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Old Sep 27, 2007, 8:24 PM   #1
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Left the X-country meet to get to the stadium just in time for the last two minutes of the game, so I only got a few shots. Here is one usingsports mode.

Shutter 1/1250, Av 8.0, Iso 400, Focal 70mm. Only PP wasjust a touch ofsharpening. Much sharper than I have been able to get wide open.

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Old Sep 28, 2007, 3:36 AM   #2
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Definitely one of your sharpest shots so far. Were you still in the sports mode or had you switched?

I like the intensity in the eyes, and possibly cropping a little more off of the right to bring extra focus to the offence would help.


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Old Sep 28, 2007, 6:44 AM   #3
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Yep, very sharp. Nicely done. I'd be careful about getting enamored with shooting at narrow apertures though. This shot works because players dominate the frame and there isn't distracting background. On too many shots, f8 will leave a very disruptive background.

Good job!!
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Old Sep 29, 2007, 5:18 PM   #4
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Thanks Mark! Least now I know I can get sharp photos. Yes it was still in sports mode. Not sure I like the look at F8 though!

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Old Sep 29, 2007, 5:23 PM   #5
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John,

Thanks. I agree, I really do not like the look at F8. If you look at the X-counrty pic at the starting line it really looks busy with background in focus. Just trying diif settings, up to this point I have been shooting everything wide open.

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Old Sep 29, 2007, 11:06 PM   #6
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I Have to agree, very sharp and great colors
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Old Oct 1, 2007, 9:16 AM   #7
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Great shot btrips! Nice job with those red uniforms. Anymore, i cringe when I see the opposing team wearing red, esp with the harsh lighting.
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Great shot... for some reason, I really like red uniforms. They always seem to "POP" more in my photos. I'm no expert, but I think this picture is great!

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Great shot... for some reason, I really like red uniforms. They always seem to "POP" more in my photos. I'm no expert, but I think this picture is great!

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Oh yea they sure do POP! I also love the color but its very easy to blow out the details, esp during the mid day sun. Im desperately seeking info on this as we speak. I have a gig next Tuesday and the team wears red jerseys. I'll try the -1Sat as suggested and see if that helps. Youre right...That IS a good picture.
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