Tag : sportsshooter

Covering the Wisconsin legislature protests

I had the opportunity a few months back to cover the protests in Madison, Wis., at the state Capitol.  I was asked to write about my experience for the photojournalism website SportsShooter.com. You can read the article on SportsShooter by clicking here but I have added a few additional pictures to the post here. It was about 8 p.m. on a Thursday night. I was covering a local event for my paper, The Rockford Register Star. That was when my […]

The “Chris Lee button”

Let me start off by saying this is a techy and camera-specific post for shooters. Chris Lee is an excellent sports photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Apparently, he is also excellent at reading the owner’s manual to his Canon 1D. Many professional photographers shoot their camera in a full manual mode to ensure they have the most control of the exposure. This works great until the subject you’re tracking runs into a shadow and your settings are now three […]