04
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f6.3, 1/500th, Aperture Priority The sun sets over Scottsdale Stadium as San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Hudson throws against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring training game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f6.3, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
The sun sets over Scottsdale Stadium as San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Hudson throws against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring training game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

With one of the busiest months of my life in the rear view mirror it is now time to get caught up on some blogs. First up are my favorite baseball shots from MLB Spring Training around the Phoenix area. Continue on to see all my favorites from a busy March.

 

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority San Francisco Giants players stretch during spring training workouts at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
San Francisco Giants players stretch during spring training workouts at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws a bullpen session during spring training practice at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws a bullpen session during spring training practice at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez poses for a portrait during photo day at Peoria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez poses for a portrait during photo day at Peoria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Kansas City Royals outfielder Bubba Starling (right) is photo bombed by pitcher Luke Hochevar as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Kansas City Royals outfielder Bubba Starling (right) is photo bombed by pitcher Luke Hochevar as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain (left) poses for a portrait as catcher Salvador Perez jokingly attempts to kiss him during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain (left) poses for a portrait as catcher Salvador Perez jokingly attempts to kiss him during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman (left) poses for a portrait as outfielder Carlos Gonzalez photo bombs the shot during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman (left) poses for a portrait as outfielder Carlos Gonzalez photo bombs the shot during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Aperture Priority Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley poses for photographer Ric Tapia during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Aperture Priority
Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley poses for photographer Ric Tapia during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley breaks through a purple backdrop as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley breaks through a purple backdrop as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights Chicago Cubs infielder Kris Bryant poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Lights
Chicago Cubs infielder Kris Bryant poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel (left) reflects in a puddle of rain water as poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel (left) reflects in a puddle of rain water as poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority Arizona State Sun Devils players walk onto the field prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
Arizona State Sun Devils players walk onto the field prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual with Flash Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Yasmany Tomas leave the game following the sixth inning of the spring training baseball game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual with Flash
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Yasmany Tomas leave the game following the sixth inning of the spring training baseball game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta blows a bubble in the dugout against the Arizona State Sun Devils during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta blows a bubble in the dugout against the Arizona State Sun Devils during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority Overall view of Salt River Fields during a spring training baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Arizona State Sun Devils. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
Overall view of Salt River Fields during a spring training baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Arizona State Sun Devils. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 1000iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils outfielder Johnny Sewald dives for a ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 1000iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils outfielder Johnny Sewald dives for a ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a spring training baseball game at Salt River Fields. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Aperture Priority Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) and outfielder Emilio Bonifacio joke in the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Aperture Priority
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) and outfielder Emilio Bonifacio joke in the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Los Angeles Dodgers former manager Tommy Lasorda tips his hat to the crowd as he reacts while leaving the field in the sixth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f10, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Los Angeles Dodgers former manager Tommy Lasorda tips his hat to the crowd as he reacts while leaving the field in the sixth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual Chicago White Sox outfielder J.B. Shuck makes a diving catch for an out against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual
Chicago White Sox outfielder J.B. Shuck makes a diving catch for an out against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training baseball game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual Detailed view of the pace of play digital pitch clock in the outfield between innings of the game between the Texas Rangers against the San Francisco Giants during a spring training baseball game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual
Detailed view of the pace of play digital pitch clock in the outfield between innings of the game between the Texas Rangers against the San Francisco Giants during a spring training baseball game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Manual San Francisco Giants pitcher Adalberto Mejia looks on after throwing a strike against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2500th, Manual
San Francisco Giants pitcher Adalberto Mejia looks on after throwing a strike against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual Cleveland Indians base runner Ryan Raburn slides into home to score against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training baseball game at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Cleveland Indians base runner Ryan Raburn slides into home to score against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training baseball game at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hits a fourth inning home run against the Cleveland Indians during a spring training baseball game at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hits a fourth inning home run against the Cleveland Indians during a spring training baseball game at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson hits a three run home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson hits a three run home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Manual A fan in the outfield grass seats attempts to catch the home run of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson (not pictured) in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Manual
A fan in the outfield grass seats attempts to catch the home run of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson (not pictured) in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual (From left) Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe looks on as outfielder Joc Pederson celebrates with outfielder Andre Ethier and catcher A.J. Ellis after hitting a three run home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual
(From left) Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe looks on as outfielder Joc Pederson celebrates with outfielder Andre Ethier and catcher A.J. Ellis after hitting a three run home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick (top) is upended by sliding Chicago Cubs base runner David Ross after throwing to first base to complete the double play during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Howie Kendrick (top) is upended by sliding Chicago Cubs base runner David Ross after throwing to first base to complete the double play during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual Chicago Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
Chicago Cubs infielder Arismendy Alcantara catches a ball against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Detailed view of a can of smokeless chewing tobacco in a baseball glove in the Cincinnati Reds dugout prior to the spring training game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. Despite the recent death of hall of fame Tony Gwynn due to mouth cancer from chewing tobacco, a large amount of players still chew. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Detailed view of a can of smokeless chewing tobacco in a baseball glove in the Cincinnati Reds dugout prior to the spring training game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. Despite the recent death of hall of fame Tony Gwynn due to mouth cancer from chewing tobacco, a large amount of players still chew. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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
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, 4000iso, f6.3, 1/500th, Aperture Priority The sun sets over Scottsdale Stadium as San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Hudson throws against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring training game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f6.3, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
The sun sets over Scottsdale Stadium as San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Hudson throws against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring training game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols celebrates as he touches home plate after hitting a home run against the Texas Rangers in a spring training game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols celebrates as he touches home plate after hitting a home run against the Texas Rangers in a spring training game at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes batting practice with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes batting practice with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f3.2, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes batting practice with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f3.2, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes batting practice with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson signs autographs for fans while practicing with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson signs autographs for fans while practicing with the Texas Rangers on the practice fields at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

That wraps up Spring Training.

I haven’t decided what my next blog post will be so stay tuned!


 
Posted in Arizona, ASU, Baseball, Diamondbacks, MLB, Portraits, Sports   1 Comment

One response to “Top Shots from MLB Spring Training”

  1. […] See more photos on Mark’s blog. […]

Leave a Reply

Check out my Facebook page devoted my photography where I routinely share my favorite photos from each shoot as well as favorite photos from the past. Click the below banner to check it out. Be sure to "like" the page so you can be kept up to date on all the events I am doing!