elcome to Legends Online, the latest in an ongoing series of
profiles and portfolios of some of the worlds greatest photographic talent,
brought to you exclusively by PDN and Kodak Professional. In each edition,
you can view and read about the images - and the image-makers - that have
helped shape our perceptions of photography and broadened our understanding
of our world.
We will present three additional Legends Online
features this year, each highlighting the careers and work of two great
photographers in different genres of the craft.
In this edition, we present a pairing of two
of the worlds most highly regarded photojournalists: one who covers the
world of sports, and the other who reports on human conflicts around the
globe. Seemingly unrelated in their subject matter, war photographer
Christopher Morris and sports shooter Heinz Kluetmeier reveal the common
bond that ties them together: the desire to capture forever the precise
From the Olympics in Nagano to the Big Top of the
Ringling Brothers Circus, Kluetmeier has always gone for the big moment,
the moment of high anxiety which involves high production values.
In global hotspots like Bosnia
and Angola, Morris goes for the moment in an equally rigorous manner, but
lives his life in a manner as dangerous as his subjects.
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