A&P I just got my dream photo job

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    court photo pass to a UNC vs GT basketball game (at UNC) :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    time to rent a 200 f/2 :wiggle:
     
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    do you get to ride the school bus?
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    lol what?
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    for the players safety, please don't use any metal or solid lens hoods if you are going to be shooting courtside

    if it's your first time shooting basketball from the floor, the 200mm f/2.0 sounds like a good idea but will be rather difficult to use

    28-70mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 are going to be more flexible
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    I've been shooting Georgia Tech games all season. I've got a pretty good idea what I'm doing by now ;)

    Thanks for the concern ;)
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    :bowdown:
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Probably going to rent a D3 and 200/2 and the use my D700 and 85 1.8

    I'm also debating a 400/2.8 to shoot the far end rather than the 200/2.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    just rent use of the speedos
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    400 for basketball isn't going to be fun
     
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    Awesome!!! :bigthumb:
     
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    Im personally at a loss as to why you would pick a 200/2 and an 85/1.8 for something like this...

    Id say use your 70-200 on the D700 and then rent a D3 and 200-400 if youre serious.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    200-400mm f/4 indoors with a D3 is an interesting one

    but theriously, try to borrow/rent the speedos at the arena
     
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    are you going to ride the GT school bus to chapel hill?
     
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    I know people that have done it and loved it. Whats interesting about it?
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    interesting is the flexibility and range of 200-400 which would normally be a problem indoors due to the max aperture size.. but the d3 has no real issue with that

    but would still recommend hooking up the speedos as the best learning, and most satisfying opportunity
     
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    I figured that just from past experiences you were mocking me. My bad.
     
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    :bigthumb: congrats. just remember to focus on the boys in blue. they'll be the ones scoring the points! ;)


    Oh, and if you visit a certain famous restaruant in CH, you'll run into one of my daughters.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    oh yeah, white home jerseys are ftl
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    i say this because learning how to do things w/o motor-drives will benefit you greatly if you want to improve
     
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    So which is it?
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    first learn how to shoot without a motor drive

    then learn to shoot with one and appreciate its advantages

    by skipping the first step, you will get sloppy and lazy

    walk before you run
     
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    D3 + 400 is amazing for downcourt.
    70-200 and a 300 on a 1.3 crop is my fav combo.
     
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    use a P&S
     
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    Very :coold: Good luck Bro!
     

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