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Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Randy, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    a 180 2.8 shot from last season that just popped up on my desktop via webshots

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  2. Jeff Mims

    Jeff Mims

    May 25, 2005
    Mississippi
    I like shots like this, that show a bit of drama within the game. The umpire poised to make the call, the baseman waiting on the ball.
    A great shot technically, but also very interesting to look at.
     
  3. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    thx Jeff...i only wish i could have frozen the ball better but the motion sorta works some
     
  4. Jeff Mims

    Jeff Mims

    May 25, 2005
    Mississippi
    :biggrin:

    You sound like a friend of mine. No matter how good the shot is, how perfect the framing, the focus, the exposure...he still finds something he wished he'd done better.
    I mean..this is a really good shot. If the worst thing you can find is wishing the ball was frozen better, then that should tell you something.
    Then again, I guess we all want to improve, no matter what level we are at, skill wise.
     
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  5. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006

    it's rare for me to feel like there's nothing else i coulda done on a pic....i think we are all our best & worst critics
     
  6. I concur. I think the best sports shots include either an implicit or an explicit frame of reference that leads to anticipation...what happens next? Randy did REAL GOOD here :) .

    Just out of curiousity, Randy, with the 180 you must have had a sizeable crop...what camera were you using?
     
  7. Nice timing great capture I can see why it is making the rounds on webshots
     
  8. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    thx Harry...
    not sure but i'm guessing that was my now sold d50 or d70s
    i sit very close to the field so not so much of a crop
     
  9. Randy

    Randy

    May 11, 2006
    thx Mike

    webshots on my desktop only...i have never given them any pics altho it would be flattering if they used any of mine
     
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