Photographer harshly criticized for ‘shoddy’ Olympic portraits

Photographer harshly criticized for ‘shoddy’ Olympic portraits

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Rebecca Bross of the US Olympic Gymnastics team poses for pictures during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

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Posted on July 3, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Updated Sunday, Oct 20 at 2:11 AM

A set of portraits of American Olympians has generated negative feelings in the photography community because of an "amateur" and "shoddy" look that some think was intentional.

The photos were taken for Getty and AFP at the USOC media summit by Joe Klamar. While other photographers at the event chose to shoot the portraits straight up, Klamar's had a different feel. Members of the photography community weren't going for it.

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