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Girls just wanna have fun!

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Frits, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. No golf yesterday, it rained :mad:  :mad: 
    So I went to a volleyball game of a friend's daughter.

    My first experience with an indoor arena - fairly low light of ugly quality (sodium). Got to play a bit with custom WB and high-ISO.

    Pep talk with the coach

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    We got it coach!! (yeah, right :smile: )

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    I got it!!

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    Lemme tellya: These girls are having a great time!

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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice shots Frits:>))))

    May I ask what lens you used...please
     
  3. Thanks Gale!
    For these I used the AF 85mm f/1.4D (@ f/1.8), except for the team picture for which I used the Ai-S 35mm f/1.4 (@ f/2).
     
  4. Very nice set in challenging lighting conditions!
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    thank You..
    I had a feeling you were going to say that:<(((
    Worked great.
     
  6. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    may i suggest tighting the crops and bumping the USM
     
  7. Yeah, I agree that they are not the sharpest Randy...mostly due to being @ ISO 400
     
  8. Frits, I need to mail you my 85 1.4....... it doesn't behave in quite the same manner as yours when its asked to do a little shooting with me. :~(
    Maybe you could straighten it out.
    ...hehehe
     
  9. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    These are well done Frits. I think that the blue walls actually improve the interest in this series. You did a real nice job dealing with ambient lighting that was far less than appealing.
     
  10. Thanks Frank! I conscientiously positioned myself to have the blue wall in the back, at least most of the time. The white sidewalls of the arena were awful!
     
  11. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
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