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|| SportsShooter.com: About SportsShooter.com

What is SportsShooter.com?
SportsShooter.com is an online community and resource for sports photographers and other working photojournalists.

It serves as an informative and inspiring site for anyone who aspires to be on the sidelines capturing great moments at their favorite sporting venue.

Sports Shooter History
Sports Shooter began in 1998 as an e-mail newsletter created by USA Today photographer Robert Hanashiro. His newsletter originally was passed along to a handful of sports photographers, photojournalists and colleagues as a way for Hanashiro to share his experiences, insight, concerns and rants about the state of sports photography.

Over time, Sports Shooter grew to include more than 7,000 subscribers and countless editorial contributions from professional sports photographers who donated their time and shared their wealth of information.

Recognizing the value in the content being shared among this small community of sports photographers, freelance photographer Brad Mangin initially reserved space on his Web site
www.manginphotography.com to archive each issue of Sports Shooter along with photos and links not included in the e-mail version of Sports Shooter.

Each article from the archive has been painstakingly edited and categorized into a searchable database that you see on this site today, allowing viewers to research any and all topics covered in the Sports Shooter newsletter over the past several years.
SportsShooter.com Staff
The website is the work of many individuals - most importantly, our members, whose work fill this site. The following individuals are the ones who built, and maintain, the container to hold it all - SportsShooter.com

Jason Burfield
Jason Burfield is Founder and CTO of SportsShooter.com

Along with running SportsShooter.com, Burfield also manages all technology for altpick.com and spends his days as CTO at a rapidly growing NYC startup.

Burfield worked as a commercial and editorial photographer for many years before replacing his cameras and lenses with computers and compilers.

Burfield also founded and built PhotoShelter.

Joe Gosen
Joe Gosen is an assistant professor at Western Washington University where he teaches visual journalism courses in the journalism department. Prior to WWU, he was a visual journalism instructor for 12 years at Brooks Institute in Ventura, California.

His professional experience includes staff and freelance photojournalism work in California, Florida, and Nevada.

At Sports Shooter Gosen assists with editing, production and customer service.

Robert Hanashiro
Publisher and Editor of the Sports Shooter newsletter, Hanashiro is a staff photographer for USA Today.

Brad Mangin
Brad is responsible for the editorial direction and general content plan for SportsShooter.com.

Mangin is a freelance sports photographer based out of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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