Main - Ron Wyatt's Journey Through The World of Photography: From Minor League to the Olympic Games

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
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Ron Wyatt's Journey Through The World of Photography: From Minor League to the Olympic Games

Intro Sports Photography! From the Minor Leagues to the Olympic Games

Ron Wyatt discusses capturing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat in sports photography.  Whether you're an ambitious beginner or a seasoned pro, Ron will cover equipment, camera set-up, and planning an awesome shooting strategy.  Ron will also emphasize the importance of knowing the game - how to have fun photographing sports and what it's like to cover the Olympic Games.  Before you know it, "play ball" will resound in your neighborhood and ballparks across the land.  Ron will help the family photo bugs prepare for capturing the action on and around the field.  This is the perfect seminar to learn the basics of sports photography and see images of epic sporting events captured by a true pro.

Ron Wyatt's first experience with photography was an unsuccessful photo documentation of his honeymoon. Armed with a borrowed instamatic camera, he learned that camera shake will not produce great photos. Ron, a self-taught photographer has covered the NBA, NFL, MLB, and two Summer Olympic Games. His photos have appeared in various publications such as: USA Today, Black Enterprise Magazine, Time Magazine, Newsweek, TV Guide, ESPN, and others. He has covered corporate assignments for; Six Flags, Eastman Kodak, Continental Airlines, CVS, PepsiCo, Verizon, and many others. His Photography has allowed him to travel to various parts of the world. He worked has a cameramen for MSNBC, Comcast Sports, News12 and Court TV. He has spoken on Sports,Corporate,Event and Travel photography at WPPI, Photo Plus, NECC, Camera stores and Camera clubs across the country.

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Event Type(s): Presentation / Lecture
Age Group(s): Adults (18+)

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