Tag Archives: sports photography
Ohio University photojournalism student Sarah Stier asks how to react in situations where one’s ability to work as a photojournalist is questioned because of gender.
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.
Sports photographers Elsa Garrison (Getty Sport), Maddie Meyer (Getty Sport), Ariele Goldman Hecht (New York Yankees) and Kathy Willens (Associated Press) discuss how they broke into the business, their favorite athletes, what drives them and how they compete in the small and competitive field of sports photography.