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Sports Photographer Andrew D. Bernstein to Partner with Tamrac for Exclusive Photo Seminar “Behind the Scenes of an NBA Photographer” - 3/21/13

Los Angeles, CA, February 06, 2013 --( Legendary sports photographer Andrew D. Bernstein will share insight on his 30+ years of groundbreaking sports photography during the new and exclusive photo seminar “Behind the Scenes of an NBA Photographer” presented by Tamrac, Samy’s Camera, and Nikon. The seminar will be held at Samy's Camera EDU Department located at 475 S. Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles, directly across the street from the Los Angeles Samy’s Camera store on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m.

A veteran of over 30 years of sports, commercial and venue photography, Andrew D. Bernstein has photographed the NBA and NHL since 1980, as well six Olympic teams for USA Basketball. He and his company, Andrew D. Bernstein Associates Photography, Inc., have served as official photographer for almost every major team and venue in Southern California. Currently he is the team photographer for the Lakers, Clippers and Kings as well as Director of Photography for STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Bernstein was team photographer for ten home teams to win a championship in basketball (Lakers in 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010), baseball (Dodgers in1988), and hockey (Kings in 2012). Additionally, Bernstein’s work has been published worldwide and he has had numerous awards and exhibitions. He is one of only four photographers whose work is on permanent display at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Bernstein’s presentation topics will include:
· Stories behind the most iconic sports images of the past 30 years
· Equipment, setup and shooting pro sports

“I am thrilled to partner with Tamrac, Samy’s Camera and Nikon, all great leaders in the field of photography, to share my experiences as a sports photographer and to offer industry tips to those up-and-coming in the field,” says Andrew D. Bernstein.

Following his presentation, Bernstein will provide a book signing for Journey to the Ring: Behind the Scenes with the 2010 NBA Champion Lakers, his photo documentary book collaboration with former Lakers Head Coach Phil Jackson, which will be available for sale for $25.

Registration for the class is available for $20 online at

Tickets will include admission to the event, coupons from Tamrac, Samy’s Camera and Nikon, and light refreshments.

Bernstein is a Tamrac-endorsed photographer. Bernstein’s seminar is presented by Tamrac, and co-sponsored by Samy’s and Nikon.

About Andrew D. Bernstein: Since 1983, Andrew D. Bernstein has photographed and developed a unique personal rapport with the world's leading professional athletes. Bernstein was involved in the creation of NBA Photos in 1986, which is recognized as the worldwide leader in licensing of NBA photography, and in the creation of the position of Official NBA Photographer in 1986 that he held until 2011. He continues to be the NBA’s longest tenured photographer. Bernstein's work frequently appears in Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Sporting News, Time, Newsweek and more. He has covered every NBA Finals since 1982, as well as the 1992- 2012 U.S. Olympic basketball teams. Bernstein's other recent projects include advertising campaigns featuring top athletes for Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Icy Hot.

About Tamrac: For over 35 years, Tamrac has been manufacturing innovative products based on photographers’ needs and requests, maintaining the strictest quality standards. Tamrac’s extensive line of protective carrying systems includes backpacks, shoulder bags, point & shoot bags, rolling cases, and laptop compatible bags. Tamrac’s numerous design inventions and innovations make them the best on the market.

Contact Information:
Andrew D. Bernstein Associates Photography, Inc.
Jess Block, Publicist
Contact via Email

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