My 1985 Fb at high speed

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by codge » Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:35 am

Hanging low down on the side of a motorbike with an SLR eh?

Great shots

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by jim_chung » Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:02 pm

Sorry Codge .... that's just too easy. This was strictly a one man photo session!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/4852049/rx7b2.jpeg

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by Chud » Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:56 pm

Yeah lovely pictures - just from another moving car?
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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by jim_chung » Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:16 pm

Chud, did you see my Dropbox link image?

I had the camera attached to a custom rig secured with suction cups to the hood. Exposures were in excess of 10 seconds and I was pushing the car on my hands and knees at a baby's crawl to create the illusion of speed and perfect car focus.

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by Matt Gordon » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:55 pm

Very nice pics there :)

just need a front and back pic will add the the awesomeness
:D

she looks like she's in great condition too. lot of work done to her?

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by Traxnada » Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:16 pm

jim_chung wrote:Chud, did you see my Dropbox link image?

I had the camera attached to a custom rig secured with suction cups to the hood. Exposures were in excess of 10 seconds and I was pushing the car on my hands and knees at a baby's crawl to create the illusion of speed and perfect car focus.
These are not 10s exposures... not to mention that with the moving poll (a poll that thin and that long with a DSLR will move vertically quite a bit if you drive) , that would be impossible to take a picture that way...
These pictures are maybe 1/30s exposure if you were driving fast... 1/15s at best. You would not be able ato keep the car "not blurred" under that.

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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by jim_chung » Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:08 am

Traxnada,

Please reread the previous posts. The car was not driven but manually pushed by me at a very slow velocity to minimize camera shake. Camera has on board sensor stabilization to offset small amplitude shaking so car image remains sharp. I am however guilty of a little dramatic exaggeration. These were not 10 second exposures. They were 8 second exposures. Read the EXIF data which never lies.

Edited by codge (admin) to take some heat out of this. Jim was obviously upset by comments.
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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by Traxnada » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:15 am

Yeah, sorry, with the title mentioning it being "at high speeds", I did stop reading after "Exposures were in excess of 10 seconds and I was pushing the car", reading "pushing the car" as in "really trying to go fast" and thinking "WTF???" as it would have clearly been impossible :) (trees in the back show also the car moved maybe 2 meters in total during the full time of exposure)
Did you try taking pictures with the same setup while driving though? Higher iso if you can and take a picture while doing 40mph with a 1/30th exposure? If your roads are good, the result should be very similar and you'll be able to take many pictures..

I took this one last week for exemple, and it's probably shot at 1/100 or so...
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Re: My 1985 Fb at high speed

Post by spoddy » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:02 pm

great photos jim. your technique was really good and i am sure it was painstaking work.
really nice fb you have as well. look forward to seeing more of your photography.

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