I planned on posting something last week, however the Charlatan kindly sent me away for the weekend to cover the Canadian Interuniversity Sport basketball finals, where the Carleton Ravens won their 8th national title.
The championship was in Halifax, only 2h away from Ottawa if you’re lucky enough to be flying there. The newspaper sent two photographers and two writers to cover the event, so the workload wasn’t so bad.
We would wake up, and either go straight to the Metro Centre, where the games were happening, or go take a walk on the beautiful coastal city before the day’s games.
It was great experience, I met some great photographers, like Andrew Von (who has worked for the Canadian Press in the maritime’s for over 25 years, and is an all around awesome guy!), had time to just walk around the city taking photos, etc.
It was a good break, and well worth it. The photographs were great, and some of them will definitely make it to my portfolio (like Willy’s one on the top.).
Here are some more shots, including the one with the trophy. By the way, never get in front of photographers when they’re trying to get celebration shots, really, you’ll regret it.