RONALD C. MODRA • Sports & Outdoors photographer
Ronald C. Modra was a Sports Illustrated photographer for 25 years and has photographed for several of the most prominent magazines in the U.S. like National Geographic, Time and Playboy. He has seventy Sports Illustrated covers to his credit and several of his photographs were selected for Sports Illustrated’s 40 Best of All Time and The Century’s Best Sports Photos. Modra has also done commercial work for Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, Reebok, Easton, Dodge, Slimfast, Columbia Sportswear and Nascar Images among others.
PUBLICATIONS: Ron has shot covers for some 200 publications worldwide and contributed to dozens of publications including Time, Newsweek, People, National Geographic, Playboy, New York Magazine, TV Guide, Philadelphia and Parade to name a few.
He’s been a frequent contributor of fishing, outdoor, and travel photography, Modra’s work has appeared in publications and websites including Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Saltwater Sportsman, Sport Fishing, Sports Afield, Power & Motoryacht, American Airlines’ American Way , Diversion Magazine, espn.com etc.
AWARDS: Ron Modra is one of eight photographers to be selected for an international photo exibit at the IGFA (The International Game Fish Association) Hall of Fame in Dania, Florida. He is also the two-time winner of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Best Photo of the Year award.
GEAR: Ron uses mostly Nikon gear and shoots with a Nikon D4s and Nikkor lenses ranging from 24mm up to 600mm.