About CourseScott Kelby is joined by legendary Olympic sports photographer Dave Black for an experience designed to help you improve your sports action photography. Over the course of Dave's 30 year career as a sports photographer he has photographed 12 Olympic events for Newsweek. Dave knows what it takes to create dynamic sports action photos that stand out and make you saw wow! Through a combination of sharing photographs and stories from Dave's career plus in-depth critiques of viewer submitted photographs, Dave shares a host of insight, pro-level tips, and strategies intended to help you take your sports photography to the next level.
- Lesson 1: Introduction 03:39
- Lesson 2: 10 Favorite Summer Olympic Shots: Part 1 15:32
- Lesson 3: 10 Favorite Summer Olympic Shots: Part 2 14:23
- Lesson 4: 10 Favorite Winter Olympic Shots: Part 1 10:08
- Lesson 5: 10 Favorite Winter Olympic Shots: Part 2 08:24
- Lesson 6: Lighting Sports: Part 1 12:20
- Lesson 7: Lighting Sports: Part 2 14:13
- Lesson 8: Summer Sports Photo Critiques: Part 1 13:53
- Lesson 9: Summer Sports Photo Critiques: Part 2 18:16
- Lesson 10: Winter Sports Photo Critiques 12:13
- Lesson 11: Sports Photo with Lighting Critiques 11:51
- Lesson 12: Daves Top 10 Tips 08:23
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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 lighting 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. He is one of Nikon's "Legends Behind the Lens" photographers and is a prominent instructor at a variety of workshops each year. His monthly website tutorial articles "Workshop at the Ranch" attract more than 85,000 unique visitors monthly. In 2010 he released his highly acclaimed instructional book, The Way I See It. To see Dave's images, learn more about photography, or purchase his book visit his website www.daveblackphotography.com.