in the sence I was able to capture it. Night shots are hard to get when your subject is going 150+mph, and you don't have press credentials and have to sit in the stands :) Here's a Maserati at Road Atlanta turn 10a, runing in Petite LeMans, a 12 hour endurance race back in September. Race cars use a lot of brakes to slow down from 200mph in the straights down to about 100mph for the next couple of turns. Brakes glow a nice red, and some of the faster cars will get front and rear brakes glowing. Not my best shot, but one I liked because i did get it after about 30 shots of misses/blurs/too dark/etc. More pictures here

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    Although a bit blury, yet it looks great. Besides i loved the lighting :)
     
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    Yeah, I had to pan a little bit, as you can tell by the background. You should see the ones that didn't make it :p After many misses, I ended up shooting this at 1/60 f4.5 with flash to help freeze the car. Hopefully next time, I'll be more skilled in the ninja art of automotive photography..
     

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