Nikon Ambassador- Dave Black Sports Action
Sports Action Photography
Tips and Strategies
Dave Black’s career portfolio of images will be featured during this step-by-step presentation that will teach photographers the strategies to capturing great sports action.
This presentation will chronicle the on going career of Dave Black. Dave’s portfolio images from his work with Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, ESPN, and Golf Digest will be presented along with a variety of Sports Action including his coverage of 12 Olympic Games, Kentucky Derby, and the Masters. Practical information of how Dave approaches covering sports events and working with athletes, along with insightful strategies, unique equipment applications, and personal commentary will be featured throughout this presentation.
My presentation is designed to inform, educate, and entertain. Attendee’s can become familiar with my work by visiting my website tutorial articles. Simply log on towww.daveblackphotography.com and click the Workshop at the Ranch page for in-depth instructional articles.
As a freelance photographer for over 30 years Dave’s work has primarily centered on the sports industry for such publications as Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek and the award winning TV show Sports Century on ESPN. The list of event coverage includes the Masters, Kentucky Derby, National Football League, NASCAR and extensive work regarding the United States Olympic Committee, Olympic athletes and coverage of twelve Olympic Games. Known for his creative use of Speedlights and in particular with the artistic technique of Lightpainting, Dave’s portfolio continues to broaden into the commercial and advertising industry, and with specialized lighting projects including work for the National Geographic and their book Where Valor Rests, Arlington National Cemetery.
Dave is one of Nikon’s “Legends Behind the Lens” and a SanDisk Extreme Team photographer. His long involvement as a teacher and guest lecturer at numerous photography workshops and Universities since 1986 include American PHOTO magazine’s Mentor series of national and international photo treks, and the online video education with Kelby Training. His monthly website tutorial articles, Workshop at the Ranch attracts more than 85,000 unique visitors monthly. His recently released instructional book, The Way I See It … is highly acclaimed in both the US and abroad.
To see Dave’s images, learn more about photography, or purchase his books, visit his website: www.daveblackphotography.com