Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Inductee's

On Saturday , April first 2017 , I had the distinct honor and privilege to be in the same room (and be able to photograph) the greats in the Illinois Martial Arts during the 2017 Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Abbington Banquets in Glenn Ellyn, Illinois.  Far to many names to list but Illinois Martial Arts hero's like Juan Miguel Moreno , Dr. Joe Takehara and Lorraine Lissner to just name a few of the eighteen inductee's into the class of 2017 were in attendance.

Under the below cover image is a slideshow of a few quick picks of the night with the link to the complete Gallery Posting of all images captured under the slideshow.

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To view the complete Photo Gallery  containing all the images captured at the 2017 Martial Arts Hall of  Fame please high-light and right click the below link.

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If the above link is broken, please visit www.tomba-images.com ...Locate the "Photo Galleries/ Commerce" tab in the banner, on the next page >>>click on "photo galleries".

 If you have any questions or help navigating through he commerce site, please text/call me at 630-258 8930 or e-mail at tom@tomba-images.com.

Cheers, Tomba 

Portriat Session for the XFO Pro # 2 Grappling Photo Gallery favorites and link to the complete Photo Gallery Posting.

Last Saturday night , March 18th, 2017 was the Second Installment of the extremely poplar  XFO Pro Two Grappling Matches which was held at the Home Bar in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  It was XFO MMA the Midwest Premier MMA promoter kicking off Spring with their second  Pro Grappling/ Jiu Jitsu matches with one of  many events coming up in 2017.

 Tomba-Images Photography had the honor to capture images of all the fighters at a pre-fight Portrait session before the matches took place.

Below the cover photo of Darby Haanpaa is a slideshow of a few of my favorite images from each fighter of the night, note the slideshow is not the complete Fight Night gallery (BUT A FEW FAVORITES FOR EACH FIGHTER) , the LINK TO THE COMPLETE PORTRAIT GALLERY  IS BELOW THE SLIDESHOW. 

To view full screen of the above Darby Haanpaa capture , click on image  Slideshow below are my favorite images of each fighter- To view complete Portrait Photo Gallery click on the link below slideshow.

To view full screen of the above Darby Haanpaa capture , click on image 

Slideshow below are my favorite images of each fighter- To view complete Portrait Photo Gallery click on the link below slideshow.

To view the complete Photo Gallery of  all folders  containing all the images captured at the pre-fight Portrait Photo session  please high-light and right click the below link.

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The Tomba-Images Traveling studio once again did what we do , some of the numbers involved in the Photo sesssion are;

-Hour and 15 minutes to bring in gear and setup ;

- We captured images of 19 fighters , with missing the following six fighters;

-Nic Steinberg- John Maestre-Chris Beverly-Red Schafer-Zack Karr- Alex Nash- All we can do is keep yelling out that there's a limited amount of time and for everyone who's on the card to come see me ASAP;

-Started photographying with first fighter at 5:06PM and the last one of Mike Marrello at 6.24PM ...Tear Down loading car 30 Minutes;

- 195 images of the 19 fighters with various poses , average time with/ posing fighter two minutes.

Cheers, Tomba ....XFO in May , be ready to mark your calendar ...

XFO Pro #2 Grappling March 18th , 2017

Last Saturday night , March 18th, 2017 was the Second Installment of the extremely poplar  XFO Pro Two Grappling Matches which was held at the Home Bar in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  It was XFO MMA the Midwest Premier MMA promoter kicking off Spring with their second  Pro Grappling/ Jiu Jitsu matches with one of  many events coming up in 2017.

 Tomba-Images Photography had the honor to capture images of all the warriors matches of a great night for all, fighters, fans and certainly this photog!

Below the cover photo of Inaugural poster is a slideshow of a few my favories images from each match of the night, note the slideshow is not the complete Fight Night gallery (BUT A FEW FAVORITES FROM EACH MATCH) , the LINK TO THE COMPLETE FIGHT NIGHT GALLERY  IS BELOW THE SLIDESHOW. 

Click on above image for full screen viewing    ...Below slideshow is a few pic's from match

To view the complete Photo Gallery of  all matches  containing all the images captured of those matches, XFO Staff , please high-light and right click the below link.

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 If you have any questions or help navigating through he commerce site, please text/call me at 630-258 8930 or e-mail at tom@tomba-images.com.

Cheers, Tomba ...

XFO #60 at the UIC Forum -First five matches

On Saturday, March 11th, 2017 the Midwest's Premier MMA Promoter XFO MMA held XFO#60 at the greatest MMA venue in Chicago, the UIC Forum.  Of the eight matches on that night, the first five matches were;

Juan Avilia vs Motaz Askar               Kendra Kazmaier  vs Stephanie Morgan

Roman Papuc vs Matt Murphy            Aaron Hernandez vs Dan Regal 

Derek Cooper vs Fil Marino

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The above  cover image is of XFO fans at XFO #60 , Below you will find a slideshow of my favorite picks of the above listed matches.  Please NOTE THE SLIDESHOW IS NOT THE COMPLETE PHOTO GALLERY POSTING OF ALL IMAGES CAPTURE DURING THOSE  MATCHES. TO VIEW THE COMPLETE PHOTO GALLERY OF THOSE MATCHES AND OF THE PORTRAIT SESSSIONS , LOCATE LINK BELOW SLIDESHOW.

o view the complete Photo Gallery of  the first five matches containing all the images captured at those matches ,please high-light and right click the below link.

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Mark your calendar for Saturday March 18th, 2017 for upcoming XFO# 60 Grapping matches being held at the Home Bar in Arlington Heights, Illinois. You do not  want to miss this one.

If you have any questions or need help navigating through the commerce site, please text/call me at 630-258 8930 or e-mail at tom@tomba-images.com .  If you need something special imeditely , please feel free to text me at 630-258 8930.

Cheers, Tomba ...