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28 Extreme Action Shots

28 Extreme Action Shots

Written 5 years ago by Lee Milthorpe

Ever wonder how the pros get those impossible action shots? The ones that take you into the action, so you almost feel like you’re there? Well it boils down to being in the right place at the right time, knowing what to do at that time, and of course, no small amount of skill. Look and learn from these stunning examples of extreme sport action shots.

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Here’s some tips for grabbing stunning action shots of your own:

  • Use a fast shutter speed to freeze the action, you may have to use a wider aperture and/or a higher ISO.
  • Try using the ‘AI Servo’ focus mode (on Canons). Your camera will continuously re-focus on a moving object, so you can grab the all important shot.
  • When photographing fast moving objects, try setting your lens to manual focus and focus on a particular spot where your subject will pass through, then try and press the shutter release at the right time.
  • Set your camera to continuous shot mode and press the shutter release before you need to, so that you get a sequence of shots that you can choose the best from.
  • Try and get in close to the action for those ‘in the action’ shots, or use a telephoto lens if its not safe to do so.
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Comments
evertt de sousa  5 years ago

Very nice, congratulations!

Terry Schmidt  5 years ago

These shots are amazing. Great tips too!

hfng  5 years ago

Very cool.

Dev D  5 years ago

Bau fine.

TalkVietnam  5 years ago

Wow! Amazing and very beautiful

erk  5 years ago

nice photos

Daniel Errante  5 years ago

Love the lighting in the first pic.

Cuetzpallin  5 years ago

Great gallery

Jovas  5 years ago

Thats great!

Deanna  4 years ago

I want to be able to do that~~AWESOME!

dfweyer  4 years ago

Very nice collection of photos here, definitely takes a lot of skill to put together a collection of fine shots like this!

mr frog  4 years ago

nice high speed pic….capture the moving subject like them never move….

Renise  4 years ago

Amazing and I realize it takes a lot of work to get those shots but they were worth it!

Andrew  3 years ago

Sick Pics!!

4 pyae  1 year ago

Amazing

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