Tag Archives: arena

Player Introduction

I noticed during player introductions last season, I would sometimes capture the spotlight behind the players as they skated onto the ice. I watched how the spotlight operator would follow a pattern. Once I figured out about when the spotlight … Continue reading

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View 312: Sin Bin

A little ice hockey terminology this week.  The penalty box is where players who are called for penalties serve the time and is often referred to as the Sin Bin.  They are located directly across the ice from each team’s … Continue reading

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View 284: Russian Father

Normally the captain of the hockey team takes part in the ceremonial puck drop before a game. However, when a teammate’s Father traveled all the way from Russia, Syracuse Crunch Captain Mike Angelidis made an exception and let young rookie Vladislav … Continue reading

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View 282: Hockey Through a Fisheye

A fellow photographer brought me a Nikon 10.5 f/2.8G DX Fisheye Lens to use  on my Nikon D7100 Digital SLR camera at last Saturday’s Syracuse Crunch Calder Cup Playoff game against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.  I had never used a Fisheye lens before.  I … Continue reading

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View 277: Bench Buddy

The Syracuse Crunch have a Bench Buddy program where fans can sit in the player’s bench during pre-game warm ups.  I have been there to photograph many fans enjoying this privilege but it’s the kids which create the best moments … Continue reading

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