PhotoJournalism: How to shoot soccer

Mark Hancock delivers yet another great article! This time it’s on the subject of shooting soccer matches.
I must find out when local teams are playing; soccer, football and hurling are all played locally but I haven’t a clue about them. I should grab the closest male resident and ask them!

On finals games, be ready to run. The editors want to see a dejected player in the foreground with the jubilant team celebrating in the background. This means the PJ must circle around the losing players and align the winning team behind them. This lasts about 10 seconds.

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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