I recently got a Canon 7D DSLR and wanted to see how well it works for sports using
55-250 telephoto lens.
It was mid-afternoon with patchy clouds, so the light wasn't the best and
the pictures are a bit contrasty, plus these are in-camera JPEG's rather
than processed RAW files. And yes, the autofocus (while being quite fast)
wasn't as sharp as I'd like to see... but overall, not shabby for a first outing
with the new camera.
Hayley (in white tossing the forehand) wrote the following to me - cute!
The pictures you took are so nifty,
We're captured in pixels not-gritty,
All frozen in time,
YOU ROCK and your style's damn thrifty. :-D
Mouseover Image to see Robert's reaction after this great catch
Slow Motion (1/8 speed) of a battle for the disc!
Use the controls to play, step, pause, slow-down, and/or speed-up the animation.
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Another battle for the disc - shooting into the sun - Mouseover Image to see 1/8 second later
Almost actual pixels - could be sharper and white is overexposed, but didn't want to lose the blacks
Derek does a Superman imitation in a gratuitous layout that everyone enjoyed
Erin about to put a HUGE foot block on Big Mike - mouseover image to see it!
Does he catch it or does he not?
This one is caught - almost actual pixels with nice light in the far end zone