Category Archives: Event

Say, you guys want some ice cream?

Every now and again you capture a shot that just looks a bit odd.  The guy here on the saddle bronc has just finished a full ride of 8 seconds.  But even with the horse still bucking he looks calm, … Continue reading

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Pink Shirt, One Barrel, One second

Another few shots from the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo.  This time it’s a Barrel Racer rounding one of the barrels.  When I shoot action like this I shoot at about 3 frames per second.  That’s pretty slow by some photographers … Continue reading

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The Rodeo Rider Safety Crew

These guys may dress a little funny and look like clowns but it’s really a serious business that requires all the skill and athleticism or the riders.  Here are a couple of close shots of them in action from the … Continue reading

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The Venice Chalk Festival – A Matter of Perspective

The Venice Chalk Festival opened today and carries on through the weekend at the Venice Airport festival grounds.  The theme is Peace and Love and, as you might suspect, there were a lot of Hippie themes, Beatles, and stuff.  This … Continue reading

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Airshow – Dracula

One of the entertainers has named his aircraft Dracula with an appropriate Black/Silver/Red color scheme with ‘blood’ streaming along the Cowling, Landing Gear and Rudder. This is a high energy act with lots of twists and turns and SMOKE, lots … Continue reading

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Airshow – The Class of ’45

It’s the Florida International Airshow in Punta Gorda.  One of the acts is two warbirds built in 1945.  An F51 Mustang named Quick Silver and an F4U Corsair named Korean War Hero. While they each had their flying act they … Continue reading

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Not My First Rodeo

It was the first time to use my D750 with the new 200-500mm Nikkor for action shots.  I took it to Arcadia to see how the combination worked.  I like it.  Here are a few shots from the Bulls and … Continue reading

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