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31
Jul

TENNIS: Farmers Classic July 23, 2012

Jimmy Wang of Chinese Taipei during the first round match of the Farmers Classic at the UCLA Tennis Center in Westwood, CA. (Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Jimmy Wang of Chinese Taipei hits a backhand shot during the first round match of the Farmers Classic at the UCLA Tennis Center in Westwood, CA. (Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Photographed the Farmers Classic at The UCLA Tennis Center. I just wanted to photograph the event from a different angle. ENJOY!

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15
Jul

MLB: Padres at Dodgers July 14, 2012

Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon SMI - 14 July 2012: San Diego Padres left fielder Carlos Quentin (18) misses a fly ball during the regular season MLB game between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA.

14 July 2012: San Diego Padres left fielder Carlos Quentin (18) misses a fly ball during the regular season MLB game between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

After over a month and a half hiatus from photographing baseball I returned to the mound with the Padres at Dodgers the Saturday after Friday the 13th. Enjoy!

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21
May

NHL Western Conference Finals Game 3 – Phoenix Coyotes at Los Angeles Kings

(Photo by Ric Tapia_

(Photo by Ric Tapia)

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) and Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty (8) hit Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mikkel Boedker (89) during the NHL Western Conference Finals Game 3 between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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09
Jan

NCAA FOOTBALL: Rose Bowl – TCU v Wisconsin Jan 1, 2011

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

TCU Horned Frogs Band Members celebrate during the NCAA Football 97th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Wisconsin Badgers at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.

The Grand-Daddy of them All: The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. I had a great time covering this event along side the other photographers with fantastic teams. The game didn’t go as smooth as I wanted it to have. Just before the fly over and start of the game one of my cameras unexpectedly stopped working. I shot the entire game with just one camera. It was challenging, I haven’t shot a game with just one camera since high school. It made me slow down and think about my lens choice and focus on what I could capture. Here is my best photos from the game.

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29
Dec

NFL: Broncos at Raiders 10 Dec 19

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow #15 runs from Oakland Raiders safety Michael Huff #24 during the NFL regular season game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA.

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25
Dec

PGA: Chevron World Challenge 10 Dec 05

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

Tiger Woods during the Chevron World Challenge at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, CA.

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23
Dec

NFL: Dolphins at Raiders 10 Nov 28

(Photo by Ric Tapia / TapiaPhoto)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / AOL)

Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams #34 during the NFL regular season game between the Miami Dolphins and the Oakland Raiders at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA.

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30
Nov

NFL: MNF Broncos at Chargers 10 Nov 22

(Photo by Ric Tapia / NFL)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / NFL)

I Photographed the Monday Night Football Game between the Denver Broncos and the San Diego Chargers.

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02
Nov

NFL: Patriots at Chargers 10 Oct 24

(Ric Tapia / NFL)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / NFL)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / NFL)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / NFL)

2 Screen shots on NFL.com from the Patriots at Chargers.

01
Aug

Tennis: Farmers Classic 10 Aug 01

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

(Photo by Ric Tapia / Icon SMI)

Feliciano Lopez of Spain during the second round of the Farmers Classic at the UCLA Tennis Center in Westwood, CA.

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