4A Basketball

East v Olympus

Assignment #61 – BYU vs. Portland basketball

Something about this frame of Brandon Davies that I really like.

BYU forward Brandon Davies (0) drives on Portland forward Ryan Nicholas (32). BYU vs. Portland, college basketball Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Photo by Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune

Smokey: You're trying to bait me into a BYU Honor Code joke, aren't you?

Best stay away from the honor code jokes, Smokey.

It was a good game for action and my three favorites all had Davies matched up with Portland’s Ryan Nicholas, who seemed to be in on every play defensively.

Portland forward Ryan Nicholas (32) dives for a loose ball. BYU vs. Portland, college basketball Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Photo by Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune

I’ve been trying out the Fuji X100 for wide shots under the basket. I set it to burst mode and get ten frames in two seconds before the buffer fills and the camera stops shooting. At that point the play is usually over but if not I just pick up my Canon and keep shooting. Here’s a shot of Davies with the Fuji…

BYU forward Brandon Davies (0) dunks the ball. BYU vs. Portland, college basketball Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Photo by Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune

The tilt, right? As you can see in the sequence below I started rotating the camera in the middle of the play, figuring it should be shot vertically. I didn’t plan it that way, it just happened. Don’t know that I’ve ever done that before.

BYU forward Brandon Davies (0) dunks the ball. BYU vs. Portland, college basketball Saturday, February 25, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Photo by Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune

BYU v Portland

Danny Galloway

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Danny Galloway is a 16-year-old boxer who is the best, among all ages, in the state. Galloway was photographed working out at Fight For Your Life, a boxing and fitness gym Thursday, February 23, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Vernal

Honk if you love drilling

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
George Burnett welcomes a visitor to his custom seat cover shop Covers & Camo Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in Vernal, Utah. Burnett has found success with his “I Love Drilling” campaign.

Starlings

in the Oil fields

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Signs pointing to extraction operations in the oil fields of the Uintah Basin Tuesday, February 21, 2012 southeast of Vernal, Utah.
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