Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Multiple exposure of Jason Lamy Chappuis (FRA) jumping in nordic combined training. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Multiple exposure of Jason Lamy Chappuis (FRA) jumping in nordic combined training. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little about my work experience...
A little about my work experience...

My first job out of college wasn’t even in sports—I worked as a technical writer on the flight ops team at Southwest Airlines before making the leap into sports media full-time in August 2013. I still love aviation, but now I relegate my passion to airplane photos instead of manuals.

 Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of a major league baseball ball prior to the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of a major league baseball ball prior to the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; 
(Editor Note: Slow shutter used.) Dale Coyne Racing driver Santino Ferrucci (19) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow shutter used.) Dale Coyne Racing driver Santino Ferrucci (19) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Sep 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) waves a Texas state flag. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) waves a Texas state flag. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Apr 6, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view during the semifinals of the 2019 men's Final Four between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers  at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 6, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view during the semifinals of the 2019 men's Final Four between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jun 1, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) has sunflower seeds poured over his head after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 1, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) has sunflower seeds poured over his head after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little about my starts in sports photography...
A little about my starts in sports photography...

I got my start in sports photography as a student at Auburn University when I was the photo editor for the yearbook, the Glomerata. I had no intention of becoming a sports photographer, but I fell in love with it. Networking on the sidelines at Jordan-Hare led me to meet my future boss—War Eagle to that.

 Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) defends during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) defends during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) and starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) during the World Series parade. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) and starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) during the World Series parade. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Mar 3, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano (22) drives Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 3, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano (22) drives Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Silhouette view of Ondrej Pazout (CZE) during the 2018 Olympics. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Silhouette view of Ondrej Pazout (CZE) during the 2018 Olympics. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Carlin driver Charlie Kimball (23) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Carlin driver Charlie Kimball (23) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jul 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of storm clouds over the stadium as fans are evacuated from the seats before the game between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles FC at BBVA Compass Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of storm clouds over the stadium as fans are evacuated from the seats before the game between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles FC at BBVA Compass Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little bit about my career highlights...
A little bit about my career highlights...

For the full 411, head over to my about page. These are my favorite events I’ve had the fortune of doing thus far, and I hope it’s just the beginning!

 Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; The baseball bounces off the chest of umpire David Rackley (86) as Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy (21) tries to tag out Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) at home plate during the eleventh inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; The baseball bounces off the chest of umpire David Rackley (86) as Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy (21) tries to tag out Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) at home plate during the eleventh inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 May 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor's Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor's Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (86) goes airborne after a tackle by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson (25, not pictured) during the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (86) goes airborne after a tackle by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson (25, not pictured) during the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) looks on at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) looks on at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Apr 23, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) warms up. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 23, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) warms up. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) celebrates with guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Phil Booth (5) in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) celebrates with guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Phil Booth (5) in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) reacts as a ball goes past his face during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) reacts as a ball goes past his face during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Ondrej Pazout (CZE) reacts after a training session. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Ondrej Pazout (CZE) reacts after a training session. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Dec 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Olympic gymnast Simone Biles cheers with the cheerleading team during the first quarter between the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Olympic gymnast Simone Biles cheers with the cheerleading team during the first quarter between the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Rickie Fowler signs autographs after playing the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Rickie Fowler signs autographs after playing the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates hitting a game-winner in the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates hitting a game-winner in the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; President George W. Bush comes out to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; President George W. Bush comes out to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Mar 4, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; Reflection of the track in the helmet of a pit crew member at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 4, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; Reflection of the track in the helmet of a pit crew member at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 13, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Overall view before a 2017 ALCS game at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 13, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Overall view before a 2017 ALCS game at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Sep 15, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros right fielder George Springer (4) runs to home plate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 15, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros right fielder George Springer (4) runs to home plate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Jan 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and guard Chris Paul (3) celebrate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and guard Chris Paul (3) celebrate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 27, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) is tagged out by Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) while trying to stretch a single into a double in the fourth inning in game three of the 2017 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 27, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) is tagged out by Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) while trying to stretch a single into a double in the fourth inning in game three of the 2017 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) jumps over Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) jumps over Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; 
Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) intercepts a pass intended for Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) intercepts a pass intended for Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Apr 24, 2016; Birmingham, AL, USA;  Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates his win of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 24, 2016; Birmingham, AL, USA; Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates his win of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

 Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Multiple exposure of Jason Lamy Chappuis (FRA) jumping in nordic combined training. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
A little about my work experience...
 Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of a major league baseball ball prior to the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; 
(Editor Note: Slow shutter used.) Dale Coyne Racing driver Santino Ferrucci (19) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Sep 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) waves a Texas state flag. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Apr 6, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view during the semifinals of the 2019 men's Final Four between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers  at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jun 1, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) has sunflower seeds poured over his head after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
A little about my starts in sports photography...
 Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) defends during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) and starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) during the World Series parade. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Mar 3, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano (22) drives Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Silhouette view of Ondrej Pazout (CZE) during the 2018 Olympics. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Carlin driver Charlie Kimball (23) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jul 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of storm clouds over the stadium as fans are evacuated from the seats before the game between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles FC at BBVA Compass Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
A little bit about my career highlights...
 Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; The baseball bounces off the chest of umpire David Rackley (86) as Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy (21) tries to tag out Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) at home plate during the eleventh inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 May 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor's Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (86) goes airborne after a tackle by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson (25, not pictured) during the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) looks on at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Apr 23, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) warms up. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) celebrates with guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Phil Booth (5) in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) reacts as a ball goes past his face during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Ondrej Pazout (CZE) reacts after a training session. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Dec 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Olympic gymnast Simone Biles cheers with the cheerleading team during the first quarter between the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Rickie Fowler signs autographs after playing the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates hitting a game-winner in the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; President George W. Bush comes out to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Mar 4, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; Reflection of the track in the helmet of a pit crew member at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 13, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Overall view before a 2017 ALCS game at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Sep 15, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros right fielder George Springer (4) runs to home plate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Jan 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and guard Chris Paul (3) celebrate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 27, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) is tagged out by Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) while trying to stretch a single into a double in the fourth inning in game three of the 2017 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) jumps over Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; 
Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) intercepts a pass intended for Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
 Apr 24, 2016; Birmingham, AL, USA;  Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates his win of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Multiple exposure of Jason Lamy Chappuis (FRA) jumping in nordic combined training. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little about my work experience...

My first job out of college wasn’t even in sports—I worked as a technical writer on the flight ops team at Southwest Airlines before making the leap into sports media full-time in August 2013. I still love aviation, but now I relegate my passion to airplane photos instead of manuals.

Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of a major league baseball ball prior to the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow shutter used.) Dale Coyne Racing driver Santino Ferrucci (19) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) waves a Texas state flag. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 6, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view during the semifinals of the 2019 men's Final Four between the Virginia Cavaliers and Auburn Tigers at US Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 1, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) has sunflower seeds poured over his head after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little about my starts in sports photography...

I got my start in sports photography as a student at Auburn University when I was the photo editor for the yearbook, the Glomerata. I had no intention of becoming a sports photographer, but I fell in love with it. Networking on the sidelines at Jordan-Hare led me to meet my future boss—War Eagle to that.

Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue (28) runs the ball as Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso (47) defends during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) and starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (60) during the World Series parade. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 3, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano (22) drives Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Silhouette view of Ondrej Pazout (CZE) during the 2018 Olympics. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 8, 2019; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Carlin driver Charlie Kimball (23) of United States races during the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jul 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of storm clouds over the stadium as fans are evacuated from the seats before the game between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles FC at BBVA Compass Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

A little bit about my career highlights...

For the full 411, head over to my about page. These are my favorite events I’ve had the fortune of doing thus far, and I hope it’s just the beginning!

Jul 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; The baseball bounces off the chest of umpire David Rackley (86) as Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy (21) tries to tag out Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) at home plate during the eleventh inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; (Editor's Note: Slow-shutter photo.) Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (86) goes airborne after a tackle by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson (25, not pictured) during the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) looks on at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 23, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) warms up. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) celebrates with guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Phil Booth (5) in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

May 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) reacts as a ball goes past his face during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 19, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Ondrej Pazout (CZE) reacts after a training session. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 10, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Olympic gymnast Simone Biles cheers with the cheerleading team during the first quarter between the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Rickie Fowler signs autographs after playing the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates hitting a game-winner in the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scores a touchdown. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 29, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; President George W. Bush comes out to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the 2017 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 4, 2017; Hampton, GA, USA; Reflection of the track in the helmet of a pit crew member at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 13, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Overall view before a 2017 ALCS game at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 15, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros right fielder George Springer (4) runs to home plate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and guard Chris Paul (3) celebrate. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 27, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) is tagged out by Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) while trying to stretch a single into a double in the fourth inning in game three of the 2017 World Series at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) jumps over Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 1, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) intercepts a pass intended for Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 24, 2016; Birmingham, AL, USA; Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates his win of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

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