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1 SSA XI Application Site Now Open
|| Applications are now being accepted for THE coolest sports photography event of the year, Sports Shooter Academy XI. This hands on, shooting workshop will be held November 5 - 9, 2014 in Southern C ...
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2014 | Writer: staff | Issue number: n/a

|| Two of the best things to happen in my life were getting hired by the Los Angeles Times in 1983—and getting laid off by the Times in 2009. I had photographed all the sporting events, movie stars, n ...
Posted Date: Mar 11, 2014 | Writer: Lori Shepler | Issue number: n/a

3 Dispatches from Sochi: One-Man-Band
|| In another age they might have been called a “lone gunman” or a “band of gypsies.” Every Olympics has them, photographers from newspapers covering the biggest sports event on the planet…working alone, ...
Posted Date: Mar 1, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

4 Dispatches from Sochi: Long Track Speed Skating
|| It’s the biggest sports event of the year. But most of the actual sports at the Winter Olympics are off most people’s radar until just before the opening ceremony. Save for the "glamour" sports - w ...
Posted Date: Feb 18, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

5 Dispatches from Sochi: All About Teamwork
|| After six straight days of long track speed skating here in Sochi, Russia, I had the opportunity to cover an evening of figure skating. Obviously there are many events at the Winter Olympics, but "fig ...
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

6 Dispatches from Sochi: Home Sweet Home?
|| A lot has been made in the blogisphere as well as the mainstream media about the living conditions that the early-arrivers encountered. From the (in)famous double toilets to lack of shower curtains to ...
Posted Date: Feb 13, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

7 Dispatches from Sochi: Leaving On A Jet Plane
|| (The first in periodic reports from the Sochi Winter Olympics) Whoever said, "Getting there is half the fun" never had to sit in an aging Aeroflot AirBus 330 for 13 hours. The only saving grace ...
Posted Date: Feb 11, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

8 Thinking or OVER THINKING: packing for that 'Big Assignment'
|| Every athlete has a goal. And getting ready for covering the Sochi Winter Olympics I came up with my own goal: Get there with just three checked bags. You would think after covering 12 Olympics I w ...
Posted Date: Feb 6, 2014 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, | Issue number: n/a

9 Mark Your Calendars
|| THE coolest sports photography event of the year returns in 2014, expanding from 4 days to 5. Sports Shooter Academy XI will be held November 5 - 9, 2014 in Southern California, featuring a faculty of ...
Posted Date: Feb 3, 2014 | Writer: staff | Issue number: n/a

10 Book Review
|| When I started learning photography over 30 years ago as a high school junior I devoured everything I could get my hands on that might teach me something, anything, about becoming a better shooter. Th ...
Posted Date: Dec 6, 2013 | Writer: Brad Mangin | Issue number: n/a

11 'The steel horse has always fascinated me.'
|| I remember back when I was just a pup pressing my ear against the truck window to listen to the sound of the loud pipes as we drove by. I remember as a young boy sitting captivated by the stories my P ...
Posted Date: Sep 24, 2013 | Writer: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle | Issue number: n/a

12 The big news at Samy's? Location, location, location
|| The big news at Samy's Camera is our new store in The City. Yes we are now the place for all of your photographic, video, audio, lighting and electronic needs in San Francisco! Samy's recently ope ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Louis Feldman | Issue number: 154

13 Summer specials from Robert’s Distributors
|| Greeting from Indy... I am proud of my Pacers, even though they didn't show up for game 7.... We have just sold out of the Nikkor 800/5.6, but we should be getting more in soon. The rebates on ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Jody Grober | Issue number: 154

|| PocketWizard have posted firmware upgrades to several of their products. You can get the details on their website: PocketWiz ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Sports Shooter Staff | Issue number: 154

|| I don't know where to start. My baseball season starts when my Titans take the field in February so when I got the call that the Angels wanted to sit down and talk about the team photographer job I wa ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Matt Brown | Issue number: 154

16 ScanCafe …continued
|| You may have wondered what happened to the Super 8 to BluRay story I wrote way back in January ‘12. I was dismayed that it took Scancafe six months to convert my father’s Super 8 films to Blu-ray. ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Brad Shirakawa | Issue number: 154

17 A look inside a survival group
|| There's a moment - I'm not certain if it's a second lost or second gained, but for that moment the Earth stops... it's the moment you watch a child, a young girl in purple shoes, pull a loaded AK-47 a ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Brian Blanco | Issue number: 154

18 Eighth time’s the charm
|| Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good, though some may contend that luck is really nothing more than preparation meeting opportunity... I was fortunate enough to be able to cover my eighth N ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Rhona Wise | Issue number: 154

|| June 1 marked the first anniversary of my “unemployment.” I celebrated the day by drinking a cold Singha beer and enjoying a big bowl of kway tiao reua (boat noodles) at a sidewalk food stand in my Ba ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Jack Kurtz | Issue number: 154

20 The economic realities of editorial photography
|| There are as many career paths in photography as there are food pictures on Instagram. The difference is that on Instagram, the pictures are posted for fun. When it comes to a career though, pictures ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Joey Terrill | Issue number: 154

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