Digital Sports Photography, 2nd Edition

  • G. Newman Lowrance
  • ISBN-10: 1598635697  |  ISBN-13: 9781598635690
  • 320 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005
  • © 2008 | Published
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Get an insider's look at the techniques, equipment, and know-how needed to take eye-catching and inspiring sports action photographs with "Digital Sports Photography, Second Edition." Written by an experienced professional sports photographer and featuring firsthand insight and ideas from other industry pros, this book provides the basics of sports photography whether you are just getting started or want to enhance your skills. You'll learn about color management, camera setup, equipment options, shutter speeds, composition, and more to help you attain professional-quality results with a digital camera. You'll also discover what a sports photo editor looks for when selecting images, knowledge you can use to help you take the best possible shots, whether you aspire to be a professional or just want to take great sports photos for fun. The book concentrates on shooting six major sports—baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, and tennis—while providing methods and strategies that can be used to photograph any sport, at the amateur, collegiate, or pro level. Filled with fantastic images to illustrate the skills taught, a full-color gallery of images taken by the author, and even a glossary of helpful photography terms, "Digital Sports Photography, Second Edition" provides invaluable information and guidance on the excitingand challenging world of sports photography.

Features and Benefits

  • Geared toward beginning to intermediate photographers, this book provides basic techniques, industry secrets, and expert advice on sports photography.
  • Offers unique insight from an NFL editor on what editors look for in sports photography.
  • Provides updated information on the latest digital latest cameras, techniques, and accessories available.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How I Made it in Sports Photography: My Story
Chapter 2: From Film to Digital: The Transformation
Chapter 3: The Basics of Shooting Sports
Chapter 4: What an Editor Looks For
Chapter 5: Baseball
Chapter 6: Football
Chapter 7: Basketball
Chapter 8: Hockey
Chapter 9: Soccer
Chapter 10: Tennis

Meet the Author

Author Bio

G. Newman Lowrance

G. Newman Lowrance has been a professional photographer for more than 18 years, with a major emphasis in sports. His images have appeared in ESPN The Magazine; Sports Illustrated; Sports Illustrated for Kids; Sports Weekly; The Sporting News; Official NFL Super Bowl and Pro Bowl game magazines; NFL videos and team calendars; NFL Insider magazine; The New York Times Magazine; and various covers and interior photographs for Street & Smith’s sports annuals; Athlon Sports annuals; ATS Consultants annuals; Human Kinetics publications; DK publications; and Scholastic Inc. His photos have also appeared for various commercial usages such as DirecTV; Fathead; Time Warner, Inc.; and Reebok, Inc. Newman’s big break occurred after moving to the Los Angeles area when NFL Photos recognized his skills. At NFL Photos, Newman worked his way up to become one of their most published photographers. Currently, he is a freelance photographer for Getty Images.