Austin Photographer Patrick Meredith

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One short month to go…

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Colt McCoy directs his offensive line during the University of Texas Spring Jamboree.

Colt McCoy directs his offensive line during the University of Texas Spring Jamboree.

Sunday September 5th.   Sunday September 13th.  Sunday September 5th.  Sunday September 13th.  Repeat with me.

I can’t wait until the football season is in full swing.  The Texas heat *starts* to cool down, everyone is usually in a good mood (unless you are a Chiefs fan) and there is always a game to photograph here in Austin.  High school football kicks off right around that time as well, so my hands should be pretty full.  Not that I’m complaining.

I actually got my first two ‘games’ of the season under my belt a few months ago and just last week.  I went to the UT Spring Jamboree and the Texas High School All-Star game at Darrell K Royal-Memorial Stadium.  Even though I had a huge hit list (2 players I had didn’t play, so that only left 15 or so), it was a lot of fun.  The guys playing looked like they were having a blast as well.

Jelani Johnson, of Hightown, points to the sideline following a play during the 2009 THSCA all-star football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Tuesday.

Jelani Johnson, of Hightown, points to the sideline following a play during the 2009 THSCA all-star football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Tuesday.

And if you’ve been reading my blog at all, you may have noticed that I like to deploy remote cameras at just about every sporting event I’m at.  I was shooting the Texas High School Championships a few weeks ago and had a remote payoff pretty well.

JessiRay Navarrette celebrates after Chandler Geller strikes out to end the 5A State Semi-Final 11-3 in the Bulldogs favor on Friday in Round Rock.

JessiRay Navarrette celebrates after Chandler Geller strikes out to end the 5A State Semi-Final 11-3 in the Bulldogs favor on Friday in Round Rock.

I was shooting the dugout as the final batter struck out, but my remote captured the follow through and celebration.  This photo ran the entire front page of the sports section of the Austin American Statesman.

I also shot my first basketball game in a really, really long time last week.  I had a few photos run in the Houston Chronicle as well as onlinechron

That and a gallery over at TexasSports for the soccer coverage a post down or so.

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I’ve got a concert to shoot tonight and a big feature story tomorrow…Hopefully all goes well.  I’ll be sure to show you all the results after they are published!

In California for a photo workshop….

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So here I am, sitting in a coffee shop in Irvine, CA waiting for the Sports Shooter Acedemy to start.  I got here a bit early, but I wanted to get to know the area a little bit and relax a little before the workshop starts.  For anyone who isn’t familiar with what the SSA is, check out THIS LINK.  It should be an interesting few days to say the least.  We will have to wait and see if it will top this weekend, where I was literally running from event to event trying to transmit images in my truck as I drove down the road…Always a good time.

Yesterday was a blast, as I shot the University of Texas Spring Jamboree football game at Darell K Royal-Memorial Stadium here in Austin.  The Longhorns put on a good show your boy Colt managed to throw a couple of passes (interceptions are still passes, right 🙂  )  Colt_McCoy_Longhorn_Football

I kid, I kid.  It was a blast standing around and getting sun burnt for the third day in a row.  I had a small gallery live HERE, but it doesn’t seem to be online anymore.  That either means the photos were terrible or someone bought them all.  ha!  Guess you have your days.

Now for some fun….I’m going to jump in my Chevy Colbalt – aka deathbox – and go cruising to my new living quarters for the week.  -PM

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April 6, 2009 at 5:37 pm