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, www.PeterReadMiller.com.
Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography: A Sports Illustrated photographer's tips, tricks, and tales on shooting football, the Olympics, and portraits of athletesby Peter Read Miller
Discussing the circumstances surrounding particular shots, Peter shares
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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