This could have been the final game the Islanders ever played at Nassau Coliseum. And it still could be depending on what happens in game seven. Whatever the outcome Monday, today’s game was a great one. Should the Isles fail to win, there could be no better way to finish up at “the old barn.” The Islanders move to their… Continue readingIsles beat Capitals and force game 7
The Islanders wore camo jerseys tonight in the pre-game warm ups to salute our veterans for Veteran’s Day. Fans were also treated to a 6-0 Islander victory over the visiting Colorado Avalanche. The National Hockey League does not allow these shirts to be worn during the actual game so they are used in the pre-game warm up only. On a… Continue readingIsles Salute Veterans
During the playoffs hockey teams need to raise the bar with their performance. The same holds true for photographers. News services from both teams are in town and all looking for the best position to photograph their team from.
Placing a camera above the net provides an interesting point of view. During the Stanley Cup Quarter finals I had a camera up in the rafters above the net.
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Photographing the sport of ice hockey can be one of the most challenging sports a photographer will ever shoot. On the pro level, the game moves at unimaginable speeds. It’s hard to believe the players can make such great plays in the blink of an eye.
As a photographer, you have to worry about keeping up with such fast paced action. You also have to be able to predict where things are going to happen next. If you wait for them to happen in this game, it’s already too late.