When people see a great pro sports shot in a magazine, they don't realize that picture was culled from 600 or 700 images. You may not get a good shot of your kid in one game; think in terms of a season and hope for ten or 12 good images.Takeaway: The title pretty much says it all. Great tips for setting up and capturing your kids' games. Such great stuff it was tough to decide on a quote.
However, there are brief moments of amazing athletic ability and severe collisions. Because this window is so tight (and the extremely-hard, fast-moving balls [and bats] seem to have PJ magnets in them), it's important to pay close attention during the entire game. Otherwise the PJ misses the shot and/or wakes up in the hospital covered in blood.Takeaway: This is your tip article and your public safety article. There's a great deal of practical advice in here for the photographer that's doing their first photojournalism-type gig.
Baseball has also been called a game of inches--the difference between a strike and a ball, a fair ball or a foul ball, a home run and a double. Baseball photography is a game of millimeters--the focal length of the lens, and narrow depth of field--and timing--choosing fast shutter speeds and aiming at the right place at the right time.Takeaway: Nice step-by-step overview of what's needed to accurately capture all the action at a game.
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