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First attempt at sports photography
« on: July 29, 2012, 08:43:54 pm »
Advices etc. welcomed  :3some:

First attempt at taking some pics at the races today.
All shot on Canon 550D with 70-200 F2.8 and 50mm 1.8







 

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Re: First attempt at sports photography
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2012, 08:58:12 pm »
Always try to position yourself with the light (sun) at your back. That way you will not have dark faces or subjects.

The rest looks ok. But 2 things.

1. Show movement
2. Show movement

You can get this with a slower shutter speed and panning.   :thumleft:
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Re: First attempt at sports photography
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2012, 09:02:28 pm »
What he said ;-)

good attempts nonetheless! I like the airborne shot the most.
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Re: First attempt at sports photography
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2012, 09:23:58 pm »
Always try to position yourself with the light (sun) at your back. That way you will not have dark faces or subjects.

The rest looks ok. But 2 things.

1. Show movement
2. Show movement

You can get this with a slower shutter speed and panning.   :thumleft:


Thanks, it's impossible to move around as you are confined to the track run off, thus was shooting into the sun whole time :/
 

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Re: First attempt at sports photography
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2012, 10:08:40 pm »
Stopped by killarney on the way back to take a pic of my better half.