Rio 2016: Times Like This – by Guy Rhodes

Aug 5, 2016; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Fireworks launch over the stadium during the opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Maracana. Mandatory Credit: Guy Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Photographer Guy Rhodes is in Rio covering the Olympics and shares how he managed to get a beautiful shot of the opening ceremony fireworks.

Travel Days (Rio Diaries #2) – by Simon Bruty

airport

During an epic 5,000 mile, 48-hour journey to Brazil for the Summer Olympic Games, sports Illustrated’s Simon Bruty contemplates the danger Rio poses to him as a photographer and the safeguards he will take when moving around the city and venues.

In My Bag: Olympics Edition (Rio Diaries #1) – by Simon Bruty

in my bag - olympics

Sports Illustrated photographer Simon Bruty shares the contents of his camera bags for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio!

Photography Assistants Panel

Photo Assistants Panel

They aren’t the rock stars, but you can’t have a show without them. They are… the 1st assistants. And to a photographer lucky enough to work with one, they are as indispensable as the camera itself. It takes a village, and they make sure that not only do the trains run on time, but that they actually work. We’ll take a look at what they do, how they do it, and for how long it will last.

Olympic-Sized Gear Closet

Canon gear

Canon brought an extraordinary amount of camera gear to the Rio Olympics this year including over 1,500 lenses and 950 Camera bodies creating the world’s ultimate gear closet!

Landmark Anchors – by Guy Rhodes

Visitors walk beneath the Gateway Arch along the Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis, Mo., Thursday, July 21, 2016.

East Chicago, IN-based photographer, lighting designer, and filmmaker Guy Rhodes shares photos of the Gateway Arch in St Louis, MO.

Photo Brigade Podcast #111 with Shin Woong-jae

Shin Woong-jae

On this episode Robert chats with South Korean photographer Shin Woong-Jae about his long term project documenting the devastating effects from production of semiconductors in electronics to the health of humans and electronics. They also discuss his career path from marketing and brand management to his studies at ICP, and becoming a full-time photographer living and working in New York whilst traveling the world working on self-generated projects.

RNC – An After Action Report – by C.S. Muncy

RNC

Photographer C.S. Muncy writes about his experience covering the protests around the Republican National Convention.

Photographers on Social at the DNC

DNC coverage

Many of the finest photographers and visual storytellers have made their way to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week, we thought it’d be great to share the social networks of those photographers so you can follow along.

Photo Brigade Podcast #110 with Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

On this episode Robert chats with photographer Chris Nicholson, author of Photographing National Parks.