Digital Sports Photography

Digital Sports Photography : Take Winning Shots Every Time

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You can freeze that one moment in time. Sports photography gets you up close and personal with the action you crave, the athletes you idolize, or the activities that make memories for your children. It also provides plenty of frustration for amateurs and professionals alike. How do you shoot on a rainy day? What about the crowd at the finish line? Can you capture the tension as the ball trembles on the rim? You can, with the professional advice these experts provide. No matter what your sport or level of expertise, this book can make you a better digital sports photographer.Benefit from the advice of more than 20 top sports photographers, including Terrell Lloyd, official photographer for the San Francisco 49ers. Learn to handle bad lighting, weather, fast-moving athletes, flash limitations, and other challenges. Identify key things to consider when switching from film to digital. Get specific advice on how to shoot a wide range of sports: extreme, outdoor, indoor, competitive, recreational, and more. Discover ways to sell your photos and manage legal issues. See dozens of full-color examples illustrating professional tips and techniques.
Take great photos with any kind of digital camera, from a point-and-shoot to an SLR. Find out how to get photos onto the Web easily and quickly.
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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 203.2 x 226.1 x 22.9mm | 1,043.27g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764596071
  • 9780764596070
  • 654,363

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You can freeze that one moment in timeSports photography gets you up close and personal with the action you crave, the athletes you idolize, or the activities that make memories for your children. It also provides plenty of frustration for amateurs and professionals alike. How do you shoot on a rainy day? What about the crowd at the finish line? Can you capture the tension as the ball trembles on the rim? You can, with the professional advice these experts provide. No matter what your sport or level of expertise, this book can make you a better digital sports photographer.Benefit from the advice of more than 20 top sports photographers, including Terrell Lloyd, official photographer for the San Francisco 49ersLearn to handle bad lighting, weather, fast-moving athletes, flash limitations, and other challengesIdentify key things to consider when switching from film to digitalGet specific advice on how to shoot a wide range of sports: extreme, outdoor, indoor, competitive, recreational, and moreDiscover ways to sell your photos and manage legal issuesSee dozens of full-color examples illustrating professional tips and techniquesTake great photos with any kind of digital camera, from a point-and-shoot to an SLRFind out how to get photos onto the Web easily and quickly
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About Serge Timacheff

Serge Timacheff is a professional photographer and writer. He is the official photographer for the International Fencing Federation and has photographed numerous world championships and the Olympic Games. He also shoots for Corbis and is the founding partner of Tiger Mountain Photo and FencingPhotos.com. His work appears worldwide, and he gives frequent workshops and lectures on photography. When home, he lives in the Pacific Northwest. David Karlins teaches and writes about graphic and interactive design, and digital printing. His recent books include Build Your Own Web Site, How to Do Everything with Adobe Illustrator CS, and The PC Magazine Guide to Printing Great Digital Photos. Visit David's Web site at www.davidkarlins.com.
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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Understanding Digital Sports Photography. Chapter 1: The Wide World of Sports Photography. Chapter 2: From Shoot to Print: Workflow. Chapter 3: Equipment and Techniques for Digital Sports Photography. Part II: Shooting Sports on Location. Chapter 4: Outdoor Field and Court Sports. Chapter 5: Outdoor Recreation and Competition, On and Off the Water. Chapter 6: Indoor Competition Sports. Chapter 7: Extreme and Adventure Sports. Chapter 8: Specialized Sports. Part III: Working with Sports Images in the Digital Studio. Chapter 9: Creating a Digital Studio. Chapter 10: Working in a Digital Studio. Part IV: The Ins and Outs of Presenting Your Digital Sports Photos. Chapter 11: Output: Getting Sports Photos Online, In Print, and On Display. Chapter 12: Going Pro or Covering Costs: Selling Sports Photos. Chapter 13: Legal Issues: Taking, Displaying, and Distributing Sports Photos. Appendix A: Photography Resources. Appendix B: Contributing Photographers. Glossary. Index.
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