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Friday night lights


From last Friday night show using 1DX II and 1DX III bodies with EF 24-70, 70-200, and 400 f2.8 glass.  Exposure info in photo captions.  The final image was caught in between snaps, I liked the setting of the rehydrating player and it shows the level of detail the 1DX III and EF 400 f2.8 can capture in low light with the ISO at 20,000 for this quick non-action capture.


Post fumble recovery 1/1000 f2.8Post fumble recovery 1/1000 f2.81DX III EF 400 1/1000 f2.8 ISO 80001DX III EF 400 1/1000 f2.8 ISO 80001DX II EF 70-200 f2.8 1/1000 ISO 64001DX II EF 70-200 f2.8 1/1000 ISO 64001DX II EF 24-70 1/125 f3.5 ISO 32001DX II EF 24-70 1/125 f3.5 ISO 32001DX III EF 400 1/1000 f2.8 ISO 20,0001DX III EF 400 1/1000 f2.8 ISO 20,000

EOS 1DX M3, 1DX M2, 1DX, 5DS R, M6 Mark II, 1D M2, EOS 650 (film), many lenses, XF400 video


These look like great shots under challenging conditions.  I am not a sports photographer, but I can admire the genre and the skills required to get the images.   As to American Football...  as a foreigner, I struggle somewhat with the rules of the game and its apparent 'play the man' approach.  In NZ we play rugby, which is all about who has the ball, so you can't interfere with anyone else, and players wear very little in the way of protective gear.  Games are over in 80 minutes - with perhaps some injury time added on.
I remember visiting my Canadian in-laws some years ago and the guys were watching the Superbowl event.  I was not inclined to do so - enjoying my bride's company and that of her sisters, so I asked how much longer the game had to run.  I was told 15 minutes, so I came back just after that to be told it had 9 minutes to go! 🤔

cheers, TREVOR

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