The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics were a visual feast. It not only featured the best athletes in the world, but also the best photographers. Just as talented, just as competitive, just as accomplished. Moderated by Brad Smith, former Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated, listen to what David Burnett (Contact Press), Jed Jacobsohn (The Players’ Tribune), Doug Mills (New York Times), and Anthony Edgar (International Olympic Committee) have to say about covering the largest sporing event in the world.
Shawn Hubbard, photographer for the Baltimore Ravens NFL team, shot an entire game vs the New York Giants using only his iPhone 7.
On this episode Robert chats with Mohammed Elshamy, a 22-year-old Egyptian photojournalist based in NYC who covers some of the world’s most dire events such as the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, the political unrest and street violence in Egypt, the European refugee crisis, the armed rebellion in South Sudan, and much more.