Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot sports with a long lens

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

Here Toronto Star photographer Rene Johnston discusses shooting outdoor track and field with a long lens.

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

Here Toronto Star photographer Rene Johnston discusses shooting outdoor track and field with a long lens.

Video courtesy of the Toronto Star, where this photojournalism series was originally published. See additional videos here: http://www.thestar.com/photos/masterglass.html.


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