Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014 US Figure Skating Championships

Last week, I had the opportunity to shoot a sport that I do not cover on a regular basis; figure skating. While figure skating may get a bit formulaic to someone uneducated about the sport (such as me), the competition was capped off with a relaxed Sunday night event, where performances were more for fun than for points.

Overall, this was a great experience. The 2016 world championships will be held here in Boston, so I’m looking forward to shooting that!

Here are some of my favorite images from the event:

First place finisher Gracie Gold is seen during the awards ceremony following the championship ladies free skate competition at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

First place finisher Gracie Gold is seen during the awards ceremony following the championship ladies free skate competition at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Polina Edmunds is seen during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Polina Edmunds is seen during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Ashley Wagner is seen during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Editor's Note: This photograph was taken as an in-camera multiple exposure) (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Ashley Wagner is seen during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Editor’s Note: This photograph was taken as an in-camera multiple exposure) (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Members of the 2014 US Olympic Figure Skating Team are seen during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Members of the 2014 US Olympic Figure Skating Team are seen during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Alexa Scimeca and Christopher Knierim seen during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Alexa Scimeca and Christopher Knierim seen during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

A general view of the championship ladies free skate at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

A general view of the championship ladies free skate at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Gracie Gold is seen during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Gracie Gold is seen during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay compete in the championships pairs short program at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden in Boston, MA, on January 9, 2014. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay compete in the championships pairs short program at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden in Boston, MA, on January 9, 2014. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Marissa Castelli skates with an American flag during the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)

Marissa Castelli skates with an American flag during the Smucker’s Skating Spectacular at the TD Garden on January 12, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elan Kawesch)