Here are some shots from last nights game between the Saskatoon Christian School Cougars and the Bedford Road Redhawks. The Redhawks won 53-49.
When a player is driving the basket, the distance between you and the lens is changing. This is when you want to hold down your focus button so that the camera continues to adjust the focus. During a jump shot, the player’s distance to you is static. With practice you can quickly get the player in focus with the back button, then let go of the button while the jumper is taking place.
I’m the staff photographer for the Bedford Road yearbook. My assignment last night was to shoot the Bedford Road Redhawks and our arch nemesis, the Mount Royal Mustangs in senior men’s basketball at Bedford Road. Tip off was at 8:00 p.m. but I had an emergency shift at Safeway from 4 to 8 so I missed the warmups and the tip off.