CMSA Northeast Regional Finals

First off, happy Thanksgiving to everyone here in the US!  With a few minutes before we start our festivities for the day, I figured I’d put up a post from over the summer.  Yep, another post from the past as I slowly catch up on my photo posts here.  Back in August of this year, Jill, the girls and I attended the second day of the Northeast Regional finals of the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association in Oneco, CT.  Cowboy Mounted Shooting is one of my favorite sports to photograph – an action packed competition done on horseback with riders wielding .45 caliber single action revolvers.  The goal is for the rider and horse to navigate a pre-determined course at the fastest possible speed, while shooting the balloons in a specific order with specially loaded blanks.

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2012 Big East Women’s Soccer finals – Georgetown vs. Marquette

This past Sunday we were looking for something to do with the kids.  Jill stumbled on the fact that the Big East Women’s soccer playoffs were moved from Storrs to Rentschler Field in East Hartford due to the hurricane, and as a result of the venue move, admission was free.  With the final game on Sunday and the girls’ soccer season over, it was a no-brainer that we’d be headed to East Hartford to check out the action on the field.  The only down side was that UConn wasn’t in the finals, but that was fine with us.  The weather was supposed to be nice, and the girls would enjoy watching soccer instead of playing it, for a change.

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Proud pappa moment

My daughter Katina (nearly 5 years old) started youth soccer in town this past weekend. Of course I photographed the first practice – yeah, I know big surprise. Here’s a few photos of her at the practice. I think she had fun.


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Taken withCanon EOS 20D
Date Taken2007:09:08 09:06:41
Aperturef/8.0
Exposure Time 0.003 s (1/400)
Focal Length (mm)200.00 (200/1)
ISO200
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Taken withCanon EOS 20D
Date Taken2007:09:08 09:11:30
Aperturef/8.0
Exposure Time 0.003 s (1/400)
Focal Length (mm)157.00 (157/1)
ISO200
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Taken withCanon EOS 20D
Date Taken2006:09:08 09:21:40
Aperturef/8.0
Exposure Time 0.003 s (1/320)
Focal Length (mm)200.00 (200/1)
ISO200
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Taken withCanon EOS 20D
Date Taken2007:09:08 10:13:53
Aperturef/8.0
Exposure Time 0.003 s (1/400)
Focal Length (mm)200.00 (200/1)
ISO200
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Taken withCanon EOS 20D
Date Taken2007:09:08 10:23:34
Aperturef/8.0
Exposure Time 0.003 s (1/400)
Focal Length (mm)200.00 (200/1)
ISO200
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That’s my girl!
Tom