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Maria Piscopo  |  Nov 15, 2016  |  0 comments

This month we talk with seven photographers pursuing their passion for action, adventure, and sports and find out how they are getting the work: Aaron Belford, Tegan Keller (Tegan K. Studios LLC), Chayce Lanphear, Joe Morahan (Morahan Visuals, LLC), Elli Morris, Jayms Ramirez, and Robert Snow.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 04, 2016  |  0 comments

Baseball fans everywhere were pretty excited Wednesday night when the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series after an agonizing 108-year wait. While the Cubbies came through in dramatic fashion, the performance of Chicago’s two newspapers covering the event was a mixed bag—at least when it came to photography.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 05, 2016  |  0 comments

The annual Red Bull Illume international photo contest showcases some of the most spectacular action and adventure sports images anywhere, and the finalists and winning images for the 2016 competition are amazing as always.

 

Ron Leach  |  Sep 15, 2016  |  0 comments

Some folks say motherhood is the toughest job there is. But if you throw in the added responsibilities of a sideline photographer, well, then you have something even more challenging.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 12, 2016  |  0 comments

Last week Apple introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that boast a robust new camera system, and yesterday Sports Illustrated photographer David E. Klutho shot some impressive images with the iPhone 7 Plus while covering an NFL game for SI between the Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings in Nashville.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 22, 2016  |  0 comments

While most athletes have already returned home from the Rio Olympics, a small army of photographers and technicians are still busy packing up photo gear, miles of cable, and the latest digital technology. The video below gives you a look at all the equipment used by Associated Press photographers at the 2016 games.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2016  |  0 comments

Australian photographer Cameron Spencer may have captured the most iconic image of the Rio Olympics yesterday.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 10, 2016  |  0 comments

We’ve seen some pretty incredible images come out of the Rio Olympics so far, but those shot by Getty photographer Al Bello are quite different than most: As you can see in the video below, Bello is employing Getty’s underwater robots to capture some awesome images during diving, swimming and other aquatic events.

Blaine Harrington  |  Jul 15, 2016  |  0 comments

On Monday evening, February 8th, I got an e-mail okaying my request for press credentials to cover the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl victory parade. It was triple good news: I’m a Broncos fan, I’d get images for stock, and I wouldn’t have to travel far (I live about 10 miles from Denver).

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 02, 2016  |  1 comments

Photographer Simon Bruty first came to Zambia in southern Africa in 1993 on assignment for Sports Illustrated. The story, unfortunately, was a sad one.

Jack Neubart  |  Apr 05, 2016  |  0 comments

Social media has clearly taken the world by storm and photographers have been quick to catch on. That is indeed true for extreme sports photographer Christian Pondella, who has a strong following on several social media platforms, particularly Instagram.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 04, 2016  |  0 comments

Sports shooters live for moments of key action; they also cherish players’ reactions to those moments. Mike Corrado caught the latter at the start of the third game of the World Series, as New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard sent a message to Kansas City Royals leadoff hitter Alcides Escobar, who is known for crowding the plate and swinging at first pitches.

Dan Havlik  |  Feb 25, 2016  |  0 comments

There’s not much we can say about this video other than the fact that photographers should really know when to say when.

Blaine Harrington  |  Feb 23, 2016  |  0 comments

I travel to take pictures, but sometimes I just happen to be in an interesting area, like last spring in Lexington, Kentucky. Let’s see: Lexington, horse country, the Keeneland racetrack nearby, and me never without my camera gear. Photography was bound to happen.

Scott Kelby  |  Feb 16, 2016  |  0 comments

Ask a Pro is a new Q&A column from professional photographer, writer, and educator Scott Kelby. Scott is here to answer all your photography-related questions, so if you have something you’d like to know, e-mail him at editorial@shutterbug.com (with “For Scott Kelby” as the subject line) and your query could be featured in the next edition of Ask a Pro.

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