Portraits of Athletes

Portraits of athletes photographed for magazines editorial and advertising photography by Pulitzer Prize-winning sports photographer Brian Smith

Yanks – Phillies World Series Sports Photography

Sports Photography dream match-up as Hideki Matsui of the New York Yankees and Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies square off tonight in Game One of the World Series. Both of them were incredibly nice when we photographed them, so I wish both of them the best. Welcome back to the Show, Yanks…

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Hideki Matsui photographed by Brian Smith

Hideki Matsui

Last week I was in New York riding the subway uptown with a train filled with Yankees fans which reminded me of a shoot I did last year of Hideki Matsui at spring training. Covering Hideki is really quite a scene. Hideki is Japanese Elvis. There are more sports photographers following Hideki than covering the

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Way to Go Helio!

Helio Castroneves just had a very good week. Helio is one of the the nicest guy as you could ever meet. He’s a sports photographers dream subject so I’m very happy to see him back in victory lane at the Indianapolis 500 for the third time. We did this shot as the final shot of

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Where Did You Go, Dom DiMaggio?

Seven-time All Star Dominic DiMaggio, who always lived in the shadows of Hall of Fame brother Joe and teammate Ted Williams, died early today at age 92. DiMaggio still holds the record for the longest consecutive game hitting streak in Red Sox history, yet his 34-game hitting streak games in 1949 was only the second

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Portraits of Athletes: Photographing Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade, aka D-Wade, ended his playoff run far to early for a basketball god who single-handedly turned around his franchise’s fortunes on his thanks to one of the greatest seasons in NBA history. All that’s left is to praise the greatness he showed averaging 30.2 ppg for a team that offered little supporting cast.

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