Freshman sensation D.J. Covington is a 6’9″ power forward who has a deadly mid-range jumper and is fierce in the paint. Averaging 9.1 points, 5.3 boards, and 2.5 blocks per game, he’s turned himself into a presence in his first season and figures to be a prominent part of the Keydets’ hopes for the next three years. But for a variety of reasons, I just haven’t been able to capture that “money shot” that nails the intensity and inside dominance of this athlete.
At VMI’s season finale, though, I was able to get that elusive shot with my remote camera.
How it was made.
The D300s was set to a manual exposure of 1/320 @ f4, using the Secret Auto ISO Trick yielding an ISO setting of 1600. The lens was, as usual, the Tokina 11-16/f2.8. Otherwise, settings were pretty much the same as the previous week’s photo.
Post- or backboard-mounted remotes aren’t always the best choice for basketball, but they certainly yield unique and powerful images.