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Well didn't go quite as I'd hoped at the track. Since NASCAR was running the show instead of the normal track officials because it was the week of the All Star Showdown, I couldn't secure a media pass.

Made action shots really hard as the fence messed with the AF tremendously. Slow telephoto lens didn't help much at night either. Still came away with some decent shots for my first time I think.

















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Oh, darn that fence. #3 + #4 would have been great if it weren't for the fence, IMO

You've some nice shots towards the end though. What ISO did you shoot these at?
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The ones with daylight were shot at 200 and the ones at night were at 1600 and 3200. I took some of the noise out in Lightroom. Even at 3200 ISO it was hard to keep the shutter fast enough to get crisp action shots. I'm thinking about getting something like the 200mm f/2.8. I also noticed that most of the pros were using a 580 EX flash as well. Something else I will consider.

The good news is next time I go I will have a media credential so I can be right down at the fence, which makes taking pics of on track action 1000 times easier.
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Nice, I'm personally considering the idea of going to Nascar 500 two weeks from now new track but need $$ since I will go to Jacksonville for Scion Exposed 8 this comming weekend.
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I was considering going because I can get garage passes for free but accommodations and airfare was too much for me.

It would be sick to see this year's race though. Should be the best Daytona 500 in years.
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Going to the shootout in 2 days. Really looking forward to seeing how the new surface works out. Only a 30 minute drive from my house.
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Going to the shootout in 2 days. Really looking forward to seeing how the new surface works out. Only a 30 minute drive from my house.
So freaking jealous. I'll be in Homestead for the last race of 2011 though! Wish I was going to Daytona.
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