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Freelance Sports Photographer: I attempt to capture each game story, show the emotion of the players, and bring the game to the fans in a unique and captivating way through sports photography
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Photo from late in the second quarter at last night's football game.
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Strike!

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With the Home Opener in the books, Pleasant Valley baseball is now in full swing!

Check out more photos here: http://bobshankphotography.com/blog/pleasant-valley-wins-their-home-opener/
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The Pocono Record asked me to blog about my experiences at hunting camp this year. Just today they included the first segment of my story. You can view it online here:

I will be writing more soon.

http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=%2F20131127%2FNEWS%2F131129691
Editor's note: Bob Shank is a resident of the Poconos who is spending this week at hunting camp in Cameron County. He'll be blogging from the camp this week.
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Bob,
I would never do that but your story telling is great!  Every time I go somewhere it gets harder to come back!  Happy Advent.
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Last night I photographed the high school football game featuring East Stroudsburg South's 42-0 victory over Pocono Mountain East.
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Never Give Up! (The story behind my most recently published baseball photograph)

Today I had another sports photograph published in the Pocono Record, but the story behind this photograph is not about me.
http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140506/SPORTS/405060334
Dan Heckman, the batter in the photo, is an outfielder for the Pleasant Valley Bears. He hasn’t gotten much playing time this season, but Monday afternoon he did and he shined big time! Heckman hit a single in the last inning, producing 2 RBIs on the solid line drive. Earlier he hit a sacrifice fly for another RBI.
So here is a player who hasn’t seen much field time, but he did not give up! He is a team player and had the chance today to be out on the field. He definitely made it count!
Heckman’s lesson to all of us: never give up. Keep your head up, contribute to the team whenever and however you can, and be patient: your chance will come, and when it does, make the most of it. Heckman did!


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Baseball season is under way! The Pleasant Valley Bears opened against Freedom and put a great game on the field today in their season opener. You can read and see more about here: http://bobshankphotography.com/blog/baseball-opener/
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He was Barking at Me!

Check out the red fox I got to photograph this week!
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