Ali in New York

Photos that punched their weight Good subject: Chris Smith first met Ali in the aftermath of his fight with Sonny Liston – photograph Chris Smith Photographing great sporting events and personalities never fails to thrill. I’ve been doing it for 50 years and one of the highlights was photographing Muhammad Ali. Charisma, the power to […]

Photos that punched their weight

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”175″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Good subject: Chris Smith first met Ali in the aftermath of his fight with Sonny Liston – photograph Chris Smith Photographing great sporting events and personalities never fails to thrill. I’ve been doing it for 50 years and one of the highlights was photographing Muhammad Ali. Charisma, the power to charm and inspire, […]

Boxing – Hugh McIlvanney, “Sport In Focus” published 1986.

THE TRUISM that professional boxing is like no other sport is reinforced by just about every photograph ever taken of a fighter at work. Desperate moments in other games can, when frozen by the camera, translate into beautiful abstractions. Even the most violent collision of American football players, the kind of battering impact that sends […]