Bryant H.S. Varsity Basketball | Oscar Matthews Photography | Tuscaloosa, AL Sports Photographer

Bryant H.S. Varsity Basketball | Oscar Matthews Photography | Tuscaloosa, AL Sports Photographer

I’ve been waiting to release these for a little while now.  This is the second year that I’ve worked with the Bryant High School Varsity Basketball team in Tuscaloosa, AL.  I wanted to do a blog on these images, but decided to wait until after the team banquet.  Shooting sporting events is always fun and challenging, but I was truly impressed by the progress of some of the guys on the team.  What a difference a year makes!  The whole team played much faster, with stifling defense, and it seemed everyone was jumping out of the gym!

Team Photo:  A Lesson in Photoshop
Here are the members of the 2012-2013 Varsity Basketball Team.  Sometimes I am required to utilize Photoshop to do things other than touch up blemishes.  Just to show off some of my Photoshop skills, I am comparing the original image with the altered final image (cropped for a closer view).  This one was a little tough, but I think the final result turned out well.

Can you spot all of the differences between the two images!?

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Did you spot them all?
Back Row (#1) shorts, socks, shoes; (#12) socks; (#10) socks, objects by left shoulder
Front Row (#2) socks, (#40) socks, shoes
Goal Backboard; Backboard Trim

 

Here are a few images from the final two games of the season…

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