Chicago DP on set at the 2023 NFL Draft

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The atmosphere of the 2023 NFL Draft is a magical one! This years location was Kansas City. A city who has created a dynasty culture and isn’t shy of knowing how to build a winning team.
Being able to capture the beginning of these amazing athletes professional career at ground zero is an incredible experience. Chicago DP, Dylan Calhoun’s, assignment was to capture the intimate moments immediately after they are taken off the draft board by one of the 32 NFL teams. The set up was a white back drop with a 2 camera setup.
With the help of Microsoft providing a beautiful monitor to surprise the athletes with heartfelt letters from family, friends, teammates and coaches. Collaborating with NFL’s marketing team, Microsoft execs and an amazing local crew made the experience seem flawless.