5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

Blink and you’ll miss it: sports photography is fast-paced and not for the faint of heart. While you concentrate on nailing that crucial shot, let us help you with the post-event work. Here are our 5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers.

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

1. Sports
Plus — Broadcast Package

If you’re putting together a sports bulletin for your featured game or event, then try the Sports Plus Broadcast Package for Adobe After Effects. It’s easy to customise and works with logos or pictures with transparency, with a duration lasting up to one minute. Best of all, you can loop it!

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

2. Cognition
Photoshop Action

Whilst not specifically about sport, Cognition for Adobe Photoshop creates a cool, modern effect with just a few clicks — perfect to add a contemporary look to your sports photographs. Try using it to create flyers, banners or posters.

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

3. Epic Logo

Epic Logo is, well, epic! Add some dynamism and drama to your plain ol’ logo using Apple Motion. You won’t need any plugins and it’s available in full HD.

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

4. 30
Second Countdown on Sports Clock Scoreboard

You can’t quite beat the drama of a countdown clock and it’s ideal for most sporting events. The clock counts down from 30 to zero, with the option to include an extra decimal place.

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

5. Fast
Track — A Speedy Display Font

Fast Track is a speedy-looking, all caps font. This would be great for fast-paced sports like Forumla 1, or athletics. Use it with posters and flyers, or even just to create some great social media assets for your client as an added extra.

5 Amazing Assets for Sports Photographers

Each asset here is from ThemeKeeper Elements, where you can download unlimited resources for a monthly subscription.

Tuts+ Tips for Sports Photography

  • A
    long (telephoto), fast lens
    will be a necessity with sports
    photography, so try to get the best you can for your budget.
  • In
    sport, anything can happen, and often does! Make sure you protect
    your kit
    (and yourself) adequately.
  • The action will continue whether you’re ready
    for it or not. Try not to be constantly looking at photos on your LCD or you
    might miss something great.
  • Ditch ‘auto’ mode or you could be in for a world of
    disappointment.
  • Be wary
    of your ISO.
    Fast shutter speeds and high ISOs can make for noisy images.

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