You may like it, you may disagree it, but it is still the fact - Michael Schumacher, the most talented Formula 1 driver ever (I am McLaren Mercedes fan, but admit his talent). His nickname is the 'Red Baron' after a very successive WWI pilot.
The photo was taken in Hockenheim. I was enjoying this magnificent sport and also tried 'panning' technique to take photos in motion with so cool blurred background. The cars were running at apr 120-140 kmp at the point where I was capturing them (sitting 150 meters from the track:)
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boonie (779) 2006-07-31 15:34
I don't anything about who is or who is not the best Formula I driver (I did appreciate the information) however, I do know a great capture when I see one. Good job panning and cropping. Did you get others. Post some more.
svetoslav (318) 2006-07-31 15:38
Awesome shot!!! Considering you were 150 meters away, I would say that this is a perfect shot!!! I was there too !!!
placombe (7901) 2006-09-17 22:21
A clear car on a blurred background. This is an excellent example of photo panning.
zeca (19762) 2007-07-12 20:26
I´ve just posted a race car picture when I found this nice work from your gallery! This is something to have like a treasure! Something to tell to the grandsons one day... Excellent capture!
- Copyright: ID ID (Voltri) (1777)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-07-30
- Categories: Event
- Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S5600, Fujinon (eq. 38-380 mm) 1:3.2-3.5, @ ISO 64
- Exposure: f/8, 1/158 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Formula 1 moments, Cars of races [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-07-31 13:01