Adidas Uprising 2015

Summer 2015 has been one of the busiest in recent memory and I have adidas Uprising to thank for most of it.  I've been the adidas social media photographer for three camps/tournaments in Dallas, Indianapolis and Long Beach, California, photographing some of the best high school basketball players in the country.  My images have been featured on the adidas Uprising and adidas Hoops Instagram and Facebook pages, and on the adidas Uprising homepage.  It's been great getting to know the adidas grassroots team and players this summer! More to come!  

Adidas All Star Weekend NYC

Last month, the city was buzzing as athletes, celebs, and "influencers" of all kinds, arrived for the NBA's All Star Weekend and NYC Fashion Week.  I found myself on the All Star side of things, shooting for adidas along side fellow shooters and friends, Kelly Kline and Emily Ramsier. Kelly and Emily just opened up a new studio in my old stomping grounds of Atlanta, GA. It was great to see them again and work together.  I was also working with NYC photographer, Michel Leroy who was taking some awesome portraits throughout the weekend. It was a solid All Star crew! 

I spent most of the weekend in the adidas VIP media suite in Soho, photographing musicians, artists, and even some ESPN anchors as they got a first glimpse at adidas' new apparel and footwear.  Some were even lucky enough to walk away with their own exclusive adidas gear: 

DJ Neil Armstrong

DMC checks out the new adidas footwear

Kitty Cash in the VIP media suite

ESPN's Chris Broussard

Stalley shows off his custom All Star jersey

A$AP Ferg and his custom All Star jersey

A$AP Ferg in the VIP media suite

When I wasn't in the suite, I was shooting around the city at player appearances like this one with the Portland Trail Blazer's Damian Lillard: 

It was a crazy weekend, but so fun to work with such a great team of photographers.  Here was our group photo taken on Michel's set at the end of the last day.   Hopefully I see this crew next year in Toronto :) 

We Are Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Nets kicked off the 2014-2015 season at the beginning of November, and I've been busy almost every week (and some weekends) since, shooting home games and events for the marketing and entertainment departments.  Here are some of my favorite images from the season so far...