merging my pictures and cards

Elvin Millan Jr.

I saw Elvin play earlier this season when his Riverhawks squad came to Gary to play the Railcats. Millan was once a very highly thought of prospect heading into college. Somewhere between that time and now his stock dropped. From what I saw in Gary over a two day span he looks to be a highly capable catcher. I guess that the talent pool steps up dramatically as you move up the ranks.

Another trick to getting a good picture at a game is to pick moments when you know action is going to happen. I always want to get a picture of the catcher throwing out a runner. I could wait for the exact right moment to get the shot, or I could just snap a picture when the catcher is throwing down to second at the beginning of an inning. Sometimes that gives you a picture like the one above. I really like the shot, and it was going to be his card from square one.

7 responses

  1. Jon

    Hello I love this picture is there anyway I could buy this?

    August 2, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    • csd7227

      I will dig it up and send it to you.

      August 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm

  2. Jon

    Thanks that will be highly appreciated

    August 3, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    • csd7227

      I sent the picture yesterday. Sorry it took so long.

      August 9, 2010 at 8:11 pm

  3. elvin millan jr

    Can you please contact me. I wanna see if I can buy a box of this card thank you for taking a perfect picture..

    August 27, 2010 at 11:15 am

    • csd7227

      These cards are not real. They are just images that I make up. I can send you the image on the card, or the image of the card if you like.

      August 29, 2010 at 6:18 pm

  4. Pingback: 1989 Upper Deck – Elvin Millan Jr. « csd's Custom Cards

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