Are ‘Player Cams’ the Future of Sports Broadcasting?
We all – or most of us anyways – watch at least one or two professional sports throughout each year. We watch on the TV and play video games to play as our favorite players. But one view that we rarely, if ever, get to see is a true first person look at the game – from the players perspective.
BTS Look At The Seattle Sounders Player Photography
The MLS (Major League Soccer) playoffs are here and this weekend pits two of the biggest rivals in the league against each other when the #1 seeded Portland Timbers travel to Seattle to face off against the #4 seeded Sounders. I just came across this neat advertisement, which also doubles as a behind the scenes video for one of the recent Sounders photoshoots.
Comparing the Nikon 300mm 2.8G VRII with the Nikon 300mm F4
I had the opportunity to shoot with the beastly Nikkor 300mm 2.8G VRII lens this week. The local camera shop, Focalpoint Photography, has started a rental service and I was able to get the lens at a great dray rate of only $30. The reason I needed the 300 2.8 was that I was going to a night game for the Portland Thorns, and I was pretty sure that the 300 F4 I own was not going to cut it.
An Interview with Sports Photographer Craig Mitchelldyer
I had the pleasure recently to interview Craig Mitchelldyer, he is a professional photographer in Portland, Oregon specializing in sports, corporate people and weddings. Craig is a great sports photographer and since that is a big area of interest for me I focused the majority of the questions around that.