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Sep 28, 2015 20:56 |  #31

Hockey season is back so I figured I'd post one of my favourites. Please feel free to comment and critique :)

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Sep 28, 2015 21:10 |  #32

Ontario reign 2014 season
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Sep 28, 2015 21:30 as a reply to  @ redrocket's post |  #33

Going to make my own post here shortly, but got to shoot the St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks preseason game this past Saturday. Here's one from the game, shot with 1DX + 70-200 2.8mk2. 1/1000, 3.2, 2500 ISO:

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Sep 30, 2015 21:32 |  #34

Older stuff but excited for this coming season!

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Oct 06, 2015 13:54 |  #35

I would really appreciate some feedback on these. I know I can improve! I would love to shoot for a team / organization one day! skipperdawg and deveraux - I think your work is amazing!!

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Oct 08, 2015 21:13 as a reply to  @ ncmedix's post |  #36

You guys all have some really amazing shots!! I have a question, I got a new lens 24-70mm F4 IS I know that it's not nearly long or wide enough to be shooting sports. However, It is the longest lens I'm allowed to take in the arena do you think its possible to get any decent shots with this lens? BTW I'll be sitting 10 rows up :P


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Oct 09, 2015 07:13 |  #37

dredwings3119 wrote in post #17738275 (external link)
You guys all have some really amazing shots!! I have a question, I got a new lens 24-70mm F4 IS I know that it's not nearly long or wide enough to be shooting sports. However, It is the longest lens I'm allowed to take in the arena do you think its possible to get any decent shots with this lens? BTW I'll be sitting 10 rows up :P

Anything is possible, depends on the lighting in the arena I suppose at F4+, I would prefer a 2.8 myself and generally use my 70-200 2.8L II for best results.

As for not wide enough, its too wide IMHO, you would generally use telephoto zoom more less.

It will work, will just be wider shots, further away from the action, a different feeling so to speak, somewhat away from the "action" shots.


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Oct 09, 2015 10:04 |  #38

the 24-70 can be a very useful FL - but you have to pick the types of shots you want to do - sort of like the documentary type of wedding photog (note photos below are not 24-70 but it you shoot in only 1 end at 70mm for you location with small crops it would be similar)

for most people, sports is all about the face, getting in tight with a long FL, and freezing that moment

that said, there are plenty of other types of shots you can get that show the battles going
- take a look at the front of the net when the puck goes back to the point for an incoming shot
- the 2 on 1 where you capture the 2 forwards, the D and the goalie all doing their thing
- the coach standing on the bench yelling at the ref with the players doing other things

just use your imagination

finally, because you will be using F4, just embrace high ISO and NR - and make it work

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Oct 09, 2015 22:24 |  #39

wallstreetoneil wrote in post #17738853 (external link)
the 24-70 can be a very useful FL - but you have to pick the types of shots you want to do - sort of like the documentary type of wedding photog (note photos below are not 24-70 but it you shoot in only 1 end at 70mm for you location with small crops it would be similar)

for most people, sports is all about the face, getting in tight with a long FL, and freezing that moment

that said, there are plenty of other types of shoot you can get that show the battles going
- take a look at the front of the net when the puck goes back to the point for an incoming shot
- the 2 on 1 where you capture the 2 forwards, the D and the goal all doing their thing
- the coach standing on the bench yelling at the ref with the players doing other things

just use your imagination

finally, because you will be using F4, just embrace high ISO and NR - and make it work

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https://flic.kr/p/zjg1​oy (external link)ss_leaside-12 (external link) by Paul O'Neil (external link), on Flickr

https://flic.kr/p/yDZT​XP (external link)miss_jets-21 (external link) by Paul O'Neil (external link), on Flickr

https://flic.kr/p/yDZS​eP (external link)miss_jets-28 (external link) by Paul O'Neil (external link), on Flickr

https://flic.kr/p/zBLg​Eg (external link)miss_jets-37 (external link) by Paul O'Neil (external link), on Flickr


Very nice pics :) thanks for the advice. I know the lens is not ideal but its the longest focal length that I can take into the area. Thank you for the examples.


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Oct 17, 2015 08:34 |  #40

I'll add a couple. Just starting out at this with a 7D I picked up


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Nov 01, 2015 12:59 |  #41

breakaway

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Nov 02, 2015 18:20 |  #42

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Nov 04, 2015 16:01 |  #44

A7Rii with the 70-200 F2.8 II

shooting through white webbing

1/1000, 4000iso, F2.8 and heavily cropped

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Nov 04, 2015 16:51 |  #45

Club Hockey

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