Why I Love Sports Photography
Jan23

Why I Love Sports Photography

This is why I love photography, especially sports photography; the ability to capture a moment, a moment whose details are forever lost, but with the press of a button are captured and reviewable for all time to come (except for a zombie apocalypse). In this photo, Jonathan Holmes of Texas shoots a last second shot to win the game. 1.2 seconds to go and frozen in time is the anticipation, hopes and emotions of each person, regardless...

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How to Photograph Basketball
Dec26

How to Photograph Basketball

I recently photographed the Austin Toros, a D-League team for the NBA. I felt like I got some good shots, my favorite being an “in your face dunk” by former Duke player Lance Thomas. After I posted the pictures I got a few questions about the settings I used and any tips I may have. Here are some of the details about how I took these shots; hopefully you find them useful. CAMERA I have a Nikon D90 with a MD-80 battery...

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Austin Toros
Dec06

Austin Toros

Formerly the Columbus Riverdragons from Columbus, Georgia the Austin Toros have been cultivating NBA talent in Austin since 2005. In 2007 they were acquired by the San Antonio Spurs becoming the second D-League team ever to be owned by an NBA team. Up until this season the Toros called the Austin Convention Center home but have now made the move to the Cedar Park Center sharing the arena with the Texas Stars. Also new this year is...

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