This is an older post from my sports photography page. The day pretty much turned into a remote camera photography class 🙂
Last Saturday Photoshop Guru, Photographer, and All Around Great Guy Scott Kelby came to Knoxville to photograph the South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Tennessee Volunteers football game. I had saw where Scott had posted on his blog about the gear he was bringing and wanting to setup a remote on the goal post…cool stuff!
I’ve spent some time trying to devise a good way to setup a remote on the post and called UT Athletics Photographer Donald Page (he and Scott are friends) to let him know that I thought it was gonna be a pain in the you know what. Sure enough Donald calls me at 10PM the night before the game (noon kickoff the next day) and says, “Yeah, we got some issues here…”. 🙂
So I went to work and came up with this, which, well, looks like you know what. Sad part is I actually own the correct gear to do this with but it was about two hours away. (and as bad as it looks it worked quite well, and we had a gazillion safety cables on it).
A gazillion dollars worth of photography gear and we’re all taking crappy iPhone pictures, gotta love it….
So here’s my time lapse video…3 hours and 10 minutes real time, 2,274 frames. Runs from 10:30 am to 1:40 pm (end of first half).
So as usual I had a blast and learned quite a bit! Scott has a super cool blog post with lot’s more info and all the great images!
Thursday Update: Left out the fact that I actually photographed the game as well 🙂 Images via USA Today Sports Images are located here, thanks!