Last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing the Special Olympics Colorado 2012 State Basketball Championships at Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood.
True confession here, I’ve never really considered myself a sports photographer. Seriously! I’ve covered sports of all different levels from pro football to little league baseball and everything in between but I’m more of what I consider a feature photographer, or a personal photographer.
Documenting this tournament reminded me of why I enjoy photographing weddings. I get a front row seat. Actually, I got an all access pass allowing me to moved around a lot getting close to athletes and coaches just like I do with families at weddings. The honest emotions and feelings from this perspective feeds my soul.
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