I used a high shutter speed to compensate for fast-moving aeroplanes and a heavy lens.
Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 300mm f/2.8L IS
Exposure: ISO250, 1/1250s @ f/10, -0.33EV
Post: Crop, sharpen, noise reduction
Shooting birds on the wing is hard, even domesticated eagles like the Wedgetail.
Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS
Exposure: ISO400, 1/1600s @ f/2.8, -0.33EV, 200mm
Post: Increased definition, sharpening, cropped
This image was created by putting the camera low down and between the bars of the crowd control barrier. The blue sky was darkened with a polarising filter.
Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF17-35mm f/2.8, PL filter
Exposure: ISO100, 1/500s @ f/5.6, -1EV, 21mm
Post: Straighten, sharpen.
Shooting into the sky can really throw an exposure meter. This was shot one stop under the camera’s meter.
Hardware: EOS 1D MkIIN, EF70-200mm f/2.8 + Sigma 1.4x converter
Exposure: ISO250, 1/1000s @ f/9, -1EV, 180mm
Post: Cropped, cleaned sensor dust marks, sharpened.
Jorge Lorenzo, 2010 World MotoGP Champion, signing autographs in 2008.Nice light, a nice smile. Euipment on loan from Canon.
Hardware: EOS 1DMkIII, EF 14mmExposure: ISO400, 1/800s @ f/3.5Post: Sharpening.
With his leg jammed between handlebar and track, professional racer Dan Reardon blasts along a rut.Subject movement has caused much of this iamge to be blurred, but the front number plate is sharp. The combination conveys action…
Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 24-205mm f/4L IS
Exposure: ISO400, 1/160s @ f/14, 105mm
Post: black point darkened.
Capturing detail in the boat, the sunset and the reflection in the water were the challenge of this image. Hardware: Canon G7 Exposure: ISO200, 1/800s @ f/4, 7.4mm Post: Black point