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Old Jun 24, 2006, 7:22 PM   #1
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Canon Digital Rebel XT with Sigma 170-500 Zoom at 500mm

1/1000 f/7.1 ISO 400 Photoshop CS

By the way he was called out.
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Old Jun 24, 2006, 7:41 PM   #2
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Not too shabby!

The only improvement I could think would be to blur some of the background after the fact using photoshop.
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Old Jun 24, 2006, 10:27 PM   #3
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Nice capture!!

It looks like the ball and the runner arrived at the same time :-)
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Old Jun 25, 2006, 9:15 AM   #4
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Correct call is OUT - but it depends on the angle the umpire has.

Nice shot. As Terry mentioned, backgrounds are a pain in the butt. Only choice is to use photoshop as he suggested or pay big $$$ for a 2.8 lens.
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Old Jul 3, 2006, 9:46 PM   #5
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Out if he caught the ball.

Backgrounds. Backgrounds. Backgrounds.

Backgrounds are always a pain in the neck for kids sports.
On most fields it's impossible to get away from crappy ones.
Cars... Other fields... Out houses... UFOs... Buildings...
Ive got great pictures of 'em all.
PS blurring later usually looks like an after thought.
But what-a-gonna-do?


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