Posts Tagged ‘Mario Tama’

John McCain’s iPhone Poker: A Brief History of Long-Lens Gotchas

Posted by on Wednesday September 4, 2013 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Yesterday photographer Melina Mara of The Washington Post got a photo of Senator John McCain playing poker on his iPhone during the Senate hearing on military action in Syria. Mara’s photo is the most widely seen photo of yesterday’s meeting of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. This isn’t the first time a sharp-eyed photographer... More

Mario Tama’s Close-Up On Netanyahu’s UN Speech

Posted by on Tuesday September 27, 2011 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Note to photographers covering the United Nations General Assembly: It pays to carry a telephoto lens. Yesterday, Michael Shaw at Bag News noted that Getty Images photographer Mario Tama had managed to zoom in on the text of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the General Assembly on September 23, capturing the prime minister’s... More