On your bike! 5 top tips for better shots of cycle sports that anyone can try

How to photograph cycling
(Image credit: Alistair Campbell)

Most of my time is spent shooting pretty static or slow-moving subjects (portraits, for example) – so recently I was quite keen to try my hand at shooting something more dynamic. There are a lot of technical factors that can contribute to capturing good shots of sports; having the right lens and a good focusing system for instance. But there are a lot of physical factors to consider, too: where you position yourself, for example, and even the height you shoot from.

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Alistair Campbell

Alistair is the Features Editor of Digital Camera magazine, and has worked as a professional photographer and video producer.