with Scott Kelby
If you're interested in learning how to shoot sports like a pro then this is the class for you! The same basic principles apply whether you are shooting your kids on the weekends o... READ MORE
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Beginner Sports Photography
with Scott Kelby
If you're interested in learning how to shoot sports like a pro then this is the class for you! The same basic principles apply whether you are shooting your kids on the weekends or covering a professional sporting event. You'll learn about the gear you need to bring the viewer into the heart of the action, the camera settings that allow you to stop motion and achieve tack sharp focus, compositional techniques you can use to tell the story of what is happening in the game, how to get started on the road to gaining greater access to shooting professional level events, and so much more! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
After a brief introduction to the class Scott jumps into discussing camera bodies and settings to consider for sports photography.
lesson 2: Lenses for Sports
Your choice of lens will have a big impact on how close you can get to the action.
lesson 3: Camera Settings
There are three settings you need to understand for shooting sports.
lesson 4: Focus
Achieving tack sharp focus is critical. Scott shares a number of tips and settings to help you get the most out of your camera.
lesson 5: Why Do the Pro's Shots Look Like They Do?
There are a number of factors that set a professional photographer's sports photos apart from the rest.
lesson 6: Which Types of Shots Make the Magazines?
We can learn a lot about what types of photos appeal to others by studying the photos that get chosen for print in magazines.
lesson 7: Composition and Storytelling
How you compose your photographs is integral to the story you are trying to tell.
lesson 8: Getting Credentials
The road to getting access to professional sports starts with photographing at the amateur level.
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meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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