VIDEO: Canadian Women’s National hockey team on playing Safe & Fun hockey

One of the programs I really enjoy working on at the agency is Chevrolet Canada’s sponsorship and support for hockey. From the partnership with Hockey Canada to grassroots hockey support on the award-winning Safe & Fun hockey helmet program – it’s been very rewarding to be involved with these initiatives. I have a few roles […]

PHOTOS: Working at Rogers Cup tennis in Toronto and Montreal on behalf of Buick Canada

Fan favorite (and eventual 2013 Rogers Cup champion) Rafael Nadal signs autographs on leaving Uniprix Stadium in Montreal after his quarter-final win. One of my favorite events of the year to work is Rogers Cup tennis. I helped manage Buick Canada’s sponsorship and my role in this activation has grown over the three years I’ve […]

PHOTOS: Chevrolet at the Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Spent a nice Sunday up at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (which will forever be known to me as Mosport.) It turned out to be a beautiful sunny day and was quite happy with many of my shots (though, if I made any mistakes – it was this.) Race car drivers get the pretty girls. Photographers […]

PHOTOS: Shooting fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs during a Game 7 meltdown in Maple Leafs Square

MAY 13, 2013 – I had the idea to shoot at Maple Leafs Square in the morning so made sure to take to work the bare essentials I would need if I decided to go. I wasn’t planning to watch the game there – too much other stuff to do. But my office is about […]

PHOTOS: Shooting Team Canada at the Women’s World Hockey Championship in Ottawa

I was in Ottawa, Ontario in early April for the 2013 Women’s World Hockey Championship. Was there to shoot on behalf of Chevrolet Canada who is a proud sponsor of Team Canada. It was a great tournament and here I’ll admit to enjoying women’s hockey far more than I thought I would. Simply put – […]

PHOTOS: Canada soccer star Christine Sinclair – 2012 Lou Marsh Award winner for Canadian top Athlete Of The Year

Was thrilled to hear Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair won the coveted 2012 Lou Marsh Award that recognizes the top Athlete of the Year in Canada. Sinclair captained the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team to a Bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Sinclair’s play during the Games will be heralded for decades as […]

PHOTOS: Fans carry the Cup up Yonge st. in the 100th Grey Cup Parade

NOVEMBER 25, 2012 – Couldn’t resist shooting the Grey Cup parade – especially when I found out that fans would be allowed to carry the Cup up Yonge st. The 100th Grey Cup certainly brought a lot of colourful characters to the city. Congratulations Toronto Argos! (all photos Richard Budman) When realizing the parade would […]

PHOTOS: In Salt Lake City, Utah for #WhatDrivesYou interviews with the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team on the eve of the London Games

Took a trip to Salt Lake City in late June to meet up with the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team. We were there to interview a few players as part of the What Drives You? video series. It was really something special to see the women’s team become the story of the London Games. When […]

iPhone: Sidney Crosby addresses media after NHL Players Association table contract offer

Was surprised to learn today that the NHL Players Association offices are in the same building as the agency I work at on Bay st. Seems the contract is up with the NHL and the labour wars have begun. I really couldn’t care if they play the season or not – but I had a […]

Milos Raonic makes Rogers Cup Toronto debut as top ranked ATP Canadian tennis player

Milos Raonic signs autographs exiting centre court after his Rogers Cup 3rd Round win. (photo: Richard Budman / August 7, 2012)

instagram: BMO Field for Canada Men’s National Team game

Was covering the Canadian Men’s National Team soccer game at BMO Field on June 3, 2012. Canada is attempting to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Decided to test the press pass and venture up high at BMO Field to the press box where the writers usually sit. Glad I did early, as […]

PHOTO: Novak Djokovic arrives at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal for Rogers Cup tennis play

The world’s no. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic arrives to Uniprix Stadium in Montreal on Friday, August 12, 2011 for Rogers Cup quarter-final play. Djokovic would go on to win the 2011 Rogers Cup championship.

BLOG: Reporting on Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon racing at the GMC Rangeland Derby

Spent a great week in July out in western Canada for the world famous Calgary Stampede in a social media reporting assignment. GMC is a proud vehicle sponsor of the Stampede and does some engaging marketing on-site during Stampede week. The event’s signature event, the chuckwagon races, is titled the GMC Rangeland Derby. [singlepic id=770] […]

PHOTO: Legends of Tennis Courier, Agassi, McEnroe, and Chang share old tennis stories on sponsor stage at Rogers Cup in Toronto

Four legends of tennis; Jim Courier, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and Michael Chang take to a sponsor stage to share stories at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. (August 13, 2011)

PHOTO: 2011 Calgary Stampede Rodeo runs in rain or shine

Despite some rainy weather mid-week the Calgary Stampede enjoyed one of it’s busiest years ever. I was thrilled to shoot “The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth” (in good weather and bad!) Being up-close to the rodeo and chuckwagon racing action proved far more exciting to photograph than I ever would have thought. (photo Richard Budman […]

BLOG: Awesome Holiday weekend spent at Mosport Raceway shooting the Cadillac Racing team

You can’t get many better assignments then how I spent the recent Victoria Day long holiday weekend. It was at Mosport Raceway just east of Toronto. The Cadillac Racing team has made a triumphant return to the Pirelli World Challenge series this year and it was their first time back racing in Canada in a […]