“You want it to be ready so you can pick it up and shoot within half a beat,” he said. “It’s a basic thing, but a lot of people don’t do it because they haven’t missed enough pictures for them to think about it.”

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  1. I often tell young photographers starting out or in school. Shoot sports. Nothing gets you better acquainted with your gear quicker than covering sports. You get batter because you get faster and the gear becomes a tool, an extension.

  2. Yeah, shooting sports is an amazing training to know your gear. Knowing your tools its very important.

  3. I like your blog. You put a nice twist to it. Nice work A.

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