Mark J Rebilas Photograpy
19
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 1000iso, f7.1, 1/320th, Aperture Priority Cincinnati Reds infielder Irving Falu warms up in the on deck circle against the San Francisco Giants during a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 1000iso, f7.1, 1/320th, Aperture Priority

Next up in my Best of 2015 categories are my best baseball shots from 2015.

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17
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Looks like its that time of year for my eighth annual Best of galleries which highlight various sports and themes from my busy year of photography. First up are my favorite reaction shots which shows happiness, sadness and all sorts of moods in between. Continue on to check them out!

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Best of, Boxing, Drag Racing, Football, Golf, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, Sports   Leave a comment
15
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Continue on to see all my best shots from the Cardinals exciting victory over the Vikings in Thursday Night Football.

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02
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops reacts as he is dunked by teammates with the Gatorade cooler in the closing seconds of the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium. The Sooners defeated the Cowboys 58-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual

Had the chance to go to Oklahoma last weekend to cover the Bedlam rivalry game between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Continue on to see all my best shots from the cold game.

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25
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch celebrates with a burnout after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 to win the Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority

After missing last years NASCAR championship race for the first time since 2005, my schedule enabled me to attend this years finale which on top of deciding the champion, it would also be the last race of legendary NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon.  He would be my main focus of the weekend.  Continue on to see all my favorites from the season ending event in Miami

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18
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Tim Gibbons has a fire after blowing an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Gibbons was uninjured.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Tim Gibbons has a fire after blowing an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Gibbons was uninjured.

Sitting in Austin, TX on a layover to my trip to Miami, FL for NASCAR gave me some time to throw together a post of my favorite images from the final event of the 2015 NHRA season. Continue on to check them out!

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12
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Manual The black smoke from the engine mixes with the rooster tail of water producing a cool look to the shot.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Manual

Got to spend a few days out at Firebird Lake to shoot the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series World Finals. Continue on to see my favorite shots from the weekend…

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Posted in Arizona, Boat Racing, Drag Racing, Firebird International Raceway, Racing, Sports   Comments Off on Weekend Rewind / Drag Boat Racing World Finals
05
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA rookie funny car driver Brandon Welch explodes an engine in flames alongside Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA rookie funny car driver Brandon Welch explodes an engine in flames alongside Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Here are my favorite images from a busy weekend of racing at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas.

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21
Oct
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher explodes an engine on fire during the Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher explodes an engine on fire during the Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

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09
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman poses for a portrait with his two trophies after doubling up and winning the Traxxas Shootout and the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe
NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman poses for a portrait with his two trophies after doubling up and winning the Traxxas Shootout and the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Trying to be more timely with my blogs so here are my favorite images from this years NHRA US Nationals. While the temperatures made for a difficult weekend, there is something amazing about being up close when the drivers climb out of their cars at the top end as Indy champions. Continue on to see my best from the Bigger Go!

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