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How I Review 2,000 Olympics Photos and Deliver 25 Right Away

I was joking with someone yesterday about the craziness of the Olympics, and the pressures that we are all under during the Games. We were talking about how the world has different time zones and maybe they should add another just for the Olympics. For the media here, there is absolutely no consistency to our eating and sleeping patterns and time is just different.

What It’s Like Photographing an NHL Game During COVID

Photographer Paul Rutherford specializes in photographing sports and has shared his experiences both with the MLB and NFL during the age of COVID. His latest video goes over his experiences with the NHL, where he details what he looks for and how he approaches the shoot.

Shooting an NFL Game in an Empty Stadium During COVID

Photographer Paul Rutherford is back with another behind the scenes look at what it's like shooting professional sports during the pandemic. Previously he took us to a spectator-free MLB game at Fenway Park; today he's showing us what it's like working an NFL game in an empty Gillette Stadium.

How I Work Out of My Car as a Sports Photographer

My name is Howard Lao, and I'm a freelance sports photographer based in Portland, Oregon. Over the past five years, I’ve covered dozens of track meets. From the 2016 Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, and the World Track Championships in London and Portland, to meets between the University of Washington and Washington State, I’ve filed and edited photos in a media workroom, surrounded by my fellow photographers.

BTS: Boston Red Sox Photographer Shoots Player Portraits Over FaceTime

Billie Weiss is the Senior Manager of Photography for the Boston Red Sox, and this is the time of year when he'd usually be shooting some creative portraits of the players for the marketing department. Can you really shoot creative team portraits from home... over FaceTime? Weiss decided to give it a shot.

Rob Carr on Shooting the Super Bowl, and Why He Shoots Canon

If you're a sports photographer at any level in the United States, the dream gig would be to shoot a national championship: the World Series, the MLS cup, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup, or perhaps the most coveted of all, the Super Bowl. For Getty Images Chief Sports Photographer Rob Carr, that dream is a reality.

Photographer Gets Nailed by ‘Worst First Pitch Ever’

Before the baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals last night, a White Sox employee was tasked with tossing the ceremonial first pitch. She threw the ball in the wrong direction, striking a photographer in the lens with what's being called the "worst first pitch ever."