Get your game on with Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes as he takes you to a variety of locations to capture dynamic portraits of athletes performing at the peak of action. Every location has unique challenges that you need to make work to your advantage. Learn tips on setting up for killer shots, taking care of your gear, how to work with your subjects, and being prepared to roll with whatever comes your way whether you are on the field, in the locker room, or at the beach.
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Join Bill on the beach with two professional beach volleyball players where he creates a variety of portraits using available light on the court and off.
The volleyball action continues as Bill works with the athletes to make the most of the available light and various beach locations.
Bill heads out to the soccer field with a new athlete and guides you through a number of setups to create a series of dynamic portraits at the peak of action.
From the dugout to the diamond, learn some great tips for shooting kids baseball.
Sometimes the key to a unique shot is all in the setup. Join Bill and his crew as he walks through what is involved in getting right under the action.
All the preparation pays off as Bill works with the player to create a series of killer portraits that puts the viewer right in the game.
Head back to the beach as Bill photographs a junior surfer and creates a series of environmental portraits, from the dunes to the water's edge, in the gorgeous light of the fading day.
Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer based in Florida who has worked in all 50 states and in more than 125 countries for a wide variety of editorial…