01
May
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Overall view as Floyd Mayweather (left) stares at Manny Pacquiao during weigh-ins for the upcoming boxing fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Overall view as Floyd Mayweather (left) stares at Manny Pacquiao during weigh-ins for the upcoming boxing fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

After all the hype and speculation of whether the Mayweather vs Pacquiao would ever happen, it was awesome to stroll into the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino for weigh ins for the fight many people are already calling the “Fight of the Century”  Continue on to see all the sights of the sold out weigh ins.

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02
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/2500th, Manual The face of Carlos Molina is distorted as he is punched by Adrien Broner during their fight at MGM Grand.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/2500th, Manual
The face of Carlos Molina is distorted as he is punched by Adrien Broner during their fight at MGM Grand.

Despite only shooting a few hours of Boxing and a few hours of UFC fighting I figured I’d still throw together a Best of 2014 post featuring my best Boxing/MMA images of 2014. Continue on to check them out!

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26
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta (near) launches off the starting line alongside Troy Buff during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta (near) launches off the starting line alongside Troy Buff during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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04
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

In the final round of NHRA pro stock qualifying driver Deric Kramer would lose control of his 210mph Dodge with destructive consequences. Continue reading to see the whole incident from start middle to end…

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06
May
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/2500th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/2500th, Manual

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01
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Bob Vandergriff Jr has a fireball in the shutdown area after winning the first round during the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Race four on the NHRA season brought us to sunny Las Vegas for the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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30
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual A full moon rises above Saguaro Cactus on a mountain near Lake Pleasant.

Next up in my best of 2013 blogs are my best scenery/nature photos of the year. My travels throughout the country allow me plenty of oppritunities to photograph some beautiful scenes. Continue on to see the best of what nature had to offer me in 2013…

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Posted in Arizona, Best of, California, Colorado, Desert, Florida, Las Vegas, Lightning, Scenic, weather, Wildlife   Leave a comment
07
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Manual Here is an underexposed wide angle view from the roof of the suites overlooking the dragstrip as a pair of funny car drivers do their burnouts during round one of eliminations.

With two races to go in the Countdown to the Championship, the NHRA arrived in Las Vegas for the Toyota Nationals. Warms temps and large fields of racers would make for a fun weekend.

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29
Aug
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority While fishing the sun broke through the heavy clouds, illuminating the sails of all the sailboats racing and made for a beautiful moment.

Its amazing at what type of beauty I see everyday in my travels around town, the state, the country and even the world. Good thing I brought my camera!

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19
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Here is a tilt-shift lens view of the starting line during the national anthem prior to the first pair of top fuelers at the Summitracing.com Nationals.

Lets wrap up the weekend in Las Vegas with some of my images from Sunday at the track. Vroooom!

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