I’ve been shooting professionally since 2016 and have served as the lead credentialed media member photographer for a sports media company that I own, Dallas Sports Fanatic, LLC, covering the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Wings, FC Dallas, Dallas Stars, Texas Legends, Texas Revolution, Dallas Sidekicks, Dallas Rattlers, PGA Tour Golf, SMU football and basketball, TCU football and basketball. I also own and manage Dallas Dance Fanatic covering the area’s professional and college dance sports teams.
As a freelancer, I’ve also covered the 2017 Byron Nelson, 2017 Colonial Invitational, 2018 Cotton Bowl, 2018 MLB All-Star Game, and 2018 NFL Draft. I served as a photographer for Star Sports Tours, the official travel partner of the Dallas Cowboys for two years. I have freelanced for media outlets such as Dallas Weekly, Blitz Weekly, Star Sports Tours, Cowboys Experience, News4usOnline, fi360news, and D201TV.
I’ve shot freelance for the Big 12 Conference (headshots for 2019 NCAA football and 2019 NCAA basketball), Seattle Sounders, Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Sidekicks, Allen Americans, and Texas Rangers (video).
I’ve also shot several charity events including Dirk Nowitzki’s Heroes’ Celebrity Baseball Game, Ron Spring’s Brotherhood 4 Good, and Dallas Cowboys’ Travis Frederick’s Blocking Out Hunger Foundation. I’ve conducted over 100 private photoshoots, and have shot privately with NBA and NFL players, Dallas Mavericks Dancers and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, as well as private portraits, live events, and weddings. Recently, I shot Big 12 Media Days for the Big 12 Conference. I’ve shot a published an ad that ran for Social Revolt agency in D-Magazine.
In addition to owning and running Dallas Sports Fanatic, I currently serve as the lead photographer for Cowboys Experience. I am also the team photographer for the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) the Dallas Sidekicks Dancers and well as the Allen Ice Angels of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). In 2018 and 2019, I shot the swimsuit calendar and squad photos for the Dallas Sidekicks Dancers and Allen Ice Angel. I also serve as the videographer for the Hebron High School Silver Wings dance team. I own a freelance photography company, Michael Lark Photography, where I specialize in sports, portraits and photography, digital media, and video production.
Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Wings, FC Dallas, Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys (writer), Dallas Sidekicks, United States Women’s National Soccer Team, Texas Legends, Texas Rangers, Allen Americans, Notre Dame football, Clemson football, USC football, Texas Revolution, Dallas Rattlers, PGA Tour Golf, SMU football/basketball, Baylor football, TCU football/basketball, UNT football and UTA basketball.
AT&T Stadium, American Airlines Center, Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Moody Coliseum, Schollmaier Arena, College Park Center, Dr Pepper Arena, The Star in Frisco, Toyota Stadium, Colonial Country Club, TPC at Four Seasons, Globe Life Park in Arlington, Chesapeake Energy Arena, AT&T Center, Nationals Park.
Sony Alpha a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body)
Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens
Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM OSS
Sony SAL 300mm f/2.8 Super Telephoto with LA-EA4 A-Mount to E-Mount FF Lens Adapter
Sony SEL 50mm f/1.8 Lens – Fixed
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