Snap throw to First

© Martin J. Preslar

Snap throw to First

Uploaded: September 09, 2007


Yadier Molina throwing out the runner on first after a strike out.

F/5.6, 1/500s, ISO-3200, 300mm. (This was actually taken with a 10D. I forgot to swich the camera when uploading it! OOPS!)


Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 10, 2007

Excellent stop action Marty! You seem to do very well around a baseball park! :-) #734732

Martin J. Preslar September 10, 2007

Thanks Joannie! The other shot was the "other end" of this play. For some reason I set-up to take a shot of Molina (the catcher) on this pitch, then when he snapped the throw to first to pick off the runner I adjusted to there and got the focus in time for the tag. It probably helped that I was far enough away that infinity focus was probably in effect for both distances! Our seats are not great for shots of the infield! Will be at another game this Saturday! :) #4772350

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