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First Time Taking Ski Photos - Looking for feedback
This was the first time I ever shot a skiing event, personally I'm really stoked on them and they came out how I wanted but just wanted some feedback from other people who know what they're doing. Skiiers/Riders - Colten Eckhert, Cole Huyssen, Elliott Black, Andrew Perry, Murdock Aubrey, Angus Crossan, Sean Bollinger, Cole Drexler, Matt Wilcox, Eric Mortveit (Sorry if I missed someone)
**This thread was edited on Mar 27th 2019 at 11:37:54am
**This thread was edited on Mar 27th 2019 at 11:38:43am
Pick your favorite 3 and embed them full-size, and I'd be happy to give you some critique
Here is some critique:
1. Focus and shutter speed are spot on, the photos are crisp and you dont have any motion blur which is good.
2. Be careful of foreground and background distractions such as the chairlift wires etc. This can be tricky, especially at a comp, but its something to always keep in mind. Park City is horrible for this because the lift is right to the side of the jump line so its either ugly cables or dark trees/shooting into the sun.
3. The long lens and bokah look good on the rails shot from the end looking up at the skier but the side shots lose some context. I would try throwing on a wide angle so you can get a shot of the entrance and exit of the rail. I really like a good wide angle for rails because it gives some exaggerated perspective which is cool. The same goes for the jumps, I found long lenses are good for more of a landscape type shot with some compression but you can end up with the 'skier floating in air' look if your too zoomed in without seeing the jump.
All in all they look really good. What equipment did you shoot with?
Good crisp shots. I'd work on angles and trying to make the background + foreground more prevalent. Super close bokeh shots are good to an extent, but I like seeing the context (the actual jump or landing) in jumps and rails
edit: You strongest photos are the second + third one imo. Good composition, just wish it was a higher aperture.
**This post was edited on Apr 12th 2019 at 12:39:54pm
**This post was edited on Apr 12th 2019 at 12:41:22pm
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