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Jul 06, 2006 09:32 |  #1

Some snaps from day 4 at Wimbledon.

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Jul 06, 2006 09:45 |  #2

looks like "snap" not "snaps"..got anymore?

I'd love to see them!


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Jul 06, 2006 09:55 |  #3

That is the only one right now, so it is snap.




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Jul 06, 2006 09:57 as a reply to joetothphoto's post |  #4

joetothphoto wrote:
That is the only one right now, so it is snap.

You take your camera to the greatest Tennis tourney in the world and only get one picture....don't tease us!:lol:


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Jul 06, 2006 10:18 |  #5

I brought a 400mm 2.8 on the day and no monopod. I am not one to get in the way of payin fans with a huge lens like that. Plus, the angles for shooting without a credential is really tough at Wimbledone.

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Jul 06, 2006 16:45 as a reply to joetothphoto's post |  #6

joetothphoto wrote:
I brought a 400mm 2.8 on the day and no monopod. I am not one to get in the way of payin fans with a huge lens like that. Plus, the angles for shooting without a credential is really tough at Wimbledone.

Joe

Well, there you go ... should put this information at the top so Chris wouldn't nag you! :rolleyes:


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Jul 06, 2006 18:43 as a reply to joetothphoto's post |  #7

joetothphoto wrote:
I brought a 400mm 2.8 on the day and no monopod. I am not one to get in the way of payin fans with a huge lens like that. Plus, the angles for shooting without a credential is really tough at Wimbledone.

Joe

400mm Yikes, I was worried about upsetting people with my 70-200mm!

I proberbly walked straight past you when Lee was playing! Next time you go, will you take the 400mm again or something smaller?


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Jul 06, 2006 18:45 |  #8

If you two guys sat together you could get in each other's way! :-)


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Jul 06, 2006 18:46 as a reply to joetothphoto's post |  #9

joetothphoto wrote:
I brought a 400mm 2.8 on the day and no monopod. I am not one to get in the way of payin fans with a huge lens like that. Plus, the angles for shooting without a credential is really tough at Wimbledone.

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Just pay off the people around them, or promise them some photos. ;)


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Jul 06, 2006 18:48 |  #10

My 400mm is very noticeable, the lens hood is painted like Eddie VanHalens frankenstein guitars. I had a few people taking pics of it. I was on the overhead position on court 18 when lee was playing.
When I go back I won't bring a big lens like that, but rather a selection of small zooms and a wide angle. There are so many neat things to be photographed around the grounds that don't involve action. I just brought the 400mm in an attempt to get a good tennis shot for my portfolio.




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Jul 06, 2006 19:54 as a reply to joetothphoto's post |  #11

joetothphoto wrote:
I just brought the 400mm in an attempt to get a good tennis shot for my portfolio.

That is very very tough from the stands. Heck for sports, its one of the harder ones to get a portfolio shot.


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Jul 06, 2006 19:56 |  #12

Court 18 has a great upper level for viewing, that is the only reason I dragged it down to SW19.




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