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Favorite spots to shoot basketball?
Vincent Johnson, Photographer
Chicago | IL | USA | Posted: 2:01 PM on 12.10.21
->> I know baseline just off to the left or right seems to be the most common spot, but I've been venturing around the court, something that you can do at high school and smaller college games. Had some interesting shots from a track above the court, but outside of remotes, do any of you have a spot you like as much or more than the baseline?
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Kevin M. Cox, Photographer, Photo Editor
Galveston & Houston | TX | US | Posted: 4:11 PM on 01.03.22
->> I actually didn't hate the high positions we were forced to use last season when COVID kept us off the court.

Unfortunately the dedicated spaces they gave us are full of fans again this year.
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Steve Daggs, Photographer
Washington | IL | USA | Posted: 11:25 PM on 01.23.22
->> I like the higher position about eye-level with the goal. It gives a better view of the player(s) faces and is a view you don't see all the time. Here's a link to my web site with two such views in the first row of photos:

http://www.sportsphotonews.com/Gallery/College%20BB/ICCvDNV011222MBB/Page%2...

There are positions at Carver Arena in Peoria that give a slightly higher view that are accessible without distrubing fans. I shoot hockey there from some of those positions.

Other than that, I haven't found any other positions I like more that the baseline. There aren't any basketball venues around here that have a track above for a higher view. I'd like to try that sometime.
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