For professional photographers, sports fans, proud parents, and anyone who wants to capture great sports pictures, this is the ultimate guide to the many facets of sports photography. Learn what it takes and how to do it from seasoned sports photographer Peter Skinner and from the photos and advice of some of the best sports photographers in the world. Whether photographing professional sports or your childâ€™s youth league games, you will be inspired to look beyond the norm to create exciting and evocative sports photographs. Renowned sports photographers such as Walter Iooss, Ben Chen, Bob Gomel, Duane Hart, Mark Johnson, Bruce Kluckhohn, Brian Robb, Steve Trerotola, Diane Kulpinski, and Bob Woodward share stunning examples from a wide variety of sports including: baseball, basketball, football, soccer, tennis, cycling, golf, gymnastics, hockey, ice skating, motor sports, rock climbing, snow sports, water sports, street and backyard games, and more. Comprehensive technical advice includes how to: *Choose and use the right equipment *Work with different formats from point-and-shoot to SLRs *Understand the difference between film and digital capture *Shoot under varying lighting conditions *Capture action, emotion, mood, aesthetics, and nuances
Peter Skinner is an experienced sports journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications around the world.