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Old Jan 2, 2005, 4:16 PM   #1
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Just starting with this type photography. Any criticism is welcome. Thank you.
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Old Jan 8, 2005, 2:50 PM   #2
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Nice shot, I just started myself getting some good Basketball shots but it isn't easy. The D70 makes indeed nice pics.

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Old Jan 8, 2005, 4:52 PM   #3
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Good start! Great action!

Just one comment. Have you thought about shooting vertical? I whould have liked to have seen the floor showing everyones feet on the floor except the shooter?

Keep practicing!
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Old Jan 8, 2005, 5:48 PM   #4
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Thanks guys for the response. Practice does make perfect. But Mr Sag I alsoappreciate knowing what other people might be looking for. I will be consentrating on more vertical shots, because the first thing I thought after looking at the picture was just that, wheres the feet?
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Old Jan 14, 2005, 5:35 PM   #5
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If your allowed to use flash, just a little hint of fill flash would light up the players and draw them out of the background a bit.

Just another little top to make your shots look like Sports Illustrated!
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I know it's tough, but try to get the WHOLE subject in (i.e. feet and the ball).



Good start though!
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Old Jan 14, 2005, 9:09 PM   #7
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Absolutely, discodudette.

Shoot wide... crop later. lol.
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Old Jan 16, 2005, 9:03 AM   #8
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Im bern, and I want to thank you all for your suggestions.
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Old Feb 9, 2005, 9:53 AM   #9
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I was wondering if anyone could give me some help with shooting sports inside a gym.Last night i tried shooting basketball ,and the action was fast , when using burst with no flash the pictures were poor very grainy. If i used tiff or a raw setting with an external flash , pictures were very nice and clear. But the flash couldnt keep up as niether could my auto focus ,not to mention the recycle time for my camera to load from the buffer to the card. I shoot with an Olympus ultra zoom 750, and it is slow . i missed quite a few shots. It does great for slower sports like wrestling where the action is more centralized. I was wondering A. With a dslr, if i didnt use a burst mode , how fast could they recycle to the card and be ready to take the next shot? B. is there a flash unit that can somewhat keep up with the action? C. can a flash unit be used with the burst mode. D. is it the burst mode that gives the camera's their 2.5fps or 3fps as the case with the d70? E. is there any other technique i could use to capture the action and still get a good printable photo? The reason i ask is i was wonder if i shoudl spend the money on a good flash and if so what type would work , or go for a faster lens, than say a 70-200mm 3.5-5.6 ? A friend of mine told me he always shoots sports with a flash unit and a seperate battery pack, for his 35mm, an dhe is switching to digital and assumes it would be the same. He is going for the 20d. anyhow any help would be appreciated . Thanks Bill B zwdb08@yahoo.com
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Old May 17, 2005, 11:16 AM   #10
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what lens ,shutter speed ,iso setting did you use to make this shot? Bill
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