Online Class

A Sports Photography Primer


Up your game with essential sports photography techniques, and capture the energy and excitement of athletes in action!

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Scott Markewitz
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Get ready to turn your dream sports shots into reality! Join award-winning photographer Scott Markewitz and discover the techniques that have garnered him more than 450 magazine covers. Master exposure essentials and discover how to shoot individuals and teams to showcase every athlete at their best. Create dramatic, dynamic effects by panning or freezing action, and take control of challenging lighting situations — indoors and out. Explore wide-angle and telephoto lenses for diverse images, and switch up your depth of field for new perspectives. Find and frame creative, unexpected compositions, and step up your skills for action-packed shots that impress, inspire and awe!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Intro to Sports Photography
Meet your instructor, acclaimed sports photographer Scott Markewitz, as he shares the characteristics of a good sports photo and the essential equipment you'll need to take amazing shots.
2. Basics of Sports Photography
3. Shooting Groups Outdoors
4. Shooting Individuals Outdoors
5. Shooting Indoors
6. Developing Your Vision
7. Workflow & Postproduction

Taught by

Scott Markewitz
Scott Markewitz
Scott Markewitz is recognized as one of the most influential outdoor photographers in the industry. His images have appeared in campaigns for Adobe, Tag Heuer, J. Crew, Charles Schwab, Red Bull, Oakley and many more. Men's Journal featured him as one of the World's Greatest Adventure Photographers. He is the only photographer in Ski Magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential Skiers of All Time and the recipient of Ski Utah's Excellence in Journalism Award.
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