I’m a career photojournalist and used to shooting with pro-level DSLR bodies like my Nikon D4s. These flagship bodies get the job done with ease in skilled hands. However, with years of practice, a photographer can make use of pretty much any camera and come away with great images.
My new Sony mirrorless bodies along with a Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 and Sony 55mm f/1.8 lens arrived just a day before the big game held at the University of Utah. I wouldn’t have much time to get to know these cameras so off to YouTube I went. I found a great tutorial of settings to use by photojournalist Patrick Murphy-Racey. Patrick, like my friend Paul Gero, are in Sony’s “Artisans of Imagery” program. So they know their stuff. If they have recommendations, they’re good as gold in my book.
With no games to practice on before the big game just a day away, it was going to be trial by fire. That’s cool. As a photojournalist we’re used to being thrown into a situation and making it work. So no worries. [Read more…]