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Sports Photography: Make Your Pee Wees Look Like Pros
Rob Foldy
with Rob Foldy
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lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 9min
published: 2017
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Sports Photography: Make Your Pee Wees Look Like Pros
with Rob Foldy
Photograph your kids sports like a pro! Join Rob Foldy, professional sports photographer, as he teaches you the basic photographic principles that will make your subjects proud. This is not a class on gear, but Rob does show you how to use what you have, and how to configure your camera for the best results. You’ll also learn the importance of storytelling and how being prepared before you go to the game will help you take your photographs to the next level. Rob brings it all together by working with three parents while they photograph their kids’ soccer game, providing them tips for shooting with everything from a mobile phone to a DSLR. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Rob as he introduces the class and discusses what with be covered in the lessons that follow.
2min, 15sec
lesson 2: Storytelling
It is always important that your photos tell a story.
5min, 29sec
lesson 3: Where Will Photos Be Used?
From prints to social media, you want to keep how your photos will be used in mind before you head out to shoot.
7min, 51sec
lesson 4: Camera Settings and Gear
While the class is not gear-centric, there are some things you need to know.
7min, 16sec
lesson 5: White Balance Setting
When shooting for sports you’ll probably shoot in JPG mode, and that makes it critical to get your white balance set correctly for your situation.
4min, 10sec
lesson 6: Picture Style
Another important JPG setting is to configure the camera’s picture style before you shoot.
3min, 0sec
lesson 7: Screen Brightness
Exposure is critical, so reviewing on your screen is an important workflow step.
4min, 4sec
lesson 8: Lens Choice
When choosing your lens you’ll take a number of factors into consideration, but when possible, using a long lens allows you to get further away from the action and still fill the frame.
1min, 46sec
lesson 9: Shooting a Live Soccer Game
Joined by three parents of the kids playing the on the team, Rob works with each of them to give them tips specific to the gear they are using.
10min, 51sec
lesson 10: Finding the Picture Within the Picture
When you shoot loose, it gives you the ability to crop in to create the strongest composition.
19min, 17sec
lesson 11: Conclusion
Rob wraps up the class with some closing thoughts to help you take it to the next level.
3min, 56sec
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Renowned Professional Sports & Portrait Photographer
Rob Foldy is a professional sports and portrait photographer. His clients include multiple private clients, universities, sports teams and top-tier wire services both across the U.S. and globally, including the Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, Getty Images, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated, Nike, Beats by Dre, and Lexus. His unique perspective and strong attention to detail set Rob's images apart from the competition.
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