As the 2014 Six Nations Championship kicks off today we thought we'd bring together all of the features and techniques ePHOTOzine has published on sports photography so next time you're at a match or trackside, you'll have the knowledge you'll need to shoot some top sports imagery.
If you already have some sports shots you want to share, or are heading to a game / race over the next few days, why not post your images in the Photo Month forum? You never know, you may have an award-winning shot that'll give you the opportunity to win our Photo Month competition
prize this week.
- Head to a local reservoir and you'll more than likely find some high-speed action to capture. More tips on this type of sport can be found here, too: wakeboard and waterski photography
- Head to an indoor meet with your camera or wait for the summer months where more outdoor meets take place.
Fun Runs And Marathon Photography
- Get a little closer to the action and photograph a running event out in the countryside or around a city's streets.
- Add a twist to your action and sports images by capturing a series of images that embrace the world of Parkour.
Basic Motorsport Photography Tips
- New to motorsport photography? Have a read of these basic but essential tips.
Shoot Motorcross Events
- For some fast-paced action, head to a local motorcross meet with your telephoto zoom.
- Head to the beach on a breezy day and you may find kitesurfers skimming along the water's edge.
- We know it won't be everyone's idea of a fun day out but it's an easily accessible sport that'll give you opportunity to brush-up on several photography techniques.
- When summer arrives take your gear (and a comfy seat) along to your local cricket ground / club and spend the afternoon capturing images of this popular summer sport.
For more tips on capturing images at football matches
, by the side of a boxing ring
, or on a snowy mountain
, head over to the Sports & Action technique section
of the site.
For more information on the Nikon camera range, including the D800, D610, D7100, COOLPIX A and Nikon 1 AW1, visit the Nikon website.