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Photographing Outdoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Capturing Baseball, Soccer, Surfing, and Other Outdoor Events by Alan Hess

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Postproduction

Quick Edits That Make Your Photos Pop

Back in the day—way back—we photographed events with film, dropped it off to be developed, and waited at least an hour to see the results. Now, with digital cameras and images, we can not only see the results right away, but we can also use image-editing software to do a whole lot more. Sure, guided by the camera’s preview, you can take good enough images to distribute or post right away. Or, you can take it one step further and do a little editing to make your photos look the best they can.

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Crop for Impact

I crop the vast majority of my outdoor sports images. Most of the time, the action doesn’t ...

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