The OM System OM-1 promises X-type PDAF and unprecedented burst speeds. Is it enough to shoot a professional rugby match? At night? As Richard Butler discovered, the OM-1 may be a rookie, but it has a good range of skills and can mix it up with the big boys.
Articles tagged "sports-photography"
Jan 30, 2022 at 15:00
Professional sports photographer Mark Pain has been using a Nikon Z9 for some time, inside some of the biggest venues in the UK. We caught up with him recently to get his opinion and insights into Nikon's most important pro camera for at least a decade.
Feb 19, 2018 at 19:00
Swiss Olympic skier Lara Gut wiped out on a run last week, and slid straight into a group of photographers shooting the action from the sidelines. Getty photographer Sean Haffey kept on shooting as Gut slid towards (and eventually hit) him.
Feb 12, 2018 at 23:35
The much-anticipated Sony 400mm F2.8 GM OSS lens announced back in October has allegedly been spotted in the wild, being tested by the pros at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Nov 29, 2017 at 16:58
OSU's coach called for an 'all-out investigation' to find out who the responsible cameraman was, but it doesn't sound like this will happen after all.
Jul 13, 2017 at 19:17
Helico Aerospace is trying to crowdfund its new Airdog ADII—a lightweight, autonomous drone that's built to follow you around while you perform extreme stunts.
Jun 24, 2017 at 10:00
If you're thinking of using Canon's sports glass on the Sony a9, think again. The ultra-fast camera slows way down when you attach off-brand glass.
Dec 24, 2016 at 11:00
Ben Liebenberg has worked as a photographer with the NFL for the past ten years. In this behind the scenes look, he tells us what goes into covering the Super Bowl, and how his team can get a photo online before the replay has even ended on the broadcast. Read more
Sep 19, 2016 at 18:20
Sigma has announced three full-frame lenses for its Global Vision Line: the long-rumored and long-awaited 85mm F1.4 Art, the 12-24mm F4 Art, and the 500 F4 DG OS HSM Sport. Read more
Jun 5, 2016 at 12:00
The Nikon D5 is a flagship DSLR designed to meet the needs of working professional photojournalists and sports photographers. UK-based sports photographer Mark Pain has been shooting with a D5 for a while, and in this article, he shares his impressions with us. Read more
May 18, 2016 at 12:30
With 12 and 14 frames per second on tap respectively, the Nikon D5 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II are both high-speed sports-shooting machines. So, we took them to photograph some other high-speed machines at a motocross practice northeast of Seattle. Read more
Nov 4, 2015 at 13:00
On paper, the Sony a7R II is one of the best-specified cameras we've ever tested, and it is generating a lot of interest. We wanted to see whether the a7R II's impressive specifications live up to their promise in the real world, so we decided to subject it to perhaps the ultimate stress test: a professional sporting event. DPReview writer Jordan Stead headed to a pre-season NFL game to see what the a7R II could bring to the football field. Read more
Sep 16, 2015 at 12:00
As the National Football League season sweeps in, sports photographers across the United States take to the stadiums to create iconic images. In a Q&A below, veteran sports photographer Otto Greule shares insider knowledge & outstanding imagery to give insight into his fast-paced, visual craft.
Jan 23, 2015 at 20:04
On the eve of the Super Bowl, legendary US-based sports publication 'Sports Illustrated' has laid off its remaining six full-time staff photographers. According to Sports Illustrated director of photography Brad Smith, speaking to News Photographer Magazine, the decision was made due to 'economic circumstances'. Click through to read more, including an interview with Jordan Stead, staff photographer for the Seattle Post Intelligencer.
UK-based sports photographer Guy Swarbrick specializes in shooting cycling events, but this summer he got the opportunity to shoot the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland. Just before the games he took delivery of Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR the D810, and in this article he shares his experiences of using the camera. Click through to read his impressions of the D810, and take a look at some of his pictures.
In the past few weeks Nikon has launched two major new DSLRs, the 16MP D4 and the 36MP D800. To get a feel for what the professionals think we asked four photographers, whose work and expertise spans a wide variety of genres to give us their take on the new cameras.
Whether it’s on a recreational level or part of the pro race scene, access to mountain bike photography is usually very straightforward. A DSLR with a standard zoom lens is all the kit you need and if you read the technique tips in this article you are ready to get started.
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