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Getty Images photographer Ezra Shaw on how he got the shot of swimmer Michael Phelps greeting his family after winning Olympic gold....

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Funny Faces and Amazing Dumplings

July 27, 2011 | 1 Comments

A European photographer came up to me and asked jokingly if I specialized in photographing synchronized swimming. He was kidding around because during the first week of the FINA World Swimming Championships, I had been...

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White Bread and Meat Flavored Chips

July 20, 2011 | 1 Comments

The fog was so thick when I left my home in San Francisco that I couldn’t see the Golden Gate Bridge as I was driving over it. When I arrived in Shanghai 13 hours later,...

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On the Road Continues…

June 23, 2010 | 1 Comments

It was another early morning start the next day. We had to get back for the US game against Slovenia. I was really looking forward to this game because it was the only time that...

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On the Road

June 22, 2010 | 1 Comments

First glimpse of the sun coming up around 2 hours in to our journey After my only day off during the first round of the World Cup, my team of Getty Images photographers hit the...

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Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Johannesburg came to a standstill on Friday. The South Africans had waited eight long years for this day to finally arrive. The Getty Images photographers that were covering the game...

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Photographing Future World Cup Athletes

June 8, 2010 | 2 Comments

This is me, getting to work. Picture taken by Streeter Lecka. The Getty Images photography crew started arriving in South Africa last week for the biggest sporting event in the world, the 2010 Fifa World...

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Satan’s Velodrome

October 12, 2007 | 2 Comments

Satan’s Velodrome is what it is called on the website. The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge is its official name. It is a 5-day stage race that crosses the Simpson Desert, which after looking at a...

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