Molly Rogers Roller Derby team had their annual Black & Blue Ball 2011 at the Henegar Center. Was a wonderful event and girls and support staff had a great time.
Posts Tagged ‘Extreme Sports’
This weekend I got the oprotuninty to cover a MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) show in Brevard County. The Event was promoted by Extreme Cage Fights (www.xcfights.com) and help at Levelz Night Club. I was really impressed with the professionalism and the sportsmanship of all the fighters and the promoters.
I was out at 2nd Light Surf Spot with my Canon G10 & underwater enclosure, working on my shooting technique from the water. Shoot from the water is a much greater challenge than shoot with a big lens from the beach. I learned a great deal from my first attempt. I need to use a boogie board and or scuba fins.
The G10 is pretty good camera, since I am shooting full sun light I don’t have to work about high ISO noise. What would make it better would be an external aiming system that would allow better subject tracking, the LCD is no match for full sun light. I wish the frame rate was higher. I also getting the subject closer is key, which is hard since the environment is very dynamic.
This is the 2nd set form Thursday, I was there for a few hours shooting, I have been working on my technique for shooting land based surfing. I used the Canon 5D mk II and the 2.8f L 400mm lens with a 2X Teleconverter. The 5D mk II doesn’t have a fast frame rate, but with a full size sensor and 24 meg a pixel sensor I can crop half the image away and still have a plenty of image quality for printing images. I use Apple photography program Aperture. The first thing I do is down load all the images to my computer. Then I start to grade the images, Apertures auto stacking makes this a very fast.