Photographing the Olympic Games: The Power of Capturing History

Event Description:

Photographer Jeff Cable has just returned from the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with an amazing collection of images and stories from the Games.  Jeff will be sharing an insider’s view into this once-in-a-lifetime experience.  See and hear about the Rio games through the lens of Jeff’s camera, and the perspective as an official Olympic photographer.  You’ll see the competition, the people, the venues, and the moments of time that make sports history.  Jeff will share the exceptionally tight deadlines that he has with Team USA, and his work flow to be able to capture, cull, retouch, and submit them to the team within minutes.  Jeff’s love and passion for photography and the Olympics games will inspire you.


Jeff Cable started his professional photography career in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2004, photographing Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. Since then he has earned respect around the globe, and is best known for capturing photos for the US Olympic Committee. He has photographed the last five Olympic games, including the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Jeff also teaches photography to photo enthusiasts and professionals around the world, including Africa, Australia, China, Europe, South America, and across the United States. He is one of the most watched and respected instructors of photography, with millions of viewers of his free online photography classes.

Jeff is best known for his artistic passion, his easy-going attitude and his ability to capture the emotion of any moment.

Check out Jeff’s blog articles on his Rio Olympic adventure at:
Food and Beverages will be served

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Event Details

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016


Fenwick & West
801 California St.
Mt. View, CA


$15 in advance
$25 at the door

Student/Senior discounts available
Members always free


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Fenwick & West