Boston Red Sox Photos: Sunday, September 27, 2015 vs. Baltimore Orioles.

Sunday marked the close of the 2015 Boston Red Sox campaign at Fenway Park, as the team played the last game of their final home stand in Boston. 

It was a day full of farewells, capping off an at times turbulent season full of change within the team and within the organization. In an on-field ceremony, the Red Sox honored longtime President & CEO, Larry Lucchino, who is stepping down at the end of this season after 14 years in that role. It was a simple but beautiful tribute, and a fitting exclamation point to an ownership group that has accomplished a lot of great things together. 

Equally bittersweet was a fan tribute to NESN’s Red Sox broadcaster of the last 15 years, Don Orsillo. The announcer received a standing ovation from fans in the park after a video montage was played on the big screen. 

These come on top of team manager John Farrell’s cancer diagnosis and former General Manager Ben Cherington’s decision to step down earlier this year. That’s a lot to happen all at once.

I guess it goes to show how quickly things can change, even when it may appear that they’ll stay the same forever. That seemed to be a theme this season around here, and it will be interesting to see the changes that will undoubtedly continue this winter. 

This brings my sixth complete season working in Major League Baseball to a close. I put in more hours and worked harder this year than in any previous season. It was exhausting at times, but the new challenges I encountered this season only make me love the job even more. The results on the field weren’t what most of us predicted, but I’m proud of both the quantity and quality of the work I produced documenting the 2015 season. I learned a lot and tried new things. I know not every work place allows the freedom to do that so easily, so I’m grateful for the opportunity. 

Now to shift focus onto other work and projects that I’m behind on!

Great season to everyone involved!

Boston Red Sox Photos: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 vs. Tampa Bay Rays.

I’m way behind on my blogging. Here are photos from the second game of the last homestand of the 2015 season. Not a great night for photos overall, but wanted to get the post out in the interest of getting caught up. 

More soon!

Boston Red Sox Photos: Sunday, September 6, 2015 vs. Philadelphia Phillies.

Another great game for the Red Sox yesterday. David Ortiz hit career home run number 497, inching him closer to that 500 mark. It looks like he might get there this season! It’s been exciting to document over the past few weeks. 

More baseball on this labor day weekend today.

Boston Red Sox Photos: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 vs. New York Yankees.

Here are some images from yesterday’s game between the Sox and Yanks. A blowout by New York! 

Good to have an off day mid-homestand today. 

Boston Red Sox Photos: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 vs. Cleveland Indians.

I’m late to post, but here are photos from a game last week vs. Cleveland. More to come.

Boston Red Sox Photos: Sunday, August 16, 2015 vs. Seattle Mariners.

Here are some images from the third game of the recent Red Sox series against the Seattle Mariners. A 12 inning loss in 95 degree heat made for an exhausting day.

Catching up as I’m a few days behind!

Videos: Boston Red Sox Spring Training.

I’m just returning from jetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, where I was shooting and editing for several days at Boston Red Sox Spring Training camp. It’s hard to believe it’s already time for baseball. Where did the offseason go?

This year, we’re aiming to amp up our efforts to produce more great multimedia work within the Red Sox photo department, so we hit the ground running in Spring Training. This is one of a series of quick, fifteen second multimedia videos that are being posted to the Red Sox Instagram account. Each one is unique and highlights a different player on the team, be it a returning player from the 2013 World Champion roster or an exciting, young up-and-comer. We aimed to individualize each piece by playing to the personalities of each guy.

We have more players in the works, but I’m as Spring Training is still in its early stages, I’m posting pitchers and catchers here – Jon Lester, John Lackey, Clay Buchholz, Jake Peavy, Henry Owens, Brandon Workman, and A.J. Pierzynski.

Feedback online so far has been great, but as always, I’d love to hear your thoughts, comments, questions, and criticisms! Each of these is a combination shooting and editing effort between myself and Red Sox Manager of Photography, Mike Ivins.

On a more general note, as I enter into my fifth season shooting in Major league Baseball, I was really excited to work Spring Training for my first time. It was one aspect of the game I felt I hadn’t gotten to know yet, and this was a nice sampling of what the baseball scene is like down in Florida.