Explore the
Universe

Step 1 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

The Basics

Must contain at least 8 characters, an uppercase character, a lowercase character, and a number. No symbols or special characters allowed.
Next
By joining the Alpha Universe community, you agree to the Terms and the Sony Electronics Inc. Privacy Policy and certify that you are a U.S. resident. (CA Privacy Notice).

Personalize Your Profile

Step 2 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

Your Specialty *

(Select All That Apply)


I am a... *

(Select All That Apply)


(Optional)


What kind of camera(s) do you shoot with? *

(Select All That Apply)

https://alphauniverseglobal.media.zestyio.com/Alpha-Universe-Jean-Fruth-Hockey-a9ii.be110857376e1c1dc5afaa178864837f.jpg

Can The Sony α9 II Keep Up With Ice Hockey?

In a recent video, professional sports photographer and Sony Artisan of Imagery Jean Fruth hits the ice to test out the Sony α9 II for ice hockey. Testing it combined with the Sony 400mm f/2.8 G Master and Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master, Fruth was able to capture some incredible images of Montclair State University's women's ice hockey team.

"The Sony α9 II was up to the job," says Fruth. "What a great time shooting hockey for my first time as a sports photographer – and I've shot a variety of sports. Ice hockey is a different kind of shooting. It's not linear action, it's moving. I knew how well the autofocus worked when I shoot football but this is a different animal."

Hear more of what she had to say and see the photos:

Did you like what you just read?

Take a minute and share this story with your friends.