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Old 01-23-2013, 06:33 PM   #3801
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Also, check out kenrockwell.com, but take everything he says with a grain of salt. As far as print books go, Bryan Peterson is the best—in my opinion—at teaching through photographs, rather than just wasting your time with words.
I am actually reading his "Understanding Exposure" Such a great read
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:52 PM   #3802
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Something Car related Hehe

Power thru them hills by JAlejandro Photography, on Flickr
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:40 PM   #3803
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^^ haha nice.

Which theme park is that? Disney?

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Old 01-23-2013, 11:59 PM   #3804
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Yeah, I have a season pass for Disney California Adventure and Disneyland, I usually can spend a whole day there just taking pictures and enjoying the area without rushing for rides.
Here is one from Tarzan Tree House

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Old 01-24-2013, 12:21 AM   #3805
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Oh nice ... awesome to have a season pass.

And that Tarzan looks super cartoonish. Bravo to the carver and air-brusher of Tarzan here.

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Old 01-24-2013, 11:29 AM   #3806
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:37 PM   #3807
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mmm gt500 goodness,
OK here is my photo for the day

The Mask by JAlejandro Photography, on Flickr
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Nice shot angled detail shot of that GT500, speedracer ZX3.

And Duratec 2.3, digging the colors and bokeh of that mask shot.

You guys have improved alot over this past year of photography of what I have seen.

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Old 01-25-2013, 09:15 AM   #3809
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Nice drift photos, Focusology. Next time, slow your shutter a bit more, I suggest somewhere between 1/125 - 1/160 and adjust your Aperture to the lighting.
Also, more zoomed in, I wouldn't worry about the wide shots, not dynamic enough for automotive sports.

Speedracer ZX3, that's a lot of Horsepower. lol. Well, they are Subies. And they are very nice looking.

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I agree with tukaniSVT. Focusology The drift shot came out pretty good. I would call it a successful day of shooting.
Thanks guys. What aperture would you probably suggest? I'm still trying to practice how to offset the aperture and shutter speed to get the best exposure. This was also my second time using my 55-200mm lens I got, still getting used to it lol. I'm hoping I can get a media pass next time so I can be closer to the action! Next drift event is on February 16th.
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Thanks guys. What aperture would you probably suggest? I'm still trying to practice how to offset the aperture and shutter speed to get the best exposure. This was also my second time using my 55-200mm lens I got, still getting used to it lol. I'm hoping I can get a media pass next time so I can be closer to the action! Next drift event is on February 16th.
Depends on the lighting. If you stay on a specific shutter speed, you'll either need to open up the aperture to lighten up the photo or stop it down to make it darker.
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