Grover of PhotoShelter hosts a video interview with Sports Illustratedâ€™s DOP for their regular “What photo buyers want” feature.
Steve Fine, the legendary Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated, doesnâ€™t waste time sugar-coating things â€“ he has an opinion and he knows what he wants. Having been at SI for over fifteen years, Steve has amassed a lot of entertaining stories that he shares with us in this interview, as well as a ton of incredible sports photography and insights into what photo buyers want.
â€˘ How SI â€śbuildsâ€ť photographs to captivate their audience
â€˘ Why Steve looks for importantÂ subtletiesÂ in SIâ€™s photos
â€˘ What SI expects from its staff and freelance photographers
Steve is a straight-shooter and his presentations are not for the faint of heart. When asked what photographers can do to make photo editorsâ€™ lives easier, he respondedâ€¦. Well, weâ€™ll let you listen for yourself.