Category Archives: Soccer

I was asked to cover the rivalry soccer game between the Berkmar Lady Patriots and the Meadowcreek Lady Mustangs on Tuesday, April 23rd. I arrived early, but failed to read the weather report before coming. A simply beautiful sunny day, with little wind.  Normally, these are perfect outdoor weather conditions, but  I came prepared as […]

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The Nikon 300 mm f/4 lens I rented for covering the Nike Girls Nationals in Augusta this past weekend, was a huge disappointment for shooting indoors. The lens was horribly slow and constantly had trouble locking focus in the dimly lit gyms. Although I was using strobes, the lens needed sufficient ambient light to focus […]

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The lunchtime crew that plays soccer on Wednesdays and Fridays at Pinckneyville Park is a dedicated bunch. Scorching heat, stifling humidity and intense sun rays have yet to deter these weekday warriors. They play for fun, but the competition is still very serious. I decided to return to Pinckneyville  this past Wednesday, to make use […]

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Determined to get better shots of soccer play, I returned to Pinckneyville Park this past Wednesday. I brought along my Nikon 55-200 mm kit lens, which would allow me to get closer to the action. The drawback to being closer is that, you tend to cutoff vital body parts like heads, hands and feet. All […]

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Always looking for new and exciting photography opportunities, I ventured out to Pinckneyville Park in Duluth to shoot a lunchtime group playing soccer. Bright sunny days are best for shooting action sports. It was extremely hot, and probably the very worst time of day: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. However, I made it without passing […]

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