Photographers' Blog

Shooting through the Olympic flame

August 10, 2012

By Max Rossi

In one word: a nightmare!

From my top position above the flame I have to fight with it every day and the results are both frustrating and exciting. Frustrating when a nice celebration or action are completely blurred by the heat, exciting when the heat and the composition of the picture work well together.

Multiple exposure’s digital era

July 31, 2012

By Mike Blake

The ability to take a number of pictures all on the same frame was simple in the days of film cameras.

A star that shined for me

July 5, 2012

By Ueslei Marcelino

It’s always a challenge to photograph nature, and the moon is certainly a part of that. Everyone at some time has looked at that giant orb shining in the sky.

Robo-cams go for Olympic gold

July 4, 2012

By Fabrizio Bensch

Is it possible to get 11 photographers into a box and put them in a position where you could never place a photographer? Normally, it would be absolutely impossible. But nothing is impossible when it comes to the Olympic games.

Capturing the covert nature of WikiLeaks

December 3, 2010

WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson poses for a photograph before a briefing at the Frontline club in London, December 1, 2010.  REUTERS/Paul Hackett  I had an assignment at the Frontline club in Paddington to photograph WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson speaking during a debate at the club. I was fortunate enough to be quite early for the assignment and within minutes Kristinn had arrived and was being interviewed ahead of the main debate. There were no other stills photographers there at that time.

Behind the glass: The secret of the remote camera

October 7, 2010

Often people I know are impressed by amazing pictures of basketball players fighting for a rebound or trying to score a basket, taken from behind the glass. They always ask me from where are these pictures shot because they didn’t see a photographer in the area. The answer is always the same: a remote camera!