John_A_G

Lives in United States OH, United States
Joined on Nov 10, 2004

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  • Every tool is potentially useful. Video is useful to some but not others. Internal shake reduction is useful to some but not others. What people don't grasp is if a company spends time working...

  • You're not going to see tension and high action.  What makes the best shots are the EXPRESSIONS.  You've captured some great expressions here.  And, at this age you can get really close so you get ...
  • It's always good to see new technology. In this case, the technology of the article is predominantly useful for beginner action photographers. I don't mean that in a derogatory sense. ...

  • It's because the lens must make quite a few quick adjustments when you're dealing with  a fast and erratic moving subject.  You may think every lens focus' fast enough but only if you don't shoot ...
  • The key, I have found, is to not expose your camera/lenses to cool/dry air of air conditioning if you can avoid it.  If I am above ground floor in my hotel and have a balcony, I keep my camera bag ...
  • Like many, I used to have a subscription.  But, the truth is, it wasn't the internet that made me lose interest.  Pop Photo got most of it's revenue from advertisement - like many magazines.  As ...
  • Replied in additional input
    I will just add one thing - regardless of system, the body is only part of the equation.  The chain, as they say, is only as strong as it's weakest link.  If tracking of fast moving dogs is ...
  • It's all about timing - in your first image, the timing is decent so no problem having the ball in the frame.  In another image the ball is quite a bit far away - your shot is way too late.  Yes ...
  • if you want to shoot Tennis, you're going to need a longer lens.  70-200 2.8 if you are courtside, 300-400mm if you are not.  You need much tighter framing on the subject - the "story" is usually ...
  • Don't worry about blowing out highlights in the uniforms as long as you're not blowing out highlights on faces.  Faces are what matter to people no one but OCD photographers even notices blown out ...
  • Can a M43 camera be used professionally?  Sure it can.  Professionals use them. That's not really the same thing though as "complimenting" your D500.  The biggest benefit is size/weight.  The ...
  • It's usually going to be more expensive to print your own when you factor in ink, paper and the printer itself..  The only real reason to do that is if you need immediate prints and can't wait. ...
  • you have some very nice action but these look to be very heavy crops - lost a lot of detail
  • You've controlled exposures well here.  I might suggest trying some tighter framing on some of the passes to capture more detail of a rider (head/torso), or preferably, a strike.  It would ...
  • Replied in tripe
    Possibly. Let us examine what was written: OK, here my interpretation of the post is - "Should I shoot RAW or JPEG on my camera capable of both" isn't an interesting question.  Fine. Here, I ...
  • Replied in tripe
    Lots of media outlets require jpeg.  And, most editing is considered no-no.  All you have to do to evaluate a claim like this poster suggests is to look at shots from the Olympics - say.  Getty ...
  • Replied in my thoughts
    First, let me say:  whatever works for each person is fine by me.  There is no one single answer. For me, unless I am shooting sports I shoot RAW+JPEG.  With my workflow and software, it's faster ...
  • I'm not sure why people went off tangent about legal tender vs. barter.  The OP clearly discusses paying "proper rate" - this isn't about barter, it's about how much people are willing to pay. Some ...
  • Replied in onsite printing
    There's a big difference between santa pictures being printed out and printing out sports pictures.  The difference is flow.  For santa pics, the person gets a picture and then views the picture ...
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