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Sports Photography with Pentax?
Lens: Tamron 70-200 Camera: K-5 II ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/1000s Aperture: F3.2 
Posted By: noahdsnell, 07-24-2013, 11:35 AM

I have heard from some people that Pentax cameras cannot be used for sports photography, mostly because the AF tracking is not best-in-class. This is one photo I took at a cycling race in White Rock, B.C. Canada. The AF tracking was pretty bad, but I learnt that by hitting the shutter down extremely fast helps a lot. Here is one of the shots that I got. Check out my website at Noah Snell Photography for more photos. I shoot entirely with Pentax. More sports photos can be found at Noah Snell Photography | Sports.

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07-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #2

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People used to do sports photography with a Graflex.
I've done some sports photography with a K-1000 (albeit poorly - but not because of the camera).
You done good. Some tools make certain jobs easier, but a good craftman is more important. At least, IMO.
Thanks for sharing.

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