State basketball is always a blast. And busy. It is an alternate universe that we step into for a few days each year — once at the dome, the day becomes a blur of shooting photos, processing photos, and sending them to the web and back to the office for print. It’s an experience that has its own rhythm — shoot, download, tone photos while shooting the end of a game, stretch, upload photos, shoot the crowd, download photos, head up to the press room for a soda, shoot, talk to photo friends from across the state who have come into town to work, process photos, stretch, shoot, rock out to a school band, shoot shoot shoot. Here’s a taste of my day:
View along the media table – our camp for the tournament.
…waiting for photos to download…
Leg stretch during a timeout!
Bliss. Coffee, quiet, and red vines in the media room. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.