Sexy baseball photos

Last weekend, I took some test shots for an upcoming “Women of the CWBL” calendar I’m planning to shoot. I’ve played in the California Women’s Baseball League for six seasons and we’re always looking for fundraising options…and a calendar almost begs to be done. Some will be more traditionally sexy, some tougher, some more/less risque, and of course, as soon as we got rolling, things just started to unfold… Big thanks to Jen and April, both fantastic models! And much more to come with this.

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Legends vintage game: totally outstanding

This was a day I’ll never forget. Just an utterly amazing experience plus a TON of fun. What a fantastic bunch of people and an unbelievable show. Photos will be ready in about a week. In the meantime, thanks to Emily, here we are (left to right): Gaylord Perry, me, Rollie Fingers, and Bill Lee. I’m laughing because Gaylord Perry just took his hat off and put it on my head. Earlier he offered to help me dye it “a normal color”. Turns out pink isn’t for everyone! No complaints here, though.

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This Saturday, 10/17/09: The Legends of Baseball

Hello out there, baseball fans. This Saturday (October 17, 2009), at the San Jose Giants Stadium, there’s an awesome baseball event going on. If you know me, you’ve probably heard me talk about the men’s vintage baseball team (rules and equipment from 1886!) that I do photography for. They’re the Stogies of the California Vintage Base Ball League. They’re putting on a game against some former major leaguers including Gaylord Perry, Vida Blue, Reggie Sanders, Mike McCormick, Kevin Maas, Brady Anderson, Mike Remlinger, Darrell Evans, Bobby Grich and Rollie Fingers. There’s also a Junior Giants clinic in the morning. Tickets[…]

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I broke my finger

As a classically trained pianist, this is my worst nightmare.  As a catcher, it’s a rite of passage.  This is probably why you don’t see a lot of people doing both. Our championship game was yesterday–sadly we lost, but the next best thing to playing & winning is playing & losing, as they say. I’m sad to see baseball season come to an end…but it would have been hiatus time for me anyway with this finger. Going for a play at the plate in the 4th inning, I got a ball directly to my right middle finger. Had to take[…]

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Vintage Baseball…again!

Just before I left for Tibet, I had the pleasure of shooting a weekend tournament of vintage baseball. One of the teams, the Stogies–just a fantastic group of guys who I look forward to working with again in the future–invited me down, and with access to just about everything, I got some great action shots on both Saturday and Sunday.

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The weekend’s photos

Wellp, Tibet is almost upon us, and I think I’m ready. I rented a 50mm 1.4 for the weekend for some final practice shots (and decided that I’ll take the 50mm 1.2 with me, instead). Katie and I did some traipsing around, first to an auto show and later into the fog, and I took a few shots after my baseball game today, too.

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Historical baseball

While walking around in Burlingame over the weekend, I stumbled upon a game of “historical baseball”. They play with the rules and equipment of the 1860’s. That means gloves are literally just that…gloves. No fancy mitts. No shin guards. Bats are 40-ounce and higher. And the umpire wears a top hat! There were even people in the stands in historical attire. I sat down near them, unsure of what I was watching, and said, “Good afternoon. I can’t help but notice that I have hot pink hair, and he (pointing at umpire) is wearing a top hat. Something seems amiss.[…]

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