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Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs
     

Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs

by Alan Hess
 
Many companies offer sports team photo services–but with a little practice, you can learn how to take your own portraits of the athletes in your life! In Sports Portraits, author and photographer Alan Hess walks through everything you need to know to take great sports photos, showing how to capture amateur athletes in a flattering light. Starting with basics

Overview

Many companies offer sports team photo services–but with a little practice, you can learn how to take your own portraits of the athletes in your life! In Sports Portraits, author and photographer Alan Hess walks through everything you need to know to take great sports photos, showing how to capture amateur athletes in a flattering light. Starting with basics like camera and exposure settings, as well as the gear you need, he then moves on to topics like lighting, key techniques for taking indoor and outdoor portraits, and posing both individuals and groups.

Follow along with Alan and you will:

  • Learn your way around the gear you need to take great sports portraits, including cameras, lenses, lights, and other accessories
  • Develop an understanding of the intensity, color, and direction of light
  • Learn the best time, setup, and settings for shooting indoors and out
  • Get great tips on posing individual athletes and groups

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133829242
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
05/29/2014
Series:
Fuel
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
70
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Alan Hess is a San Diego–based photographer specializing in concert and live-event photography. He has photographed hundreds of concerts in clubs and arenas, including some of the biggest names in music, ranging from Justin Bieber to The Who. Alan is currently the house photographer for a large venue in Southern California where he photographs a wide variety of concerts and events.


When he isn’t out shooting concerts, he is writing. Alan has authored numerous photography books, covering such topics as concert photography and the basics of exposure and composition. You can check out his other FuelBooks on subjects such as fireworks, pet portraits, and indoor and outdoor sports at www.fuelbooks.com.

Find out more at www.alanhessphotography.com.

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