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Ryan h
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Photographing Sports

Mon Apr 17, 2006 8:45 pm

Anyone out there do any sports photography?

Here are Photos of Australian Rules Football.

2004 Season (These photos might be a bit hard to access)
http://au.geocities.com/ryanhothersall/2004_SANFL.htm

2005 Season
http://au.geocities.com/ryanhothersall/2005SANFL.htm

2006 Season (season in progress still)
http://au.geocities.com/ryanhothersall/2006SANFL.htm
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RE: Photographing Sports

Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:07 pm

It would be cool to see an Australian Rules game in person. I've heard it's quite a thrilling sport to watch.
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RE: Photographing Sports

Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:12 pm

I've tried photographing ice hockey, back when my brother played. Tough to capture, especially since I didn't have any of the larger lenses.

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RE: Photographing Sports

Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:46 pm

Quoting Texan (Reply 2):
I've tried photographing ice hockey, back when my brother played. Tough to capture, especially since I didn't have any of the larger lenses.

Yes, that's what we need, some good NHL and NASCAR photographers, I can't find any good pictures of either, they're all the small little ones that you find in articles on the online newspaper.

If anyone knows of a good site for NHL or NASCAR photographs please let me know.
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RE: Photographing Sports

Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:51 pm

A friend of mine at the club shoots NHL for SI, he has the Canon 1D Mark II. I guess he needs the 8 frames per second. We had a great talk the other day, his pic of that fight in the Bruins-Rangers game where that guy stuck his thumb in the other guys eye socket won the NYPP pic of the year. It looks fun to do! I may try it! I am already got him interested in spotting!  biggrin 
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RE: Photographing Sports

Tue Apr 18, 2006 12:14 am

I shoot canadian football and a lot of rugby. Managed to get a couple of pics printed in the National Rugby Post a local magazine a friend publishes. I just do it for fun.

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RE: Photographing Sports

Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:06 am

My Australian Rules photos are not professional. However I have had a couple of pictures published in the club I follow newsletter.
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