Queens of the Diamond: Pre-game Sprint

Pre-game Sprint!” is the tenth image in the “Queens of the Diamond” summer photo series. The image was captured during warmups. It is customary for teams to run as part of their pre-game routine. Sometimes it’s a jog from foul pole to foul pole along the warning track/outfield fence. Other times, as in this picture, the girls sprint from the dugout to the foul pole and back. This image was captured on the return trip and the young woman pictured played to the camera that she knew was fixed on her.

With the assistance of digital editing software, I was able to take a rather pedestrian image and turn it into something special. First, I cropped the image to center focus on a single subject. I then applied a duo-tone effect to create something dramatic with a modern edge missing from the original.

Sports photography is not my forte but I have set out to capture some special moments for my daughter’s fastpitch team. I will post some of the best images here on Greg’s Blog throughout the summer. I hope you decide to follow along as I chronicle the girls’ journey while expanding my photographic range. I look forward to hearing what you have to say. Please leave feedback in the comment section below.

Image captured in June 2022 at the Dundalk Baseball Diamond, Dundalk, Southgate, Ontario.
Equipment: Canon EOS 60D, EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM.
Settings: ISO125, 190mm, f2.8, 1/1250 sec.
Additional processing via Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop.

Copyright 2022 Greg Glazebrook @ GMG Photography, All Rights Reserved.

Queens of the Diamond
Pre-game Sprint



1 thought on “Queens of the Diamond: Pre-game Sprint

  1. Pingback: Queens of the Diamond: “I Got It!” | Greg's Blog

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