Tips for taking pictures of sports stars ...

BRIENNE WALSH, PDN (SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED):

"Photographing top athletes comes with a unique set of challenges. The subjects typically bring all of the trappings of celebrity — publicists, entourages, tight schedules — but unlike famous actors, have no training in performing in front of a camera. A portrait shoot with a busy sports star requires the ability to work fast, as well as the directing skills to elicit a spark of personality from the subject quickly."