Baseball May 21 - Images Added

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by eng45ine, May 21, 2007.

  1. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
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  2. sonuj2

    sonuj2

    May 11, 2006
    Naperville, IL
    Frank, I think you have made his father extremely happy and proud of his son. Great shots and consistently better images. You have managed to control the highlights very well despite harsh lighting conditions.
     
  3. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Shekhar, controling the whites was really tough since the sun was setting in the west and wasn't blocked by much in the way of clouds. I was happy to capture some action this time out.
     
  4. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois
    Wow Frank.....These are VERY impressive.
     
  5. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Rod....you're making me blush! It was neat only shooting two kids and not having to track the action all of the field. Two kids, one game and over 400 images taken!
     
  6. Chris_B

    Chris_B

    Mar 12, 2006
    Arlington, VA
    Very nice Frank. Number 4 is my favorite.
     
  7. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois

    Again....WOW 400 - images on 2 kids ?

    I am sure you got tons of fantastic images....:biggrin:
     
  8. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Big bursts Rod, the buffer was screaming!
     
  9. Simba909

    Simba909

    Mar 2, 2006
    Miami, FL
    Frank, those are some pretty amazing shots. Your work gets better and better with every post.
     
  10. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Ron, I am enjoying the heck out of my new lens and TC. If my stuff is getting better, it is because of the influences here and the new gear.
     
  11. Frank,

    Great timing (even if you had to burst), fantastic exposures. They are all outstanding images, but I vote for #1. The dirt coming off his hand is what makes it unique to me.

    Best Wishes,
     
  12. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Jim, I think that I like the first shot the best as well. And yes, he fell and landed on his head!
     
  13. nipprdog

    nipprdog

    Jun 8, 2006
    IN
    Excellent work, Frank!

    like some others, I like #1 best. it's certainly a unique pose that has probably never been shot before.
     
  14. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Nice work Frank
     
  15. Way to go Frank, with only having to shoot two players it makes your job a tad easier.
    These are all lookign really good, you should be tickled with your results
     
  16. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks Jim, I blasted away as he was trying to recover from mishandling the ball. As he attempted a barehanded grab, he missed and landed on his head.

    Thank you Gale.

    Thanks Mike, my results are improving and I'd like to believe that I am paying closer attention to my settings so I don't lose a shot because something was over/under exposed or blown out. I can't thank you and plenty of others enough for the guidance that you all offer so generously.
     
  17. 1,4, & 5 are amazing action captures....
    the others are just real good.
    all are technically near perfect Frank...
    u & mike keep us reaching for better pics, thx 4 the inspiration
     
  18. JMartin

    JMartin Guest

    WOW... not much else I can say! I am sure their fathers are proud of what you got.

    I really like them all, but 1 and 4 are "those" type of shots I am striving to get!
     
  19. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL

    Thanks guys, your comments are very kind. While I am pleased with my improvement, my improvement is due to the excellant sports action photography that I view here. I am proud to be surrounded by such accomplished photographers that I consider my friends. Cheers to all of us.
     
  20. Bigmuddy

    Bigmuddy

    546
    Feb 28, 2007
    Ohio
    Frank, fantastic work on these photos! #1, #2, #,3, #4, #5, #6, and #7 are my favorite...:wink:

    Where were you positioned to get the #1 and #2 shots?
     
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