September 25: This story is big, really big. High School football on a "Friday Night under the lights" is a big deal all across America. It's no different here on the Outer Banks of NC. And when you add a long-time, "cross-town" rivalry to the mix, well, a Friday Night under the lights can be… Continue reading News Flash! EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!
September 24: I'm starting to feel better for the future. As you've seen, I've been shooting a LOT of volleyball. I've always like the sport. Even played some beach volleyball (noticed some girl during a game a long time ago at the Duke Marine Lab that became my wife), but never truly thought that I'd… Continue reading Cape Hatteras, Mattamuskeet: small schools, BIG hearts.
September 20: The eyes have it. To me, shooting sports is more than getting great action shots. It's an attempt to tell a story of the sport, share a glimpse of the current game, and showcase the athletes. I always try to get some "sports portraits" of the athletes at times that reveal some of… Continue reading It’s not just all about action.
September 19: How all this got started. Well, Paul Simon may love his Kodachrome with those nice bright colors and the greens of summers but I love me some B&W photos. I started in photography as a freshman in High School. You know, " back, way back, back into time.When the only people that existed… Continue reading Call me old school.
September 17: The mind's eye can play tricks on you. Ok. So, i got a few snarky remarks from someone regarding my post 364. I won't say who it is but you know who you are, right, Chip? You know, the post about how I take a photo and then think of something that he… Continue reading Oh no, here he goes again!
September 15: Sometimes I feel like Bobby Vinton. Sometimes the keeper can be a very lonely position. I mean lonely. Such was the case for a First Flight Middle School keeper in a recent game. Why this kid was was lonely he was like the Maytag repairman, or Bobby Vinton, or Roy Orbison, or the… Continue reading Caution! Aged-base reference.
September 14: Thanks Coach!!! A goal of sports photography is to try and capture an animated response, or at a minimum, a glimpse of emotion from a coach. Well, my cup runneth over yesterday (or should that be ranneth). The scene: First Flight High School gym. The event: a volleyball game, First Flight vs Cape… Continue reading It’s, like, better than losing.
September 12: Thirty days hath September, April, June and November... And a year has 365 days! I b smart. So this post basically signifies a year of posts. Sniff, my how time flies. And with a new year of the blog, I'm gonna mix it up, at least a little. Rather than have a "daily"… Continue reading Daily sports photo #365
September 10: Are you old enough to get it? I've shared in several posts how I'll look at a photo that I've taken and immediately see something else in my mind. Do you see it in the photo above? Are you even old enough to see it? This photo reminds me of the Charlie's Angels… Continue reading Daily sports photo #364
September 9: And this certainly may hurt. Ok, Ok, I know there was a recent post encouraging you to use your head, but I didn't mean to use your nose in the process.. I was able to shoot my first two volleyball matches Tuesday and it was good to shoot the sport after almost a… Continue reading Daily sports photo #363