Francis Specker is a Los Angeles based advertising and editorial photographer that was raised in the East Village of New York City. He specializes in photographing athletes on location. Street photography, newspaper photojournalism and tabloid sensibilities have informed his work with an authentic perspective.
Specialities: Commercial and advertising photography for fitness apparel companies. Breaking news and professional sports coverage. Event photography of Hollywood award shows. PR photography for social media platforms.
Clients: POP TV, Oxygen Network, Mercedes-Benz, Neuro beverages, A4 sports, AguaKasta, CBS Studios, CBS Television Network, CBS Interactive for The Grammys, Academy of Country Music Awards, The Emmys, The People's Choice Awards and related TV shows. The University of Buffalo and Boston University. People Magazine, The Associated Press, AP Images, Bloomberg News, McClatchy-Tribune Newspapers, The New York Post and the New York Daily News.
Experience: Worked as a staff photographer and photo editor for The Newburgh Evening News, The Middletown Times-Herald Record and the New York Post. Contract photographer for the Associated Press, Bloomberg News, The European Pressphoto Agency, Press Association (UK) and Alamy News. Covered every major sporting event in the US including 10 Super Bowls, 5 MLB World Series, the NBA Finals, The US Tennis Open, PGA US Open, and The Stanley Cup play-offs.