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Tony Duffy on the Sports Photography Philosophy Podcast Part 1

Tony Duffy on the Sports Photography Philosophy Podcast Part 1

Getty Images sports photographer, Dean Mouhtaropoulos or Allsportsnapper has an open discussion with the man that started the sports photography industry. This show is one of a two part special. I want to emphasise the word special on this show as my guest is the man who started the sports photography industry back in 1968. The now iconic image from the Mexico Olympics of Bob Beamon smashing the world record in the long jump shot by the one and only, Tony Duffy. A keen amateur photographer at time this image was the very beginning of the sport photography industry as we know it today. We speak about that photo the began it all, starting an agency from scratch, we mention some legends of the sports photography industry with some still in the game, shooting the Olympics in the 70s and 80s then becoming the Official Photographers in 1984, how the Paparazzi after the Death of Princess Diana affected the sports photographers at the time, making a photographer the photo chief at major ev

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