Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography: A Sports Illustrated photographer's tips, tricks, and tales on shooting football, the Olympics, and portraits of athletes [NOOK Book]

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In Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography, the 30-year Sports Illustrated veteran photographer takes you into the action of many of his most iconic shots, relating the stories behind the photos of some of the world’s greatest athletic events, including the Olympics and the Super Bowl.

Discussing the circumstances surrounding particular shots, Peter shares observations of the athletes themselves, and provides tips and techniques for sports ...
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Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography: A Sports Illustrated photographer's tips, tricks, and tales on shooting football, the Olympics, and portraits of athletes

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Overview

In Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography, the 30-year Sports Illustrated veteran photographer takes you into the action of many of his most iconic shots, relating the stories behind the photos of some of the world’s greatest athletic events, including the Olympics and the Super Bowl.

Discussing the circumstances surrounding particular shots, Peter shares observations of the athletes themselves, and provides tips and techniques for sports photographers of all levels looking to capture great photos of football, track and field, gymnastics, and swimming, as well as dynamic portraits of athletes. Unlike photo collections by other greats of sports photography, this book seamlessly interweaves the images and the fascinating stories behind them with photographic instruction, while giving you an inside look at what it’s like to work at the nation’s leading sports publication.

Beautifully illustrated with images from the Olympics, football, and portrait sessions with professional athletes, this book offers a rich and inspiring experience for sports photographers, sports fans, and Sports Illustrated readers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133087079
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 9/14/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 698,888
  • File size: 123 MB
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Meet the Author

Peter Read Miller has been photographing athletes, events, and the sporting life for more than 35 years. As a staff photographer for Sports Illustrated for more than 30 years, he has shot more than 100 SI covers. He has covered 9 Olympic games, 36 Super Bowls, 14 NBA finals, as well as Stanley Cup finals, the World Series, the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Basketball Final Four, and the World Cup soccer finals. His images have appeared in Time Magazine, LIFE Magazine, Playboy Magazine, Newsweek, and The New York Times. A Canon Explorer of Light, he teaches yearly sports photography workshops in Denver and Atlanta, and he is an active speaker at events such as Imaging USA and PhotoPlus. Peter lives in Manhattan Beach, California. To see more of Peter’s images, learn about his workshops, and see videos of Peter at work, check out his website, PeterReadMiller.com.



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Table of Contents

TOC

PART 1: OLYMPICS
Ch 1 Barcelona 1992 Olympic Opening Ceremony
Ch 2 Summer Olympics, The Big Three: Swim, Gym, and Track
Ch 3 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City 2002
Ch 4 Beijing 2008 and London 2012

PART 2: FOOTBALL
Ch 5 Getting Started with Football Photography
Ch 6 Shooting the Super Bowl and Major Events
Ch 7 More Techniques and Reflections on the Game

PART 3: PORTRAITS
Ch 8 Getting Started with Portraits
Ch 9 Working with People
Ch 10 Special Project Portraits
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