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Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs by Alan Hess

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The Basics of Sports Portrait Photography

Creating Dynamic Images of Athletes

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This book is about photographing portraits, specifically those of athletes. It is about photographing amateur athletes in a flattering way. Many different companies take team photos, and they do a great job, but there is no reason you have to rely on them for a great photo of your athlete. I start with photography basics and then move on to gear, lighting, and taking photos both indoors and out.

Photography Basics

The basics of photography are pretty simple: Light is allowed to reach the sensor in the camera body through the lens. You control the size of the opening ...

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