Find out about ever changing dynamics, challenges, technology and equipment for sports photography!
We invite everyone to “Riga Photo Show 2016” on 31 October to meet a sports photographer Raimonds Volonts! You will have an opportunity to find out more about the specific features of sports photography, challenges, difficult and sometimes dangerous working conditions, as well as to gain insight into the selection of appropriate equipment and technology.
Raimonds Volonts has been working in sports photography for 17 years.
He has created 15 rally calendars, contributed to publications in the book "Latvian Rally Sport 50", "World Rallying", "One Day in Latvia", "Dinamo Riga” books 2009–2016, photos in the magazines "Auto", "Auto Bild", "Car of the Year", "Club", "Next" etc., as well as in such news portals as "BBC News," "Apollo", "Delfi", "Diena", "Latvijas Avīze".
His work experience grew over 6 years shooting the Benson Honda Racing in the Baltic States and Finland, WRC stages in Finland, Bulgaria and Poland, the ERC rally stages in Latvia and Estonia, the World Championships and the Cup of Nations in motocross, Davis Cup with the participation of Latvian tennis teams, European Championship in Musa track 2011– 2014, as well as the HC "Dinamo Riga" games in Latvia, Russia, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia over the last 8 years. Raimonds also did Reportage photography from many other sports and corporate events.
Workshop on sports photography will take place on the stage of Hall II on 21 October from 14.00–15.00.
Held in collaboration with Sony.