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Dimensions3986 x 2657
Original file size3.04 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken21-Aug-12 14:12
Date modified22-Apr-17 17:12
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Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/500 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/2 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Match Race - America's Cup

Match Race - America's Cup

San Francisco Bay

This was the first year that the America's Cup boats used the radical new design proposed by Oracle's founder, Larry Ellison. With a decent wind, they could run up to 40-50 knots, making the races thrilling to watch as well as potentially dangerous for the crews. The early trials showcased match races such as this one between the US and Sweden to give the crews a chance to learn how to manage their new boats.