They didn't have a lockout and there's no salary negotiations for these high school football players. This week marks the first team practices for area football squads signaling final days of summer and the return of Friday night football.
August 2011 Archives
In camera speak that stands for Through The Lens...and after spending three days peering through my lens at green grass and golfers I was going a bit stir crazy.
As a photographer I love the challenge of returning to places I have shot and coming away with a different photo each time, but it is a bit more difficult with golf because it is very repetitive and not very visual to begin with.
So on day three, as I stood on an unknown fairway for what seemed like the 100th time, I looked over and the 400mm lens I was using to shoot the tournament had spun around and was facing me.
I looked for a moment and could see back through the lens and out the viewfinder of the camera. After some experimenting, I figured out how to make it work and viola! Fun little photos that looked completly different than the other 2,000 photos I shot over the past few days.
Who ever said it's boring to watch golf? Apparently not these folks: