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|| SportsShooter.com: News Item: Posted 2000-11-21

Sports Shooter News & Notes
By Robert Hanashiro

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- The book that should be on every sports shooter's Christmas wish list

Phaidon Press of London has just released a wonderful new coffee table book entitled "Sportscape: The Evolution of Sports Photography."

(A link to this book on Amazon.com is found at the bottom of this page.)

This book contains a HUGE collection of pictures that represents some of the best sports pictures of the last 100 years. "Sportscape" tells the story of how sport has been shown through the medium of photography throughout the 1900's. The book is filled with many unusual and never before published pictures from Hulton/Archive and Allsport.

The 350-page hardcover is a great addition to any bookshelf. The book retails for $50 but can be purchased online through amazon.com for $34.97. (Link below.) What's fun about this book is that it has a worldwide perspective. It isn't just full of American sports.

Several current Allsport shooters are featured including Jed Jacobsohn, Al Bello, Jamie Squire, Jonathan Daniel, Ezra O. Shaw, Brian Bahr and Mike Powell to name a few.

(By Brad Mangin)

 

Photo by Brad Mangin

Photo by Brad Mangin
- Staff Addition

Alan Greth, the Contra Costa Times' director of photography had a small addition to his staff. Alexandra Kathryn Greth was born Nov. 20 at 11:22am. Alan reports that daughter (8 pounds, 1 oz and 20 inches long) and mother, Kathy, are both doing well at Valley Care Hospital in Pleasanton, CA.


- Dino's Da Man

Long-time Oakland Tribune photographer Dino Vournas has taken the reins of the photography department at the new San Francisco Examiner. Vournas will head a four-person shooting staff. The Examiner was purchased from the Hearst Family after they assumed ownership of the San Francisco Chronicle. The new Examiner begins operation Wednesday, Nov. 22.


- 40-Year-old Razor

A big Sports Shooter birthday greeting to Gary "Razor" Bogdon! Can he really be the big 4 - 0??? Say it isn't so Razor!

 

- CPS Announces Tech Talk Night

Turtle Bay Hilton will again play host to the third annual Canon Professional Service Support Series and Tech Talk Night.

The Canon hospitality suite will be open Monday evening Dec. 11 and close Monday Dec. 18. Camera loaners and service will be on a first come- first serve basis. During contest days, Canon personnel will be at the event site. During non-contest days the Canon suite will be open midday from 11a.m.-3p.m. or by appointment. Back by popular demand!

.....Teck Talk Night will be Friday Dec 15th from 7:00-10:00 p.m (at the Turtle Bay Hilton) where Canon will demonstrate their latest technologies. RSVP by calling the Canon suite anytime after December 11, @ 1-808-293-9147. or emailing Canon's Amy Kawadler at: akawadler@cusa.canon.com.


Related Links:
Sportscape: The Evolution of Sports Photography

Related Email Addresses: 
Amy Kawadler: akawadler@cusa.canon.com

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