from the driver's seat

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OK, OK, my apologies to those of you that have been familiar with my photostream for some time. Yet another driving photo....

Hey! Speaking of my driving photos, I've had another one published. This time in JPG Magazine, Issue 10.

Back to this photo... it's different from the others because I mountedthe tripod behind the driver's seat, rather than the passenger side. I'm not sure why, but I've never thought to shoot from this perspective befire!

Also, I had the remote in my right hand, and triggered the shutter about 25 seconds before I went through the toll, and held it as I went through, and a bit beyond it so that I could get the lights in the rearview mirror. My favorite part of the picture.

The aperture was closed down at f/9, so I knew that I wouldn't overexpose the image, even though the lights in the toll-lanes are really bright (I've done this enough now that I'm my own moving lightmeter!).

You can buy a print of this here.

archer773, northpolemama, taminsea, and 116 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Cobalt_Sun 112 months ago | reply

    I love Subarus, cool instrument panels, and cool photography! Thanks for the triple decker treat.

  2. fornya [deleted] 112 months ago | reply

    I just discovered your photos and these driving pics are amazing! I like the fan-effect on your tachometer and speedometer in this photo. This is some inspiring stuff here. And also, thank you for all the details. It helps a total slob amateur like myself as he heads out to practice!

  3. sharaff (hachhooo) [deleted] 111 months ago | reply

    DANG!!!!! Driving through the future. Love the colors

  4. mkfed2003 [deleted] 111 months ago | reply

    hoe do you even do this?

  5. tiburón blanco 111 months ago | reply

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato >>>>>>>Blur effecT<<<<<<<. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere le tuo foto al gruppo.

    motion blur !!!
    need for speed carbon is back

  6. PLCjr 109 months ago | reply

    very cool.

  7. pictureclub_2000 109 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The best perspectives (no rules), and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

  8. Menetnashté 108 months ago | reply

    fantastic...very nicely done.....i have a couple of these kinda shots in my stream as well but yours seem to have a wider spectrum of colors.

  9. Leon Sammartino 108 months ago | reply

    These sorts of shots are normally ordinary, but this works so well, it so crisp and sharp inside the car, very impressive.

  10. BeReal 105 months ago | reply

    That's an amazing shot. You took the pain of putting up the tripod and now you've earned what you deserved for that perfect shot! I must say that you have an eye for photograpghy, anticipating what would look good, like the toll gate lights. Instant Fav!

  11. j_tenkely 104 months ago | reply

    Great looking photos! Please consider adding them to the Redline Culture Photo Collection.

  12. Michael Liebenberg 104 months ago | reply

    Great shot, how did you keep the camera so still. I guese still is relative.

  13. robwrightphoto 97 months ago | reply

    Brings back fond memories of my Outback. Guy ran a red light and slammed into the driver's door just over a month ago. It feels like such a long time since I've driven that car. Not totaled, so it's being repaired and I have no idea when it'll be finished.

  14. g.chamekh 95 months ago | reply

    Bonjour, je suis l'administrateur du groupe ARTISTIC BLUR, et nous aimerions beaucoup que vous ajoutiez ceci à notre groupe !

  15. jessebouldin [deleted] 88 months ago | reply

    Thats so cool ! What kind of car was it ?

  16. Rocket-man 82 months ago | reply

    fantastic colour

  17. Jonathan Bruni 79 months ago | reply

    great idea!!!! congratulations"!!!!

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