Award-winning photographer Michael Bupp has more than a decade of experience covering news photography and documenting weddings. Bupp is currently the chief photographer for The Sentinel newspaper in Carlisle, Pa. Prior to that, Bupp worked as a staff photographer for The Gettysburg Times after starting his career by freelancing at several local newspapers in Pennsylvania. From President George W. Bush’s visit to southcentral Pennsylvania to professional sporting events, Bupp has covered a wide variety of news and sports. He has also been published in USA Today, The Miami Herald and many other national and international newspapers and magazines.
Despite all of his accolades and awards behind the camera, he isn't often in front of one and he had never done an Iron Man before. We were hired by Mike Bupp to document his training and create some editorial portraits for a piece about him and his Iron Man experience. His dedication to excellence was contagious and nearly inspired us to start training - almost.