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4,108 posts

68 months

Sunday 25th June
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Just to say what an excellent time I had at the Nationals yesterday ; it's a 3 hour drive but with such a variety of machinery it's worth it . I do wish those who get moist at supercar acceleration claims would spend some time at a strip . They then could experience both proper speed and (except in the case of the astonishingly fast leccy Beetle) serious noise. And the bikes ...?? Jesus - cojones l present and correct


520 posts

67 months

Sunday 25th June
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i was there yesterday - quieter than i thought it would be. Came back with Podface ( naturally )

some piccies

Robin Orthodoxiou by damianmkv, on Flickr

DKM Construction by damianmkv, on Flickr

summer nationals by damianmkv, on Flickr

stu doignie by damianmkv, on Flickr

voodoo hemi racing by damianmkv, on Flickr

belinda bull by damianmkv, on Flickr

love Andy's car

ugly sister 56 by damianmkv, on Flickr

jon giles by damianmkv, on Flickr

harley by damianmkv, on Flickr

more in the below album



2,480 posts

135 months

Monday 26th June
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Hello Damian,

some cracking pics there, congratulations.

Are they "as shot" or did you work on them before publishing, like sharpness or colour enhancement ?

What camera and lens are you using ?


520 posts

67 months

Tuesday 27th June
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Hi Benni

They all have some adjustments, yes, as I shoot RAW so they will come out quite "flat".

I shoot with an Olympus E-M1 and 40-150 pro + teleconverter. Most shots are at 1/60-1/80s, burnouts can be slower and launches quicker depending on what I fancy. Harley's junior was 1/25 I think. All are handheld. The camera can be frustrating as mirrorless cameras don't lock and hold focus like DSLRs do but we like a challenge, don't we ? smile


793 posts

23 months

Tuesday 27th June
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A damn shame about the ugly sister 56, wishing Andy a swift recovery.