Dirk Shadd is a Florida-based photojournalist. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Shadd worked as a staff photographer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, California before coming to the St. Petersburg Times in 1998. In addition to daily assignments, news and photo projects, Shadd spends a considerable amount of his time photographing sports. Shadd’s other interests include swimming, biking, running and rehabbing old houses. (but not all at the same time…)


All images @2016 Dirk Shadd, Press-Telegram, Philadelphia Inquirer and/or Tampa Bay Times.

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