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Old January 25th, 2009, 04:28 PM   #16
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I am shooting micro sprints. The tracks that we go to are 1/5-1/4 mile ovals. The stands are about 50-80 feet away from the tracks.
Similar to what I shoot at. The legendary oval at Oxford Plains Speedway.

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... they don't have to be perfect quality as long as they look decent.
Comments have been made about shooting on a tripod. This will make a huge difference in the resultant video quality. If you're shooting from the stands and there's not room for a tripod, get a monopod. Light weight. Takes up no real estate in the stands. Two stagers will collapse to about 18". It will be US$100 well spent.

Also, If you shoot at dirt tracks, get a protective cover for the cam and a UV filter for the lens. Good general practice anywhere, actually.
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