Posts Tagged ‘long glass’

“Some Thoughts on Making the Same Picture…” May 2013 & June 2011.

Goshen shortstop Tyler Eisenbacher (#2) dives but is unable to stop a base hit by Burke batter Stephen Cushing during their Boys Varsity baseball game against Burke in Goshen, NY on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.  CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record

Baseball is a wonderful game. It really is. Just sometimes, it’s boring as hell. Doesn’t matter if it’s MLB (Major League Baseball) or LL (Little Leaguers). As a photographer (and former player) I pay attention to the flow of a game, and anticipate good plays or game changing moments, and like to work to make these […]

"They’re just ‘Hammers & Nails’, man…" (Part 2) 24•Jan.•12


Packing up the hardware for a junior college basketball game between two local rivals tonight: Here’s a few favorites from the night, which included working with four cameras (one as a remote installed in the bleachers & aimed down toward a basket), two Dyna-Lite Uni-Jr. strobes clamped high in the stands in either corner of […]

"They’re just ‘Hammers & Nails’, man…" Jan. 2012


My gear used to cover Boys HS Varsity swimming between Monroe-Woodbury & Kingston High Schools at Monroe-Woodbury Middle School in Central Valley, NY on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. © Now that covering the indoor sports seasons are finally in full swing for me again, here’s a brief look at what I go through as […]

"No NBA…? No Problem." Basketball coverage has begun for the 2011 / 2012 season for me. Newburgh, NY 15•Nov.•11


The game ball rolls to a stop at court side after the Mount Saint Mary College – SUNY New Paltz women’s basketball game in Newburgh, NY on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Mount Saint Mary College defeated SUNY New Paltz 62 – 47. CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record For those of you already missing your “Lebron and / […]

"Another Winner…" NPPA 2nd. Place Sports for June 2011

Livingston Manor shortstop Ken Fisk (#14) dives but can't make the play on a ball hit by Tim Steffens (#9) of Smithtown Christian during the fourth inning of their New York State Class D regional final at Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, NY on Tuesday,

Well, a second place ain’t too bad in the National Press Photographer’s Association Monthly News Clip Contest for June 2011. I wrote a bit about how I made this image back during the high school baseball playoffs in an earlier post here on the blog, and have re-posted it below (so you don’t have to […]

"The Stuff That Keeps Me Awake NIghts…" (part 1) 9•May•10

*screengrab from, a Bay Area rental house I’m considering renting a much needed piece of “long glass” for an upcoming big assignment in a couple of weeks. Stay tuned. ~cg.