Editorial portrait photography of Tennessee Titians Marcus Mariota by Chicago Photographer John Gress

Editorial Portrait Photography: NFL Rookie Premiere for Panini America

Editorial Portrait Photography: Things have sort of come full circle….. when I was a teenager my best friend introduced me to his family past time, meeting professional athletes and getting their autograph. This kind of went hand in hand with collecting trading cards. Both of which were my primary hobby until I fell in love with photography.

A little more than 20 years later I found myself creating portraits of the top NFL draft pics for their rookie football cards.

Milwaukee Sports Photographer John Gress

Cards Clinch

I was back in Milwaukee last night shooting what turned out to be a long and drawn out death for the Brewers. When I focused on Cardinal’s Star Albert Pujols at the end of the game, he barely even reacted.