A few weeks ago, I spent the evening shooting a youth baseball game for the paper. The story was highlighting a new regional league. Three images accompanied Players find H.E.C.C. of a success. From the article:
Carrboro Recreation and Parks is taking that optimistic approach to its latest cooperative venture, the Hillsborough-East Chatham-Carrboro (H.E.C.C.) Baseball League, comprising 13-15-year-old players from two Hillsborough Youth Athletic League teams; three East Chatham baseball teams; and two Carrboro Recreation and Parks squads, the Red Sox and Braves.
I sat behind home plate for a good while hoping to get this shot. I got the ball in this one, but the autofocus was not my friend. I learned a trick aftwerwards to deal with this and will post on it later.
I spent too much time shooting batters and pitches, but managed to get a few action shots.
Another action shot:
I have a few other shots that I like. I will post these outtakes and discuss some of the challenges in a later postIf you find this post useful or interesting, please consider buying me a cup of coffee.