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05-AUG-2011 Walter O. Koenig

August 5

Warming up Racehorses at Del Mar

My first attempts at using panning to photograph galloping racehorses in low lighting this morning

Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/125s f/8.0 at 200.0mm iso1600 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Robyco09-Aug-2011 11:01
Excellent, well done with movement in the legs.. (V)
Chris Spracklen08-Aug-2011 16:31
An amazing result at 1600ISO, Walter.
I look forward to seeing more of your horsey shots.
Patricia Kay08-Aug-2011 10:30
fabulous shot Walter...BV
Jay Levin08-Aug-2011 02:27
Outstanding panning work and action shot, Walter.
Marcia Colelli08-Aug-2011 02:16
Very nice action capture V
J. Scott Coile08-Aug-2011 01:48
Very nice action capture Walter.
Hans Koot07-Aug-2011 21:50
preety good job already, fine shot
Jean Chiasson07-Aug-2011 19:44
Beautiful image timing Walter vote
John Reynolds07-Aug-2011 17:00
Great shot, nicely panned. V.
janescottcumming07-Aug-2011 15:20
I would say you did a great job! I find panning such difficult thing to do well. Beautiful horse. V
LynnH07-Aug-2011 13:53
Good job. All 4 are off the ground! V
Doug Cruden07-Aug-2011 12:17
Bizarre - I commented on this yesterday, but it's not showing! Ah well, the Pbase gremlins are at it again LOL!! Great first shot Walter, nice bit of hoof action there! Did you beat the bookies?
heather07-Aug-2011 06:10
Fabulous shot Walter! V
Brinn MacDougall06-Aug-2011 23:07
I think you nailed it..great catch..V
Christy VB06-Aug-2011 22:18
Turned out wonderful. Beautiful colors too.V
Raf06-Aug-2011 22:03
An excellent result for a first attempt! V.
Pierre06-Aug-2011 20:36
Une image d'action splendide, le résultat est fameux! V
Ken Chambers ARPS06-Aug-2011 20:28
Panning is a great art, Walter you are doing well.
Tom LeRoy06-Aug-2011 17:31
Superb results, like the motion shot very much!V!
pkocinski06-Aug-2011 15:51
Just pick the slowest horse - LOL :-)
globalgadabout06-Aug-2011 15:40
sharp work keeping up with this galloping pair...well done to get all four feet in the air too..V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography06-Aug-2011 15:30
Good shot, Vote.
Betty Vlasiu06-Aug-2011 14:19
Beautifully captured moment.
FrankB06-Aug-2011 13:14
the need 4 speed....that's all that counts here...nice one Walter...V
Lamar Nix06-Aug-2011 11:45
Excellent shot with just the right amount of motion dynamics, leaving the jockey sharp. V
Stephanie06-Aug-2011 10:46
Superb panning job Walter!!! Maybe this could be a new career for you.... :)) V
norbi06-Aug-2011 10:43
Excellent capture with this long exposure time, Walter. v. norbi
marie-jose wolff06-Aug-2011 08:19
very dynamic! V
René Gysi06-Aug-2011 07:42
Very dynamic and beautiful action picture Walter. V
Aud Elise Sjøsæther06-Aug-2011 07:37
Very nice capture! Great job on panning. V
Pepe Zyman06-Aug-2011 05:57
Very good results!
Gérard Koehl06-Aug-2011 05:45
Superbe photo très dynamique. V
Cindi Smith06-Aug-2011 04:00
You did a fab job for your fist time. Love the movement in the feet and the clarity of the rider and upper part of the horse. You did good!
Cindi Smith06-Aug-2011 04:00
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand, their offffffffffffffffffffffff!
joseantonio06-Aug-2011 03:16
Very nice shot in motion
Carl Carbone06-Aug-2011 02:57
Very nice first attempt! V
Frank Brault06-Aug-2011 02:51
A A marvelous action shot. There is a lovely sense of movement while maintaining detail. V
maggie_falconi06-Aug-2011 01:59
Great action shot, well done Walter!!! V
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