Best Sports Photography Books

1. Sports Photography: How to Capture Action and Emotion

by Peter Skinner

For professional photographers, sports fans, proud parents, and anyone who wants to capture great sports pictures, this is the ultimate guide to sports photography. Seasoned sports photographer Peter Skinner uses 211 stunning examples from the work of Walter Ioss, Ben Chen, Bob Gomel, Duane Hart, Mark Johnson, and six other renowned photographersâÄîas well as his personal archivesâÄîto show exactly how to take great action photos. Whether the subject is…»

2. Digital Sports Photography : Take Winning Shots Every Time

by Serge Timacheff, David Karlins

You can freeze that one moment in time Sports photography gets you up close and personal with the action you crave, the athletes you idolize, or the activities that make memories for your children. It also provides plenty of frustration for amateurs and professionals alike. How do you shoot on a rainy day? What about the crowd at the finish line? Can you capture the tension as the ball trembles on the rim? You can, with the professional advice these…»

3. Digital Sports Photography

by G. Newman Lowrance

Get an insider's look at the techniques, equipment, and know-how needed to take eye-catching and inspiring sports action photographs with "Digital Sports Photography, Second Edition." Written by an experienced professional sports photographer and featuring firsthand insight and ideas from other industry pros, this book provides the basics of sports photography whether you are just getting started or want to enhance your skills. You'll learn about color…»

4. Motor Sport Photography

by Tony Pleavin

The speed and action of motor sports puts exacting demands upon photographers. The necessary skills are taught, one step at a time, through detailed technical discussions and 180 color photographs which demonstrate race day strategies in practice. Topics include lenses, filters, film, camera supports, and other equipment, as well as metering and exposure, selecting shutter speeds, and high-speed flashes. Creative aspects such as framing the subject, using…»

5. Digital NASCAR Photography: Shooting NASCAR like a Pro, An Official NASCAR Publication

by Walter Arce

Officially endorsed by NASCAR, "Digital NASCAR Photography: Shooting NASCAR Like a Pro" shows experienced and budding fans how to overcome the unique challenges of shooting this fast and furious sport. Look through the lens of a well-known NASCAR photographer as he shows you what equipment to use, the best vantage points for specific shots, how to capture the best driver shots, and much more. You'll find information specific to NASCAR racetracks around the…»