OBJECTIVE: SHOOT AT OUTDOOR SPORTS EVENTS Yesterday we talked about indoor sporting events. Today, we’re moving it outdoors. The biggest challenges in shooting outdoor sports are: Freezing the motion. Finding even lighting/avoiding harsh lighting. Being able to zoom in enough that you get a clear shot of the action without lots of other distractions within the…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT IN GYMS In our continuing discussion of strategies for shooting in challenging situations, we’re going to move today to shooting in gyms and indoor sports arenas. Shooting in gyms presents these challenges: Lighting usually isn’t as bright as you need it. You want to use a fast shutter speed in order to freeze the…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT AT NIGHT When you shoot at night, you have to make the most of whatever light you find. If your subject is moving or you are creating street photography, watch how the light changes as your subject moves. Consider shooting when the subject is in front of a neon light, for example, rather than…

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OBJECTIVE: SHOOT IN LOW LIGHT Today we begin a series of lessons that arm you with strategies for successful shooting in challenging lighting situations. First is low light. We’ve talked about shooting in low light off and on over the course of the class. Today, let’s bring all the techniques together and create an opportunity for targeted practice. High…

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