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Capturing Sports in Motion - Famous Sports photographers

Sports photographers have to be just as fast to click the adventure of the sports and defining emotions of the moments in a way that both fans and athletes can relate.
March 2, 2022
Sports photography, is one of the most exhilarating and exciting  niches of photography – but the unpredictable and constant changing situation and emotions involved also makes it challenging.  Sports photographers have to be just as fast to click the  adventure of the sports and defining emotions of the moments in a way that both fans and athletes can relate. We bring upon the names of some of the best sports photographers who can be followed for inspirations.

Neil Leifer :

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Neil Leifer, a legend in the world of photography ,is anAmerican sports photographer and filmmaker is best known for having followedMuhammad Ali's career from beginning to end and capturing some of the iconic moments. Neil was  introduced to photography by a social service agency that offered free classes to the poor children in the neighborhood and was  only 19 when he landed his first magazine cover. In 2014, Neil   became the first photographer to be  inducted into the International Boxing Hall ofFame. 

Chris Burkard:

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Chris Burkard , aged 35 is one of the most famous photographers on Instagram with more than 3.7 M followers. He is well-known as a surf and outdoor photographer and has captured versatile and vividly beautifully images specializing with photography in cold places. He is also one of the top travel influencers.

Hy Money :

Image by: Hy Money, the first female photographer to break into the major league in football coverage

Money has been acknowledged as 'Britain's first female Sports Photographer'. Money began taking photographs of football matches in the early 1970s, when women were banned from taking pictures of games from the side-lines at many venues. After a legal battle, Money was allowed to photograph football matches .

 

Aaron Chang:

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Aaron Chang is a senior American photographer who specialized in surfing and ocean photograph. He has more than 100 magazine covers and has shot amazing waves and places. He has even gotten up close with whales so he could photograph them underwater.

Dave Lehl:

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A capture showing sports in Motion by Dave Lehl

Dave, is an American commercial action, sports adventure, and active lifestyle photographer. He is known for his signature light-painting photographs.