Posts Tagged ‘usatoday’

Reuters Ditches North American Sports Photogs, Strikes Deal with USA Today

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Freelance sports photographers who have been on contract with Reuters in North America have been receiving some unpleasant calls over the past couple of days. Apparently, due to a new deal between Thomson Reuters and USA Today Sports Images, they are being systematically informed that their photographic services are no longer needed. Read more…

USA Today Sending US Presswire Photographers to the London Olympics

Over the last couple of weeks, USA Today has been under fire for deciding not to send their seasoned veteran photographers to cover the London Olympics. Having just bought US Presswire last September, parent company Gannett have decided instead to use the photographers and contractors at their disposal through them. Read more…

How to Shoot 30fps with Canon DSLRs

Here’s a neat video that made its rounds on the Interwebs back in 2007, but maybe some of you haven’t seen before. To capture Barry Bonds setting the all time home run record, USA Today shot with three Canon EOS-1D Mark III at the same time, triggering the cameras in sequence so their 10 frames per second effectively became 30 frames per second. You can check out the frames captured of the home run slam here.

The setup would have been pretty useful at The Battle of F-Stop Ridge.

Bonds’ 756 at 30fps (via Pixel Analogo)