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NOW AVAILABLE! THE 2011 ABBEVILLE PANTHERS FOOT...

Published March 28th, 2012

has been completed and may now be ordered directly from the publisher. You may visit the preview/order page on my website at http://www.shawnmknox.com/books for more information. Prices start at $39.95 for the 10x8 softcover standard book. There is also an 13x11 large edition available this year. Make sure you use Coupon Code "AMAZE" now through April 2, 2012 during checkout to receive 25% off your book order!

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Inspiring Sports Photographers: Brad Mangin

Published March 26th, 2012

One thing that I thought that would be beneficial to me and anyone else reading this blog would be to start a regular post highlighting the best sports and/or commercial photographer that inspire me. In my opinion, it is very important for any photographer to continually seek out the work and inspiration of those photographers in their specific photographic genre that are operating at the next level. There is so much insight and creativity out there that these photographers are willing to share with others and I think it is really important to take advantage of this information and utilize it.

I will be keeping a running list of these photographers on Tumblr at http://www.tumblr.com/blog/sportsphotogblog. I will also be linking to any podcast interviews of these photographers on that blog since I think it is very helpful to hear what these inspiring photographers have to say about their careers. If you have any suggestions for outstanding professional photographers to add to the ...

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Inspirational Sports Photographers

Published March 20th, 2012

As a way to keep a running list of the sports and commercial photographers that I find most inspiring I've created a tumblr blog on this subject which give me a running list of these photographers blog sites where I can go often for ideas.

This tumblr page is located at: http://sportsphotogblog.tumblr.com/

If you have any suggestions for sports and commerical photographers that you find inspirational for those specializing in sports photography I would love to hear from you.

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One of my favorite photography subjects is . . .

Published February 23rd, 2012

sports photography in general but not just the action. Sure, I really love the challenge of capturing great action shots and also making portraits and composite art featuring athletes but one of my favorite subjects is seek out are candid shots that tell the story of the day by the facial expression of athlete during the course of their competition.

These particular shots were taken of the same athlete but at different events. They're both candid shots but I think the athlete has struck such great natural poses in these images that would be difficult to achieve at a portrait shoot. Which just goes to show that most of the time the natural poses are, well, . . . more natural!

I invite you to follow my sports and portraiture work at my home web page at http://www.shawnmknox.com and my Google Plus page at http://www.shawngplus.com and if you're new to sports action photography or wanting to start into this challenging genre of photography please check out my online class with The Com ...

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