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Was on way back to London on my Sprint Veloce after taking shots at the Vintage Douglas Vespa Run
when I was passed by a lovely classic bike coming the other way. Thought for a second then circled roundabout I'd come to & gave chase after the bike hoping I could get some shots of it. After about 2 miles & a couple of dodgy overtakes, I caught the bike in traffic & flagged down the owner & we pulled into a bus stop. The bike was a beautiful Ducati Darmah SD900 & the owner gave me 5 mins to shoot it as he was on his way somewhere. A couple of the resulting 35mm film shots aren't bad, could've done with a bit more time but was very pleased to get some shots of such a lovely classic Ducati. All the shots I took can be seen on Motorbikes page of vespamore website www.vespamore.com
Benzina magazine has just run an article on the Ducati Darmah SD900 in current issue #4. See Benzina's website for more details or to subscribe - it's a very cool mag on classic Italian motorbikes
35mm film shots taken of the Vintage Douglas Vespa Run, London - Brighton (Tattenham Corner - Devils Dyke) Saturday 19th March http://www.flickr.com/photos/gs3vespa/sets/72157626178218585/ All shots available as A4 & A5 prints, if interested in purchasing any prints please email me at email@example.com
I couldn't do the whole day, so just took shots in the morning at Tattenham Corner before ride set off for Devils Dyke. See more on Veteran Vespa Club Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112192532127836
Photo by Sheska Ulfo
Following the best of Piaggio Ape shots gallery, here is the next installment. Ape ancora !! is the second gallery of Ape shots I've curated on Flickr, follow link to view:
Retrospective Cycles website now live, see some more shots I took for them here...
Not really tried panning as a technique before which is not the easiest thing to do. Basically you have to pick the spot you want to take your shot & focus correctly for your distance to subject (passing vehicle, bicycle etc). Then wait for your subject & move or pan the camera around until passing subject reaches your chosen spot & click but carry on panning the camera, following the subject. All the time the panning action should be kept as consistent & smooth as possible. Here are a few first attempts, was happy with dark green Mini....