#iamthespeedhunter: The Slow Shutter Theme

February has arrived and with it, a new #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER theme for you to go out there and get dirty with. From here on in, we’re going to give you a new theme at the start of the month and publish the results at the end of the same month, just so you have plenty of time to get out there and shoot.

(Above) Warsteiner BMW M1 Pro-Car - Canon EOS 5D MKII, 35mm, 1/10th, f/20

Schubert Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3 - Canon EOS 5D MKII, 40mm, 1/20th, f/10

As you can tell from the title, this month’s theme is all about dropping your shutter speed into unchartered territories. We’re not talking about regular panning shots but something a lot of people shy away from.

Jagermeister BMW E30 M3 - Canon EOS 5D MKII, 35mm, 1/25th, f/1.6

When you drop your shutter speed to levels where nine out of ten images are unusable, you enter a world where that tenth image becomes something special.

Audi S3 - Canon EOS 5D MKIII, 17mm, 8 secs, f/8

It doesn’t have to involve panning or action either, feel free to interpret the theme in whatever you want. Set your cameras to shutter priority and get slow.

To contribute, e-mail your submissions to iamthespeedhunter@dev.speedhunters.com with the subject line ‘IATS – The Slow Shutter Theme’ along with your name and some details about the car or event.

Paddy McGrath
paddy@dev.speedhunters.com

#IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER

About #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER

We created #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER to allow you the opportunity to share your skills and car culture experiences from around the globe with the rest of the Speedhunters audience.

How do you get involved? It’s simple…

Flickr - Join our #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER Flickr Group and share your favourite photos with us and others.
Instagram – Follow us on Instagram at @TheSpeedhunters and tag your own car culture images with #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER
Twitter – Follow us on Twitter at @SPEEDHUNTERS and share your tweets with the #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER hashtag.
Tumblr – Visit our Tumblr page to view the latest #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER tagged images.
E-Mail – If you’ve been to a cool event and captured some amazing images, be sure to e-mail them to us on iamthespeedhunter@dev.speedhunters.com and tell us a little bit about the event. The images need to be a minimum of 800×533 pixels.

Have you submitted already but yet been featured? Here are some tips to help you…

DO – Submit your best work, regardless of when it was taken.
DO – Take your time shooting and consider each detail
DO – Try to submit each image no larger than 1000PX wide.
DON’T – Put a huge watermark on it. We’ll make sure you’re credited!
DON’T – Send us huge image files that kill our e-mail system!

日本のSpeedhunters読者にお知らせです。
Speedhuntersでは、週一回#IAMTHESPEEDHUNTERにて、読者の皆さんから寄せられたカーシーンの投稿写真を紹介しています。
投稿写真は、カーレース、カーショー、イベント等、車に関するものならなんでもOKです。
Speedhuntersで皆さんの撮ったカーシーンショットを世界中のファンに紹介して、あなたもSpeedhunters記者の仲間入りしましょう!

#IAMTHESPEEDHUNTERには、ツイッターかインスタグラムにて簡単に写真を投稿していただけます。

上記方法で写真を投稿する際は、写真に#IAMTHESPEEDHUNTERのハッシュタグを付けてください。
また、メールアドレスiamthespeedhunter@dev.speedhunters.comでも投稿受付しています。

写真は、800×533 ピクセル以上のJPGのフォーマットでお願いします。
上記サイズより小さい写真ですと、すばらしい写真でもサイトの写真サイズの関係上掲載できないことがありますのでお気をつけください。
投稿された写真は世界中のSpeedhunters読者とシェアされますので、あなたのベストショット写真を投稿してくださいね!
また、写真に併せてどういった写真なのか、どこで撮られた写真なのかの説明と投稿者様のお名前を明記の上投稿お願いします。

皆さんからの投稿お待ちしています!

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1

Can't wait to see all the pictures. Well chosen theme!

Author2

@Jochem Some really impressive submissions already, folks have hit the ground running!

3

Nice theme, i will require a bit more of work as usual
Do you will still post a free-themed weekly selection ?

Author4

@Chris Besset Absolutely! I'm trying to put more structure into the IATS stories which should result in a special theme on a Tuesday and weekly round-up on each Wednesday.

5

I think I have some shots for this theme allready. But I will be shooting on saturday anyway so think I'm going to capture something creative...

6

haha i tried this at autosport, dropping the shutter speed without a tripod doesnt really work unless you put it on the floor...!!!
i guess thats the next thing on my list!

7

I don't own a camera, so can't participate but I'm really looking forward to seeing what people submit for this =)

8

i got this! lol

9

cant wait for those that submit!!!  Should be works of art.
 
 
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10

I just hit up my friend.
8 AM tomorrow, bruh!!
My 5D and his FRS.

11

Liking this idea a lot. Out of interest, do you know why your FlickR page is blocked in the Middle-East? I'm out there at the moment so having to submit stuff through instagram.
 
Cheers,

Author12

Is it just the group page or the entire Flickr domain? I'd have to check but I'm sure we have members regularly submitting from the Middle East and it goes without saying that we have no areas restricted.

Author13

Is it just the group page or the entire Flickr domain? I'd have to check but I'm sure we have members regularly submitting from the Middle East and it goes without saying that we have no areas restricted.

Author14

Is it just the group page or the entire Flickr domain? I'd have to check but I'm sure we have members regularly submitting from the Middle East and it goes without saying that we have no areas restricted.

15

I like this... too bad I have nothing to submit.

16

I like this... too bad I have nothing to submit.

17

I like this... too bad I have nothing to submit.

18

@PaddyMcGrath
 It's just the group itself, I can access FlickR fine. Instagram is fine for thumbnails but forces a square crop and ruins composition for images I've shot with a more conventional crop in mind. It's not a big drama, just wondered if something could be done if you weren't aware of it.

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