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Bradford Griswold's Snapshots

  1. Fiber Optic Floor

    Snapshot Title: Fiber Optic Floor
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Built into the floor were thousands of strands of fiber optic light cables that project patterns on the floor, like the SportsCenter logo.



  2. Talent Marks

    Snapshot Title: Talent Marks
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Marks on the floor where talent would stand.



  3. Talent Marks

    Snapshot Title: Talent Marks
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Marks on the floor where talent would stand.



  4. Side Set

    Snapshot Title: Side Set
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Very rarely used, this was a side set for a single analyst/anchor.



  5. Stand-Up Area

    Snapshot Title: Stand-Up Area
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    When the desk is wheeled out of the way to the side, anchors would often do "stand-ups" here like lead-ins to features or special segments.



  6. Debate Desk

    Snapshot Title: Debate Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    A side set where analysts, sports figures and celebrities would come in and be interviewed by the hosts. Many a famous person have sat in those chairs.



  7. Jib Camera

    Snapshot Title: Jib Camera
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    All of those high-angle sweeping shots were shot with this camera rig. One of the most used cameras on the set.



  8. The Tower

    Snapshot Title: The Tower
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Giant projectors feed this two story video tower featuring 4 total video screens.



  9. Touchscreen

    Snapshot Title: Touchscreen
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    From the Draft to Brackets to everything inbetween, SportsCenter's touchscreen segments were done on this state of the art 82" touchscreen monitor.



  10. Teleprompter

    Snapshot Title: Teleprompter
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Stay classy San Diego.



  11. Research Area

    Snapshot Title: Research Area
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Wonder where all those last minute facts, figures and interesting tidbits come from? Here sit some of the most knowledgable people in sports, ESPN's SportsCenter researchers.



  12. Update/SC Minute Desk

    Snapshot Title: Update/SC Minute Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Not commonly used, but occasionally there would be SC minutes/teases for the next show taped from this desk.



  13. Anchor Desk

    Snapshot Title: Anchor Desk
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: ESPN SportsCenter Studio (2004-2014)
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Here sit two SportsCenter anchors, arguably at the center of the sports world.



  14. Float Plane

    Snapshot Title: Float Plane
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: 2010 Simsbury Fly In and Car Show
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    A large float plane made its way to Simsbury for the 2010 Fly In.



  15. Milky Way

    Snapshot Title: Milky Way
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Kona Bayview Inn - Night Sky
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    The center of the Milky Way becomes visible as it rises in the night sky over the Kona Bayview Inn in Captain Cook, HI.



  16. Headless Cameraman

    Snapshot Title: Headless Cameraman
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Northside Cliffs and Yosemite Falls from Cook Meadow
    Image Owner: Joel Baldwin



    Description:

    The legend of the headless cameraman roaming the forests lives on.



  17. Clouds

    Snapshot Title: Clouds
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kohala Ridge
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Clouds covering Mauna Loa.



  18. Mian Vent

    Snapshot Title: Mian Vent
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kilauea Iki Crater
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Main vent of the Kilauea Iki eruption.



  19. Main Vent

    Snapshot Title: Main Vent
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kilauea Iki Main Vent
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Out of this vent in 1959 shot a lava fountain that reached nearly 1900 feet high.



  20. Fumerole

    Snapshot Title: Fumerole
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kilauea Iki Crater
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Steam still rises from this crater formed over 40 years ago. As rainwater seeps in through cracks in the lava, the rocks, still hot below the initial lava flow, turn it to steam.



  21. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kilauea Iki - 360°
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Enjoying the resurgence of nature. Beautiful flowers start to peek through cracks in the hardened lava making for a great photo.



  22. Lava Dome

    Snapshot Title: Lava Dome
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kilauea Iki Trail - Base
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    The lava dome created when a fountain of lava hundreds of feet high erupted from the round back in the 1950s.



  23. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Hawaii - Kialuea Iki
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Hikers traverse the bottom of the Kiluea Iki crater.



  24. Cow

    Snapshot Title: Cow
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Kohala Ridge
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    MOOOO!



  25. Waves Crashing

    Snapshot Title: Waves Crashing
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - KeoKea Beach Park
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Big Island north shore



  26. Waimea

    Snapshot Title: Waimea
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Saddle Road
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Waimea at the base of the extinct Kohola volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.



  27. Cinder Cone and Mauna Loa

    Snapshot Title: Cinder Cone and Mauna Loa
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Mauna Kea - South
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    A cinder cone on the South face of Mauna Kea with Mauna Loa in the background.



  28. Cinder Cones

    Snapshot Title: Cinder Cones
    Taken by: Bradford Griswold

    Image: Big Island - Mauna Kea - North
    Image Owner: Bradford Griswold



    Description:

    Cinder cones on the North face of Mauna Kea.