Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pure Michigan

Pure Michigan

With Summer just around the corner I wanted to share a couple shots of Pure Michigan. Towards the end of last summer I was up in Traverse City for a Detroit Red Wings shoot for Fox Sports Detroit. Northern Michigan is always beautiful in my opinion but especially magical in Summer in to Autumn. Being [...]

Nature walk

One of favorite things to do is to grab the camera, take a walk, and just see what nature has to offer. Although Michigan doesn’t have all the exotic types of animals like I saw down in Florida, it does offer great landscapes, birds, and lakes/ponds. Today I went out to a new location, the [...]

Baseball from a different angle

Baseball from a different angle

Most of my work is done shooting interviews and for feature stories. Sometimes though I get a call to shoot a game for broadcast. It is a much different way to shoot when you are amongst 6-8 other cameras covering the game with a director in your ear. While it is different, it definitely is [...]

2014 Detroit Tigers Opening Day

Working as a Cinematographer mostly in the Sports world (Fox Sports, NFL Films etc..) I get to shoot a lot of major sporting events. This past Monday was no exception. Another year and another jammed packed Detroit Tigers Opening Day at Comerica Park. Opening Days are always a spectacle but 2014′s version in Detroit seemed a little more “packed”. The Tigers drew a record attendance for an Opening Day at Comerica Park and as I was walking around shooting flavor shots for Fox Sports Detroit I swear there were at least another 10 thousand fans outside at local bars and tailgating. Now I obviously don’t have exact numbers but the turnout in Detroit for that game was amazing and makes me believe that maybe the argument for Opening Day to be a National holiday has some weight.

I wore a couple hats on this day including shooting Pre Game sound for the Fox Sports Detroit broadcast and shooting flavor for Tigers Weekly which airs on Fox Sports Detroit. While I was out I was able to snap a few shots from some different spots where I was roaming around with my camera. This one below is the National Anthem from behind home plate.
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It was another day at work for me but I am blessed to be able to do what I love and cover these major events. For a couple more shots from Opening Day click the Title of this blog and check out “Various Photography” under my Portfolio section.