Deanne Fitzmaurice
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12/23/13
9:52 AM
2

It wasn't until after the photo was published and I started getting calls from television networks and it started to go viral I knew the photo had resonated with people. Then it won a prestigious award from Communication Arts Photo Annual which recognizes the best photography of the year.

12/23/13
9:52 AM
22

I had no idea this kiss would occur. It was all very spontaneous. I was just capturing the mood at the bar during when the kiss happened. Aaron Ochoco (kisser on right) grabs the guy next to him and kisses him on the lips. He later said the guy's first name was Greg. I did not talk with Aaron or Greg. I had

12/23/13
9:50 AM
1

I always try to layer photographs to build information in the foreground (the reactions), and background (the televisions). The technique: I bounced a flash because it was dark in this corner of the bar.

12/23/13
9:32 AM
1

The 49ers were playing the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013. This photograph occurred the moment the San Francisco 49ers scored the drive that sealed the win advancing them to the Superbowl. The play: 4th quarter, Atlanta leading 24-21, 8:23 4th Q, 1st and goal on 9

12/23/13
9:32 AM
2

As the third quarter was getting under way, I tried to get inside but it was wall to wall people so I was trying to figure out how to photograph in there. I made a split decision that I needed to be behind the bar and asked the manager if that would be OK. They ushered me back there at the beginning of the 3rd quarter

12/23/13
9:30 AM
5

Sports Illustrated assigned me to photograph the diversity of 49er fans for a story they were planning for the Super Bowl preview issue. The writer had interviewed hipsters, the owners of HiTops gay sports bar and more. An SI photo editor contacted me and asked me to photograph this story so I went to meet a hipster

12/20/13
4:24 PM
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I always try to layer photographs to build information in the foreground (the reactions), and background (the televisions). The technique: I bounced a flash because it was dark in this corner of the bar

12/20/13
4:23 PM
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It wasn't until after the photo was published and I started getting calls from television networks and it started to go viral I knew the photo had resonated with people. Then it won a prestigious award from Communication Arts Photo Annual which recognizes the best photography of the year.

12/20/13
4:22 PM
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I had no idea this kiss would occur. It was all very spontaneous. I was just capturing the mood at the bar during this game when this kiss happened. Aaron Ochoco (kisser on right) grabs the guy next to him and kisses him on the lips. He later said the guy's first name was Greg. I did not talk with Aaron or Greg. I had

12/20/13
4:18 PM
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The 49ers were playing the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013. This photograph occurred the moment the San Francisco 49ers scored the drive that sealed the win advancing them to the Superbowl. The play: 4th quarter, Atlanta leading 24-21, 8:23 4th Q, 1st and goal on 9

12/20/13
4:03 PM
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As the third quarter was getting under way, I tried to get inside but it was wall to wall people so I was trying to figure out how to photograph in there. I made a split decision that I needed to be behind the bar and asked the manager if that would be OK. They ushered me back there at the beginning of the 3rd quarter

12/20/13
4:02 PM
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Sports Illustrated assigned me to photograph the diversity of 49er fans for a story they were planning for the Super Bowl preview issue. The writer had interviewed hipsters, the owners of HiTops gay sports bar and more. An SI photo editor contacted me and asked me to photograph this story so I went to meet the hipster