Saturday, August 15, 2009

Tebow Photo Shoot

Preston Mack, on his blog, recounts his recent photo shoot with Tebow for a cover on Sporting News.

I have had the opportunity to photograph Florida QB Tim Tebow every year that he has played in Gainesville. He is probably the nicest and most personable athlete that I have ever worked with. He always arrives on time and has a great attitude. That is very impressive considering how many photo shoots, interviews and other media requests he gets. For this latest assignment, I had only 15 minutes to get 2 variations of a cover image and a separate, more intimate portrait.


The best detail is that Mack was the one to alert Tebow to the soon demise of Crocs:

When Tim arrived, we chatted about his busy off season and the impending bankruptcy of the footwear company Crocs. He was shocked... He loves his Gator Crocs! He is rarely seen without them on!

Check out the entire story here on how cover shoots are contracted, set up, and shot.





















and check out his portfolio of other athletes here.



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