While I'm not the best at keeping up with my blog here, I believe things will begin to pickup as we head into the Olympics. We just finished the Olympic Trials in Omaha Nebraska and Team Roth & Team Shuster were victorious in a best of 3 series and will represent us at the 2018 Olympics.
What is coming up next is the Mixed Doubles Trials in Blaine. (http://CurlingtownUSA.com) and I'm doing all my travel homework to see where the Curling venue is, where I'm staying, grocery stores nearby, transportation updates (high speed train), etc. I'll post some more behind the scenes info as I go along.
I've been busy over the summer shooting Weddings and Families of curlers in my spare time. I have been kayaking just about every weekend on the Crow, Mississippi, and St Croix rivers as well.
As I look forward to the next year of Curling events and coordinate with USA Curling, it looks like I'm going to be busy! My regular job (not photography) will keep me from attending all week long for some of the events. I hope to hit the playoffs/finals for anything in the Midwest, and I'll be at Nationals in Seattle. Early planning for the Winter Olympics in 2018 has begun as well.
My photos from previous events is located at rhphoto.net
I'm starting to pack and plan for the annual trip to Nationals! This year should be really fun. Not only will I be photographing the event, I'll be working with TESN.US (Joe and Brian) to provide some new video angles to everyone for the webstream. I'm really excited about it and I look forward to your comments.
Hello everyone. This year has been busy with a new 'regular' job for me.
Over the summer I was at the Arena Nationals in Cedar Rapids. You can see the pictures here: http://www.rhphoto.net/arenanats
In the fall I was at the St Paul Cash Spiel. The pictures aren't totally done yet. You can see the pictures which are done here: http://www.rhphoto.net/stpaulcash2015
I shot the Junior Olympic Trials Finals in Blaine this fall. This photo set is pretty much done. You can see the pictures here: http://www.rhphoto.net/p713273371
The events I'm scheduled to shoot coming up are: US Open of Curling 2016 in Blaine, Mixed Nationals 2016 in Blaine, US Junior Nationals 2016 (playoffs) in Wilmar, and US Nationals in Jacksonville, Florida. It would have been fun to shoot the Continental Cup in Vegas, but I don't have any more vacation from my new job and they didn't invite me :)
I'm looking forward to going down to Chaska to see their new place. A few of my pictures are on the wall there (larger than life size) -- so that will be neat to see.
You can find the pictures at https://www.flickr.com/photos/richharmer/