Phil Fabrizio


Phil Fabrizio is an event and sports photographer in the Washington DC Metro area. He lives in North Potomac, MD and has operated Sugarloaf Photography since 1985. Currently he is a staff photographer with The Town Courier Newspaper in Gaithersburg and Urbana MD. He is a contribution photographer for Montgomery Magazine, a bi-monthly magazine located in Germantown, MD. As a freelance photographer with LifeTouch in Baltimore MD he concentrates on high school sports in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and Loudoun counties in Virginia as well as covers both Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland. He has photographed for University of Maryland Women’s Basketball Coach Brenda Frese’s Under The Shell program. He is the owner of SugarLoaf Associates, LLC.

I began my blog site – www.PhotoLoaf.com in August 2011 to write about a photographer’s approach to document Life as a slice of time. My photo assignments are usually specific place in time events. I however use the blog to link my photos and my words to singular past or present day events that I encounter during a week while keeping an eye towards future events that can encourage the people of the DC Metro area.

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QO Students Stake Out Parking Spots (PHOTOS)

The day before their first day of school, Quince Orchard High seniors were spotted staking out their senior parking spots.  They used brightly colored chalk to personalize their spaces at Quince Orchard High School. PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio

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Previewing Fall Football in MoCo (PHOTOS)

I had the pleasure last week to drop in at the Montgomery County Athletic Directors (AD) August Meeting. All 25 ADs were present and hard at work coordinating with Montgomery County Police Department district captains on the upcoming fall sports season for their respective schools. During break between the planning activities I was able to […]

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MoCo's Swimming All Stars (PHOTOS)

It’s time to pack it up and head for the beach. Summer swim season in Montgomery County officially ended today with the premier meet of the season – the Montgomery County Swim League’s (MCSL) Individual All Stars.  All season long swimmers swam for the sake of the team – some times in events where they […]

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All Star Weekend (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Swim League hosted All Stars this weekend, relays on Saturday and individuals on Sunday, at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. Here’s a look at some of the swimmers and coaches in the water and poolside: PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio Calm before the start. All Stars in Rockville. @mymcmedia @reachforthewall pic.twitter.com/IVCNYL9vSP — […]

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"A" Splash Dance Saturday (PHOTOS)

I stopped by the Upper County Recreational Center and pool this Saturday morning for my normal summer rain shower.  This MoCo pool was hosting the MCSL “A” Divisional Championships – the final team swim meet of a short season. It was a splash dance.  Water everywhere. On me. On them. On my cameras, one of […]

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Mid-Week Swim Meet Between Rockshire and River Falls (PHOTOS)

Here are some images of this week’s meet between Rockshire and River Falls. Photos by Phil Fabrizio.

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MCSL Coaches Invitational Long Course Meet (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Swim League held their Coaches Invitational Long Course meet July 7 in Rockville. Here are some images of yesterday’s meet at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. Photos by Phil Fabrizio.  

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Mid-Week Swim Meet (PHOTOS)

Some call Wednesday hump day. But for those who participate in the Montgomery County Swim League, it’s B Meet day. Here are some images of this week’s meet between Potomac Glen and King Farm. Photos by Phil Fabrizio    

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Summer Camp - Getting Ready for the Sidelines

  “I got it” Lauren announced loudly to her new friends gathered nearby as she peaked up from her Canon Rebel T5 viewfinder. She just captured Phoebe dressed in her ballerina outfit as she leaped in flight. She turned the camera’s 3-inch LCD screen for Darby and Reese to see and then smiled. Jacqui and […]

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Delayed on the Blocks (PHOTOS)

The 12 and under boy swimmers from Tilden Woods and Bethesda were up to the pool edge waiting for the starter to whistle the beginning of this “A” meet. All prelim’s were finished, the national anthem sung and all they needed to hear was the words “swimmers take your mark”. The meet announcer interrupted this […]

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