BetterPhoto Q&A: All About Photography: Photographing Specific Subjects: Action & Sports Pictures

  Interested in taking sports pictures with digital camera? Read about digital cameras and action shots in this Q&A and this helpful article by Bryan F. Peterson: Photographing Action: Panning Your Subject.
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  How to Shoot Volleyball in a Gym?
I have a Canon Digital Rebel 350D xt, and I am shooting volleyball in a gym. I am clueless on wha...
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8/4/2014 12:18:30 AM
 
  Photographing People in Motion
I like to photograph people on the move and just did a shoot of kids with special needs riding sm...
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11/24/2009 9:05:34 AM
 
  Indoor High School Sports Photography
I am looking for a lens that will be good for indoor high school sports photography. Typically, h...
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11/17/2009 2:59:36 PM
 
  Best Lens for Sports Pictures
What type of lens would you recommend for taking indoor sports pictures where you are not permitt...
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11/26/2008 6:38:50 AM
 
  Teleconverter or Extension tube for Motorsport
I have an E-500 DSLR with a 40-150 lens, and I want to get closer to my moving subject, motorbike...
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9/11/2008 10:17:37 PM
 
  Night and Indoor Sports Photography
I am using a d-SLR camera (Canon Rebel XT), and I have a 70-200mm f/4 L series lens. I have been ...
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9/9/2008 7:08:51 PM
 
  How to Shoot Action in Low Light?
I have the Canon Digital Rebel XT and am having trouble taking action shots inside a gym as well ...
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9/7/2008 10:12:09 PM
 
  Tips for Shooting a Rodeo
I'm shooting a rodeo for the first time, and would welcome any photo shooting tips. It starts...
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8/20/2008 2:46:58 PM
 
  Shooting Candids with Unattractive Backgrounds
All too often I want to take quick candid photos of my child during play or craft time - you know...
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6/22/2008 7:03:18 PM
 
  Sports Photography
Hi there,I would very much like to get into sports photography but wondered what the minimum type...
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6/22/2008 6:32:04 PM
 
  Shooting Soccer in Overcast Conditions
I shoot sports with a Nikon D80 using a Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D (telephoto) lens. I have had much...
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5/13/2008 8:46:13 AM
 
  Tripod Vs. Monopod
Well, I have this nice 28-300mm lens and I finally have been able to make it down to the fields f...
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5/3/2008 6:37:30 AM
 
  Panning: How to Do It?
I purchased a Fujifilm Finepix S700 and am trying to do panning but I am getting confused with it...
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4/26/2008 9:06:41 PM
 
  Lens Selection for Variety of Shots
Just wondering what size lens, filters and attachments would be required for the following situat...
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3/5/2008 9:22:21 AM
 
  Sports Photography and Lighting
Recently I have been shooting a lot of basketball games where the lighting is poor. Where can I ...
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1/21/2008 12:23:30 PM
 
  Shooting Soccer Pictures
Hi Guys! I recently purchased the Nikon D40 and was wondering which lens would be best to get act...
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1/4/2008 9:26:20 PM
 
  Shooting in a Gym Without Flash
I have a Nikon D50 and love it. I took about 1200 pictures during my daughter's soccer seaso...
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12/11/2007 11:38:49 AM
 
  Photographing Motion
I have a Nikon SLR D40 and I took some pictures of kids playing basketball. On camera LCD screen,...
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12/4/2007 4:27:47 AM
 
  Capturing Action in Low Light
I have recently starting shooting a lot at barrel races. I am having problems capturing the imag...
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11/27/2007 3:41:24 PM
 
  ISO and Shutter Speed Questions
How high of an ISO can one safely choose without too much noise/grain in the photos? Or does thi...
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10/31/2007 3:59:29 PM
 
  Shooting Sports: How to Prevent Blur?
I took pics of football last night - with my setting on "sports". I have never seen such a mess! ...
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10/24/2007 11:15:07 PM
 
  Sports Photography in Low Light
I generally take youth sports pictures. All summer, I've been taking baseball pics and I have...
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9/13/2007 3:27:24 PM
 
  Photographing a Boxing or MMA Event
I am going to be shooting an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) event in a week. I have a Nikon D200 and a...
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8/7/2007 6:08:46 PM
 
  Best Shutter Speed for Fly Fishing?
What shutter speed would you use to "freeze" the fly line overhead when photographing a fly fishe...
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7/22/2007 7:52:55 PM
 
  Winter Sports Photography
Taking action winter sports photos such as ski racing is it still necessary to open 1 to 2 stops ...
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