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Andrew D. Bernstein is the Senior Director of NBA Photos, NBA Entertainment.1
1 Photography career,
2 Early life,
4 Books by Andrew Bernstein,
5 External links,
Currently the Senior Director of NBA Photos, Bernstein has served as the official photographer for the NBA since 1986.
Bernstein's work frequently appears in magazines such as Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Sporting News, Time, Newsweek and more.
His company, Andrew D. Bernstein Photography Associates, Inc. has served as the official photographer for most of Los Angeles' professional sports teams, including the Lakers, Dodgers, Clippers, Kings, Sparks and UCLA Football. In addition, Bernstein holds the position of Director of Photography for STAPLES Center and Nokia Theater LA Live, the sports and entertainment complex in Los Angeles.
Recent projects involved photographic coverage of the 1992, 1996 and 2000 United States Olympic basketball teams from their inception through their gold medal wins in Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney, as well as extensive coverage of the 2008 team. Other projects include advertising campaigns featuring some of the world's top athletes for Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Icy Hot.
In 2001, Bernstein was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and is one of only four photographers whose work was selected for permanent exhibit in the media wing of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. 2
Bernstein grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and attended Midwood High School, where he was a member of a tennis team. He loved photography and his portfolio earned him a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a scholarship to Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. where he earned a BFA in 1981. 345
Bernstein currently resides in San Marino, California, with his wife and four children, Michael, Juliet, Emilia and Helena. 6
Books by Andrew Bernstein:
NBA Hoop Shots: Classic Moments from a Super Era. 1996. ISBN 0-942627-24-5. Unknown parameter |forward= ignored (help),
Journey to the Ring: Behind the Scenes with the 2010 NBA Champion Lakers. 2010. ISBN 0-9823242-2-7.