Category Archives: Action

Give me three feet or give me death

  09-24-2013 Well, maybe there is no need for such drama. I took this photo five years ago as a personal assignment. I wanted to illustrate how it feels to ride a bicycle on a busy city street. The California … Continue reading

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Sports photos – how much gear is enough?

04-02-2013  (Click on photos to see a larger view.) I’ve been shooting quite a few sporting events lately. Actually, it was action photography that got me started in photography, um, 39 years ago. Motorcycle racing, to be more specific.   … Continue reading

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I took a knife to a gunfight…and lived.

  Raley Field, home of the Sacramento River Cats 07-28-2012 Figuratively speaking, of course. I regularly shoot Sacramento River Cats baseball games for Sacramento Press. The River Cats are the MILB AAA team that feeds the Oakland A’s. The baseball … Continue reading

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College football is a blast

  Be true to your school 09-24-2011 I recently started shooting photos for Sacstatesports.com – a sports-news outlet that features stories on the athletic teams at California State University, Sacramento – better know as the “Sac State Hornets.” The energy … Continue reading

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Playing at the Game

  06-20-2011 I have the fun opportunity to shoot lots of local sporting events: Minor League Baseball (River Cats), NBA (Kings), United Football League (Mountain Lions), Tennis (Capitals), college sports, etc, etc. Sports photography is always a challenge of techniques … Continue reading

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Stop it!

07-11-2010 I just realized it’s been almost two months since I last updated this blog. I guess you could say I’ve been a bit busy lately… – shooting several sporting events for SacramentoPress.com – teaching photography classes at Learning Exchange … Continue reading

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Blur + Detail = Action! (Part 1)

01-08-2010 I have always enjoyed action and sports photography. In fact, it was my love of motorcycle racing that led to my love of photography. As a young adult, I spent countless hours tromping around the Laguna Seca Raceway, loaded down … Continue reading

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Independence Day – 2009

July 3, 2009 Happy 4th of July! After the Sacramento Rivercats game ended on Friday night, they had a pretty nice fireworks display at Raley Field. This was taken from across the Sacramento River along the promenade. I included one … Continue reading

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Getting There on Two Wheels

10-12-2008 It’s getting easier to get around town on a bike. With more cyclists hitting the road to beat the gas prices, auto drivers are getting used to bicycles maneuvering through traffic. This photo is meant to give the viewer … Continue reading

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Break dancin

09-16-2008 I was invited to join a photoshoot arranged by fellow shooter, Scott Fischbein, a photographer out of Davis, CA. Scott had arranged to take some dance shots of local breakdancer, Vince Horiuchi. We met up with Vince and his … Continue reading

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