Chapter 3. Equipment and Techniques for Digital Sports Photography

Equipment and Techniques for Digital Sports Photography

Sports photographers capture virtually all their images in the field, not the studio. Because of this, they have little if any control over their environment to be able to set up lighting, poses, and positioning for the best shots. As a result, the equipment and techniques used to get the photos take on greater importance because they are the only factors the photographer can change and adjust.

I've discussed how to prepare for the digital sports photography shoot, but how does this work in the field? What techniques should be used for what situations? What is the best choice of equipment for different sports scenarios?

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