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Spent a very cold windy day at Manby in Lincolnshire on Saturday, we had rain, snow, sleet, hail, wind and a bit of sunshine which gave me perfect conditions to test my new acquisition (Yes I've bought a Sigma 120-300) I used it all day yesterday and was very happy with the results using it on the 1D MKIII that was until the shutter packed in yet again on the MKIII so it will be winging its way back to Canon next week to have it sorted again.

On to the photos, we had a pretty action packed day as some of the photos show

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All comments welcome and by the way all the crew members "walked away" with only their pride and maybe their wallets damaged.


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Mar 23, 2008 13:10

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Brilliant set of images, Ian. Looks like a really busy day for the photographer :D
Nice movie addition too :D

Mar 23, 2008 13:13

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Congratulations on the new purchase Ian. Resistance is futile etc ;)

That's a cracking set of shots with a distinct BMW flavour. Sorry to hear about the MK3 though.

By the way, what sort on nut uses an M3 on a rally? :D

Mar 23, 2008 13:39

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Lovely shots, Ian, and welcome to what used to be a fairly exclusive club... seems everyone has one now though *sniff*

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Mar 23, 2008 13:41

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Blimey Ian - cracking set of shots. Please you're happy with the 120-300, but sorry to hear about the shutter in your mk III.

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Mar 23, 2008 15:03

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Great captures Ian. Sorry to hear about your camera again.

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Mar 23, 2008 16:02

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Awesome pictures. Makes track based motorsport look tame!

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Great shots Ian, it looks like the conditions were amazing... Congratulations for the new aqcuisition ;)

Mar 23, 2008 19:05

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That looks like one hell of an event. Excellent shots as always Ian, particularly like the flying BMW (no.50).

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glad to hear everyone walked away - thats the point of having all the safety gear i suppose.
sorry to hear about your mk3 shuttter too, my mk2n just died at 35000 clicks and 8weeks out of warranty

anyway, great set of shots, they look great

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Superb shots Ian

Why does that hairpin catch them out every time?;)

Mar 24, 2008 02:36

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Lovely shots again Ian, couldn't make it this time had to work :( Really sorry to hear about the shutter failure, i can imagine your not best pleased. What do you think to the 120-300? do you plan to use it instead of the 70-200?

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Holy sh*t ... thats what you call being in the right place at the right time. Great captures Ian :D

Sorry to hear your having MKIII probelms again ... I think I'd be pushing for a replacement rather than another repair. Saying that, my MKIII doesnt have a video mode ;)

You out on the North Humberside?

Mar 24, 2008 03:50

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GSH wrote in post #5174328external link
Congratulations on the new purchase Ian. Resistance is futile etc

Cadwell wrote in post #5174339external link
Lovely shots, Ian, and welcome to what used to be a fairly exclusive club... seems everyone has one now though *sniff*

If you can't beat em join em;)

darren h wrote in post #5178423external link
What do you think to the 120-300? do you plan to use it instead of the 70-200?

I am really impressed with the 120-300 but I would say i will use it in addition to the 70-200 it won't replace it

jbanbury wrote in post #5178545external link
Sorry to hear your having MKIII probelms again ... I think I'd be pushing for a replacement rather than another repair. Saying that, my MKIII doesnt have a video mode

You out on the North Humberside?

It's going to be an interesting phone call to CPS in the morning, your MKIII does have a video mode you just haven't found it yet:) ;) and yes I will be in sunny Whitby next Friday


Thanks for the other comments

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Mar 24, 2008 14:41

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Great shots Ian

Pants re the shutter though :(

If it's any consolation I stuffer the R500 into a stone wall at the weekend:cry:

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