Closely contested game . D500, 70-200 2.8 shot wide open, 1/1000 SS, Auto WB, Group AF, Auto ISO. No VR for first half of game; Sport VR second half. I did not see any noticeable difference in the speed of autofocus. Post processed in Lightroom for iPad. Please critique. Still not satisfied that images are somewhat soft. What can be done to overcome this ? Raise SS to 1/1250 ?
BTW, last image is from another game. However I like the composition ! Thanks. Paul
Good captures Paul. My 70-200 captures are soft only when I shoot past the focal length of the lens and crop in a tad. I really don't see motion blur in any of your photo's. You do have some luminous noise because of the higher iso. I keep off all image stabilization on all my lens since my shutter speed is high. Again I really like this set of images you posted of the action.