March 26, 2012 / Podcasts
TWiT Photo 48: Pulitzer Prize team winning Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes
View Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer Bill Frakes’s astonishing portfolio as he shares insights on how he often carries & triggers 25+ cameras, how he went from LAW school to one of SI’s Top Shooters, and why preparation & storyboarding are key. Winner of the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award his clients include everyone from Nike to Apple and his editorial work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world.
3 TIPS from Bill Frakes:
1. When you have great light, always look 180 degrees in the opposite direction. The light will extremely different but equally wonderful.
2. When you’re shooting sports, pay attention to where you are physically. You have to be careful to never impact anyone else in the stadium–from the athletes to the spectators to the officials to your colleagues.
3. “Doing video capture always use supports.”