24
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm with 1.4 converter (280mm), 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual USA midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) celebrates with teammates after scoring a second half goal against Portugal during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Amazonia.

After a big victory against Ghana in their opening match, Team USA would head to the rain forests of Manaus, Brazil, along the Amazon River for their second match of the group stage against Portugal. Continue on to check out all the images from a hot and sweaty match with a potential advancement to the round of 16 on the line!

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27
May
Overall view of fans in the grandstands and infield as IndyCar Series drivers head down the backstretch three wide towards turn three during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

One of my favorite events I cover each year is the Indianapolis 500. To someone who’s never been there, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a mecca for motorsports fans. The place oozes with history and the tradition of the biggest race on Earth! Lets get on to the pics…

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Posted in Aerial Photography, Arizona, Crash, Fishing, Indy Cars, IRL, Me, Racing, Scenic, Sports, Travel   Leave a comment
05
May
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f5.6, 1/200th, Manual Tony Schumacher lights up the Houston darkness as he launches off the starting line during evening qualifying.

Race six in the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Series took us to hot and muggy Baytown, a suburb of Houston, Texas for the Spring Nationals. As we approach the middle stages of the 24 race season, we start seperating the contenders from the pretenders. Continue on to see all the images!

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24
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence poses for a photo with the Kilgore College Rangerettes at the Torrence estate.

Leading up to the NHRA races in Houston, Steve Torrence wanted to a cool promotional photo shoot to highlight the race in his home state. He didn’t have to look any further than a few miles down the road in his hometown of Kilgore, TX for the perfect way to represent Texas. Ladies and gentleman meet the Kilgore Rangerettes. Continue on to see the shoot!

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28
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Pat Dakin (right) explodes an engine alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Race three of the 2014 NHRA tour took us to the swamps of Gainesville, Florida for the prestigious Gatornationals. Warm temperatures and sunny skies were sure to make for a great weekend of racing. Continue on to see my favorite images from the weekend.

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11
May
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual Funny car driver Matt Hagan would take the top spot in Atlanta with a sensational 4.06 which also is the new track record.

Following the delay of last weekends race here in Atlanta we would return to Commerce for week two of the Southern Nationals. Only one day of qualifying for the pro drivers with the threat of rain made for some stressed out race teams as we head towards the midpoint of the regular season.

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27
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual Flames come from the headers on the funny car of NHRA driver Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Under sunny and humid weather conditions we kicked off the NHRA Spring Nationals near Houston, TX. It would be a day of some good pics. Continue on to see my day…

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06
Feb
Kneeling on the ground a few feet behind the car of NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps gave me this cool view as he launches off the starting line.

Time for my first 2013 NHRA blog posting of the year. As with last year my drag racing season would begin in West Palm Beach, FL for pre season testing, Toyota Racing NHRA portraits and new on the schedule this year… some fishing!

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Posted in Fishing, Florida, Me, NHRA, Portraits, Racing, Sports   5 Comments
24
Oct

After a long day spent on the starting line for Friday, I decided I wanted to shoot top end for day two of qualifying. Last year I would shoot top end this same day and was rewarded with a Pretty Wild Photo Sequence. Would today provide me any cool photos? As a former vice president candidate used to say, “You Betcha!”

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