Continuing the new One Click series with something completely different to the last one, but actually part of the same trip to Europe ( I love to mix things up!).Avid readers of the blog will know that there are several loves in my photography life and one of them is motorsports. Last year I wrote a detailed and popular post about shooting the Le Mans 24 Hours in France. This year I was back there again in June and whilst I don’t plan to do a specific post about it I will include some shots here and there. This one is of the winning car, Audi #1, defending champions driving Audi’s first hybrid race car at Le Mans. I spend a lot of time shooting very slow shutter speeds at these tracks in order to really show the speed of these incredible machines. Using fast shutters and stopping the cars still makes them look like they are parked on the track. This was shot at 1/30th of a second, which takes a bit or practice and some trial and error of course! I also look for colors around the track and often the painted markings at certain corners are necessary to take the shot from good to great.
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