Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 To The Present

Here, in more than 280 spectacular images—more than 130 in full color—are great action photographs; portraits of athletes, famous and unknown; athletes off the field and behind the scenes; and athletes practicing, working out, and pursuing the daily relentlessness of training and achieving physical perfection.

Buckland writes that sports photographers have always been central to the technical advancement of photography—that they have designed longer lenses, faster shutters, motor drives, underwater casings, and remote controls, allowing us to see—and hold on to—what we could never see with the naked eye.

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