More appropriately referred to as Football.
↑Nikon D810 + Nikon 300mm f/4E PF ED VR.
This series was photographed last night with my undisclosed lens.
(click to see LARGE)
Each image was created with the lens wide open.
For those interested in seeing the details this lens captures at maximum aperture, here is a 100% crop of the third image:
(focus is on his eyelashes)
Yes, this lens costs less than a Leica lens hood. It costs less than an M9 battery. Amazing really.
I’m working my way down the list of donators to the site and revealing the identity of my undisclosed lens.
Thanks again to those who donated.
I was thinking of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s famous shot when I took this.
(his image is more interesting — for many reasons)
On a related note, I’ve gone back and edited all my soccer-related images and added the category The Beautiful Game to each one, so that I no longer have to type “The Beautiful Game” in the title or in the post.