25 Adrenaline-Pumping Examples of Sports Photography

25 Adrenaline-Pumping Examples of Sports Photography

In the world of sports, life moves extremely fast.  Being able to catch great and historic moments on camera requires skill, patience and a little agility on the photographer’s part — not just the athlete’s!

A few tips to keep in mind while shooting sports photography:

  • Use a fast shutter to capture sharp shots of the fast action and use the fastest drive setting your camera has. The more shots your camera can take per second, the more likely you will capture just the right shot of the fast moving action.
  • There is often not time to be playing with your camera settings. Set your aperture to a good, versatile setting like f/8, and then forgot about it and focus on being where you need to be to take the best possible shots. It’s better to have a good shot of the goal being scored than a perfectly crisp shot of the net three seconds later!
  • Don’t shoot just the action. Look for emotion from the fans or from the players after the action has stopped. Emotion of loss can sometimes lead to better shots than the elation of victory. There is often a story behind the action that can be the bigger story.

And, now for the good stuff.

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Comments (6)

  • Maria Hasnain Reply

    Really liked the collection of Photos. A few pictures just caught my mind like anything. Amazing work. I would love to revisit to see more stuff in the future.

    February 6, 2019 at 2:02 am
  • Amy macdonald Reply

    These are amazing and I would like to know who did them fantastic work

    September 3, 2018 at 6:59 am
  • Ashley Jacobs Reply

    These images are amazing. Its blow my mind the way you see the angles is amazing.

    February 6, 2018 at 1:58 am
  • Sportzwiki Reply

    These images are really interesting. I never saw such sporty images.

    February 5, 2018 at 1:50 pm
  • John Reply

    Great post

    April 18, 2017 at 3:04 pm
  • Stacy Kim Reply

    These are some amazing photos! Some other sports photographers I enjoy are Dave Lehl, Morgan Maassen, and James Rushforth. This link provides a great number of instragram sports photographers I follow. Definitely check them out for awesome shots like the ones in this article.

    http://www.adoramapix.com/blog/2016/11/20/top-10-sports-photographers-to-follow-on-instagram/#.WFYdLqIrLu4

    December 18, 2016 at 1:11 am

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