Photo editor and photography history teacher Robert Stevens discusses in a column the non-use of a legendary image by David Burnett. In late June of this year, the American magazine Sports Illustrated published a special issue, online, with their selection of the best 100 sports photos in the history of photography. One of the truly iconic images is a photo from the 1984 Olympics of the runner Mary Decker after she was tripped by Zola Budd during a race. This iconic photograph was made by legendary photographer David Burnett. Sports Illustrated, who has used the images many times before,...
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