I am so jazzed that this article of mine finally made it to SportsShooter. If any of you haven’t photographed basketball at Lazy Elk High School, you’re in for a treat!
To avoid any unpleasantries make sure you check in with one of the assistant vice principals before you start shooting. In exchange for your drivers license they will give you a sideline pass. This pass must be worn around your neck and must remain visible at all times.
Next, the school police deputy will point out any players on the team that can’t be photographed, either because their parents haven’t signed a media release or because they’re facing felony charges.
And here’s another photo that didn’t make it, showing what happens if you aren’t wearing your sideline pass at Lazy Elk:
And of course, this one: