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4,567 posts

75 months

Sunday 25th June 2017
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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


553 posts

74 months

Sunday 25th June 2017
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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


2,583 posts

142 months

Monday 26th June 2017
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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 ?


553 posts

74 months

Tuesday 27th June 2017
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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


884 posts

30 months

Tuesday 27th June 2017
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A damn shame about the ugly sister 56, wishing Andy a swift recovery.