Boyd Gaming Chute Out Finals

I would like to thank The Rodeo Roundup and Mr. Jason Hetland for the opportunity to cover the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2016 event was sponsored by Cinch Jeans, Dodge Trucks and Big Tex Trailers. Please check out The Rodeo Roundup for some great articles and interviews.

 

Kyle Irwin the 2016 Steer Wrestling winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Kyle Irwin the 2016 Steer Wrestling winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Egusquiza Adock the 2016 Team Roper winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Egusquiza Adock the 2016 Team Roper winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
CortScheer the 2016 Saddle Bronc winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
CortScheer the 2016 Saddle Bronc winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Bobby Mote the 2016 Bareback winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
Bobby Mote the 2016 Bareback winner of the Boyd Gaming Chute Out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

Pictures from the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chuteout

Pictures from the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chuteout. Taken for The Rodeo Roundup of the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chuteout at the Orleans arena at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wade Sundell at the Boyd Gaming Chuteout
Wade Sundell at the Boyd Gaming Chuteout
Shali Lord
Shali Lord wins round 1 of the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chute out at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
JoshFrostThur
Josh Frost wins round one of the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chuteout at the Orleans Arena
Chad Ferley
Chad Ferley wins the first round of the Saddle Bronc at the 2016 Boyd Gaming Chuteout at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Notes From A Rodeo Photographer

Notes From A Rodeo Photographer:

Notes From A Rodeo Photographer:¬† Being a rodeo photographer isn’t about just showing up with a nice camera or being able to edit photo’s on your iPhone. Knowing the events and understanding the arena helps to capture the moments. Knowing the lighting helps make the shots “pop.” Now from shooting from broad daylight in the Texas Panhandle to shooting at dusk with rain clouds building in the Southern Colorado Mountains, you have to understand how to light. Now I personally use Alien Bee from Paul C. Buff, because, well I can’t afford anything else and I got mine cheap from another photographer Kent Kerschner the FotoCowboy. When I first started I shot with a first generation Canon Digital Rebel the 300D with kit lenses and a 75-300mm. Now I shoot with a Canon 6D with a Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 which gives me better control and more depth of function. When you add quality equipment body, lenses and lights and work hard at your craft you should be able to capture good pictures that show the action of all athletes in the arena.

Matt Pugh, the producer of the Kenny Pugh Memorial Bullriding put his best effort in not only producing an outstanding event but also in trying to ride one of the rankest bulls in the pen.
Matt Pugh, the producer of the Kenny Pugh Memorial Bullriding put his best effort in not only producing an outstanding event but also in trying to ride one of the rankest bulls in the pen.

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