NYC_NASCAR_01

NASCAR's doing a Pit Stop Tour this week in Manhattan. There are over a half-dozen cars spread around midtown-ish for your viewing, picture-taking, and listening pleasure. Every once-in-awhile, they fire one up and rev the engine. omg -LOUD!

 

I used my new gorillapod to shoot this early this morning.

 

Maps & info available here.

  • VickerMonkee 8y

    Neat image. And yes, they are very loud =)

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  • James Hanlon 8y

    ZAK ATTACK!

    Great capture and composition with a strong sense of movement!


    Seen in NYC 5
  • Timothy Vogel 8y

    They were actually the slowest cars on the street (parked). The taxis are whizzing by (25 second exposure).
  • spikeblacklab 8y

    Wow! Very cool find! Great shot - those cars are always so colorful. :)
  • jasonlocations 8y

    How do you like the gorillapod so far? Do you trust it to secure your camera to a tree or pole? I was thinking of picking one up.
  • Timothy Vogel 8y

    Tree or pole, well .... maybe. Wrapping all three legs around just the right size of vertical pole/tree can almost work, but I don't trust it. Too 'iffy'. But if you wrap two top legs around a pole/tree and use the third one as a support, it'll work fine.

    I find now that I'm using it exclusively as an extemely versatile mini-tripod, and not as some crazy hanging device.

    btw - I was in B&H last week and saw that Sunpak is re-branding the Joby.
  • jasonlocations 8y

    thanks. I plan on picking one up. was that photo by the Waldorf Astoria?
  • Timothy Vogel 8y

    This was from in front of the 7th Avenue entrance to Penn Station.
  • Joey Nonya 8y

    holy cow, WOWWWWWWWWWWW
  • inmyworld28 8y

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  • Danny G. 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Artistic NASCAR, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • 3daze 6y

    Love this car....congrats to JJ!!
  • Charis Tsevis 6y

    This is soooo cool! Congrats!
    I LOVE NASCAR too!
  • tammye* 6y

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  • AppleCrypt 6y

    brilliant image !!!!!
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