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Damian Strohmeyer to speak on Thursday of convention


Those who choose to include the Thursday, Oct. 17, evening session of the 2013 IHSPA convention will have the opportunity to see Sports Illustrated photographer Damian Strohmeyer photos and hear him describe techniques for creating dynamic pictures.

Strohmeyer is a Boston photographer who has been telling stories with photographs for more than two decades.  Adept with a wide range of skills, he is comfortable working in portraiture, photojournalism, and fast-moving news, sports and feature photography in the advertising, commercial and editorial markets.

After stints at The Topeka Capital Journal and The Denver Post newspapers, he has been affiliated with Sports Illustrated magazine for over 20 years covering The World Series, The NCAA Basketball Tournament, The Olympics, and the past 27 Super Bowls. His work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated over 60 times.

Heavily rewarded in photo contests, Strohmeyer has received awards from Pictures of the Year, Missouri University’s POYi, The National Headliners Awards, and The Pro Football Hall of Fame. His work is exhibited at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He is a member of the exclusive Canon “Explorers of Light” program, a group of 50 of the world’s most influential photographers, and he is a frequent speaker at educational events.

Strohmeyer took photos for the book A March for Honor, chronicling small town Indiana High School basketball written by Sports Illustrated senior writer Alexander Wolff.

Damian grew up in Axtell, Kansas, and graduated from Washburn University (Topeka, Kansas). He is married to Joanne Rathe who is a photographer at The Boston Globe. They have three children and reside in the greater Boston area.

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