The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

The forecast was pretty bleak this morning but I decided to risk it with the boy and head out to Gopher Dunes Dirt Track in the hopes that the weather would be clear by the time we got there.  No such luck.  What started as a light drizzle turned into a downpour within minutes and for once I was not prepared for it.  I did manage to fashion a temporary rain cover for the camera out of a Henry’s bag so the 7D was safe but the Colin and I were getting soaked.

Still, water and sand makes for some good shots as the youngsters fight their way through it and though I only got off eighty five exposures (to my usual two thousand) I still got some good work in.  You can see in the later shots how hard the rain is coming down.

First shot of the day, I’m shooting ISO 500 at F6.3. Shutter is 1/250. At this point the rain is a light drizzle so nothing is showing up in the image.

I knew I’d get some good action in the corners.

And I wasn’t wrong.

Shooting long

Here’s the rain starting to fall. I’m too engrossed in getting the shots to realize I’m getting soaked.

Setting up for the hard corner.

A nice rooster tail. At least in a wet race, you know who is out front as they’re not covered in crap.

Second place coming into the turn.

This’ll be the last race I can make until the end of August.  Hopefully the next one will be drier but I’m going to invest in a rain cover for the camera, just in case.  Hope you enjoyed the shots.

 

One thought on “Rained Out

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Building The Love Shack

This is the story of building a cottage , the people and the place. Its a reminder of hope and love.

THE BOOKENDS OF AN INTROVERT

THE MUSINGS OF A NIGHT OWL

The Book Review Directory

Over 150 Book Reviewer Bloggers Listed

Ed A. Murray

On reading. On writing. On life.

Memoirs of Taste

On Navigating the World, Life, and Finding Meaning in Everything // See, Touch, Feel, Taste.

Destination Humanity

Chasing big dreams one photo at a time

The Shameful Sheep

shit storms, shame, and stories that make you cringe

Mind is Everything!

I'm not crazy. My reality is just different from yours.

Anxiety Alley

Musings of a 25 year old anxiety sufferer

Bank Street Blog

Welcome to Bank Street - a place to meet, chat, and book talk.

dabbottdotme

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

Drew Avera, Author

Writer of fast-paced thrillers for the attention deficit

Adam Dreece's Blog

Author of The Yellow Hoods, The Wizard Killer, The Man of Cloud 9 and more

Hiking the GTA

Places to hike and things to see in and around the Greater Toronto Area

Robin T. photo

Travel and photography

%d bloggers like this: