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Great sports photography: University of Louisville men's basketball

Professional sports photographers know how challenging it is to capture peak sports action through the lense of a camera, especially a long telephoto lense. A steady hand and great timing are only the beginning of a sports photography assignment challenge that few photographers will ever exerience, at least at the college and professional level.

NOVEMBER 11: Gorgui Deng #10 of the Louisville Cardinals blocks the shot of Corderio Maclin #35 of the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks during a game at the KFC YUM! Center.
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NOVEMBER 11: Peyton Siva #3 of the Louisville Cardinals is fouled by Myles Taylor #33 of the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks
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Photographers who want to develop sports photography skills have a great opportunity to practice at local community/recreation sporting events. Contact your local recreation department or search the Internet for information on various sports leagues in your area.

The slideshow that accompanies this article includes several great basketball sports action shots of recent University of Louisville men's basketball action.

Enjoy!

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