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Jul 16, 2018 22:26 |  #151

It's hard to believe that my daughter's last home meet with her swim club has come and gone. She has one more meet, summer Junior Olympics, next week, and then she is off to college. For my last day shooting at our club's pool, I decided to use my 500 mm for the morning events by setting up on the east end of the 50 meter pool. Here are a couple shots of one of the 15 and over boys swimming in his 100 meter butterfly prelim.

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Jul 23, 2018 17:26 |  #152

cool shots thanx for sharing




  
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Jul 23, 2018 23:46 |  #153

I posted this in the Sports Talk section, but some of you guys here might have some input.

Best lens for INDOOR swim meets? Bodies would be either a 5D4 or 1DxII, probably the later. 25m pool which is converted to 50m for the older kids. Decent lighting, somewhere in the ISO 1600 range at 1/1000-1600, 2.8-4.

My original thought was a 400 2.8, but the 200-400 has also entered my head. I think the 100-400 I've ruled out simply because of the ISO it would require.

I know from shooting my kids' swim meets in a 25m pool that the 70-200 has the range to do that, so it will go on the second camera. It also means I know it can't handle the 50m until about midway through the race.

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Jul 24, 2018 00:14 as a reply to  @ huntersdad's post |  #154

I can’t speak from experience since all of my swim meet shoots have been outdoors. I have used my 70-200 f/2.8 on my 50D under the light at night at ISO 3200 at a short course meet (25 yards).

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The shot below was captured with my 100-400 on my 50D at the same meet, but on a different night.

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The 400 would be a great choice in my estimation.

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Jul 24, 2018 06:59 |  #155

Kszok wrote in post #18669279 (external link)
I can’t speak from experience since all of my swim meet shoots have been outdoors. I have used my 70-200 f/2.8 on my 50D under the light at night at ISO 3200 at a short course meet (25 yards).
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The shot below was captured with my 100-400 on my 50D at the same meet, but on a different night.





The 400 would be a great choice in my estimation.

Are you shooting handheld with the 70-200? The couple times I had to adjust and shoot at a shutter speed less than 1/1000, I didn't like the outcome and really preferred be up near 1/1600. I was getting motion blur on the hands and things just didn't seem crisp.


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Jul 24, 2018 08:39 as a reply to  @ huntersdad's post |  #156

Hand held. There are a few keepers compared to the number of shots taken. I don’t mind motion blur with the hands since they are in constant motion. I tend to try and get the face as sharp as possible.


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Jul 24, 2018 10:55 |  #157

huntersdad wrote in post #18669258 (external link)
I posted this in the Sports Talk section, but some of you guys here might have some input.

Best lens for INDOOR swim meets? Bodies would be either a 5D4 or 1DxII, probably the later. 25m pool which is converted to 50m for the older kids. Decent lighting, somewhere in the ISO 1600 range at 1/1000-1600, 2.8-4.

My original thought was a 400 2.8, but the 200-400 has also entered my head. I think the 100-400 I've ruled out simply because of the ISO it would require.

I know from shooting my kids' swim meets in a 25m pool that the 70-200 has the range to do that, so it will go on the second camera. It also means I know it can't handle the 50m until about midway through the race.

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I believe the 200-400 would be ideal for in-the water individual shots. Keep that on the 1DX II. Then throw a 24-105 or 24-70 on the 5D4 for wider stuff with multiple swimmers. Even on a 25 yd pool, I need 400mm to get to the other end and fill the frame.


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Jul 24, 2018 10:56 as a reply to  @ post 18002431 |  #158

this photo is sick , crazy good .. any post processing




  
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Jul 24, 2018 13:59 |  #159

12Rock wrote in post #18669576 (external link)
this photo is sick , crazy good .. any post processing

Which photo?


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Jul 24, 2018 14:08 as a reply to  @ waterrockets's post |  #160

Click on the blue link in the right upper corner of his post and it will point you to it.


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Jul 24, 2018 15:42 |  #161

Bardi wrote in post #18669731 (external link)
Click on the blue link in the right upper corner of his post and it will point you to it.

Ah, thanks. That's pretty subtle (like much of the UI here).


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Jul 24, 2018 18:09 |  #162

12Rock wrote in post #18669576 (external link)
this photo is sick , crazy good .. any post processing

Thank you. Post processing was done in LR but nothing other than color temp, sharpening. I got lucky with late afternoon light hitting the spot and catching my daughter at the right moment when the water on her back.


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Aug 02, 2018 21:10 as a reply to  @ post 18507398 |  #163

what processing do you use on these ,




  
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Aug 03, 2018 22:12 |  #164

12Rock wrote in post #18676063 (external link)
what processing do you use on these ,

My processing is primarily done in LR. For the picture below, I made some basic adjustment: color temp, highlights, clarity, dehaze; then noise reduction and sharpening. I also used a preset that I downloaded called "gritty detailed effect" and made some adjustments with the blacks, whites and saturation to bring the image to my liking. I got the preset as part of a package I either downloaded for free or bought a few years ago from Matt Klosdowski at mattk.com. I don't know if the same bundle is available now (Matts-lightroom-preset-collection).

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Aug 05, 2018 22:15 as a reply to  @ Kszok's post |  #165

Really nice work on your part , top notch ...




  
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