[BN] Photography: Covering the Bills |

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Bills quarterback Josh Allen signals touchdown after his throw to wide receiver Stefon Diggs during the Oct. 31 game vs. Miami at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park.

It takes a winning team

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From left to right; Brooke Malone, Todd Malone, Doreen Johnson and Darcy Gilbo walk down Pilger Place before the game with the Dolphins.

The opportunity to be a sports photographer is very exciting and rewarding. It is also very hard work. This year The News’ photo team covering the Bills are chief photographer Derek Gee, James P. McCoy, Harry Scull Jr. and Mark Mulville.

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Bills fans cheer on their team before the Sept. 12 game at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park.

They arrive early and stay late, coordinating their location and coverage plan before the game ever starts. They find fans arriving, tailgating and waiting for the teams to take the field.

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Bills wide receiver Gabriel Davis catches the ball during warmups before the game against the Houston Texans Oct. 3 at Highmark Stadium.

From kickoff to final whistle, our News photographers are making images, keeping a keen eye on the ball while scanning the field and sidelines.

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Bills head coach Sean McDermott walks the sidelines in the third quarter Nov. 14 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

A good photographer has eyes in the back of their head. They see the coach, the fans, the players warming up and on the sidelines, as well as watching the plays on the field.

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Even Kansas City Chiefs cornerback L’Jarius Sneed (38) has to smile about how good the touchdown catch by Bills wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (1) looks up close Oct. 10 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Catching peak action, the play that changes the game, or just catching the intensity on a player’s face, when he makes a catch.

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Bills free safety Jordan Poyer (21) hits Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (88) out of bounds to end a big play.

Not all games are played in the sunshine; often it is cold or raining and sometimes snowing.

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Bills quarterback Josh Allen celebrates his touchdown pass to Dawson Knox Oct. 3 at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park.

Holding a heavy and cold, wet lens on a dreary day when your fingers are numb can be difficult; however those games in inclement weather provide incredible photos. 

Kenneth Proto

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