A&P shooting fast cars this weekend...

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  1. kylieannminogue

    kylieannminogue OT Supporter

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    What's a good ISO, shutter speed, and f-stop to capture drifting cars?

    I'm rocking the Nikon D80 with an 18-135mm and 70-300mm lens.

    This will be my first motor sports event. I usually do model head shots and portraits.

    Thanks in Advanced.
     
  2. nicklk

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    What kind of cars?
     
  3. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    is it going to be cloudy, sunny, partly cloudy
     
  4. kylieannminogue

    kylieannminogue OT Supporter

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    drift cars..

    http://formulad.com

    um, not sure of the weather. probably sunny/party cloudy.
     
  5. phish

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    Make sure you set the shutter speed to 1/6 :hsugh:
     
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    I think you should shoot at 400 ISO and f/8 and a shutter of 1/160...yeah, those should be good.:x:
     
  7. nicklk

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    :rofl:

    Learn panning QUICKLY!!!! Drifting pics suck ass if they are taking with still motion....

    check out phidong.com he does alot of drift events
     
  8. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    If you're not good at panning, start at 1/125 and try for aperture around f/10. Adjust your iso to achieve the aperture. I can go as low as 1/60 but most of my keeper shots are 1/80 or 1/100.
     
  9. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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  10. Chinoxxl

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    I love Drifting, You better take some really good pics
     

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