Sunday, May 6, 2012

The Candid Frame #139 - Bill Frakes





Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer based in Florida. He has worked in more than 100 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients. His advertising clients include Nike, CocaCola, Champion, Isleworth, Stryker, IBM, Nikon, Kodak,Canon, and Reebok. 

Editorially his work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world. Bill won the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the prestigious Pictures of the Year competition. He was a member of the Miami Herald staff that won the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Hurricane Andrew . He has also been honored by the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for reporting on the disadvantaged and by the Overseas Press club for distinguished foreign reporting. 

He was awarded the Gold Medal by World Press Photo. He has received hundreds of national and international awards for his work. You can find out more about Bill and his work by visiting his website and his blog

Bill Frakes recommends the work of Jeanloup Sieff.

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