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Euro 2012: Poland v Czech Republic

Mutsu (not to be mistaken for Adrian Mutu) wanted to send us the pictures last night, but with so many people at the Wroclaw main station after the match, he was unable to do so. He swears that his dog didn’t eat his camera.

“I made a last minute change and went to Wroclaw to shoot Poland v Czech Republic. There are numerous things you have to be concerned about when shooting a tournament of this capacity. Loss or damage to your gear, getting injured by the fans, and obviously the weather. Lodging is also a big concern. If you have a hotel booked near the stadium or if you have your own car, it’s no big deal. But if you have to take the train after midnight, things aren’t so pretty.

Just couple of days ago, they suspended a match in Ukraine due to thunderstorm and Wroclaw it wasn’t any different. We even had lightnings in the first half. Had the match been suspended, I wouldn’t have been able to finish shooting the match due of my train schedule. Poland didn’t have enough stamina to last the entire match and they could certainly have used a break. I’m sure they would have preferred a heavier thunderstorm last night… “

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