Today’s guest is content creator Josh Lavallee. Josh has groomed himself into the industry primarily as a freelance sports photographer over the last 8 years. During that span he’s worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, MLS, NASCAR and dozens of NCAA schools. Josh provides images of game action for social media and public relation releases, for teams such as the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Chargers, Los Angeles Rams, and Anaheim Ducks. After working for the Pittsburgh Pirates as a contractor for all of spring training, he was offered a full time job with their creative staff at the start of this season.
In today’s episode Josh dives into how his career in the sports production world got started. He shared multiple pieces of advice for building your portfolio, getting content out as fast as possible, and covering specific sports. There were some great tricks of the trade released in this episode when it comes to both sports photography techniques, and ways to get jobs. Being a professional freelance sports photographer requires many skills and as we talked about, patience. Josh was able to share some great insight that he has learned from all of his experiences.
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LinkedIn: Josh Lavallee