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|| News Item: Posted 2001-05-29

Sports Shooter News & Notes
By Robert Hanashiro

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- Sam Mircovich, a frequent contributor to Sports Shooter, has joined upstart picture agency as its senior picture editor. To check out's services, you can go to their web site at:

- Sports Shooter editor/publisher Robert Hanashiro will be speaking at several conventions and seminars in the next several months. He will be speaking at the Asian American Journalists Association annual convention Aug. 1-4 at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Embarcadero. For more information about the AAJA convention, you can go to their web site at:

Hanashiro will again be participating in the annual Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, conducting workshops on sports photography. The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar is Nov. 30 - Dec. 1. Details will be posted on the organization's web site, And next April, Hanashiro will be speaking at the annual Western Canadian News Photographers Association annual conference in Edmonton. Look for details on their site at: Hanashiro's day job is staff photographer for USA TODAY based in Southern California.


- The 17th annual Sports Photography Workshop will be held in Colorado Springs June 25-30. A new feature this year will be Nikon D1 digital cameras for all participants to use during the week. In addition to the usual instruction, portfolio reviews and photographing of sports events at the U. S. Olympic Center and in the Colorado Springs/Denver area, there will be practical instruction in digital photography.

In addition to classes, attendees photograph various events in the Colorado Springs/Denver area during the week with their work critiqued daily.

But additionally this summer, there will be instruction in digital imaging, practical hints in the use of Nikon D1 cameras along with the latest models, the D1X and the D1H.

Additional information is on our web site,, and following the workshops link, or by calling 1-800-745-3211. Registrations are limited to 50 participants with school photographers given priority. The workshop usually fills with a waiting list, so early registrations are recommended.

A registration fee of $800 is discounted by 10 percent for students, school photographers and members of Nikon Professional Services.

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