Showing posts from April, 2019

Sports Photography: How To Shoot A Tennis Match - s2e101

If you are interested in shooting a tennis math, there are a few things you need to think about. This is true for any sports photography you might attempt. First, you need to understand how the game is played. Tennis is played in matches, which are made up of sets, which are made up of games, which are won by the points scored. Games begin with a serve from one player, and play continues after that. You composition challenges include the fact that courts usually have a chainlink fence around them, and rarely will you be able to get onto the court during a match. Keeping the location of the light (sun) in mind, you'll need to try and shoot through the links of the fence, or if you get lucky, through a gate. The types of images you want to shoot will include the serves and the returns. It is relatively easy to shoot the serve because you know when and where it will happen. The service return is also easy to anticipate. Afterwards, play is intended to surprise the opponent and w