The Daily Edit - Runner's World: Mark Davis - A Photo Editor

Runner’s World Creative Director: Jesse Southerland Director of Photography: Amy Wolff Photographer: Mark Davis Heidi: How did this story come about? Mark: When I was a sophomore at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, I was in a photojournalism class taught b

If you have ever been to running or sporting events, you know that there are so many colors involved. As I started to shoot this project, it became clear to me that there were frames that just wouldn’t work in color. Neon can be visually overwhelming and really distract the viewer from the subject in the frame. Shooting in black and white gave me the freedom to focus more on form and shapes and not worry about a neon jacket or jersey completely ruining an image.