Sports photography is about capturing the iconic sports moments that sometimes transcend the field of play altogether. Shooting the timeless images can come with more physical wear and tear than the soreness that accompanies lugging a massive exotic telephoto lens around for hours. Have you ever seen a photographer on a National Football League sideline get steamrolled by a 250-pound player? If you’ve watched a lot of football, you surely have. The job of sports photographer comes with inherent risk.