After months of traveling with a seemingly unknown destination or ending, I am finally back home in Gainesville, Fla.

As soon as I could catch my breath it was back to work shooting the Gator football team during media day. This is one of my favorite shoots of the year, because the players are relaxed and the coaches are not in "gameday" mode - making my life very easy.

The Gator offensive line has a little fun on the field while posing for portraits during media day on Aug. 10, 2010.


Everyone had a blast, and a good friend of mine Dillon McLean was there to keep me sane as I wrangled up football monsters to look pretty in front of the camera.

Brandon Antwone poses for a portrait in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium during media day on Aug. 10, 2010.

We had a pretty simple set up. One soft box and two strobes with barn doors to provide a harsh sidelight. The portraits came out amazingly well - despite avoiding some Florida summer rain showers.

More updates from the Swamp will be up soon.