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 Post subject: Paintball Photography?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:04 am 
Has anybody had any experience shooting some paintball or other impact sport photography? My brother plays about once a week, and I thought that it would be a good opportunity to go out and take some photos, and maybe if I get good enough, could sell some prints to the players.

My main concern is my camera or lens getting hit. I don't really know how to protect it other than putting a UV filter on the lens. I have also heard that wrapping a plastic bag around the camera and lens works well.

Any ideas?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 1:17 am 
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Hi Eric, there's a thread about it over in the action section here:

http://www.cameralabs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3277

I think there may be some others too, so try a search for posts by backwindow.

Gordon


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:33 am 
Thank you Gorden, I will read up on that.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:58 am 
they go splat when they hit something hard.

i dont think you have anything to worry about...


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