30
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/40th, Aperture Priority
A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Up next in my Best of 2018 photo galleries are my best reaction photos of the year. Continue on to see them all!

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Posted in Arizona, ASU, Baseball, Basketball, Best of, Bowl Game, California, Cardinals, Colorado, Daytona, Diamondbacks, Drag Racing, Florida, Football, Georgia, Indy Cars, IRL, Kansas, Las Vegas, Minnesota, MLB, MMA, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHRA, Racing, Seattle, Soccer, Sports, Super Bowl, Texas, UFC   Leave a comment
26
Dec
 

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f7.1, 1/30th, Manual with Strobes
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan poses for a portrait during a photo shoot at Don Schumacher Racing.

With 2018 almost in the books its time for my Best of blogs spanning multiple categories across sports. Lets kick it off with the best images from my favorite sport, NHRA Drag Racing!

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16
Oct

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm with 1.4 converter (420mm), 2000iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual

During the second round of eliminations at the NHRA Fall Nationals top fuel driver Steve Torrence would suffer a blown tire at over 320mph which would cause him to lose control and crash.  Thankfully Steve would walk away. To see all my shots of the hard crash continue on….

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27
Apr

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 6400iso, f3.2, 1/640th, Manual
NHRA nitro Harley Davidson motorcycle rider Takeshi Shigematsu launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Springnationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Race five of the 24 race NHRA season is in the books, continue on to check out all my best shots from the NHRA Spring Nationals in Houston!

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06
Feb

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Was fortunate enough to shoot my ninth career Super Bowl this weekend in Houston where the world witnessed the most incredible and improbably comeback in Super Bowl history. Continue on to see all my favorite photos from Super Bowl LI

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02
May

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen explodes an engine on fire during the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
In the first pair of cars down the track on the final day of the NHRA Spring Nationals, top fuel dragster driver Terry McMillen experienced one of the biggest explosions in the last couple decades in his Amalie Motor Oil sponsored dragster. Continue on to see the entire sequence frame by frame…

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30
Apr

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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20
May

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Behind on blogs as usual so here are my favorite images from NHRA Spring Nationals near Houston, TX. Continue on to see all the shots!

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01
Oct

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the rescheduled Carolina Nationals as a part of qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. The race was originally scheduled at zMax Dragway in Concord, NC but was moved due to track conditions. The win was the 75th of Schumachers career, a top fuel record.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the rescheduled Carolina Nationals as a part of qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. The race was originally scheduled at zMax Dragway in Concord, NC but was moved due to track conditions. The win was the 75th of Schumachers career, a top fuel record.

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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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