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Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography A Sports Illustrated Photographer's Tips, Tricks, and Tales on Shooting Football, the Olympics, and Portraits of Athletes

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ISBN-10: 0321857127

ISBN-13: 9780321857125

Edition: 2014

Authors: Peter Read Miller

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In Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography, the 20-year Sports Illustrated veteran photographer takes readers into the action of many of his most iconic shots, sharing the stories behind the photos of some of the world's greatest athletic events. Miller discusses the circumstances surrounding particular shots, shares observations of the athletes themselves, and provides key techniques for sports photographers of all levels who are looking for tips on getting great photos of football, track and field, gymnastics, swimming, and portraits. Each chapter includes at least one gallery of photos that showcase Peter's images while illustrating the technical points he is discussing in that chapter.…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Football: Shooting on the Field
What Makes a Football Photo Great?
Eye Contact
Sense of Depth
Peak Action
Last Thoughts on What Makes a Great Football Photo
My Gear and Settings
Cameras and Lenses
Everything Else
Focusing for Sports
Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings
My Pregame Checklist
Neither Rain Nor Snow: The Elements of Shooting in the Elements
Shooting in the Rain
Shooting in Snow and Cold Weather
Football: Xs and Os
Approaching the Game
Pinpoint the Story
Focus on a Particular Player or Coach
Capture the Action Off the Field, Too
Sideline Rant: The Pitfalls of Shooting from the Sidelines
Xs and Os: Tips for Shooting Positions
Shooting Position Playbook
Running Back
Receivers and Defensive Backs
Offensive Line
Defensive Linemen and Linebackers
The Flow of the Game: When a Score Really Matters
Play by Play: The Anatomy of Shooting a Football Game
Football: Light, Lenses, and the Lowdown
A Trick of the Light: Finding the Magic
Nighttime High School Football Tricks
The Camera-around-the-neck Technique
Getting Down: The Low-angle Shot
Football: Shooting for Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated Goes Digital
Why We Shoot RAW at SI.
Covering the Super Bowl (and Other Big Games) for SI
Shooting with the SI Flex System
A Tale of Two Covers
Thinking Cover All the Way: The Oregon/Auburn 2010 BCS Championship Game
Not Thinking Cover at All: Tim Tebow in the 2011 Bears/Broncos Game
The Olympics: Faster, Higher, Stronger
Beijing, China, August 8, 2008
The Olympics: Faster, Higher, Stronger, Better Jube! (Jubilation, That Is)
Olympic Gear Notes
In My Bag and Over My Shoulder
Remote Cameras
My Nine Olympic Games
Los Angeles, 1984
Seoul, 1988
Barcelona, 1992
Atlanta, 1996
Sydney, 2000
Salt Lake City, 2002
Athens, 2004
Beijing, 2008
London, 2012
The Olympics Big Three: Swimming, Gymnastics, and Track and Field
Lenses and Angles
The Strokes
A Last Note on Swimming-Identifying Swimmers
Lenses and Angles
Shooting a Meet
The Apparatus
The Vault and Floor Exercise
The Still Rings, High Bar, Pommel Horse, and Parallel Bars
Uneven Bars and Balance Beam
Track and Field
Lenses and Angles
Remotes for Track
Shooting a Track Meet
The Events
Smaller Sports-Away from the Fray
Portraits: Beyond the Numbers
Working with Your Subject
My Lighting Gear
The Last Word: Gabby Douglas, The Fierce Five, and the 2012 London Olympics