The ArtsCenter Photoblog

September 27, 2009

PhotoNight LII


PhotoNight at UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication is back and in full swing! Tuesday night, Gary W. Green, a sports photographer, will share his photos and speak in room 33 of Carroll Hall on UNC’s campus. PhotoNight is free, open to the public and a rare opportunity to hear pro photographers talk about why and how they make their photos. Previous PhotoNights have featured Antonin Kratchovil of VII Photo Agency (also the home of James Nachtwey, one of my favorite photographers), Kristen Ashburn, Ami Vitale, Steve Liss, Pete Souza, Chris Hondros and various photographers from the News & Observer.

Below is the email from my professor with more about Gary W. Green. Feel free to email me if you don’t know how to get to Carroll 33, and I’ll help you out!

–Lisa

PhotoNight LII will feature Gary W. Green of the Orlando Sentinel and
will be held Tuesday, 9/29, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. in room 33 Carroll
Hall. Doors open at 7:00p.m.

Gary W. Green has been a senior photographer and lead sports
photographer for the Orlando Sentinel since 2002. Before joining the
Sentinel Green worked at the Akron(Ohio) Beacon Journal and Tribune
Chronicle in Warren, OH. He is a 1994 graduate of Ohio University’s
School of Visual Communication.

Over the past 15 years, Green has coordinated and covered multiple
Super Bowls, NCAA tournaments and Final Fours, NBA playoffs and
Finals, World Series, BCS Championships, PGA and LPGA golf
tournaments, Daytona 500 and NASCAR races, as well as the Kentucky
Derby.

Assignments have taken him to the baseball fields of the Dominican
Republic, the slums of Tijuana, Mexico, the summit of Mauna Kea on the
Big Island of Hawaii, Canada and all over the United States. In
addition to sports he has covered space shuttle launches, presidential
campaigns, hurricanes, New York City following 9/11, and documentary
stories throughout Central Florida.

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