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Vegas Race Track Advice

 
photofinish
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Hi guys,
My friend is going to be driving a car on the test track out there as part of a bucket list birthday present from his wife. I don't know the name of the track, however, till I get there...

Anybody familiar with the arrangements there? Will they let me into the pit to shoot him?

I plan on using my 1D MIII and 100-400mm using AI servo at f8 or f11, at a slow aperture 1/60th?? I also plan on using center point focus.

Any other suggestions/tips? It's been a while since I've done this. Thanks, guys for your help!

Jul 02, 2012 09:09

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I think settings wise you should be good, depending on how fast they are driving possibly drop your shutter even more. I would really try to find out the track name so you can look at pictures of the setup to see where you would like to/ allowed to shoot from

Jul 02, 2012 12:06

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Use the 70-200 and 50 instead. Wide brim hat. Be mindful of the sun hitting the camera and lens. Vegas heat this time of year is enough to affect the AF.

Jul 02, 2012 23:45

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Thanks Brendan and Mike for taking the time to respond. I think this this will be fun!

Jul 04, 2012 16:57

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