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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:44 am 
Yup I tried, but boy is it hard.
So no flash, just a steady hand and luck (referencing about the player in front of my main subject). Reminder photography in an arena is very dark, and the game is very fast. So I,m really satisfied with the result, but I need your helpful opinion.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:09 pm 
Nice try, it would have been nice to open the aperture a little more to isolate whichever player you were focussed on a little more


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:24 pm 
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Well if your looking for an esthetically pleasing photo - your half way there. I find that the other people in the photo are distracting. Try isolating your subject more.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:30 pm 
indeed I tried to isolate the focus point... but failed.
Having multiple mouvements from each different player was very distracting.

Thank you for the opinion, it confirms what I thought... but I'm still pleased of the result knowing how hard it was.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:57 pm 
the bokeh is very busy...you really need F/2.8 (on a fast focusing lens) for a great panning shot. still,congrats ! this should be the result that one could obtain with a F/5.6 & in low light arena.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:09 am 
So not bad for what I had in hand.

Great comments, I really appreciate.
Now for a new lens to mount my A350


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:07 pm 
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Well, i'm not quite experienced, so take my opinion with reserve, but i quite like it. A hockey puck , no guy in front and a goalpost maybe, and it would be great!

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:22 am 
I agree, but it's not easy, I tried again, but my lens is too slow.
got to get a faster lens :oops:
thank you for posting... I always like honest opinions.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:51 am 
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Plenty of info above, I feel it would be of greater interest if you captured a frontal shot with some face, it may bring the shot alive 8) .


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:11 pm 
Will try next time for sure... but hockey season is over. :?
I'm looking forward to some more attempts and new ones.
Got a project in the works presently ... hope it's something new
in the photo world.

Thanks to all for the help and comments, it's very appreciated.
Best regards from Canada where i live we still have a meter of snow.


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