Another one from the archives, a frame within a frame. We're looking at rodeo hands getting ready for the next bull ride, 8 seconds of furious action as the rider attempts to cling onto the bull and then not get stomped when he, inevitably, has to get off (voluntarily or otherwise).
Today it was announced that the Super League (an inappropriately named body if ever there was one) has decided not to readmit the Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League club following their forced exit from the 2020 competition during the pandemic crisis. Thus the small-minded Royston Vasey locals (League of Gentlemen black comedy program - Google it)… Continue reading No more sports photography?
Followers of this blog will know that for the past few weeks I have been taking pictures of the Toronto Wolfpack rugby league team's matches at Lamport Stadium. Playing in the English third tier of professional rugby league, mainly against semi-pro teams it has to be said, the Wolfpack have stormed their way through the… Continue reading My first sports photography assignment – The Toronto Wolfpack
For the past couple of matches of the Toronto Wolfpack rugby league team I've taken my D7100 and Sigma 70-200 f2.8 lens and got some shots that I've been very pleased with. Obviously the range of the 70-200 is limited so this week I took the 2x Extender and used that on the D610 in… Continue reading Toronto Wolfpack (sports photography again)
This weekend saw the unbeaten Toronto Wolfpack take on the Gloucester All Golds, the only professional rugby league team owned by a British university. Unfortunately for the All Golds they weren't able to halt Toronto's inexorable march to the Championship, but they played well and showed bags of spirit on a very warm Canadian summer… Continue reading Toronto Wolfpack vs All Golds
This year saw the start of a new franchise in Toronto, the first ever professional Transatlantic sports team. The Toronto Wolfpack rugby league team play in the English Kingstone Press Division 1 league. Drawing excited crowds of over 5,000 supporters, some of whom know the game and others who for the first time are encountering… Continue reading Sports photography – Toronto Wolfpack