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Photo Gallery: Lake Murray Poker Run Aerials by David ‘Swede’ Andrews

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The Lake Murray Poker attracted a variety of powerboats—and from his aerial perch Andrews captures almost every one of them in action. All photos courtesy/copyright David “Swede” Andrews/Performance Images.

Yesterday’s news story on the seventh annual Lake Murray Poker Run, which attracted 70 powerboats of various shapes and sizes and raised more than $35,000 for the nonprofit Children’s Chance organization, featured images from performance-boat enthusiast and talented photographer Michael Ledford. Ledford shot boat-to-boat and captured all of his photos from water level, which brought home the close-knit feeling of community—and the good times for a good cause—shared by the participants in the South Carolina event.

For more aerials views from the Lake Murray Poker Run, check out the slideshow above.

While Ledford stuck to the water angle, photographer David “Swede” Andrews of Performance Images took to the sky in a Robinson helicopter to provide a different perspective on the Lake Murray run. Together, the two shooters chronicled last weekend’s event in fine—and even stunning—fashion.

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