Nearly every sports photographer dreams of being on the field covering marquee events like the Super Bowl or the Olympics. Veteran photographer Peter Read Miller has been living that dream for longer than many of his colleagues have been alive, and he wan
Of this whole cool scene, my favorite moment was when we were all taking cellphone pictures at the same time of the divers entering the water. I was thinking - "I'm taking cellphone pictures with Kluetmeier and Burnett, how cool is that!"
Miller is a pretty low-tech guy when it comes to using a new camera like the Mark IV, but he has tried many different settings with his new cameras to come up with a system that works well for him.
"A number of people have asked me what custom functions I am using. The settings presented here (see below) have worked very well for me shooting football. Of course everyone’s shooting style is different, but at least you can give these a try as a starting point," said Miller.
As this decade ends, I wanted to commemorate its passing by collecting images from these special people that have helped me over the years. I asked them to select an image of theirs that is historic, unique, revealing or memorable.
Most of all, I wanted the image to be something personal … an image special to them.