Goodwood Revival 2015

Discussion in 'Fuji X Forum' started by Lightmancer, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 10 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    It's taken me an inordinate amount of time to develop these, but now I hope you will indulge me. The Goodwood Revival is an annual event that celebrates a golden age of motorsport and aviation. It's the done thing to dress the part...
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pith Helmet 1 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    ...and people take it jolly seriously
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 flat cap 1 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    ...regardless of age
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Young Racegoer 1 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    ...or rank
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 The Officer 2 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    There is some serious racing of course
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 GoGo 4 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    ...and some beautiful cars too
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Jaguar BMW 2 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity well as bikes - I'd never seen a Le Mans start for cafe racers before
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Cafe Racer 6 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    But my favourites were the pedal cars, who were tremendously competitive
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 5 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    ...even if the odd one or two needed a bit of a helping hand
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 12 XPro1 par Lightmancer, on ipernity

    All shot with my redoubtable X-Pro1 plus a range of lenses; the remarkable 50-230, the stellar 90mm and the trusty 35mm - Fuji done me good yet again.
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    I'll take that sweet little Mini, the Jag, and throw in the Norton.

    For a tiny little island, the British sure cranked out a lot of cool rides.
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  3. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Yeah the Norton for me, thanks.
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  4. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Nice to see your selection, you went the day after me :) Great day out and thoroughly recommended, there were times when autofocus was much missed though ;)
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  5. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    Jun 10, 2013
    Wonderful series (and event).
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  6. porchard

    porchard SC Veteran

    Feb 24, 2013
    Devon, UK
    Great stuff - some superb machinery on display throughout this excellent set of photos, but shot No.9 (entitled Pedal Car Race 5) gets my vote. :thumbup:
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  7. What a great event.
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  8. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    Is that a Norton Commando I spy? Dreams of youth!

    Cheers, Jock
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  9. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Lots of fun nicely captured.
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  10. bluzcity

    bluzcity SC Veteran

    Jul 30, 2013
    Memphis, TN
    How fun! I love the 1st picture...
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  11. Matero

    Matero SC Veteran

    Dec 25, 2014
    Helsinki, Finland
    My favourite, every little racer has his/her own photographer :)
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