I reckon more than half of the questions about sports photography is about focusing. “How do I get the action in focus?” is the catch cry of all sports photographers. Well, here’s some good news. Both Nikon and Canon have features in the software that comes with the camera that can help you review your […]Read more "Syd: Checking your focus point"
This post is about the AF-ON button or back button focus. If you already use this technique – go and make yourself a martini! Before computers enabled auto-focus systems in cameras, the photographer had to manually focus their lenses and the process of taking a picture involved four steps: set the exposure, focus, compose and […]Read more "Syd: Use a different button to focus"
In part 2 of my How to Practise series, I’m going to give you a framework for practising focusing a moving subject. Examples of moving subjects are a runner, a moving car, and a model on a cat walk. In Part 1 where you learnt about focusing a static object and going as slow a […]Read more "Syd: How to practise – Part 2: Tracking a moving subject"
Listen and download links here: – iTunes – RSS feed | MP3 (Click to listen or right click to save it to your computer) News Our best and worst shoots this past month. Ryu dealt with the new French national team kit whilst Syd was busy with his Formula 1 crash. We introduce… Kenny Ramsay Ryu […]Read more "Podcast: EP2 – Demystifying autofocus"