Thursday, July 31, 2014

Greece at its best!

The "Ultimate" Sequence

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Smugmug Reinvented

Sunday, March 24, 2013

University of Notre Dame - Ultimate

White Smoke 2013!!

Ultimate frisbeee brings out the craziness in everyone.  This year's White Smoke at the Univerisy of Notre Dame was no different.  The famous undergrad versus the alumni game was held again....and yes the alumni won (again).  I used three cameras for this activity...EOS1 Mark II, 50D, and a 7D.  The Mark II is "old school", but seems to perform better than the new cameras.


Sunday, February 05, 2012

River Plate Soccer

I used three cameras for this game...EOS1 Mark II, 50D, and a 7D.  The Mark II, although quite old, seems to shoot faster than the other two cameras, but it has some other limitations.  I used the following configurations: Mark II with a 50mm f1.8, 50D with a 300mm f2.8, and 7D with a 70-200 f2.8. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Notre Dame Football Photography

When attending a major college sporting event there are typically rules regarding lens size.  So I normally take my 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 lens which provides a broad range of coverage.  I also remove my vertical grip to lighten the load and reduce the physical size of the camera.  Of course being a Notre Dame fan, it was a bit painful to watch the outcome, but what a thrill to experience 114,800 fans.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sleeping Bear Dunes MI

What a steep hill....I used my Canon 17-40mm f4 lens for these shots.  It proved useful for capturing the vast scenery.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

High School Soccer

Michigan High School Soccer is in full swing for the 2011 season.  Pre-season games are almost complete.  I'm using my 300mm f2.8 lens on my 50D and my 70-200mm f.8 lens on my 7D.  I use this "cross-combination" to get the best photos on each camera.  Take a peak....

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ultimate Frisbee - Notre Dame Girls

Well....taking photos of an Ultimate Frisbee match is a real challenge....especially in 25 mile an hour wind.  Below are some shots of the University of Notre Dame Girls playing in the 2011 Sectionals.  I used my 2 camera approach here as well...Canon 50D (70-200mm f2.8, neck strap) and Canon 7D (300mm f2.8 mono pod).  The 70-200mm was the most useful by far since the field is a bit smaller than a football field, and the game moves very fast.

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Two Canons when shooting sports

I almost always use both my Canon 50D (with a 70-200mm f2.8 lens hanging on a strap) and my Canon 7D (on a monopod with a 300mm f2.8 lens) when shootong outdoor sports.  This works great for soccer especially...the big lens captures the action on the far end of the field while the 70-200 allows me to shoot the closer side of the field.

Canon 7D with 300mm f2.8

Canon 50D with 70-200mm f2.8