Ryu shot a great first half and a boring second half as Arsenal ran out of gas vs AC Milan in the Champions League. Matt spent the month shooting rodeo including two of his favorites, the Red Bluff Round-Up and the Clovis Rodeo.
We introduce… Ray McManus
Irish sports photographer and 2012 World Press Photo runner up Ray McManus stops by to talk about his philosophy, shooting the Gaelic Games, and the Special Olympics.
Ryu and Matt talk about the necessity of shooting from different angles. Again.
In Training Ground we critique pictures from listeners who bravely ask for it in our Flickr group.
Our April 2012 themed competition was “Low Angle”
The winner is Ivan Dupont from Belgium with this very low angle behind-the-scenes diving picture:
The April themed competition is “High/Low Key”, continuing a trilogy of things we want to see everyone working on. Goto our BLFS flickr group page for competition rules and to enter.
Post your images to our flickr group for constructive or destructive critique here.
Angry Matt is most definitely still angry, but is biting his lip to avoid possible damage to his career.
We end the podcast with a very special song that was written about Matt by George Olson & Jim Leisy and performed by Jim Leisy.
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