Boston Red Sox Photography: Thursday, August 23, 2012 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

“Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia tags out Mike Trout at home plate during the ninth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Thursday, August 23, 2012.”

“Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia rounds the bases after hitting a three run home run during the second inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Thursday, August 23, 2012.”

Here are a few photos from what I can honestly say felt like the longest game I’ve ever worked. It was only 10 innings, but somehow it felt longer than the 17 inning game from earlier this year or any rain delay filled game that I can remember. It was a really, really slow 10 innings.

That’s life, though! This game’s “Thing I Learned”: Patience is a virtue. If you sit and wait long enough, you’ll get a nice photo or two.

Boston Red Sox Photography: Sunday, July 22, 2012 vs. Toronto Blue Jays.

“Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia prepares for a play at the plate during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Fenway Park.”

“Two Boston Red Sox fans chest bump each other on top of the Green Monster at Fenway Park Sunday, July 22, 2012 during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays.”

“Fans take in a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Fenway Park.”

“A father dances with his daughter between innings of a game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Fenway Park.”

“A view from the Boston Red Sox bullpen is shown during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Fenway Park.”

It’s really a shame that the Sox played so poorly yesterday and got swept by the Toronto Blue Jays, because yesterday was one of those irreplaceable summer days at Fenway Park.

There wasn’t much action to cover from a Red Sox perspective, so I tried to capture the festive fan spirit throughout the park.

This game’s “Thing I Learned”: Bleacher seats and the Budweiser Roof Deck are the best spots to camp out and find fan features. There are some real characters up there.