September 12, 2016
The Importance of Photographing the Local CrossFit Competition
I would venture a guess that any photographer in or around the world of functional...
Taken under the Okaloosa Island Pier in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. I have wanted to try my hand at one of these shots forever. I finally got out to try one. With my tripod in the surf and struggling to figure out my settings and focus at 9:00pm at night, I finally got what I wanted. ISO 100, f/2.8, 25 second exposure. Nikon D700 & Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8.
Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers, Georgia.
I would frequently pass by this old house after picking up my daughters. Finally, I had my camera with me and stopped to snag a quick photo. Taken in Middletown, Louisville, Kentucky.
This was taken immediately after a rain storm at my home in McDonough, Georgia. I grabbed my Sigma 105mm macro lens and took this photo of a rain drop on a bush outside my front door.
Erica Spitz, Crossfit Games athlete, at a jerk clinic at CrossFit Bluegrass in Louisville, Kentucky.
Self-portrait. Behind the scenes video here.
CrossFit Bluegrass coach Matt Remaly in the middle of a split jerk. CrossFit Bluegrass, Louisville, Kentucky.
CrossFit Bluegrass owner and coach, Anthony Layfield, snatching. CrossFit Bluegrass Oldham, Kentucky.
Interstate 64. Louisville, Kentucky.
I love this large tree in the subdivision across the street. As soon as we had a decent blanket of snow I walked over to take this. Louisville, Kentucky.
Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington
Barrio Cristo Rey, San Jose, Costa Rica
Asociacion obras del Espiritu Santo in San Jose, Costa Rica.
As we left Asociacion obras del Espiritu Santo, I walked outside and found a small boy sitting on a small Vespa. I began to take his picture and while doing so, I heard someone talking next to me. My friend simply said “Wow”. In shooting around my area, not everyone is friendly, often times violent, and I was waiting for her to tell me that the older gentleman was upset at me taking photos. Instead, I was told that while taking pictures of the young boy, the man you see above, was saying over and over “Thank you, God bless you, thank you, God bless you.”
One of my favorite houses to photograph. Louisville, Kentucky.
Miller’s Mill, Stockbridge, Georgia
Abandoned Central State Hospital. Milledgeville, Georgia.
Athlete Kelly Hayes on the final bar of the clean ladder in front of a packed house. CrossFit Bluegrass 2-Year Anniversary Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.
Photoshoot at the Goat Farm. Atlanta, Georgia.
Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Shot with a Canon AE1 35mm.
A photo of my wife’s grandmother’s hands. Ida Spangler, cancer survivor. McDonough, Georgia.