I attended my very first NHL game this season. I’m a casual fan of San Jose Sharks so when I realized they’d be playing Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee I mentioned it to a friend and fellow hockey fan. Next thing I knew we were buying tickets (which ended up being great seats) and planning a quick trip up to Nashville. I’ve attended many events at Bridgestone Arena and love it there. I was excited to get to see some hockey in one of my favorite places to see a show! We went down to watch the Sharks warmups and I just held my point and shoot camera in front of me and kept hitting the shutter without really looking at what I was doing. I’ve been playing with camera settings to work on my action shot skills so there are some blurry faces but I was happy with how some of these came out.
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I spent my Saturday night cheering on the Huntsville Havoc, of the SPHL, to a win. I had yet to bring my camera along for a game but decided to on this time because it was Tacky Christmas night! It also swayed me because the Birmingham Bulls are our in state rival and this is their inaugural season.
The captain of the Havoc is a local, #12 Jacob Brown, and we are so very proud of him around here. This is Jacob’s second season as captain.
I have been doing some research on camera settings for fast paced photos, like hockey. It’s been really interesting and I’m excited to learn how to get some great shots. There’s a lens I have my eye on that would help me along too since the zoom I have is a 55-250mm that came with my camera when I originally purchased it. Anywayyyy, I’m going to share some more pictures below. Feel free to click on them to enlarge. Enjoy!