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Our soccer team

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by e2blade, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. e2blade


    Jul 24, 2008
    Peoria, AZ
    a photography company had came to our school this day, so all the players were all together and im really good friends with them. they all knew about me so they didnt really want their pictures taken by corporate. so this is what is gonna be in the year book instead of the "professionals"

    NIKON D200    ---    70mm    f/22.0    1/30s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    75mm    f/2.8    1/1500s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    105mm    f/2.8    1/1600s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    95mm    f/2.8    1/2500s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    105mm    f/4.0    1/3000s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    130mm    f/2.8    1/2500s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    120mm    f/4.0    1/3000s    ISO 100
  2. I'd have to say that these pix are fun snaps that may be appealing to your friends, I would also say that in some instances corporate may be a better choice, but whatever product makes you happy is what is really important.
  3. Look really good.

    Is it just girls who play Football (sorry Soccer) in the states? Hardly ever see boys football shots.
  4. McQ

    McQ Just your average, everyday moderator. Moderator

    Not too bad. I agree with Brooks that if they are what your friends like, then it's good for them. Technically, some ideas for the shots would be:

    Careful use of vignetting. It can add to a photo or detract from it. In #1, it distracts me, as does the background.

    Fill flash: #2 (pyramid) would be better with fill flash. Also, the background people in that shot are distracting, which leads me to another idea.

    Watch your backgrounds as carefully as you watch your subjects. A great shot can be ruined by an interloper or porta-john in the background.

    A seasoned pro will get good shots and make your team look good, but again, if what they want is for you to shoot their pics and they like what you do, then mission accomplished. Thanks for sharing these.
  5. e2blade


    Jul 24, 2008
    Peoria, AZ
    thanks for the tips, i'll apply them this saturday :) 
  6. I like them, they reflect the team's spirit much better than the half in front kneeling half in back standing shots. One question, where's the coach?
  7. bonnerkopf


    Nov 16, 2007
    Which ones in particular are they going to use or is that decided yet? I like the pose in 1, but the background with the wires and tower is very distracting.

    The pyramid is interesting, but the cross armed onlookers in background and non uniformed friend messing around detract.

    Hopefully, they will print these for you.
  8. These are Great fun shots. I would pay a little more attention to your B/G's (1st 2 pix) otherwise Great!
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