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Making an entrance

To rally the fans at the start of high school football games, some teams try to make a flashy entrance. The traditional method is to have the team charge onto the field through a large paper banner held by the cheerleaders. In more recent years, some teams have adopted an inflatable gateway for the team […]

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Sound system

West’s Will Kaigler is tackled by Granite Bay’s John Kendall during a varsity football game at West High in Tracy. (Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300mm. Exposure: 1/400th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 2500) At the high school level many football field’s public address systems are barely adequate. Sound quality can be static and spotty. Not […]

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Deja vu, all over again

It’s a rare occasion but sometimes the same moment is captured by two different photographers.The differences between frame rates (how many pictures a camera takes in a second) and shutter lag (the time difference between when the button is pushed and when the camera fires) varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, sometimes from model to model […]

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