1. Football: Shooting on the Field

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USC’s Reggie Bush leaps over a UCLA defender for a touchdown in the 2005 USC/UCLA game. This is a low-angle shot with my camera resting on the ground. I’m looking through the viewfinder by using a Canon Angle Finder C.

Canon EOS-1D Mk II N, Canon EF 70–200mm f2.8L at 90mm, f2.8 @ 1/2500, ISO 250.

Because I’m a pretty big guy, people often ask me if I played football when I was in school. In fact, I did not. Why? Well, my father had injured his knee while playing football in high school, and he didn’t want me to play (not that I would have been any good anyway). Not being allowed to play may account for some of ...

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