David Burnett’s Eighth Summer Olympics

An Olympic Photographer’s Endurance

David Burnett has photographed seven summer Olympics, creating a few iconic images along the way. In conversation, he remembers the misses and triumphs, and discusses his commitment to a different picture as London’s games approach.

via Lens Blog: http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/19/an-olympic-photographers-endurance/

David Burnett, of Contact Press Images, has photographed seven summer Olympics. He has previously been featured on Lens for his books on Iran and on Bob Marley as well as his photographs during the launch of Apollo 11. He spoke with James Estrin last week