20 Tips for Shooting Basketball

Here are 20 tips for photographing a basketball game

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.