When shooting martial arts shots, you need to know when to show motion, and when to freeze it. Freezing your shot will capture a moment in time, but often leads to the "posed" look, while too much motion can look amateurish. In this shot, PG Scott is working a Tapi-Tapi drill with PC Todaro. The look on his face shows the →
Shot back in 2007 with a Nikon D50 and a Nikor 55-200mm lens with Nikon SB600 flash unit.
Taking Better Action Photos By Bob Hubbard Ever been at a martial arts or other sporting event and taken pictures and not been happy with what you got? Were the eyes red and demonic looking, or did the subjects look like blurs or whispery ghosts? Here's a couple of suggestions to help you improve your shots. 1 - Know your camera settings. Most people →
Photo for 9-30-2010 Master of Tapi Tapi Chuck Gauss at IMAF Toronto Camp - August 2010 Shot August 2010, Canon 50D DSLR, Canon 18-200mm lens and Canon 580ii flash. This was milliseconds after switching hands on the fly while working a technique.