The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicked off with 2020 NFL Season with a game against the New Orleans Saints inside a silent Superdome. If there was ever any doubt that sports is a reflection of society, NFL week one was proof positive. Players wore messages on their helmets promoting social justice and locked arms in a show of unity for racial equality. Stadiums sat empty with in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 among […]
When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded for tight end Rob Gronkowski, they not only acquired a dominant player who has tremendous chemistry with new quarterback Tom Brady. They also added a ton of personality to their team. In between non-stop jokes and laughs, I photographed Gronk in 3 different Buccaneers uniforms for the team over the course of a 45 minute studio-lit photo shoot. Here are a few favorite frames from the photo session. Visit […]
During the 2020 NFL offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shocked the sports world by signing former New England Patriots QB Tom Brady. I had the opportunity to photograph Brady for the team during a time of COVID-19 social distancing while wearing a preventative face mask. Directing a studio-lit action photo shoot while socially distancing and wearing a mask made for one of the most difficult assignments I’ve ever had. In the end, with the help […]
The 2019 Tampa Bay Rowdies ad campaign, Together Rowdies, was designed by the Tampa Bay Rays/Tampa Bay Rowdies creative team. I photographed the entire Rowdies roster during a one-day studio session on the turf inside Tropicana Field to create all the photographic assets for the campaign. I used Dynalite Baja high speed sync strobes to freeze the action. The imagery was used throughout the season in game programs, player posters (shown here), billboards, stadium signage, […]
I recently had the chance to photograph all the youth soccer players selected to compete in the 2019 USL Experience for the USL. The participants were chosen from Super Y youth leagues around the country to come to Tampa and compete in a high-level youth competition on U13/U14 and U15/U16 teams. The players also got an inside look into the pro soccer lifestyle, training and facilities through site visits and interaction with members of the […]
The Buccaneers launched their 2017 Siege the Day advertising campaign with original studio-lit action photography by Matt May. These images will be used across digital and social media platforms as well for in-stadium signage, exterior stadium tower walls, billboards and game tickets.