Posts Tagged ‘track’

*My 2013 POY. (Pictures of the Year)


Where does the time go? Even though my tenure as a staff photographer at the newspaper was abruptly cut short in November due to layoffs that eliminated our entire photo staff, it was still a very gratifying year for making images. Boarded a few airplanes for out of town personal assignments, utilized remote cameras, strobes, […]

“Really Digging the GoPro Camera…” Spring 2013


A couple of recent favorites with my GoPro Hero3 camera. I’ll get around to writing more on using this miniature, wonderful lightweight (weighs practically nothing), 12MP remote camera, which can also be controlled by an app on the iPhone…  ~cg.   Runners clear the water obstacle during the Girls 2000 Meter Steeplechase at the NYSPHSAA […]

In Praise of "Long Glass…" 22•Oct.•11

Washingtonville quarterback Chaynce Pelio (#15, left) is pressured by Warwick's J.J. Prell (#35) during their Section 9 Class AA Div II game against Washingtoville at Warwick High School in Warwick, NY on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Washingtonville defeat

I am working on a new post highlighting my use of long telephoto lenses (or what’s commonly labeled “super-telephotos” in the camera manufacturer’s jargon). For photographing sports and an occasional news assignment with “Joe-subject” at a distant podium, while we’re positioned on those annoying press risers – there’s no substitute for me, as my main […]

*"Back on Track…" (or why I still get juiced shooting sports.) June•2010

There’s still something sweet about arriving early to a venue, knowing you’re there working a big game, no matter what the sport. Throw in some of these newer stadiums and arenas where even local high school games are contested nowadays, and when weather conditions are favorable – it’s just about nirvana for me. I’ve written […]

"Dewey" wins the 2008 Hambletonian.

After spending a couple days covering the harness racehorse, Deweycheatumnhowe earlier in the week, it was good to get the assignment for the 83rd. running of the $1.5 Million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ yesterday. It was long & tiring day, with ugly rain showers before the feature race, which drenched […]