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41 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

42 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

43 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

44 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

45 '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

46 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

47 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

50 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

51 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

52 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 ...
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 m ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Jack Kurtz | Issue number: 154

54 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

|| A recent brief in the newspaper’s business page caught my eye: “Kodak Takes Another Slow, Sad Step Toward The Death Of Film”. Growing up in the 60’s and 70’s and photography consuming mo ...
Posted Date: Jul 6, 2013 | Writer: Robert Hanashiro, Sports Shooter Newsletter | Issue number: 154

56 Samy’s Sports Shooter News
|| One of the big hits at the recent Sports Shooter Academy Luau trade show was the Atomos Ninja 2 HD recorder and field monitor. With some DSLR cameras ability to capture uncompressed video, the Atomos ...
Posted Date: May 9, 2013 | Writer: Louis Feldman | Issue number: 153

57 Spring News From Roberts Distributors
|| Greetings from Indy... Great news, the Nikkor 800/5.6 VR has begun to ship. Our list isn't too long, but if you have a lot of pennies burning a whole in your pocket, call me and we will get you in ...
Posted Date: May 9, 2013 | Writer: Jody Grober, Robert Distributors | Issue number: 153

|| I was very excited for the Nikon D600 when it was announced. I wasn’t overly stoked with the quality and features of the prosumer cameras, like the D7000 I had sold. I didn’t have the cash to plun ...
Posted Date: May 9, 2013 | Writer: Nic Coury | Issue number: 153

|| Last March, I saw a very small note in the Kansas City Star sports section about a senior boxing tournament and I was immediately intrigued by what that scene was all about. I couldn't shoot it last y ...
Posted Date: May 9, 2013 | Writer: David Eulitt | Issue number: 153

60 What’s The Apps?
|| (Editor’s Note: The Sports Shooter Newsletter asked members what are the mobile apps that they love, hate or think are just plain cool.) Here is my list of a couple of apps that I like and use re ...
Posted Date: May 9, 2013 | Writer: Nic Coury | Issue number: 153

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