Sports photography with style and substance





Sports photography with style and substance




8 Olympic Games later:

Sports photography with style and substance


"To find a style or to create a style is arguably the lifelong challenge of every photographer – or it should be."


Matthias Hangst is the Chief Photographer for Sports at Getty Images Germany. Matthias was shortlisted in the Professional Sport category of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards. See more of his incredible, one-of-a-kind sports photography on the blog this week...

 
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© Ami Vitale, USA, Shortlist,  Professional, Natural World, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Find out more: The new $7k Sony Grant

There are more opportunities than ever before in this year's Sony World Photography Awards, including a new Sony Grant for those entering the Professional competition. Sony will award multiple grants of $7k to selected photographers to pursue photographic projects of their choice. 

 

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© Johannes Hoehn

This week on Instagram: @pangea

Johannes Hoehn is a 31-year-old outdoor and lifestyle photographer from Cologne, Germany. Originally a graduate sports economist, he decided to turn his grown passion for photography into his job and started to work as a professional photographer in 2012.

 

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© Christian Vizl

For #SharkWeek: Up close with the ocean's apex predator

"Overfishing, pollution, plastics, radiation, climate change, acidification and other human pressures threaten the very fundamental nature of the Ocean and it's animals are being pushed to near extinction. The time to act and reverse our negative impact is now, before it's too late."

 

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"I realized that a more profound conversation could be started as I saw how people reacted to my images.” - Cristina Mittermeier speaks to My Modern Met.

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The new Batis autofocus lenses from ZEISS Camera Lenses were specially developed for mirrorless full-frame system cameras from Sony. Read more on the ZEISS Lenspire blog...

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