As I previously alluded, my favorite place to shoot field sports is from the endzones for many reasons. First you want to consider how wide the field is if you stand at the endzone vs the sideline.
If positioned on the sidelines you may be forced to do a lot more panning. From the endzones you can see plays develop easier, as more of the field will be in your frame.
Lastly and most importantly, it’s important to get both the players faces and the disc in the shot, which is much easier when you are situated where they are trying to score!
“Non-stop” is the only way to describe this particular week of shooting. During any given round there were three of us shooting assigned games, often times covering more than one field per person. We had scheduled rounds that we rushed back to the media tent to download our memory cards and upload highlights.
After quickly getting highlight shots backed up, we were back on the beach shooting the best players in the world. Every day we were shooting from 8am-6pm. It was one of the most tiring events that I’ve ever shot but would do it again in a heartbeat. I recommend this kind of endurance shooting experience to all photographers, whether it is a sports events, a safari, or a wedding.