Tag: Sol Neelman

Sol Neelman's photographs of Weird Sports – Picture Editor : Mike Davis

Chances are good that you’ve never seen most of the sport that Portland based photographer Sol Neelman photographs. He’s been photographing a lot of these weird sports these past few years, including events that you’d be hard pressed to call sports. There is definitely sporting involved; people in his pictures are doing things that generally require exertion and there are often balls and specialized clothing involved. But not always.

Link:
http://www.michaelddavis.com/blog/2010/11/12/sol-neelmans-photographs-of-weird-sports.html

Sol Neelman, diversifying to support a 'weird sports' personal project

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AFTER STAFF – Sol Neelman, diversifying to support a ‘weird sports’ personal project | RESOLVE — the liveBooks photo blog:

Photographer Sol Neelman left a staff job at The Oregonian in 2007 after ten years as a newspaper photojournalist. Although he’s won a Pulitzer and been honored twice by POYi, Sol does not claim to be an expert at the “After Staff” transition — and that’s exactly why I wanted to share his story. Burnt out on low-paid editorial, exploring commercial and wedding, and pursuing the personal project he’s passionate about, Sol echoes the experiences of almost every photographer I talked to for this project.