How to Get Great Race Photos!

I’ve had a few people comment on my race photos with comments like, your race photos are way better than mine. Yes, I have some bad ones, but I always to manage to get a few good photos. So here’s my secrets and a few black mail photos for you to learn from!!
1. Don’t over cheese the camera

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2. Don’t make silly hand gestures!

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3. Watch our for the crazy people behind you (for those that can’t recognize her – it’s my step daughter Tori behind me!). Also, don’t flail your arms over the finish line! It’s ok to raise them in victory, but don’t look like a goof!

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4. Make sure your race number can be seen so that you can get your photos!
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5. Have good running form, or at least when you see a camera mam! (This is a non-example!)

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6. Grab a friend for a photographer!

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7. Grab an innocent bystander to take your photo if it’s a scenic moment!

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8. Take a picture before you get all sweaty and gross!

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9. Sometimes the lines for “bling photos” in front of their backdrops are super long. Take your own!

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10. Look for the camera folks… Fake it for a minute. Act like your feet don’t hurt, you aren’t sweating from all sorts of new places and you aren’t ready to quit!

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Here’s to better race photos! In the meantime… Email me your worst race photo! Tampamomruns@gmail.com

3 thoughts on “How to Get Great Race Photos!”

  1. This is my new favorite blog post of yours 🙂 Love it! And love all your pics! I’m happy to know I rubbed off on you with the running bug and that it brings such a big smile to your face!

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