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yakfisher

Day at the Track

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I haven't posted too much lately, but I was able to get out today with the camera. More action photos. A couple of horses racing to the line. It was fun and a bit challenging today.

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That's cool YF. I had thought about going there but wasn't sure if you could get in with your equipment. What lens did you use?

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They didn't even check my bag at all. I had my 70-300 VR on the camera hand held. The races go by quick though. I was shooting raw, but that filled up the memory fast. Next time I think I'll shoot in JPEG to keep the camera from slowing as quickly. There is plenty of time between races to evaluate settings and make changes.

Here's one more at the line, a real photo finish wink

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Another great shot. You could do double duty there. Maybe win enough money to buy some new equipment. I don't have that kind of luck so I usually stay away from those kinds of places.

Thanks for sharing

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Thanks for the comments. I think the biggest bet we placed was a whopping 240, that's 2 dollars and 40 cents. Most of the bets were about 2 bucks with one winner picked that won 9 dollars. All in all over nine races we lost about 5 dollars.

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