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Motorsports Photography Tips For Beginners Part Two

In my last article for Improve Photography, I began a two part series about motorsports photography for beginners.  You can read the first part here. In that article, I covered some of the gear such as safety vests and lens; basic camera settings and other tips for anyone thinking about heading down to the track to shoot a race. In this second …

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5 Tips to Improve Your Outdoor Sports Photography

Your child is now old enough to start playing sports.  Like any proud parent you run out to the nearest big box store and pick up the latest camera kit.  The one with the latest camera body and a couple of lenses.  You arrive at the first game with your new camera, now what? That was me about 10 years …

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Motorsports Photography Tips For Beginners

Shooting motorsports photography can be a fun and enriching experience.  It does not matter if it’s two wheels or four, harnessing the horsepower and the on the edge driving in one frame can grab the eyes of many.  A lot of times though, a photographer can be left guessing on how to get started and how to receive the magical …

10 Tips for Stunning Action Photography

Action Photography Tip #1: Plan ahead! Carefully plan where you will set up.  This is probably the biggest mistake for action photographers.  I can’t tell you how many parents I see on the sidelines shooting their son’s soccer game from the middle of the field.  Since the action will mostly occur near the goal, that is a much better place …

Tips for shooting little league or high school sports

For many of you, this was the reason you bought your first DSLR.  Shooting sports is really fun, and even more so if it’s your own kid.  This last fall, I spent a fair bit of time shooting high school sports for the youth in a little Boy Scout group where I volunteer.  I figured out a few things last …