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  1. P

    Recreating that commercial look?

    . For example: Overview | Aaron Smith Photography All the exif data are in the jpg's, what gear and lens does this person use?. how does one learn to take shots like these but more gear towards fashion? is it possible to do this standalone? best,
  2. F

    Best decently priced lens for shooting near and far fast action football on 80d for beginner

    Hello all. I am a beginner purchasing a 80d for basically the sole purpose of shooting kids sports also with video. I am looking for recommendations on lens’ to fit my needs for fast action shots. Most of them are from a good distance away. Let’s say 30 yards or so. But I sometimes also like to...
  3. birdbonkers84

    u18 Rugby Sevens

    On Saturday got invited up to photograph the U18s sevens tournament. Gorgeous day, was the only one in the shade, sun was at my back...Sometimes forget my lens is a f/4. Need to try it out at that aperture next time. Settings 1/1250 f/5.6 Auto ISO 1. DSC_7329 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 2...
  4. birdbonkers84

    Mackie FPS VS Grammar 2nd XV

    1. DSC_1108 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 2. DSC_0986 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 3. Forgot to sort the horizon on this one (woops) DSC_0774 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 4. DSC_0712 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 5. DSC_0648 by Mark Coull, on Flickr 6. DSC_0945 by Mark Coull, on Flickr Now that I've...
  5. P

    Outdoor Hockey Game

    I had the pleasure of shooting a game between 2 beer companies at Hershey Stadium in Hershey, PA. It was awesome to have the access I had, which was a spot ice level between the two player benches where there was no glass. Let me know what you guys think! Shot with Nikon D4S / Sigma 120-300...
  6. photoflyer

    Sports photos: composition tips and tricks

    I struggle with sport photographs and composition. I generally shoot images to include the primary athlete (the one with the ball/bat/puck etc) and competitor with an eye to cropping for composition later. The question then becomes what should that composition be? I am interested in ideas...
  7. Gridiron Victoria:Samuel Delai

    Gridiron Victoria:Samuel Delai

    Samuel Delai
  8. birdbonkers84

    First time shooting sports (Rugby)

    My local team were playing this weekend and because I was unable to train/play due to a virus I decided to pop along and take a few photos of the game. We won 20-3 against a team a league above us. We were in the dark top and they were in the red coloured top. Some of these are light crops...
  9. Destin

    "The Look" C&C

    Caught this shot tonight at a local motocross practice. The light during golden hour was great and allowed me to keep from blowing out the sky.. a rare occurrence at this track. Let me know what you think! Also, this is the first shoot with my new D750.. definitely liking it so far!
  10. P

    Hockey Tournament

    Had the pleasure of shooting a hockey tournament over the weekend. Shot with Nikon D4S and Sigma 120-300 f/2.8. Gotta love the team names - it was Channel 4 News Team versus Prestige Worldwide.
  11. R

    Nikon D3300 user new to site

    Have been out of the photo game for about 10 years. Just recently purchased a nikon d3300 and am trying to figure out how to master it. Would be interested in finding experienced d3300 users who don't mind helping with suggestions and tips. My area of interest is drag racing and other...
  12. T

    Advice needed on first zoom zens.

    ****Accidental Double post, please ignore this thread.****
  13. photographytv.com

    Video interview with Rio Olympics photographer

    Hello all, I had an opportunity to interview Cameron Spencer, the Getty Images photographer that captured the most iconic shot of Usain Bolt at the Rio Olympics. In the interview, he shares his story to become a pro sports photographer and the story behind the famous shot. Let me know what...
  14. MissMadison

    How to make portrait intimidating

    I am taking portraits of individual rugby players and I want to make them look strong, intense and intimidating. Does anyone have tips or suggestions on how to do this when taking the photo and/or when editing in photoshop?
  15. T

    Sports Photography in Gallery

    Hey, I might have an opportunity to display some of my art in a gallery soon and I need some advice. I have photos of action shots in various sports as any sports photographer should have, but I want to shoot a series of photographs that have a gallery appeal but a sports feel. Possibly like...
  16. TallDude

    Had it dialed in...then what happened?

    I'm shooting indoor club level basketball. I was getting good results, now not so good. Canon T2i with a Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 using the AV setting with ISO 1600 to 3200. I'm shooting continuous, AI-servo. The lighting was similar a both shooting events, but different gyms. I'm wandering if it's...
  17. ourherocomic

    TAG: Childhood Game Grown up

    Would love to know what people think of my style in my new Stop motion film There's more photo art here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tag-childhood-game-grown-up#/
  18. B

    Nikon upgrade? d7200? Help!

    Greetings, I currently have a Nikon d3100 (Rarely use-It's mostly just for back up) and a Nikon d5100 (Primary use). I have a 18mm-55mm lens, mm-200mm lens and a lens that goes up to 300mm. I am considering upgrading to the d7200 from the d5100, From what i've read, they both use the DX...
  19. beetjuice

    Zoom lens for sports photography

    I am looking for a lens to take photos of horses in action. I will need some zoom as I am standing outside of a riding ring and the horses will be moving all over the place. I have a Canon Rebel T3 and I currently use the EF 75-300 F/4-5.6 III. I think the images could be clearer, and comparing...
  20. thelearningcurvefoto

    Toronto 2015 Mens Individual Time Trial

    From the 'Finally Getting Around To Posting These' folder...... Pan Am Games Toronto 2015 Mens Individual Time Trial by thelearningcurvefoto on Photography Forum The Mens 37 km Individual Time Trial during the Pan Am Games in Milton Ontario. All pics are original photography using a Canon...
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