Sports Photography : Shooting Football With A Canon EF 400mm f2.8L USM

Sports Photography : Shooting Football With A Canon EF 400mm f2.8L USM
May 1, 2019

Canon EF 400mm F2.8L USM was the lens used for this sports photography shoot featuring Beverley Town Football Club and Sculcoates Amateurs. The Canon EF 400mm F2.8L USM was mounted to Canon EOS 1D Mark IV with exposure being set manually. For some time, I have been using the Canon EF 400mm f2.8L USM lens, mainly for cricket but more recently to shoot amateur and professional sport. Given the size…

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Canon EF 2x II Extender : Sports Photography, Shooting Cricket

Sports Photography : Shooting Cricket With A Canon EF 2x II Extender
April 17, 2019

This weekend I have a lot more success shooting cricket with a Canon EF 2x II Extender attached to Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM lens. For a while now I have been really struggling to get any sort of half-decent image with a Canon EF 2x II Extender, especially when trying to use manual exposure. Last weekend, I found a sort of fix where I used P Mode to calculate the…

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Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM: Shooting Power Boat Racing

Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM: Shooting Power Boat Racing
April 13, 2019

This was the first time I shot power boat racing and really got to use a Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM as with all news things, there were a few issues to iron out. The event was a P1 Power Boat race and with it being on water, the extra light being reflected caused a few issues with setting the exposure on the camera to begin with but after watching was…

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Going Back to a Shorter Lens For Shooting Sport

Going Back to a Shorter Lens For Shooting Sport
December 30, 2018

Given some back pain I chose to work with shorter lens while shooting the local sport a Canon 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM. Mainly I have been using a Canon EF400mm F2.8L USM lens in recent times so I gave up a lot of reach. To try and get some distance back I used a 1.4x converter for one of the games. There were some advantages to using a shorter…

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