I thought that I would share this picture with my sports site since the Super Bowl is kind of a big deal.

Dave Wegiel Photography

Today I spent a good portion of the day in Indianapolis to see the Super Bowl village. I took many pictures with the intent of getting one good shot for this blog. I also tried some things with motion at the zip line, and got some more work in on long exposures once the sun went down. At something like this there is no shortage of things to shoot. It was like a playground for a photographer. I kept shooting the rest of the village, but I knew that this was my shot all day. It is taken from a parking garage just to the side of the stadium. I tried this picture a couple of years ago handheld and failed. All day I knew that I wanted one more shot at it.

Lately I have learned that sometimes the best place to get your shot is to go up…

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The One In Which I Finally Attend a Game

The tip of my first sporting event of 2012

This site is titled Confessions of a Sports Junkie. I really haven’t been feeling much like a sports junkie lately though. My last sporting event was in early December making it a nearly month and a half dry spell for me. Last night I received a text that asked if I wanted to see Purdue play Michigan tonight. I jumped at the chance. I have seen Michigan and Purdue play every year since moving back from Iowa. Purdue played a very good game against the #22 team in the country, but fell short 66-64. After a slow start to both halves Purdue had the game seemingly in control before letting it slip away. This would have been a nice win for Purdue, but the shots just didn’t fall at the end when they needed them to. Here are some photos from the game:

Tim Hardaway Jr. drives on Terone Johnson

Travis Carroll blocks the shot of Zach Novak

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