31
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 300mm with 1.4 convertor (420mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/640th, Aperture Priority A ridiculous mass of photographers take a group photo of team Brazil prior to the game against Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup at Arena Corinthians.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm with 1.4 convertor (420mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
A ridiculous mass of photographers take a group photo of team Brazil prior to the game against Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup at Arena Corinthians.

One of the roughest, yet most rewarding assignments of my career was spending three weeks down in Brazil covering the 2014 World Cup. Here are my favorite images from the experience!

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29
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (7) pushes the face of USA midfielder Kyle Beckerman during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Pernambuco.

With Team USA  just needing a tie to guarantee advancement out of the “Group of Death” to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup, they would arrive in Recife, Brazil to conditions that nobody could have imagined. Continue on to check out all the soggy action from the final game of the group stage in the World Cup.

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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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20
Jun
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For my third match of the 2014 World Cup, I found myself back at the Arena Corinthians for a big matchup between England and Uruguay. After both teams lost their first game, this game essentially would be an elimination game for the unlucky loser. Lets get to the match!

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18
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual USA defender John Brooks is mobbed by teammates after scoring a goal in the second half against Ghana during the 2014 World Cup at Estadio das Dunas.

In the humid beach city of Natal, Brazil Team USA took on Ghana in their opening match of the 2014 World Cup. It was a game that experts were saying they had to at least finish in a tie or their chances of advancing to the next round would be next to impossible with their upcoming games against powerhouses Portugal and Germany. Well instead of tying and getting 1 point in their rankings, USA went out and won the game to take 3 points. Continue on to see all the images from the exciting match!

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13
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Overall view as the sun sets behind Arena Corinthians during the game between Brazil against Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup.

Greetings from Sao Paulo, Brazil where the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off yesterday evening with a matchup between Brazil and Croatia. All the hassle of getting here and getting set up is finally in the rear view. Now its time to do what I do best, get cars blowing u… uh I mean, shooting some action shots at the biggest sporting event on our planet.. and perhaps the whole solar system. Continue on to check out the action from day one in Brazil!

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