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Our best and worst shoots this past month.
Ryu slummed it by shooting judo in Abu Dhabi whilst Syd studied hard at the Jay Maisel Workshop in NYC. Syd’s photos from workshop on Flickr
We introduce…Tom Miles
Ryu and Syd interview Tom Miles, a sports photographer from England.
Tom’s websites are:
We chat about all aspects of using remote flash in sports photography.
Our monthly competition for our readers and listeners and last month’s theme was “motion blur”.
The winner is Simon Leonard from Australia and his image of net ball can be seen on the rotating image at the top of our website. His flickr photostream is here.
Here are the links to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place photos.
The May competition it’s emotion. Goto our BLFS flickr group page for competition rules.
Far Post, Near Post
Our readers’ questions of the month. This month, Syd gives it all comparing onboard flash and flashguns for use in indoor sports as well as zoom lenses suitable for sports.
GAS of the month
Jingles by Spencer Griffiths
Icon by Arvin Bautista
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