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Thank you for the nice comments everyone. I appreciate it.

The interesting thing is I don't actually. Every photo I've taken of MLB games has simply been from the stands. The Twins don't care what camera equipment you use (except no monopods and no tripods) as long as it's not bothering other fans. So basically I decided to push that as far as you can take it last season.

However, the RBI World Series photos I was actually credentialed to shoot that. The Twins were hosting it on behalf of MLB and with so many games going on in the tournament the Twins media relations person asked if I could help out for a few of the games (she had seen my photos from the Twins games).
Wow.. nice! Yeah, I think that's the policy at Fenway as well, but it's such a tight ballpark that even if I could bring bigger lenses in with, there's almost no way I could not bother others by using them...

I really hope you're a season ticket holder going to all those games..
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Wow.. nice! Yeah, I think that's the policy at Fenway as well, but it's such a tight ballpark that even if I could bring bigger lenses in with, there's almost no way I could not bother others by using them...

I really hope you're a season ticket holder going to all those games..
Yeah, you really need the right seats in order to 1) have a good view of the action for photographing and 2) not be in the way of others. Most ballparks are fairly loose on camera equipment as long as you don't bother people. I am a season ticket holder, but the seats I was photographing from were not my season tickets. So I've been very lucky to be able to shoot the games the way I did.
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Nice shots Bluecow! I really like the site as well, it has a nice simple layout. My only suggestion would to add functionality to the arrow keys for scrolling left/right, because that was the first thing I tried to do when I saw the layout.

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Nice shots Bluecow! I really like the site as well, it has a nice simple layout. My only suggestion would to add functionality to the arrow keys for scrolling left/right, because that was the first thing I tried to do when I saw the layout.

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What do you mean? The arrows work for me to flip through the pictures. Were they not doing anything for you? I tried it in IE and Firefox and it worked.
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Some wonderful pictures. What were you using for the majority of the photos?
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post #16 of 19
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What do you mean? The arrows work for me to flip through the pictures. Were they not doing anything for you? I tried it in IE and Firefox and it worked.
On the keyboard? It wasn't working on chrome or IE for me, but no worries, the site is cool. Love those two catcher shots, great job on capturing the expressions on the player's faces
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Some wonderful pictures. What were you using for the majority of the photos?
The majority of the shots were taken with a Nikon D3s and either the Nikon 300mm f/2.8 or Nikon 200-400mm f/4.

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On the keyboard? It wasn't working on chrome or IE for me, but no worries, the site is cool. Love those two catcher shots, great job on capturing the expressions on the player's faces
Oh I thought you were talking about the arrows on the screen. I didn't write the code for the site, it's a wordpress theme.
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Yes, I've also been a long time lurker, but very seldom write comments.
I didn't notice this forum, until today!
Certainly a wealth of info, and a very active photography community at that.

Fantastic pictures Bluecow!!

I've not seen a baseball game in a long time, but your photos make me want to go see one now
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Very very nice shots.

What gear do you use?

Edit: Never mind just noticed post a few above. Very nice gear too. Im a tad jeallous :-)
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