Hy Peskin – Photographer

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Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1915 to Russian immigrants, Hy Peskin would grow to become one of the most revered photographers in American history. he spent his career shooting icons of history, covering sport and political dynamos from angles both candid and stark. American icons like Jackie Robinson, John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, John Elway, Joe DiMaggio, Ben Hogan, Rocky Marciano, and others rose to fame in front of Peskin’s lens.  He began his career at Ebbet’s Field, where he made the Dodger’s a household name. As they were catapulted to fame, so too was Hy’s career – He soon became the most renowned photographer of his day.

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Thorn, J. (2013). Double Exposure. Available: https://ourgame.mlblogs.com/double-exposure-1d279ce630fc#.4nvx89873. Last accessed 26th Dec 2016.

 

David Bergman – Photographer

 

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New York based editorial and commercial photographer David Bergman is best known for his tour photography, portraiture, and sports imagery. A former Miami Herald staff photographer, he is now Bon Jovi’s tour photographer and has worked with celebrity clients including Drew Carey, Avril Lavigne, Gloria Estefan, and Joss Stone. Sports Illustrated is a regular client and he has 12 covers to his credit including the 2010 Super Bowl. His panoramic Gigapan image of President Obama’s inauguration was viewed online over 15 million times, and he has made similar images at the World Series, Super Bowl, and Final Four. Bergman has produced still and video projects for companies including FremantleMedia, Embassy Row, EMI, and SONY Music and has been published in Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, People, Entertainment Weekly, Blender, USA Today, and The New York Times.

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Colton, J. (2015). DAVID BERGMAN: ROAD WARRIOR. Available: http://www.zphotojournal.com/photo-journal/2015/1/29/david-begman-road-warrior. Last accessed 26th Dec 2016.

 

Michael Clark – Photographer

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Internationally published outdoor photographer Michael Clark specialises in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. His has numerous clients including National Geographic, Sports Illustrated,  Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, to name just a few. He has risked life many times whilst on his various assignments to bring back stunning images of rock climbers and mountaineers pushing their sports to the limit in remote locations around the world.

As a former physicist Michael has worked on both sides of the technical revolution – helping refine the technology and using it for his current profession. Michael has worked as a professional photographer since 1996 and added digital photography to his repertoire in 2003. While Michael still shoots some film, mostly medium format, the lion’s share of his images are now produced with high-resolution digital cameras.

 

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PROFUSION EXPO. (2015). Elinchrom Presents: “Master of Adventure” Michael Clark. Available: http://prophotoblog.ca/profusion/elinchrom-presents-master-of-adventure-michael-clark/. Last accessed 26th Dec 2016.