You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.
On February 17, 2018, Woodstock Harley Davidson hosted XFO 62 mixed martial arts event. Great venue plenty of space and great ambiance for fighter battling it out in the cage. Capturing the action is easy, the challenge for us at Scales Off Media is to find those moments that define the passion of each fighter. Those glances to a corner or relief after a decision has been announced. Our Senior Photographer Herbert Staten Jr has honed his skills of being observant and anticipating significant action. His style has a mix of journalism and cinematic flair. Herb prefers to use primes lenses such as the 85mm 1.8 or 50mm 1.4 for much of his sports work.
Here are some of the images