This series of portraits captures the athletes competing at the 2016 Wheelchair Softball World Series Tournament. The community culture and the fact that this sport is played on blacktop, give it a very urban, streetball feel. My goal was to capture that atmosphere in these images.
Rob Gregory is an award-winning commercial photographer with a focus on dramatic portraits. His work has been featured in Time Magazine, Graphis, Luerzer's Archive and other prestigious publications. It has also been exhibited in Paris, London, New York, Dallas and Atlanta. Rob's work centers around athletes and capturing unique, dramatic moments that embody the spirit of each sport. From levitating wheelchair basketball players to shooting a BMX biker in an abandoned church, Rob genuinely enjoys solving even the most complex creative challenges. Rob is based in Chicago, but often shoots on location. He is a board member of APA Chicago and The Creative Circus. He is a cancer survivor and enjoys donating his time to cancer and disability related causes.