Digital Sports Photography - Anyone interested in shooting sports photography will find this book fascinating. The author, a seasoned veteran of sports shooting, will take you from the basics to which equipment you'll need, how to shoot, techniques, composition and so much more.
You'll find the book narrows its focus on six sports: baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, and tennis. However, the techniques outlined can be applied to any kind of athletics.
In addition to a glossary of terms, you'll find samples of his shots with explanations of how they were done. Most importantly, it's important to know where to be to get that special shot.
About the Author: G. Newman Lowrance has been a professional photographer for more than 18 years, with a major emphasis in sports. His images have appeared in ESPN The Magazine; Sports Illustrated; Sports Illustrated for Kids; Sports Weekly; The Sporting News; Official NFL Super Bowl and Pro Bowl game magazines; NFL videos and team calendars; NFL Insider magazine; The New York Times Magazine; and various covers and interior photographs for Street & Smith's sports annuals; Athlon Sports annuals; ATS Consultants annuals; Human Kinetics publications; DK publications; and Scholastic Inc.
His photos have also appeared for various commercial usages such as DirecTV; Fathead; Time Warner, Inc.; and Reebok, Inc. Newman's big break occurred after moving to the Los Angeles area when NFL Photos recognized his skills. At NFL Photos, Newman worked his way up to become one of their most published photographers. Currently, he is a freelance photographer for Getty Images.