BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-13-2009, 11:26 AM   #1
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
anyone want to get some driving pictures at the 9/20 autocross?

after getting that one professional-level picture from the may auto-x, i want more

does anyone want to trade cameras and take a few shots of me driving while you're working the cones? of course i'll return the favor

the one catch - we'll need to be in opposite run groups for this to work. non-B-class guys (artmasterX, ML and bimmerbaron), i'm looking at you!
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 11:43 AM   #2
BrokenVert
Resident Kerbalnaut
 
BrokenVert's Avatar
 
Drives: Topless Electric Boogaloo
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Fahrvergnügen

Posts: 9,827
iTrader: (0)

I assume you guys dont have fun runs? Thats a shame because thats when i trade my camera around and grabs pics of myself and others.
__________________
BrokenVert is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 04:01 PM   #3
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
we don't have the time - our auto-x events have 100 cars doing 8 runs each. we don't even break for lunch
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 04:12 PM   #4
BrokenVert
Resident Kerbalnaut
 
BrokenVert's Avatar
 
Drives: Topless Electric Boogaloo
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Fahrvergnügen

Posts: 9,827
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by and 1 View Post
we don't have the time - our auto-x events have 100 cars doing 8 runs each. we don't even break for lunch
Wow you need to come down to NY then sometimes. We have 40 cars tops usually. Anyway sorry about the OT.
__________________
BrokenVert is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 04:21 PM   #5
Artmasterx
Captain
 
Artmasterx's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: MA

Posts: 850
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I would certainly do it if I can get lucky enough to be an alternate worker one time. I have a Nikon D60, but nothing special in the way of lenses, just the basic 18-55 and 55-200.

Last time the issue of photographers on the course came up, it was explicitly stated that workers cannot take pictures, and the photographer must be a ways off the course when photographing. So if you tried during a working assignment, you would likely get yelled at or worse.

I usually bring my camera, I just have never had time to take pictures with working and driving.
__________________
Current: 2007 335i sedan
Alpine White | Sports | Premium | Cold | Comfort Access

FORMERLY: 128i coupe
Alpine White | Sports Package | Black Leather
Artmasterx is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 05:05 PM   #6
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Artmasterx View Post
I would certainly do it if I can get lucky enough to be an alternate worker one time. I have a Nikon D60, but nothing special in the way of lenses, just the basic 18-55 and 55-200.

Last time the issue of photographers on the course came up, it was explicitly stated that workers cannot take pictures, and the photographer must be a ways off the course when photographing. So if you tried during a working assignment, you would likely get yelled at or worse.

I usually bring my camera, I just have never had time to take pictures with working and driving.
oh man i didn't know they don't let workers take pictures. makes sense tho, now that i think about it. maybe larry will hook us up with non-cone worker assignments so we can get some sweet pictures

(hint hint)

either way, def bring your camera and your A game on sunday!
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 08:48 PM   #7
amybang
... and Orca too!
 
amybang's Avatar
 
Drives: 128i Convertible (AW/CR)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Belmont, MA

Posts: 842
iTrader: (0)

I do plan to be there for the morning at least. I could wrangle a camera put in my hands.

amy!
amybang is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-13-2009, 09:08 PM   #8
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
sweeeeeeeeeeet
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2009, 12:49 PM   #9
arrutled
Colonel
 
arrutled's Avatar
 
Drives: Olsa
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Western Mass

Posts: 2,471
iTrader: (0)

I got a D90 that someone can use to take pictures and/or videos!
__________________

AW 135i w/ blackette, performance short shift kit, BMW alarm, Performance rotors, APEX ARC-8 wheels, Direzza Star Spec 235/275, Dinan stage 3 suspension, M3 wishbones/tension rods/front sway/rear subframe bushings and thats all folks!
arrutled is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2009, 01:47 PM   #10
ML
Change for a Nickle?
 
ML's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 M3, Mazda truck
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Westfield, MA

Posts: 875
iTrader: (1)

I've got a couple of lenses that may be still be compatible with the D series Nikons, at least as long as you don't use the matrixed autofocus features (the simple centerweighted autofocus should work). I can bring them Sunday.
__________________
"I tasted death many times on the river today. Do you want to know what it tasted like? Do you REALLY want to know? Well I'll tell you then: it tasted like BEEF JERKY." - unknown paddler 8/1/09
ML is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2009, 09:20 PM   #11
Rachel
Dangerous Curves
 
Rachel's Avatar
 
Drives: better than the boys ;)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Westford, MA

Posts: 1,128
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 Ducati 848EVO  [0.00]
2008 135i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to Rachel
Quote:
Originally Posted by amybang View Post
I do plan to be there for the morning at least. I could wrangle a camera put in my hands.

amy!
If you are taking pictures, you are also required to have a spotter with you.

