My Favourite Camille and Tanisha Photos
I’ve had the privilege of photographing the two of them for the last four years, and some of my best Storm photos of all time involve either one, or more often both, of them. Here’s a sampling of a few of my favourites.
Tanisha takes a break from studying her lines during Media Day on May 27th, 2011. This was the first Storm event I ever covered and I still remember how happy I was finding this photo at the end of a long day of shooting. I love how it gives a peek into some of the players’ obligations off the court.
Every player has a pre-game routine, and every game for four years I’ve watched Tanisha come out and give an explosive high 5 to Doppler. This is just one example from a game against the Tulsa Shock on June 1st, 2012.
Camille isn’t shy about throwing her body around to get a foul call, but as I saw during a game against the Indiana Fever on August 23rd, 2012, sometimes even the opposing players can be surprised by her drives.
Remember how I said Camille isn’t afraid to throw her body around? At least once a season this is the view I got through the viewfinder before Camille came crashing down near (or sometimes on!) me. Thankfully neither of us ever got hurt, and the cameras always escaped unscathed!
Sometimes the battles are at the offensive end of the court. Here Camille manages to pull in the offensive rebound while Tanisha holds back pressure during a game against the Minnesota Lynx on September 30th, 2012.
It was always a thrill to see Tanisha drive to the basket against a star player and somehow make the layup. During a game against the Phoenix Mercury on June 2nd, 2013, Tanisha did just that: taking it right to Britney Griner for two points.
On June 27th, 2014, Camille scored a career-high 31 points during an 81-71 win against the Minnesota Lynx. After the game she realized what had happened and smiled in amazement during a post-game interview with Voice of the Storm Dick Fain.
Thanks for all the great memories guys, and best of luck on your new teams!