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  • Pocket Wizard Responds To My “Epic Remote” Fails With Helpful Tips

    Dec 20th, 2013  |  41 Comments

    On Tuesday I did a post about my latest “Epic Remote Camera” fail (my 2nd fail in a row at an NFL game). The camera shoots fine in tests minutes before the players take the field, but once I move into position a bit farther back and the players actually come out, the remote cameraContinue…

  • Another Epic Remote Camera Fail….

    Dec 17th, 2013  |  99 Comments

    Above: Me and Mike Carlson, lying down on the job getting our focus set. I use auto focus to focus on the spot where I think the players will come through the smoke (Chip Litherland and Casey Brooke Lawson were our stunt models for focusing position), then once the focus is locked in, I switchContinue…

  • My 8th Annual Gonzo Holiday Gear Guide

    Nov 26th, 2013  |  12 Comments

    Welcome to my “8th Annual Gonzo Holiday Gear Guide.” If you’ve been a faithful reader of this Gear Guide for the past seven years, this year’s name probably sounds familiar, and that’s because it is. It’s the original name for this Gear Guide, and I’m bringing it back with a vengeance (I’m not really sureContinue…

  • It was a Football Shootin’, Remote Firein’ Weekend!

    Oct 21st, 2013  |  82 Comments

    This weekend, I had absolutely one of my most-fun football weekends ever, covering the University of Tennessee Vols big upset win against the South Carolina Gamecocks in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday and then right after the game flying over to Atlanta to shoot with the Falcons crew for Sunday’s game. It doesn’t get much betterContinue…

  • “A Walk in Rome” The Free Rebroadcast — Right Here (and some more stuff)

    Oct 18th, 2013  |  31 Comments

    If you missed the live broadcast of our photography talk, a Walk in Rome, you can watch it in its entirety, right here (above). We got really great feedback on the show, and I hope you get a chance to check it out. —————– > My loadout for this weekend’s games I’m shooting two gamesContinue…

  • Quick Update From Last Night’s Game

    Aug 30th, 2013  |  28 Comments

    Above: I snapped this iphone shot of of the 200-400mm before I left for the game last night. You can see it’s a lot skinnier than the 400 f/2.8, and so lightweight you could hand-hold it without a monopod.  Hi Gang: Well, it wasn’t a pretty game, and the Bucs lost pretty miserably, and theContinue…

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