Improve your Sports Photography
If you are like us, follow the World Series this year sparked your interest in the pursuit of sports photography. Fortunately, we had the opportunity to chat with professional photographer June Harrison to complete some easy-to-learn tips for beginners. Here is what we have learned:
Of course, those who practice sports have the advantage of composition that comes with a general knowledge of the game. That being said, you probably will not be a total professional in every sport you expect to photograph in your life. To surround this problem, make sure to do a little research before an event. Watch some clips on YouTube, or even an entire game played the same sport if you find one on TV.
It also helps to do a little research on the specific details involved in a party going. For example, if you shoot a basketball game and two players from the opposing team are at odds well-known out of court has been a lot of media attention, a big shot of the head 2 go to the head would be great to come out . If you do not do your research on these subtleties, you are likely to miss significant imagery.
He understands that you can not be everywhere at once. Sports are constantly on the move and it makes no sense for you to go on the field throughout the game, frantically trying to capture anything. Again, that’s why it’s important to have a general understanding of the game before you come. By knowing where certain parts will be made throughout the game, select some choice points beforehand and hang them up to receive the most conservative and deliberately in place vaccines.
Before the game starts, you should have already defined your exposure, and if you are going to use a tripod or monopod, you should already be set where you want before the arrival of the crowd.