Just a camera and a lens won’t be enough for your sports photography. And if you’re serious about this genre, you’ll quickly learn that just an memory card or two won’t suffice either. Here’s some advice on useful accessories you can choose for sports photography. It can help you avoid problems with bad or absent gear in the situations where you’ll need it the most.
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Sports Photographer Marian Chytka: The Main Thing Is to Not Get Carried Away, There’s No Shortcut to Success
The 2020 Dakar Rally is behind us, and since this year, this demanding race came for the first time to Saudi Arabia, everything was a bit new for everyone involved. In today’s interview, you’ll find out what experiences world sports photographer Marian Chytka took back from this exciting race. You’ll find out what led him to switch cameras, what he’d recommend to beginning photographers, and more.
Last time around, we discussed what to focus on when choosing a camera for your sports photography. Now that you know how to choose the camera, let’s talk about choosing the lens. A good lens for sports photography is one that’s inexpensive if possible, that’s universal, and that has decent parameters. What lenses meet these requirements, and what should you base your decision on? You’ll learn all this in today’s article.
Photographing motor sports is not at all just about capturing buzzing bikes and cars. At races, you’re also taking background portraits and reportage photos, for example, and some of those pictures are closest genre-wise to landscape photography. But when it comes to editing, you’ll still be spending the most time on the main heroes—the racing vehicles. And that’s what I’ll be exploring in this article. I’ll be using three examples to show you the edits that are most commonly needed to make your racing photos shine.