8 tips on how to photograph sports -- comments: I shoot a lot of sports (pro soccer mostly, and mostly at night) and to freeze the motion, shooting at 1/1250 sec shutter speed, and usually at f/4. My camera lets me get away with that because of its low light handling, but at anything shorter than 1/500 second, image stabilization (VR in the Nikon world) is not just useless, it becomes a hindrance.
Catch that Shot! 10 Tips for Weekend Warrior Sports Photographers I can't wait to try these tips out on the softball field. Read more: http://digital-photography-school.com/catch-that-shot-10-tips-for-weekend-warrior-sports-photographers#ixzz2N2b5sxZm