The Tour of California – and how hard it is to shoot cycling

[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=Amgen&iid=8856400″ src=”0/8/b/2/CYCLING_2010_c80d.jpg?adImageId=12932403&imageId=8856400″ width=”234″ height=”134″ /] For Stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California, I played a small part for my news organization’s coverage, staking out a turn in downtown Modesto with a couple of cameras.┬áIf I learned anything, it was how hard it is to shoot the fast-moving sport of cycling. […]

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Speedskating helmets are awesome

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Ohno&iid=8033831″ src=”4/f/d/9/Olympic_Winter_Games_6fcd.JPG?adImageId=10590158&imageId=8033831″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] They look like plain-label bicycle helmets, but the helmets worn by the speedskaters at the Winter Olympics have an exceedingly high cool factor. It’s the numbers that make them so. For some reason, to me the helmets evoke memories of old Auto Union Grand Prix race cars […]

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