Focusing on the cheeleaders

Focusing on the cheeleaders

Floyd County High School’s cheerleading squads add a lot to the athletic events and have been a pleasure to photograph over the past 12 years. They will be with the Lady Buffaloes Saturday evening for the Virginia High School League state basketball 2a...
Favorite photos of 2016

Favorite photos of 2016

End of the year.  Time to select favorite photos of the past 12 months.  I shot more than 10,000 images over the year and will close out my sports photography for 2016 Thursday night in Lady Buffaloes basketball action in Floyd. It’s been a fun year and,...
In photography, luck is often key

In photography, luck is often key

Spent about three hours this morning selecting about 45 photographs to submit to The Floyd Press for this week’s paper. The 45  selections were culled from more than 2,500 images shot at various assignments last week. Makes one remember the old days as a...
A little slice of time

A little slice of time

When photographing high school sports, I often try to look for a right instant of time to catch action or a look by an athlete or other patricipant that, I think, expresses the intensity of the sport. Sometimes, what I shoot is an accident that still gives a photos...
Hitting the dirt, bull riding style

Hitting the dirt, bull riding style

The bulls bucked, the riders flew and the rodeo clowns helped keep things safe Friday night at Chantilly Farms as the Floyd Livestock and County Fair kicked off in wild style Friday night. More photos and story on this event and the Fair itself in the next edition of...
Horsing around and more in Check

Horsing around and more in Check

Check’s community festival brought area residents together for games, music, food and a horse pull at the elementary school Sunday, plus a gathering of alumni from the old Check high school and others who attended elementary. The horse pull was a main attraction...