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How to Photograph a Rodeo

How to Photograph a Rodeo

If you’re already an old hand at shooting sporting events, you may think you have the rodeo thing figured out. How different could it be? In any sporting event, things move fast, so you need to use a fast shutter speed to get clear pictures. Isn’t that all there is to it? Read on to find out. Continue Reading »

How to Photograph Fast Action

How to Photograph Fast Action

Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time talking with beginning photographers, and in all of that time I would say that one of the biggest disappointments for people who are new to their cameras and the art of taking photos is failure to capture action shots well. This can be particularly crushing for parents and other people who want to capture fast action photos of events that are meaningful to them personally. I don’t have to tell you that when your child scores the winning touchdown in the final game of the season, that’s a moment that can never be repeated. Once it’s gone, it’s gone, and until someone actually invents a Tardis, your only real option is to poll the other parents to see if someone else got the photo. What to do? Keep reading for some foolproof tips.
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5 Tips for Photographing Extreme Sports

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5 Tips for Photographing Extreme Sports

Whether they’re coming off a ramp made of snow or concrete or hanging at hundreds of feet in the air, extreme sport athletes are fun to watch. Flying through the air, twirling, or landing the stunt, the crowds are engaged and photographers are clicking away hoping to catch that great shot for their portfolio. Whether you’ve tried to capture these action seeking subjects before or not, these tips on how to do it are sure to inform you; but at the very least I hope to inspire you to get out there and try it.
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7 Tips for Awesome Winter Sports Photography

7 Tips for Awesome Winter Sports Photography

Let it snow! Winter is a great time to hit the slopes for some action sports photography. Skiers and snowboarders in their colorful gear, high in the air, and kicking up flakes make for great images. Still, the snow and sun combination can be troublesome to deal with, but if you’re prepared, can result in some awesome photographs. Before you hit the slopes, consider these tips.
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