7 Tips to Shoot SUPER Sports Photos (Shutterbug Video)

Pro photographer Jessica Sterling is back for another Shutterbug video, and this time she's brought a friend. In the below tutorial, Sterling teams up with pro sports photographer Carrie Giordano to share seven key sports photography tips.

In the video, the Los Angeles-based Sterling goes on location with Giordano who shoots for the NBA, NFL, NHL, NASCAR and is a team photographer for MLB's Los Angeles Dodgers. Giordano shares her sports photography tips with Sterling while photographing two-time Olympian Prince Mumba. Sterling uses the Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (A057) to capture Mumba while employing Giordano seven tips.

#1 A Monopod Is a Must

#2 Carry with Lens Facing Down

#3 Double Focal Length = Shutter Speed

#4 Just Keep Panning

#5 Know the Sport

#6 Use Widest Aperture & Simple Background

#7 Show Their Face

Check it out below to see a demonstration and further explanations of Giordano's sports photography tips. If you're looking for more photography tips, watch Sterling's other recent Shutterbug video where she shares six low light photo hacks to capture great images in dim conditions. And make sure you subscribe to Shutterbug's YouTube channel to get all of our video content!