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Bill Allard Critiques 2015 Nature Workshop Attendant’s Photos

Via Allen Murabayashi from Photoshelter. A lot of attendants to our workshops arrive ready and excited for all of the events, but nervous for the image critiques. Any photographer would be nervous to have their photos critiqued and picked apart by some of the best in the business, like Bill Allard. But as you’ll see in the video …

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Rich Clarkson Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Rich Clarkson Enshrined into Basketball Hall of Fame

  Few people, if any, have had the impact on sports photography and photographing the game of basketball that Rich Clarkson has had. On Thur, September 10, Rich was enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as well as being awarded the Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award.  He is the first …

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Nat Geo photogs give insight from Rich Clarkson

Gerd Ludwig continues his series on speaking to former Directors of Photography including Rich Clarkson. Clarkson was Director of Photography for the National Geographic Magazine from 1985 to 1988. — Like Kent Kobersteen, I have spent much of my professional life moving on from an early role as staff photographer to a director of photography. …

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CBS News ‘This Morning’ profiled Rich Clarkson for 57th Final Four

Since 1952, Rich Clarkson has been a staple of the NCAA Final Four Tournament documenting history. From the emergence of the black athlete to the different style of the game, Rich has been travelled the road to the Final Four 57 times. With that, Charlie Rose and CBS News This Morning gave him some airtime …

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Faculty alum Bill Eppridge profiled

In a notable career shooting primarily for Life and Sports Illustrated, Bill Eppridge has covered wars, political campaigns, heroin addiction, the arrival of the Beatles in the United States, the summer and winter Olympics, and perhaps the most dramatic moment of his career–the assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy in Los Angeles. His photography has won …

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burn. sits down with decision maker: Chris Johns, NatGeo

In the first installment of series ‘Decision Makers’, David Alan Harvey sat down and interviewed Award-winning Editor, Chris Johns of National Geographic. Harvey and Johns have both attended the Summit Workshop as faculty in past years. Rich Clarkson, in fact, hired Johns to his first internship as a photo assistant that led to his illustrious …

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Former workshop attendee & faculty member signed on to NYM

On Tuesday, New York Magazine announced that it had signed longtime contributor and well-known photojournalist Christopher Anderson as the weekly magazine’s first-ever “photographer-in-residence” according to APhotoEditor.com Anderson attended the Summit Workshop back in the mid-1990’s and from there made connections to launch his photography career. He also returned as a faculty member in the mid-2000s. In a …

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Lucie Award

Outstanding achievement. Two of many words which could be used to describe Rich Clarkson’s illustrious career in photography. This Monday Clarkson was awarded the Outstanding Achievement award for sports photography from the Lucie Foundation. The Lucie Awards, for those who may not know, were founded to honor the greatest achievements in photography from around the …

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Rosato leaving SI

2010 Sports Workshop Faculty & Sports Illustrated photographer, Bob Rosato, will be leaving the magazine to devote his full time to the photo agency he started, US Presswire. With Rosato in Charge, US Presswire will be become a wholly-owned division of Gannett Sports Group.

Photography at the Summit featured in Rangefinder Magazine

Please enjoy Jim Cornfield’s recent feature article for Rangefinder Magazine about his time at the 2009 Photography at the Summit. It’s a great synopsis of what to expect from the week and commentary on his experience as a student last fall. It includes an extensive spread of pictures from the workshop as well as a …

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Workshop alum Todd Heisler producing strong work for the NY Times

When Todd Heisler attended Photography at the Summit, he took a creative leap and instead of photographing wildlife or the mountains, he did a photo essay on light bulbs.  Where they were, where they burned and how they fit into the very Western scene of Jackson Hole.  It was very unusual — and good.  Now …

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Daylight Magazine

This print and on-line magazine, published by Daylight Community Arts Foundation, is a non-profit showcase for contemporary documentary photography featuring the work of established and emerging artists, scholars and journalists. Founded by Michael lItkoff and Taj Forer as winners of a Howard Chapnick Grant for developing leadership in photojournalism, the website features documentary work from …

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SI’s “Best Sports Pictures of 2008” features Sports Workshop Faculty Alumni

Sports Illustrated’s annual “Best Sports Pictures of 2008″ issue is out, dominated by the pictures of Heinz Kleutmeier, Damian Strohmeyer and John Biever, all faculty members from Sports Photography Workshops over the years. This year also features a picture by Rich Clarkson from the National High School Finals Rodeo, an amazing and embarrassing moment in …

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MediaStorm and Reuters Launch Special Report on Iraq War

Reuters and MediaStorm collaborated to create ‘Bearing Witness: Five Years of the Iraq War’ to coincide with the war’s 5th anniversary. The site features profiles of three Reuter’s journalists who have more than 23 years combined experience reporting and photographing in Iraq. Reuters video, photography, infographics  and journalists are showcased in this five chapter interactive application …

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Apple profiles climbing media project King Lines

Apple’s Pro site is currently profiling the rich media project, King Lines, by Josh Lowell and faculty alum Corey Rich, documenting the career of climbing phenom Chris Sharma. They travel to the far ends of the world climbing their way to some of the most rough terrain there is. Check out the site for interviews, …

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“Where Valor Rests”

Workshop regulars were major contributors to the book, “Where Valor Rests,” published in May and featured in excerpts of National Geographic and American Photo magazine’s cover story, both in the June issues. The book salutes Arlington National Cemetery and includes spectacular panoramic pictures from Bruce Dale, light-painting pictures by Dave Black, behind-the-scenes pictures of the …

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Tom Mangelsen releases “The Natural World”

Faculty alum Tom Mangelsen’s latest tour-de-force, “The Natural World,” is an epic 256 page book of his panoramic images from over the world. Self-published and available through Tom’s galleries or online (www.mangelsen.com), it comes in at a huge 10 1/2 by 19 inches which showcases the picture in ways unlike other books. The regular hardback …

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Mark Kelley publishes “Alaska, A Photographic Excursion”

Mark Kelley, who made the beautiful silhouetted picture of two photographers before the front range of the Grand Tetons used over the years in Summit publications, has just released his latest book published in Alaska. “Alaska, A Photographic Excursion,” is his ninth book from the great north and includes text by Nick Jans, both a …

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