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Oct 11, 2013 08:14 |  #46

KNaph wrote in post #16343935 (external link)
But if you need to practice panning, what I did when I first started was just to go stand on a street corner and pan the traffic driving by.

I did that while experimenting with some MF lenses - stood between a shed and some bushes so that I wasn't so obvious. I managed to get a shot of the new experimental State Police hovercraft just as it was breaking the sound barrier. :)

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Oct 11, 2013 09:49 as a reply to  @ magoosmc's post |  #47

Here's an example of how unpredictable the slow shutter speed panning effect can be.

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It just happened that the wing sideboards of this sprint car appeared to be sharp and the rest of the car was blurred along with the details in the frame. That was coincidence and luck, good luck in this case, because it added to the illusion of speed and motion.

The slower the shutter speed used for this effect the more unpredictable the results, but the small number of usable frames will have an increasingly intense motion blur effect.



  
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Oct 11, 2013 09:57 |  #48

Trapstar wrote in post #16361934 (external link)
The original shot in this thread i personally think is sweet. although the car isn't as sharp it has a cool effect that the panning has added to it. but Radders shots are spot on. amazing.

Thanks :o :)


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