People/portraits USA Weightlifting

Discussion in 'Picture poster' started by Andy, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. I scored a photo gig for this weightlifting competition that I shot about two weeks ago, between fourteen hour workdays, I optimistically got around eight hours of sleep for the entire weekend. Didn't feel like work in the traditional sense though, because I really enjoyed it and didn't mind the lack of sleep, so that's gotta mean something right?

    This is what I shot for the most part, using a D7100 I rented out with a 35 1.8 on a tripod and my own D3100 with a 50 1.8, but that's not what this post is here for.

    These are some pictures that I shot in my off time when I wasn't scheduled to shoot my platform, and here's a few of them:

    [​IMG]DSC_7309.jpg by, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_7331.jpg by, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_5631.jpg by, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_5709.jpg by, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_6543.jpg by, on Flickr
    [​IMG]DSC_7159-Edit.jpg by, on Flickr

    I also met Anthony Mazur, and if you don't know who he is:

    He peaked my interest cause he was shooting with a 70-200 2.8L with his T5i, and when I went to talk to him I found out that he actually was actually shooting the event for Sports Illustrated, who gave him the opportunity after his story blew up. His assignment for SI was to create a 10 image photo story, haven't found where that set is yet though.

    Overall a really awesome experience, met a couple Olympians and worked with cool people, and I'm making 50/50 commission split with the company I was working with!
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  2. That sounds cool! The closest I ever got to that was shooting a 24 hour motor race for a friend of mine. I was in the garage and around the circuit for most of the race. Exhausting but great fun!
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  3. loving that top down shot and the (i'm guessing) self portrait.

    looked like a busy event
  4. Awesome job! Looks like an amazing experience... Nicely done!

  5. Great shots, looks like you had a lot of fun. I love the top down shot too, and the second shot as well

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