Vincent Laforet’s Blog


Newsweek’s Picture of the Day: August 15, 2008
August 15, 2008, 5:42 pm
Filed under: Olympics
©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

THIS BLOG HAS FOUND A NEW HOME–TO READ THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF THIS POST AND TO LEAVE COMMENTS PLEASE GO TO:

http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2008/08/15/newsweeks-picture-of-the-day-august-15-2008/

“Today’s choice for Picture of the Day was a tough decision. By a hair’s breadth, I’ve chosen Vincent Laforet’s overhead picture from the weightlifting, ” —Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, NEWSWEEK

=



World Records Seen From Above
August 15, 2008, 2:50 pm
Filed under: Olympics

©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

©Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

THIS BLOG HAS FOUND A NEW HOME–TO READ THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF THIS POST AND TO LEAVE COMMENTS PLEASE GO TO:

http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2008/08/15/world-records-seen-from-above/

I shot most everything from overhead today – either with the use of remote cameras or by physically shooting from the catwalks. Here is Andrei Rybakou of Belarus winning the silver metal and breaking the world record with an 185 Kg snatch in the men’s 85kg weightlifting competition – this was shot with an overhead remote camera – more on that later…