Rich Froning 2013 CrossFit Games Regionals

posted on 2014.03.07, under Uncategorized
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Rich Froning lowering from the top of a muscle up at the 2013 CrossFit Games Regionals.

Rich took first in this event and went on to win his third CrossFit Games.

I shot this from a platform that I should not have been standing on.  It was a platform, to be used specifically for a single video camera that was mounted on a crane (see photo below).  The crane operator was nice enough to let me on his raised (7 feet) platform as long as I moved very gently.   The people at home do not want to see a shaky image!

Lighting at this event was horrible for action photography. This was shot at ISO 12800, 1/640, f/5.6 at 50mm on a Sigma 50-500.

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“Intensity” at the 2013 CrossFit So-Cal Regional

posted on 2014.03.05, under CrossFit, HDR Photos, Photos, portraits
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4 photos, of the same man, in a 30 second period.   The variance and breadth in expression is the reason I make this post.  All pictures were processed individually with obvious differences.

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Scott Panchik in New Zealand 2014 CrossFit Tour

posted on 2014.01.19, under Canon 5D Mark III, CrossFit, Photos
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Panchik was impressive and looks ready for the podium at the 2014 CrossFit Games.

Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 24-70 mm
ISO 5000, f/2.8, 1/60, 55mm

 

 

Paramesh and the helicopter

posted on 2014.01.04, under Uncategorized
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Do you want to see this dog protect his turf!  Click the link below!

IMG_2889 - dog with helicopter

Shot with an iPhone 5S and compressed from 28MB to 1.1MB

 

Aptos Seagulls

posted on 2014.01.02, under canon 1dx, Photos
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photos from February of 2013.

Yesterday (Jan 1, 2014), I went out to feed the Seagulls in La Jolla.  I always try to feed them in the air, not on the ground.  I throw the bread up in the air, trying to wait until they are as close to me as possible.  While feeding the Seagulls yesterday, a lady standing next to me, emptied a bag of bread on the sand. The Seagulls abandoned my tedious feeding process and filled up on her easy to attain bread crumbs.   The 100+ birds were full after that feeding frenzy, flew off to a nearby roof top and wouldn’t perform any aerial stunts for me.

 

 

Marcus, Rich, Kenneth, Austin & Ben at the 2013 CrossFit Games

posted on 2013.12.28, under Black and White Photo, Photos
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ISO 500
f/7.1
1/640
50-500mm Sigma @ 50mm
Canon 1DX

 

more cockroaches

posted on 2013.12.26, under Uncategorized
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I put them in this glass.  Shot my photos.  I put the roaches in a lot of different scenarios.  Then I returned them to the pet store.

the roach and a tomato

posted on 2013.12.25, under bugs, Canon 5D Mark III, Photos
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the roach and a tomato

ISO 100, f/18, 1/125
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 100mm Macro, 2.8

dog latte in Berkeley, California

posted on 2013.12.22, under Uncategorized
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Dog Latte, shot in Berkeley, California with a Leica M240 & 50mm Noctilux.

Dog is 1/2 chihuahua, 1/2 basenji and the latte was made at the “French Hotel”

Drunk

posted on 2013.12.20, under Uncategorized
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jim and dog

I made this with the intention to post it on Instgram

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