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Average shots for a high school basketball game?

 
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Dec 21, 2012 16:22 |  #1

Just curious, whats an average...? I have been shooting about 800 +/- and wasn't sure if this was going a little overboard or not.

Using a 1D Mk3, and try to burst key moments. It has been pretty effective so far; but does take a few minutes to pull the keepers. I use aperture.


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Dec 21, 2012 17:04 |  #2

I don't do anywhere near that many in a game, and I also rarely shoot "bursts" as it usually just creates a lot of non peak action shots for me to go through vs. timing the shot. I used to do tournament shooting and producing that many images for a game would have been a nightmare to process, given that we had very little time to do it on the fly. If you don't mind going through them, though, the more the merrier. I usually am annoyed with myself if I have half that many when I come home.


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Dec 21, 2012 17:07 |  #3

I don't do bursts much either, three shots is about my max. So far this season, I've averaged about 200 shots per game. That includes coach shots, cheerleaders, game, etc. I agree with convergent, in the end it just adds up to more crap you have to go through and delete. There's no reason to take 10 shots when three will do. Plus, it helps your timing.


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Dec 21, 2012 17:16 as a reply to  @ elrey2375's post |  #4

I shoot 150-200 a game.




  
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Dec 21, 2012 17:16 |  #5

Thanks guys, I appreciate the input!


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Dec 21, 2012 21:13 as a reply to  @ javapop's post |  #6

I shoot about 150-200 shots a game. I don't like editing. I use selected burst.




  
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Dec 23, 2012 01:34 as a reply to  @ Czbrat271's post |  #7

I shoot any where from 250-400.
Depending on the teams that are playing.




  
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Dec 23, 2012 19:27 |  #8

150-200. Cull out lots of duplicates. End up with about 75 keepers each game.


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Dec 26, 2012 10:19 |  #9

I'm around 150-200 as well.


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Dec 26, 2012 13:53 |  #10

Last 6 game nights: 300-545 frames per night. 300 on a two game night (7th & 8th grade), higher for three game nights (Freshman, JV and Varsity). So, 150-180 average. Have been over 200 if there is a halftime event-Pom, cheer, youth exhibition.


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Dec 29, 2012 21:17 as a reply to  @ Tim S's post |  #11

I'm in the 200-250 range, getting better at timing my shots instead of bursts.


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