Action and Sports Photography

This course shows you how to create compelling action photographs in a variety of settings, from football fields to ski slopes. In eight two-hour sessions, including two field trips, you'll critique photos, crop photos to attract attention, and learn how to look for the action shot of a lifetime.


  • Format: Classroom

    Hours: 16 hours / 1.6 CEUs

    Where: UGA's Athens campus

    When: Spring 2016

    Cost: $189 plus $10 supply fee 

What you will learn:

  • How to select the right lenses for a variety of sports environments
  • The fundamentals of capturing movement
  • Using a remote camera to take action photographs
  • How to capture an action photograph at the peak moment
  • How to use settings on the digital camera for action photography

Who Should Attend?

People who are interested in photography as hobby or possible profession. 

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Spring 2016

Course Format: 
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
Course Fee(s): 

$189 plus $10 supply fee 

Continuing Education Information: 

16 Hours/1.6. CEUs 

Definition of CEU's.

Phillip Faulkner a photographer for UGA's Athletic Department, graduated from Gwinnett Technical College with a degree in commercial photography. Examples of his work may be found at