Jose Yau, M.Photog. Cr.
You want to get your PPA M Photo degree in photojournalism/reportage this class will help you to get the degree. Sports photojournalism can involve capturing athletes in various settings, from sporting events to action-packed moments. While it can be an exciting and fulfilling genre, it’s essential to prioritize safety both for yourself and the subjects you photograph. Getting into sports photojournalism requires a lot of photographic experience and be able to show sports editors your professional portfolio, ability to produce top level photos, willingness to work long hours and sometimes to travel, and other demands that will placed you to be able to get the sports shots required of a busy publication, especially in a larger city.
We will cover:
1) Basic camera settings
2) Game day story telling
3) Take winning shots every time photographing sports
4) How to caption action and emotion
5) Where to strategically position during game day
6) Using remotes
7) Breaking into Sports photojournalism
9) Editing equipment and software
A native of Panama City, Panama, Jose has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Newman University (1991), Wichita, KS. Bachelor of Science in Cytology degree from Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA, affiliated with the University of Massachusetts (1994). He received his degree in photography from the New York Institute of Photography with a specialty in photojournalism.
Jose’s Photography October 2002 – Present (Texas-Pennsylvania)
■ Photographer – Portraits, Sports, seniors, wedding and event photography.
■ PPA Speaker at Imaging USA 2011New Orleans, Louisiana.
■ Photographer of the year 2010, 2011, 2022 Silver from PPA (Professional Photographers of America),
■ PPA Loan Collection Book/Imaging Excellence Collection Book in 2010,2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2022
■ PPA Showcase Collection Book 2012, 2014
■ Freelance photographer for the Waco Tribune Herald (2003-present),Associated Press (2006-present), The Dallas Morning News (2008-present)
■ Cover High School playoffs and championship in the state of Texas(football, baseball, basketball, golf, )
■ Cover Cotton Bowl semifinals college football in Arlington, Texas,Tostitos Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona, Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, AlamoBowl in San Antonio, Texas.
■ Cover Big XII Universities, SEC Universities. Capture PhotojournalisticAssignments for publication and sports.
■ NFL (Super Bowl XLV), MLB, NBA, HNL, NASCAR
■ Cover President George W. Bush 2003-2009.
■ NCAA Three Women’s Final Four (San Antonio, Denver andTampa), NCAA Tennis Championship, NCAA Equestrian championship.