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Swimming action (no cute stuff)

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by Randy, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Nice work Randy
  2. Nice shots! looks like shade was your friend towards the end....
  3. thx Gale
  4. thx Chris

    it was 98 in the sun (and very humid)
  5. acena


    Mar 14, 2006
    New Jersey
    Very nice shots Randy though you should tell the boy in the first picture that it's all right to get your hair wet when doing the backstroke. :cool:  The 2nd shot takes away from your other very nice work unless it was your intention to show crisp sharp water droplets. The last one you may want to try w/o the kid in the foreground though I am not sure. If the swimmer in the foreground were the one in focus, I would definitely leave the 2nd guy. Just have to try it.
  6. From one swimming shooter to another..very nice indeed!
  7. thx for the C&C Alex
  8. thx Ron
  9. Randy, can you share a couple of you ISO, speed, aperture, flash, etc... settings for these shots? They are very good captures.
  10. sorry the exif gets stripped off

    iso 200
    aperture priority, f4
    no flash
    d200 + 70-200vr
    matrix metering
  11. Jeff Mims

    Jeff Mims

    May 25, 2005
    Good stuff!
    I like #4 and #7 (green cap...swimming..and at the wall) Really good stuff. My daughter was on swim team years ago. That's when I learned what it felt like to be hot (98-100 degrees). I didn't do pics though...just watched and sweated!
  12. GBRandy


    Feb 28, 2006
    Green Bay, WI
    Nice shots Yoda! Taser sharp and well balanced on exposure....well done Randy!
  13. Oh gawd, I think I started something LOL :tongue:
  14. hmmmm
    wassup w/ gbr & starwars (i missed something)

    thx GBR !
  15. topher04r1

    topher04r1 Guest

    sorry randy ... i see x's ..... mabye it's this ISP i have in the mountians.... GRR ... ill check again when my Notebook gets back up online..... the HD decided to take a dump on me this week :( 
  16. my fault...they are back now
  17. Nice job Randy I liek the shot with the kids ready to start backstroke the best soemthign a little differnet
  18. thx Mike
  19. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Well done Randy, your swimming shots are very nice.
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