Sunday, September 28, 2008

Shot of the Day

The fans in the background react as Hurricanes kick returner Travis Benjamin runs upfield after linebacker Colin McCarthy knocks University of North Carolina linebacker Ryan Taylor on his back Saturday during the Tar Heels 28-24 victory over UM. The shot above was the the second big block of the play, watch the video below to see the first helmet flying block...

Saturday, September 27, 2008

A Night at the BUC

'Canes women's hoopsters Lamese James, Charmaine Clark, Ashley Sours and Diane Barnes "act" as if they are watching a late night game on TV for an upcoming promotional campaign Friday at the BankUnited Center.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Shot of the Day

Here's a leftover from Tuesday's photo day at UM Basketball...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The Art of Life

With basketball season nearly upon us, UM's photo day took place at the BankUnited Center today. I shot a lot of frames, and this image grabbed my attention fairly quickly. Above: senior guard Jack McClinton displays his tatoos. You can view the entire team here.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

...On the Other Side

A misplaced Aggies fan stands among screaming 'Canes fans during Miami's 41-23 victory over Texas A&M last Saturday.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Shot of the Day

A lone University of Miami fan stands amongst the Corp of Cadets during the Hurricanes 41-23 victory over the Texas A&M Aggies at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.

Monday, September 15, 2008

138 Seconds

You're probably wondering what the above title is all about. Well, this past weekend I had a shoot with Bryan McCabe of the Florida Panthers and I had the above amount of time to complete the shoot. From the first frame to the 22nd and last frame, the elapsed time was 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

I managed to get three poses before I was cut short by a eager Zamboni driver, on deadline to get the rink resurfaced by noon. The photo above, with my typical photoshop tweak, is the best of the bunch.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Shot of the Day

Miami Hurricanes Women's Basketball ead coach Katie Meier (3rd from left) and some of her players enjoy the afternoon at Matheson-Hammock Park in Coral Gables.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Kodak's Digital Moment

In this hilarious, three minute, 37 second promotional video, Kodak pokes fun at itself as they try to convince us that their products have moved into the 21st Century. With a Howard Beale wanna-be at the podium, the man rants about how Kodak really "shoveled on the schmaltz pretty thick" on their ads back in the Instamatic era, and how they are "going to turn the schmaltz back up to eleven," a reference from the film "Spinal Tap" in which the fictional guitarist Nigel Tufnel claims his amplifiers are better because "they go to eleven."

After all that ranting about how people want "digital things," fast forward to this week, and Kodak announces a new version of an old film, the Ektar 100. What's next, an updated flashcube?

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Moonlighting During the "Golden Hour"

A few weeks ago I made the decision to send my assistant to tonight's Hurricanes vs. Gators game, which left me to cover FAU's home opener vs. the Blazers of the University of Alabama-Birmingham at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale.

4pm Saturday gametimes at the former MLS soccer stadium provide great light for those shooting from the west end zone. The "Golden Hour" is the first and last hour of daylight of any given day, and it provides a softer and warmer hue to photographs.

Above: UAB quarterback Joe Webb is pursued by FAU linebacker Andre Clark during the Owls 49-34 victory over the Blazers.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Shot of the Day

Hurricanes forward LaToya Drake displays her wingspan during photo day last Tuesday at the BankUnited Center.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Shot of the Day

Earlier today was Miami Hurricanes Women's Basketball Photo Day. I only had a half hour to do the team photo, group photos and some individuals, but I managed to come away with this frame of head coach Katie Meier and her three seniors.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Shot of the Day

Janelle Blake is at it again! This time the FAU sophomore defender takes out Miami sophomore midfielder Lauren Singer while attempting a header during the 'Canes 2-0 victory on Sunday.