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nitefly

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I really want to take some shots of a game at my local football ground.. It's a non league football side called Bromsgrove Rovers.

However stupid I would feel taking photos at a football match (dont ask me why), I really want to try it..

Do you think they would mind me taking shots? And also, would my 200mm lens be big enough for it?

Many thanks,

Nath. :)
 

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I have found that most people who play sports like to have their photos taken doing what they love. Might even be able to sell some to the players.

I used to go to the local high school and take pictures of the baseball players. I started giving them away and soon the parents started buying them. Never did get rich but it was fun.
 

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Yes the 200mm should be fine but you will still need to wait for the ball to come to you, so to speak depending where you stand. I know at Bromsgrove Rovers you need to be press related to get in and take photos, inless you pay and even then you have to get permission.
 

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try going to a practice (if it's that type of team) and just taking some photos to get a feel of it. then try going to a game.

if you still feel uncomfortable, get a lanyard and one of those plastic id card holders and put a card with your picture on it inside and wear that. :lmao:
 

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