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Old Oct 22, 2008, 10:34 AM   #1
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My team had a 840 mile round trip for this fixture but the journey was well worth it.

Lighting was much better than most of the BBL venues



1) Darius Defoe, seems to manage this every game





2) Top scorer Trey Moore, the local evening paper used this along with the match report.




3)I like this shot but wish I had more DOF, but not posible in the lighting.






C&C welcomed , as usual, Thanks to John G for his words of wisdom.I have gone from beginner to getting pictures in the press !

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Hey Dave,

Glad you had a good visit, what was the score?

Why have you only gone with f4, you would have been much better off going for f2.8 and a shutter speed of 1/640s. It would have made a huge difference to the first two shots if the motion blur was not there.

The 3rd is the best shot just a shame the Plymouth man covered his face, how dare he LOL.

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Old Oct 23, 2008, 12:01 PM   #3
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Mark, the Eagles came away with the win 91-73.

We have to trudge down to Plymouth again on 22nd November!



I used f4 to try and get a bit of DOF in the shots, guess I will be back to 2.8 again when I return.



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Cool.

I would always stick to f2.8 unless you are getting really good shutter speeds but the isolation of f2.8 is good to have.

I might have to see if I can get the for the 22nd. Remind me nearer the time.
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Old Oct 23, 2008, 12:34 PM   #5
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I used f4 to try and get a bit of DOF in the shots, guess I will be back to 2.8 again when I return.
Dave,

Not a bad thing to try - but you need to review what shutter speeds you're getting. You've got some nice action but they're ruined by motion blur. All that good (relatively speaking :G) light was wasted.

It can be tough to see motion blur on the LCD but you've got to get a handle on what shutter speeds each sport requires.

Also I would still tone down the noise reduction a bit - there is a bit too much so you're getting the 'plastic' look to things (i.e. no texture left).

Good luck next time
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Thanks again John

I am off to read my "Neat Image" instuctions to see if I can improve things.:?
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