This month we have an presenter from the UK, Mark Pain (www.markpain.com). He will be talking about his work covering the Olympics plus his photographic techniques. The presentation will for for approximately one hour.
Mark Pain is a multi-award winning sports photographer with over 25 years experience. Covering major events worldwide from the Olympic Games to the Ryder Cup, and from football and rugby World Cups to World Championship athletics, Mark has worked at the top of his profession for many years and was Chief Sports Photographer of the Mail On Sunday for over twenty years. He takes portraits and features of the biggest and best stars in the world of sport, working for both editorial and corporate clients.
Having won many competitions and been highly commended on numerous occasions, including as a sports finalist in the World Press Photo 1998, Mark was named as the Sports Photographer of the Year in 2005 and 2011 at the British Press Awards.He was named as the British Airways Olympic Photographer Of The Year 2012 at the prestigious UK Guild Of Picture Editors Awards. In 2011 Mark successfully launched the first dedicated Sports Photography School in the UK, and in 2013 became a Nikon UK Ambassador.