Houston-based freelancer Robert Seale was recently assigned to photograph figure skater Becky Bereswill.
From his blog:
I was recently assigned to photograph figure skaterÂ Becky Bereswill.Â Becky is 19, and won the gold in the 2008-2009 ISU Junior Grand Prix in Goyang, South Korea.Â In addition to being an incredible figure skater, Becky was also a record setting track athlete in high school, and she has an identical twin who also competes in figure skating!
She normally practices at a suburban Houston ice rink.Â Most ice rinks are tough to light, and usually have all the drama of a high school gym, with fluorescent or sodium vapor lighting. Â We are fortunate to have a great ice rink here in Houston in the Galleria mall.Â TheÂ Galleria is one of the first multi-level malls in the country, and the ice rink on the bottom level was the centerpiece of the design when it was originally built in 1970.Â I thought that the skylights in the roof, and the elevated positions on the second and third levels might make for some interesting picturesâ€¦..certainly better than a fluorescent lit metal building.
Continue reading and see more images on Robert’s Blog.