When it comes to chimping, it seems that photographers are divided into two groups: those who cry against it, and those who can’t get rid of this bad habit. It’s especially bad if you photograph sports, events, concert and other fast-changing environments and events. If you look at your screen after every few photos, David Bergman gives you three main reasons why you should quit it as soon as possible.
In the world of sports photography, there’s no such thing as second chances. In the words of Marshal Mathers, ‘you only get one shot, one opportunity.’
Unfortunately, one photographer who was recently covering a kickball game missed her one opportunity by not following the number one rule you learn when shooting–don’t chimp. As a result, she missed what is hands-down the most impressive kickball move I’ve ever seen.[Read More…]