Image by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. Opening Ceremony - Olympics Day: 1. Cameron Spencer mounted his camera on a metal bar directly in front of him and used a very slow shutter speed and small aperture high aperture capture the streaking fireworks and the lighting of the Olympic torch.
The first 7 days at the Olympics - highlights from Tokyo 2020
30 July 2021
Getty Images is the Official Photographic Agency of the International Olympic Committee. With a team of over 100, including 48 specialist sports photographers, four are from Australia and New Zealand – Cameron Spencer (Athletics), Adam Pretty (Weightlifting), Phil Walter (Sailing & Marathon/Walk Race), and Ryan Pierse (Surfing & Athletics).
Covering a total of 339 events at the Tokyo 2020 games, each will be equipped with four camera bodies, two flash units, and a variety of lenses, along with robotic and remote cameras. Capturing an impressive 2 million images over the duration of the Games, 5,000 images each day will be uploaded the Getty website. These are some of the highlights of week one of the Games, with a hero shot from each day.
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