I’ve been enjoying figuring out my new camera – and I have especially loved having it in my pocket for those moments where a pictured cannot be truly captured by a phone.
Tonight, I played around with a few of the features at the Portland Thorn game against Houston. Rapid shutter setting takes a set of photos one after another w/ a single click of the button. And does a great job. Even the zoom takes some decent photos – not a clear as if I had my DSLR, but the trade of of size of device makes it fine. I even took some video that turned out great.
Here is my shot today –
After each goal the Thorns score, the Rose City Riveters (think hooligans for the team who are singing, playing drums and chanting for 90 minutes of the game) sets off a red smoke bomb. My oldest – DJ – and her friend were in the middle of that. Unlike true European hooligans, they are a safe crowd of supporters.
The Thorn won tonight. Attendance set a new NWSL record – 19,123 attendees. The last game I attended – attendance was 14,000 people. The Riveters had aimed to sell out the place tonight – they didn’t achieve that, but they did a great job trying!