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Be A Sport

For quite a number of years, I did sports photography for the Star News Group in Melbourne, mostly covering football and cricket, but also a variety of other sports including soccer, rugby, cycling, horse racing and whatever else was of interest to the paper at the time. I also covered general news stories, but I was mainly a sports photographer doing the weekend rounds. I enjoyed the work, but after doing it year in, year out, rushing from one venue to the next and having to sort, select, caption and then submit the photos before the following Monday, it slowly wore you down. There were times when I really had to fight to find the motivation to keep going and sometimes I’d start the day feeling like I was already bowled out for a duck.

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