Western Kentucky University

WKU Events

  Event Information
Guest Lecture by Gary Bogdon contributing photographer for Sports Illustrated
Date:  Thursday, October 10th, 2013
Time:  8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location:  MMTH Auditorium
Description:  

Gary Bogdon is a photographer and commercial director based in Orlando, FL.  A long time contributing photographer for Sports Illustrated, he has photographed every major sporting event in the United States multiple times, including the Kentucky Derby, ( 2013 was his 31st Kentucky Derby ) Super Bowl, Winter and Summer Olympics, NCAA Final Four, Stanley Cup, BCS Football National Championship, Daytona 500, Indy 500, World Series, NBA Finals, The Masters, World Cup Soccer, and even the Pop Warner Super Bowl.   Bogdon grew up in the Louisville, KY metro area., and is a graduate of  Indiana University ( BS Journalism '86 ) .  He's received numerous awards from various professional organizations including World Press Photo, National Headliner Award, and was a recipient of the IU Ross Hazeltine Grant ( where he worked on a documentary project in India ).
With over 25 years as a working professional, he has literally traveled the world from Russia, to India, Europe to the Caribbean and all over the US, as photojournalist. His passion is story telling, both in still and video, and horse racing is one of his favorite subjects to photograph.
Bogdon is married ( Santa Bogdon )  with two sons ( one at Vanderbilt Univ., and another in high school in Orlando ) , and loves to tell stories as well as mentor the next generation of photographers. 

<<  April 2014  >>
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930123
45678910
Views
Calendars
All Calendars  Now Viewing Category: All
WKU Events
Theatre and Dance Calendar
Honors
The Center for Gifted Studies
OIP
Study Abroad Calendar
Center for Gerontology
Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
CEBS
The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
WKU Greeks Calendar
Office of Sustainability
Student Activities and Organizations Calendar
Board of Regents
Alive Center Calendar
GFCB Calendar
Campus Activities Board Calendar
Health Services
School of Journalism and Broadcasting
Kentucky Museum
Housing & Residence Life
Music
PCAL
Libraries Events
 Last Modified 7/22/13