From the staff of the Lexington Herald-LeaderKentucky.comSubscribe to Heraldleaderphoto.comNews FeedSubscribe to Heraldleaderphoto.comComments

Maryjean’s view from the ‘dark side’

October 30, 2008 by David Stephenson  
Filed under Behind the Photo, Blog, Horses

Click here to purchase a photo

Former Herald-Leader racing writer Maryjean Wall, who has often been our partner when covering all things thoroughbred, worked at the recent Breeder’s Cup as *GASP* a photographer!

She outlines her days in Santa Anita working for Team Z and the Thoroughbred Times on her blog.

“But that’s what it’s like, I learned, on photo side at a major event: pressure, pressure, pressure, with far more of it than the writers experience. I’m not going to go so far as to say the writers are coddled in their press box. But they do have time to handicap and bet between races. The shooters do not.”
(Photo by Maryjean Wall, above. In photo at left: Front row from left: Enzina Mastrippolito (”Z”), Kirk Schlea, Amy Wallot, and Maryjean Wall; rear, from left, Max Morse, middle is Matt Barton, and Jeremy Lyverse.)

Share:
  • email
  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • StumbleUpon
  • Fark
  • NewsVine
  • Technorati
  • TwitThis
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print
297 views
  • Heraldleaderphoto.com

Comments

One Response to “Maryjean’s view from the ‘dark side’”

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!