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NFL QB Turns Away After Photog Falls, Breaks Back at Super Bowl Parade

NFL star quarterback Matthew Stafford is being slammed on social media for his reaction to seeing a photographer fall off a high stage during the Los Angeles Rams' Super Bowl victory parade and rally. The woman broke her back and her camera equipment.

Error Causes Mass of Light Show Drones to Tumble Out of the Sky

Drones have been used as an accompaniment to fireworks or as wholesale replacements for several years and most have started and concluded without issue. But during a show in Shanghai on June 14, something went terribly awry and caused a mass of drones to unexpectedly tumble out of the sky.

My Painful Tale of Getting Too Close to Action as a Photographer

On June 12th, I packed my new Fujifilm X-S10 with the standard zoom Canon 24–70 f/2.8L and my favorite reportage setup (a Canon 5D Mark III with a Canon 70–200mm f/2.8L telephoto lens) and drove to the Pirate Cove base on Lake Kruchok in Kyiv, Ukraine, to shoot some nice pictures at the all-Ukrainian wakeboard competition.

Man Mauled During Paid Photo Op with Black Leopard in ‘Backyard Zoo’

A man in South Florida was mauled by a black leopard after he paid $150 for a "full-contact experience" with the big cat in what is being described as a "backyard zoo." The experience was supposed to include playing with the leopard, rubbing its belly, and taking pictures... instead the man has had to undergo multiple surgeries.

72-Year-Old Woman Gored by Bison in Yellowstone While Taking Pictures

A 72-year-old woman was gored several times by a wild bison in Yellowstone National Park last week after she allegedly got within 10 feet of the animal "multiple times" in order to take its picture. The incident is under investigation, but the park is taking this opportunity to remind campers to always keep a safe distance when photographing wildlife.

Photographer Nearly Smashed by Semi While Shooting Foggy Crash

A news photographer on the scene covering a foggy highway crash yesterday had a crazy near-death experience when an 18-wheeler suddenly appeared, lost control, and overturned into the wrecked cars and law enforcement in its path. The photographer's camera managed to capture the entire incident.