Best Camera For Motorsport Photography in 2024

Best Camera For Motorsport Photography in 2024

Motorsport photography is quite unique, and so are the requirements of the camera gear you use to capture the action The high-speed nature of the on-track action really pushes the ability of even the best cameras available. Autofocus tracking, frame rates and buffer...

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Optimising Your Cameras For Motorsport Photography

Optimising Your Cameras For Motorsport Photography

The art of motorsport photography is an intriguing blend of speed and precision. To be able to capture the essence of motorsport requires more than just a quick reaction to press the shutter button. The sport's high-speed and unpredictable nature demands an in-depth...

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The Best Sony Lenses for Motorsport Photography

The Best Sony Lenses for Motorsport Photography

Yes, I’m a Canon photographer. But, since I helped out the Nikon motorsport photographers, I couldn't leave out the Sony users. Sony was a pioneer in full-frame mirrorless cameras, breaking into the motorsport photography market while Canon and Nikon were still...

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The Best Nikon Lenses for Motorsport Photography

The Best Nikon Lenses for Motorsport Photography

It's pretty common knowledge that I'm a Canon user. However, I am here to help all motorsport photographers, no matter your brand allegiance. And to be fair, Nikon makes some pretty good gear, too. Just don't tell Canon I said that. So, I've taken the time and tested...

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The Best Canon Lenses for Motorsport Photography

The Best Canon Lenses for Motorsport Photography

Your investment in Canon lenses for motorsport photography is far more important than the camera bodies you purchase. Technology in Canon's camera bodies is advancing at such a rate that they warrant being replaced every few years. But a good lens purchase will last...

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Canon Lens Stabilizer Mode Settings Explained

Canon Lens Stabilizer Mode Settings Explained

Image stabilisation is an amazing asset in modern photography, but have you ever wondered what those stabilizer mode settings on your Canon lenses really mean? Obviously, the stabilizer on/off switch is pretty straightforward, but what about the one underneath it? The...

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How To Avoid Heat Haze in Motorsport Photography

How To Avoid Heat Haze in Motorsport Photography

We've all been there... It's the peak of summer, it's a fantastic day (albeit hot and probably humid), the cars are lined up on the grid for the next race, you line up your shot for the start of the race and bam! Heat haze! If you're a stickler for getting clean,...

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Why Do Motorsport Photographers Carry Multiple Cameras?

Why Do Motorsport Photographers Carry Multiple Cameras?

One question I often get asked trackside is: "Why do you carry around so many cameras?" It's a valid query, especially when I'm using a couple with fairly similar lenses, at least to the untrained eye. And no doubt you've seen it for yourself, be it at the track or...

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Motorsport Photography Camera Settings Cheat Sheet

Motorsport Photography Camera Settings Cheat Sheet

When you are first getting into photography, camera settings can be a bit overwhelming. So it's very easy just to leave your camera in auto mode (the A+ or green box option on most cameras). That said, the automatic settings that your camera applies never really work...

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Review: Canon RF 100-300mm f2.8L IS USM

Review: Canon RF 100-300mm f2.8L IS USM

As the first "big lens" built by Canon specifically for the mirrorless RF mount, the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM has a lot of expectations to live up to, especially for motorsport photographers used to lugging around a big prime lens while trackside. Does it hold...

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Review: Canon’s Vehicle Subject Tracking AutoFocus Mode

Review: Canon’s Vehicle Subject Tracking AutoFocus Mode

The move to mirrorless has allowed Canon to add a bunch of new features to their camera bodies. One of the most notable areas of improvement, particularly for motorsport photography, is in the autofocus tracking modes and options available. The addition of vehicle...

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How To Clean Your Camera Gear

How To Clean Your Camera Gear

Motorsport photography subjects our camera gear to some of the harshest conditions possible - especially off-road and rally photography. The inherent nature of what makes motorsport so appealing to photograph, also means our camera gear often ends up covered in dust,...

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