Football, 3 firsts for me

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Gary7770, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. First time shooting football
    First time under the lights
    First time in the rain...

    Whew!

    All shots with the D3, 400mm @ 2.8

    C&C Appreciated

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  2. iLLMaCK

    iLLMaCK Guest

    Seems like a lot more noise then I would have expected from a D3.
    Nice images though.
     
  3. glewis1

    glewis1

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    Aug 24, 2008
    Rochester, NY
    not bad. #4 is my fav
     
  4. kiwi

    kiwi

    Jan 1, 2008
    Auckland, NZ
    not sure Gary, why shoot 1/2000, 1/1000 and have such high ISO ? Sort of lose a bit of IQ at these settings I think

    Peak action for sure
     
  5. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois
    Gary you need to pick an easier first time ! You had some extreame conditions for sure.
    The images seem a tad flat - maybe a color boost and a little more contrast might make
    these pop a little more. With that said I must say I know zero about the D3 so guess I
    should not be giving advise. lol
     
  6. I guess with the high iso (12800) and some cropping ,the noise becomes more apparent. Thanks for the comment

    Thanks, Probably mine too.

    Your right on that, wanted to make sure that I'd be able to stop the action and thats the sacrifice that I made. I think that either with proper rain gear, I might have been able to make some adjustments during the game.

    Why go easy? Lol Thanks for the advise.

    Gary
     
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