Pyeongchang 2018: Up The Course

001_upthecourse_021118Matt Graham (AUS) during mens’ moguls freestyle skiing moguls qualification during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Phoenix Snow Park.

Prior to joining the ranks of Olympics photographers, I recall reading hallowed tales from other shooters about what a grind the schedule was. The Summer Olympics was said to be the creme de la creme of punishment and physical tumult in the name of storytelling and all things visual. If you enjoy getting more than two hours of sleep a night over a three week span, they warned, stay far and clear from wielding a camera there.

The Winter Olympics were painted as if a walk in the clouds, where anyone would surely attain photo nirvana so long as they brought along snow boots, hand warmers, and a few soft pillows from home for all the sleep they

Posted in Photography, Photojournalism, Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Sports, Travel by Guy Rhodes on February 11th, 2018.

4 Responses to “Pyeongchang 2018: Up The Course”

  1. Lisa DeNeal says:

    Great photos! Thanks for sharing

  2. Debbie Hartka says:

    YEAH !!! Love your Olympics blogs. Great photos….kahm-sahm-nee-dah

  3. JILL Verbich says:

    AWESOME!!! I LOVE your detailed descriptions! Stay safe and ENJOY!!!

  4. Maestra Heredia's class says:

    Greetings, Guy from a fellow Region Rat by way of Ypsilanti, Michigan. My class is following your blog. Here are some class comments:
    We love how you take pictures of these cool athletes. It’s supercool how you can take these pictures at the exact moments with right timing. We like how you take pictures of the Olympians when sometimes you can’t get that picture close up on TV. We admire how you can carry 30 lbs of camera equipment up and down the equivalent the 42 flights of stairs. Why do you take so many pictures of them crashing and falling? You are very good at what you do.