If you’ve got kids playing soccer and wondered why your photos of their games aren’t as good as they should be, Eric at Photography Bay has some great suggestions:

This is my son’s first year playing soccer. It’s been an entertaining couple of weeks. I’m fired up about the next month or so of soccer matches for a couple of reasons: (1) seeing my son experience team sports for the first time; and (2) great photo opportunities. It’s the latter reason that inspired this post.

So, are you getting great photos at your kid’s soccer games? If not, you should be. We’re going to look into some of the problems that could be keeping you from getting those memorable photos from every game.

He goes on with detailed suggestions about camera types, settings, technique, location, and more. Be sure to give it a read if you want better pictures of those soccer moves!

And if you use WordPress to blog about your kids/family, check out the SimpleViewer plugin to easily include SimpleViwer Flash Galleries. Have You Been To Gubat? uses it quite nicely for her children’s action shots.