Action Sports Photography Tip Number 4....You Need To Take Many Photos in Sports Photography

Tip #4) You Need To Take Many Photos.... When taking photos of action sports you need to take lot's of photos in order to get something great. More is better. By taking more photos you will have more to choose from and you might capture something you wouldn't have if you took only a few photos.

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With the new fast digital cameras you can take from 5 to 11 frames per second, so you have a good chance to get that great sports photo. But even with a fast camera, you still have to stay alert, follow the action, and be in the right position to get the great shot. You must take many photos of sports in order to get a photo that will be a keeper. Maybe only about 10% of the photos you take of sports is any good, so take as many as you can. There is always someones arm blocking someones face, or a photo is out of focus, or the lighting is bad, so more is always better.

Action Sports photography tip number 4, You need to take many photos. In this photo all the basketball players faces are clearly visible. If you don't take many sports photos, then you might end up with only a photo like the next one. To see a larger version of the photo, please click on the digital photo.

Action Sports photography tip number 4, You need to take many photos. Now in this photo you can see what happens all the time in sports photography, someones hand or arm or the ball could be blocking a players face. In this photo though, the ball is so perfectly positioned over the player face, that it makes it a comical photo. But the point is that you need to take many photos, so you are sure to get one with all the basketball players faces clearly visible. To see a larger version of the photo, please click on the digital photo.



You can go through the photos later and delete all the bad ones. Again, to really get good sports photos, you should have a fast camera. One that can take at least 5 FPS(Frames Per Second), so you can take many photos and have a better chance at catching that perfect sports moment. So keep your finger on the shutter button and give that shutter a workout, and you will be sure to capture some great photos.