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Date(s) - 30 Mar 2019
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Skate Ontario Adult Figure Skating Championships


Skate Ontario Adult Figure Skating Championships
Saturday March 30, 2019
This indoor photo shoot allows photographers to capture talented figure skaters as
they perform during the Skate Ontario Adult Championships .
We start with brunch at 11:30am, and then head to the Vale Health and Wellness
Centre (550 Elizabeth Street, Port Colborne, Ontario)
Cost $5 per person at the door
11:30am Brunch at Flying Squirrel Bistro (289-836-8382)
● 27 Main Street West, Port Colborne
Noon Photograph Figure Skaters at Vale Health and Wellness Centre
● 550 Elizabeth Street, Port Colborne
● Registration is open to RHCC and TDPC members
● Please register on our club website. Those who register are assumed to be
joining the group for brunch in Port Colborne at 11:30am
● Brunch reservations will be made for all registered members. If you choose
not will not join us for brunch, or if you are bringing a guest, please let Ron
Mantay know ()
Photography Gear Notes
● Flash not allowed, to avoid distracting athletes
● No restrictions on size of lens
● Skate Ontario will advise closer to the date whether tripods may be used

Ron Mantay ()

Summary of Photography Tips – Capturing Figure Skaters
1. Fast Shutter to stop motion (1/250 to 1/1000)
2. Slow Shutter to blur motion (1/15 or lower)
3. ISO 400 or higher
4. Aperture 2.8 to 4
5. Image Stabilizer ON
6. Fast Zoom Lens with “sports” focal range (100mm and 300mm)
7. Centre Focus Points and Continuous Auto-Focus (CAF)
8. Continuous Shooting Mode (Burst)
9. Center-weighted metering mode, and over-expose a bit (up to 1 or 2 stops)
10.Try capturing videos as well as photos, for possible use in photo essay
1. Zoom in close, but maintain adequate space for cropping if needed
2. Capture athletes before, during & after skate routine (Portraits & Action)
Other Tips
· Lomography – Winter Sports Photography (Figure Skating)
· http://www.skatersdad.com
· http://www.exposureguide.com/figure-skating-photography-tips



20190330 Skate Ontario Adult Championships Schedule



50 spaces, 35 still available

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