Photos From Pan American BJJ Championship

Last weekend I was invited to take pictures professionally of the Brazilion Jiu Jitsu Pan American Championship. It was my first time I got to do photography for pay and doing sports photography.

There was several challenges.  First, I had no idea who anyone was.  Having to constantly ask “who should I shoot?” amongst the 8 simultaneous matches started getting old.  Then there was having to go through almost 1,000 photos – forget even trying to photoshop them.  But it was a fun learning weekend, and they came out pretty good.

Several photos are being used for the Pan Am DVD, and about 10 will be used in a japanese publication.  Here are a pseudo-random few from the event:


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