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Best of 2016

I hate this time of year. This is the time when photographers pull together their best frames from┬álast year. The solid daily frames are tossed aside and we’re left with an internet that is overwhelmed with the best of the best. It’s an amazing thing to see. But I hate it. Photographers make connections with their pictures. Sometimes you make a killer frame. Sometimes the story behind making the image is better than the image itself.┬áThat is something a viewer […]

Gridiron Preview 2013: How the shots were made

August was a busy month for photographers at the Rockford Register Star. We were brainstorming and shooting our annual Gridiron preview section. This special section releases on the day of the first high school game each season. Each team in the NIC-10 conference has a page featuring a portrait, a story and other related information. Each year has a theme. Two years ago, the portraits mimicked famous album covers. The layout was reminiscent of the Billboard Top 100 chart. Last […]

Football season

Football season kicked off a few weeks ago and I love it. Without question, football is my favorite mainstream sport to photograph. The action is intense. The sidelines are electric. A victory can be monumental. A loss can be heartbreaking. Right now, my longest glass is 200mm. That makes it a little tough to get all of the game action. With patience and years of practice, I’ve been able to snap a good frame or two. Here are a few […]