Photos: The Championships Wimbledon 2013 – Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

"A line painting machine is shown at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“A line painting machine is shown at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Drug sniffing dogs search the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Drug sniffing dogs search the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Sloane Stephens leaves the practice courts before playing her Quarter-Final match at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Sloane Stephens leaves the practice courts before playing her Quarter-Final match at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Ivan Lendl speaks to Andy Murray during a practice session at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Ivan Lendl speaks to Andy Murray during a practice session at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Sabine Lisicki talk with her coach during a practice session at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Sabine Lisicki talk with her coach during a practice session at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Juan Martin Del Potro answers questions during an interview at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Juan Martin Del Potro answers questions during an interview at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Juan Martin Del Potro signs autographs for young fans at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Juan Martin Del Potro signs autographs for young fans at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Stewards lead fans into the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Stewards lead fans into the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Stewards lead fans into the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Stewards lead fans into the grounds at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"All-time winningest professional Golfer Jack Nicklaus awaits an interview at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“All-time winningest professional Golfer Jack Nicklaus awaits an interview at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

"Former tennis payer Mats Wilander and former golfer Jack Nicklaus chat on the set of 'Live at Wimbledon' at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

“Former tennis payer Mats Wilander and former golfer Jack Nicklaus chat on the set of ‘Live at Wimbledon’ at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club in London, England Tuesday, July 2, 2013 during the 2013 Championships Wimbledon.”

It was another busy one out at the Championships Wimbledon today, but an exciting one to say the least.

I was able to get out early in the morning and roam the grounds while they were still empty. It’s so easy to get caught up in the stress and hustle and bustle of the media workroom and forget what a beautiful place the All England Club really is. Walking around and shooting by myself before the crowds got in was therapeutic, and definitely put me in the right mindset for the rest of the day. 

The photos above are a mix of what I shot throughout the day, including a visit by the Golden Bear himself, Jack Nicklaus. 

Tomorrow I’ll be shooting video, which I’ve done periodically throughout this tournament. I plan to post all my video work from this year’s Wimbledon to the blog when I have a better internet connection and some more time. Until tomorrow!

Photos: Powershares Tennis Series comes to Boston.

“Former world No. 1 tennis players Pete Sampras and John McEnroe are introduced during the Powershares Tennis Series match at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts Friday, October 19, 2012.”

“Former world No. 1 tennis player Pete Sampras gives an interview during the Powershares Tennis Series match at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts Friday, October 19, 2012.”

“Former world No. 1 tennis player Ivan Lendl hits a backhand during the Powershares Tennis Series match at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts Friday, October 19, 2012.”

“Former world No. 1 tennis player Jim Courier signs autographs during the Powershares Tennis Series match at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts Friday, October 19, 2012.”

I was asked to photograph the Boston leg of the 2012 Powershares Tennis Tour, which brings former World No. 1  tennis players together on the same court in cities across the country. 

In attendance yesterday were Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, and Jim Courier, who share 33 grand slam titles between themselves. 

A delay in the tennis court surface’s arrival made for a very long night, but as a tennis fan, this was a fun event to shoot. It’s not every day that you get to hang with the best tennis players of all time.