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 …

Pre-focus the moment

Please comment below on how I could have improved the title of this post.  It’s an article about pre-focusing your DSLR to capture moments that otherwise couldn’t be captured, but I can’t think of a clever title.  I guess I should just write the article already… There have been several situations where I walked away from a shoot with a …

5 Tips to improve your sports photography

Fine.  It’s a lie.  I got you to read this post by promising general tips on sports photography in general, but these tips are only about team sports.  But give me a break.  Would you really have read this article if I named it “Five tips to improve your photography of team sports”?  Didn’t think so.  Now on to the …