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Old April 21st, 2015, 07:42 AM
Chris Calohan Chris Calohan is offline
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In a normal Kite Surfing event, the first shot is what you would expect to see...but they get old and boring pretty quickly....but, when you slow the shutter speed down from 1/1250 to 1/6, 1/8 or 1/15, it changes the whole aspect of the sport. This is a project in progress as I experiment with different lenses and shutter speeds. * Note: With the exception of a few very discreet crops, these are full frame shot with a Nikon D810 and a Tamron 150-600.











Kite Surfers: Chris Calohan

And just because he was there and I was shooting at 1/15 of a sec, I shot this guy hovering in the 25kt wind which was driving the kites.



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Old April 21st, 2015, 11:17 PM
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In a normal Kite Surfing event, the first shot is what you would expect to see...but they get old and boring pretty quickly....but, when you slow the shutter speed down from 1/1250 to 1/6, 1/8 or 1/15, it changes the whole aspect of the sport. This is a project in progress as I experiment with different lenses and shutter speeds. * Note: With the exception of a few very discreet crops, these are full frame shot with a Nikon D810 and a Tamron 150-600.

I shot this guy hovering in the 25kt wind which was driving the kites.


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I'm impressed at these telephoto pictures, Chris. It speaks well of your skill and the Tamron's design!

This is beautifully drawn. Wonderful and dreamy!


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Old April 22nd, 2015, 07:23 AM
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Hi, Chris,

Very nice series.

I especially like the second one.

Best regards,

Doug
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Old April 22nd, 2015, 07:47 AM
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I do like the movement resulting from slow shutter and panning. Always a good technique to learn and perfect.
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Old April 25th, 2015, 01:18 PM
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Chris, very cool. What length and I guess handheld ? Looks fun to play around with and we usually have kite surfers at Pawleys Island SC. I will have to try that with my Canon 70 - 200 f4L or 400 5.6L.
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Old April 25th, 2015, 02:41 PM
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I was shooting a Nikon D810 with a Tamron 150-600 mostly at the full 600mm.The third kitesurfer is nearly full frame. That shot was ISO 64, F/25 1/15th
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