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Sports photography is really cool. All photography presents a unique set of challenges, but sports photographers have to grapple with fast-moving players, shoot from a distance, and still take shots without a hint of blur to get their work out there in print and on the Web. I had fun researching the gigantic lenses sports photographers use, but my favorite tip was using slow shutter speeds to introduce some artistic motion blur into a shot. It's not appropriate for every situation, but it's a great effect when used properly.
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