See how they run

My wife and I went to a horse racing meet for the first time at Greyville, Durban. I was amazed by the speed of these animals!

ISO 800 \\ 50mm \\ f2.8 \\ 1/60sec

ISO 800 \\ 50mm \\ f2.0 \\ 1/160sec

ISO 1250 \\ 50mm \\ f2.5 \\ 1/400sec

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6 thoughts on “See how they run

  1. Mike Moruzi

    I think the motion in the first image is fantastic. I love slow shots of fast subjects. Your choice of toning works well for the image too. Nice shot.

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  2. Ginnie

    I’m guessing just about any race means fast, Chris, but clearly some things are faster than others. Horses! I like the sense of action.

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  3. Christakis Schinis

    Chris,
    I’m generally not a fan of monochrome images but when done tastefully, they can be very nice. This is indeed the case here so well done. Also well done on managing to keep a consistent look between all three.

    My favourites are the first two with a slight bias towards the first one. Dynamic and definitely tell the story.

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