That being said, I have a Nikon D80 with the 70-300 VR lens.
__________________
Rachel is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-14-2009, 10:00 PM   #12
ML
Change for a Nickle?
 
ML's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 M3, Mazda truck
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Westfield, MA

Posts: 875
iTrader: (1)

If there were a couple of us on setup in different run groups, along with Amy, that would take care of the need for a photographer and spotter so that we be sure to catch a shot of everyone.
__________________
"I tasted death many times on the river today. Do you want to know what it tasted like? Do you REALLY want to know? Well I'll tell you then: it tasted like BEEF JERKY." - unknown paddler 8/1/09
ML is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-17-2009, 08:56 AM   #13
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
awesome - bring em out guys! let's hope we get some good shots
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2009, 12:22 PM   #14
amybang
... and Orca too!
 
amybang's Avatar
 
Drives: 128i Convertible (AW/CR)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Belmont, MA

Posts: 842
iTrader: (0)

Larry -- are you going to have your pit crew gear at auto-x? I need to pull my convertible top module out on Sunday so that I can take Orca in for her new top. And there's a couple of 17mm hex bolts that I need to take off to remove the seat back.

If anyone wants to see the inside of my convertible mechanism, she'll be exposing herself.

amy!
amybang is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2009, 07:37 PM   #15
Artmasterx
Captain
 
Artmasterx's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: MA

Posts: 850
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Looks like I'm on corner duty...
__________________
Current: 2007 335i sedan
Alpine White | Sports | Premium | Cold | Comfort Access

FORMERLY: 128i coupe
Alpine White | Sports Package | Black Leather
Artmasterx is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2009, 07:40 PM   #16
arrutled
Colonel
 
arrutled's Avatar
 
Drives: Olsa
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Western Mass

Posts: 2,471
iTrader: (0)

I am on setup duty, I will gladly take some photos.
__________________

AW 135i w/ blackette, performance short shift kit, BMW alarm, Performance rotors, APEX ARC-8 wheels, Direzza Star Spec 235/275, Dinan stage 3 suspension, M3 wishbones/tension rods/front sway/rear subframe bushings and thats all folks!
arrutled is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2009, 07:44 PM   #17
larryn
Major General
 
Drives: '97 332ti, '10 E92 M3
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Seattle

Posts: 8,439
iTrader: (2)

I'll have some tools available, but likely no time to be able to help. Anybody else could use them to help though, Amy! So, she'll be showing us what's under her top, eh????

Regarding picture taking. Course workers are not to have cameras out there, or be using cellphones, MP3 players, etc. It's too dangerous. Photographers are required to have spotters too. Maybe some of the known spectators could go out and take some pics????

I think I'm going to do some in car video. Miguel is going to be there, and he may have those hi-def rigs with him.. not sure yet.
larryn is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      09-18-2009, 09:05 PM   #18
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by larryn View Post
So, she'll be showing us what's under her top, eh????
giggity
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-19-2009, 11:58 AM   #19
Bdh821
Major
 
Drives: 08 Montego 135i, 06 330xi
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: MA

Posts: 1,260
iTrader: (3)

Send a message via AIM to Bdh821
I'm on setup so I'm free when not racing...
Bdh821 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-20-2009, 07:59 PM   #20
arrutled
Colonel
 
arrutled's Avatar
 
Drives: Olsa
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Western Mass

Posts: 2,471
iTrader: (0)

my pictures look like shit, not even gonna bother posting. too bright
__________________

AW 135i w/ blackette, performance short shift kit, BMW alarm, Performance rotors, APEX ARC-8 wheels, Direzza Star Spec 235/275, Dinan stage 3 suspension, M3 wishbones/tension rods/front sway/rear subframe bushings and thats all folks!
arrutled is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      09-20-2009, 08:21 PM   #21
and 1
winter mode
 
and 1's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 135i, 88 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Somerville, MA

Posts: 2,058
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1988 BMW M3  [0.00]
2008 135i  [3.75]
Quote:
Originally Posted by arrutled View Post
my pictures look like shit, not even gonna bother posting. too bright
noooooooooooooooooooooo!!! not even fixable with p-shop?? i have a few friends who are pretty good with it
__________________
88 M3: BMWCCA J Sport
08 135: because streetcar

and 1 is offline   Italy
0
Reply With Quote
      09-21-2009, 08:23 AM   #22
arrutled
Colonel
 
arrutled's Avatar
 
Drives: Olsa
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Western Mass

Posts: 2,471
iTrader: (0)

pm me your email, and ill send you your photos. I have a folder for everyone except me
__________________

AW 135i w/ blackette, performance short shift kit, BMW alarm, Performance rotors, APEX ARC-8 wheels, Direzza Star Spec 235/275, Dinan stage 3 suspension, M3 wishbones/tension rods/front sway/rear subframe bushings and thats all folks!
arrutled is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST