London 2012 – Olympics: Swimming. Men’s 200 Meter Butterfly – Semi Final. ©AdamStoltman
Michael Phelps (USA)
In Person Event
Always Free For Members – Non-Members pay $10.00 at the door
Sports photographs reach us on a visceral level partly because of their transcendent nature. Athletes struggle each day to achieve and move beyond their limits.
Photographing sports requires an understanding of the principals and cadences which govern all sports, lightning fast reflexes, as well as technical skills.
Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competing on the balance beam during the Gold Women’s All Around Gymnastics competition, in which she took the gold medal during the London Olympics, 2012. ©AdamStoltman
In this one hour presentation, Adam Stoltman, who’s has covered 12 Olympics, and countless sporting events, has been the Sports Picture Editor at the New York Times, and in charge of feature photography at Sports Illustrated, will delve into some of the techniques used by the world’s greatest photographers in capturing compelling sports imagery. Through images and stories, he will take us on a journey of the human spirt and heart.
The talk will preview his upcoming workshop at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in March
London 2012 – Olympics: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain upon realizing he would take the gold medal in the Men’s 10,000 meter final. ©AdamStoltman
Michael Jordan dunking, 1989.
Chicago Bulls versus New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York. ©AdamStoltman
Bjorn Borg celebrates after defeating John McEnroe to win his fifth consecutive Wimbledon singles championship in July, 1980. ©AdamStoltman
Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean performing “Bolero” during the Ice Dance Competition at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo, and for which they won the gold medal. ©AdamStoltman
Rafael Nadal of Spain, the number 8 seed, in action against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina during their second round match at the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, New York. ©AdamStoltman