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By Kevin Steele | Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sports Photography: Staging an Action Shot

Jenn Dedoes triathlete

Sports photography is not limited to shooting from the sideline or documenting a race or event. Most of my commercial advertising and editorial work is staged and set up with careful planning and teamwork.

Here’s how I capture the quintessential moment of action—from advance planning to on-the-fly experimenting.

By Kevin Steele | Friday, June 27, 2014

5 Sports Photography Tips: Capturing Motion

World Cup Dreams - © Kevin Steele - kevsteele.com

It seems like everyone is watching the World Cup this week. But sports photographers are watching it a little bit differently than most.

Shooting athletes is all about capturing human emotion and physical dynamic motion—the passion of the players in an instant of peak performance.

Whether you’re photographing professional soccer players in their last shot at victory, or capturing your kids’ first T-ball practice, here are a few sports photography tips to help you nab that powerful still image that conveys anything but stillness.

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